Holidays


Halloween spending report portends well for holidays

Data from the National Retail Federation (NRF) show that consumers are spending more money on all manner of Halloween.

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 Ghouls lurk in the front yard of Chris Palmer 's Regent Square home.

Extreme Pittsburgh halloweens

Some local houses go to extremes for Halloween, with elaborately crafted homemade decorations.

5 days ago


 Judy Morini in her Christmas Corner store at The Mall at Robinson.  Ms. Morini has trouble finding reliable help for her store.

Holiday jobs available in retail and transportation

The high demand for workers this holiday season is not driving up wages.

5 days ago


 Carving pumpkins is a great activity for all to enjoy.

Host a pumpkin carving party this weekend

Pumpkin carving is a simple, fun affair for everyone to enjoy.

6 days ago


 David Demeter sorts packages in July at the FedEx Express station in Nashville, Tenn. FedEx forecast that deliveries between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve will rise 8.8 percent over last year, to 290 million shipments.

FedEx expects record holiday season shipments

FedEx Corp. promised shoppers on Wednesday that it’s ready for the frenzy set to commence the day after Thanksgiving.

1 week ago


 Boz Scaggs.

Hot List of events for the coming weekend

Pittsburgh Musical Theater’s “A Chorus Line,” New Horizon’s “Queens of the Blues.” Music: Boz Scaggs, Judy Collins, the Meat Puppets ...

1 week ago


 Andrew McGill at Terror Town in the Strip District.

Video series / Haunted houses in the Pittsburgh area: Which one is the scariest?

Andrew McGill and Andrew Rush from the Post-Gazette’s visuals department have been checking out haunted houses deemed the scariest.

1 week ago


Columbus Day closings

Federal, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Allegheny County government offices and courts are closed today for the Columbus Day holiday.

2 weeks ago



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