The PG’s Natalie Bencivenga and Sara Bauknecht preview the Ferris wheel, sand sculpture and more at the EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta!
Officials are urging caution and common sense during what one group calls “the most dangerous holiday weekend of the year.”
Fireworks displays on July 4 dwindle as the industry shifts to offering pyrotechnics throughout the year.
Two classes –– Midsummer Night’s (Berry) Jam and Ferment This (From Kimchi to Kraut) –– were designed to take advantage of summer’s bounty.
The governor’s veto of the high-profile Republican priority comes after a Tuesday veto of a GOP-crafted state budget.
President Barack Obama and presidential candidate Jeb Bush even chimed in, noting peas have no place in guacamole.
America’s largest inland regatta is back on Pittsburgh’s shores for its 38th year.
Tako Downtown offers a top-notch staff and creative dishes.
The pizza student becomes the Jedi Master in the Mon Valley.
The annual festival Twin Lakes Park runs today through Sunday with music, crafts and food booths.
Twenty years after a group of journalists hiked the Appalachian Trail end to end, the trail is different in many ways, but still the same.
The 90-foot tall Ferris wheel will spin up to 96 people high above the Point for about 10 minutes each ride.
The Big Butler Fair, Kennywood fireworks, comedy and the Symphony are all on the slate for the coming holiday weekend.
Washing hands with soap and water is the best way to reduce the number of microbes, but what do you do if a sink and water aren’t available?
A Marine sergeant from Charleroi earned his spot in history with his heroic efforts during one of the most important battles of WWII.
Thumbnail bios of the “Appalachian Adventure” journalists who returned for “Appalachian Adventure 2.0.”
Some Appalachian Trail stalwarts who’ve left their boot prints on the trail are remembered by those who have walked the trail.
There’s good day hiking in and around the AT and Harpers Ferry.
As part of a package on the AT, we present these sketches of people and scenes encountered on a recent visit reprising our 1995 adventure.
A dozen writers and photographers from 5 eastern newspapers stand on top of Springer Mountain, southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail.
Our weary and wet band of nine hikers slogged off Blood Mountain's 4,458-foot summit through 30 mph wind and sideways rain last week.
From the archives: June 11, 1995 / Close encounters in Shenandoah National Park, nature and civilization cross paths
Today, the baton is passed to Don Hopey and Robin Rombach, who will share their observations in this relay for the next five weeks.
Three days into the forest-green tunnel that is the trail in mid-spring, we found the secretary of the interior in his natural habitat.
If this Civil War shrine is Oz for wayfarers on the Appalachian Trail, and it is, then Jean Cashin must be Glenda.
From the archives: June 25, 1995 / Halfway point inspires hikers to reflect on miles past and future
It's all downhill from here. That's a thru-hiker's joke.
We were supposed to hike lily-bedecked valleys and rocky ridgetops with Earl Shaffer, but he never showed.
Rocky Raccoon. Rocket man. Rock Lobster. Crocodile Rock. Rock and Rye. Roxanne. Ouch! Damn rocks!
It is a summer Thursday, and the Presbyterian Church of the Mountain's weekly dinner for hikers on the Appalachian Trail is in full swing.
From the archives: July 16, 1995 / When Warren Doyle leads the way, you hike without a 50-pound pack
It was easy to spot Warren Doyle among the dozen or so thru-hikers who strolled off the Appalachian Trail in the Delaware Water Gap.
I have made the five-mile ascent from Katahdin Stream campground to the peak that is the northern end of the Appalachian Trail.
Make a classic American, Pittsburgh or melting pot basket for a festive picnic.
“Healthy Pasta: The Sexy, Skinny and Smart Way to Eat Your Favorite Food” is a new book by Joseph Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali.
Jeet Clean? offers recipes, shopping tips for a more healthy lifestyle.
Food-related events scheduled for the upcoming weeks.
A few handy things to include with the picnic basket.
Here are some easy ways to make pasta more healthful.
The deal to create the third-largest food and beverage company in North America is expected to close today.
The Senate passed a budget bill late this afternoon, after earlier approving a bill that allows privatization of liquor sales.
The eatery will feature a Cajun-inspired menu, with craft cocktails, bourbon, beer and wine.
A man who held back his true feelings about an ex-girlfriend finds out it may be too late to reconcile with her.
Veganic farming is rare in America, but Janet McKee uses it to maximize nutrition on her Westmoreland County farm.
Thick enough to slice and naturally low in fat and calories, portobello mushrooms are a very satisfying meat substitute.
Joan Davies Havekotte has seen the world and is now celebrating her 101st birthday.
One of the most common snakes found in Pittsburgh’s parks is the eastern garter snake.
Gowns, shoes, handbags and more from her early Gibson Girl days to the late 1960s are showcased at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens.
It was a sweet day for a sweet couple -- Rich Kolesar and Ashley Thurby of Uniontown.
Plus, ladies’ night out at SouthSide Works and FGI Pittsburgh seeks applicants for new board positions.
The plan to party outside was rained out Thursday night but that didn’t dampen the spirits of nearly 300 guests.
Artist Baron Batch’'s love for Western Pennsylvania takes off at the airport with new installation piece, on display through July.
The wave pool is open now and will close at its regular time, 7:30 p.m.