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 Mary Ann Wellener.

Steel advice: Divorce long in the past, so sell silver flatware and move on

Divorced woman should sell the silver her former mother-in-law gave her as a gift years ago and not look back.

about 16 hours ago


 Dr. Bill and Donna Bookwalter use a honeycomb spinner to collect honey at their garage in Fox Chapel.

Brain surgeon Bill Bookwalter is also a beekeeper

Fox Chapel neurosurgeon Bill Bookwalter finds his hives a sweet sanctuary from the operating room.

1 day ago


 Clyde Jones #SEENBestDressed,  with Michele Fabrizi and Christopher Hahn.

Pittsburgh Opera hosts 60th Diamond Horseshoe Ball

Roughly 300 guests helped raise more than $300,000 for the opera.

1 day ago


 PG reporter Andrew McGill at Fright Farm.

Video series / Haunted houses in 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.

about 3 hours ago


 Forever 21 on the upper level of South Hills Village is among the largest of the new retailers the mall has welcomed during its renovation.

Stylebook: New stores part of 50th anniversary makeover at South Hills Village

Plus: the Steelers take to the runway, FGI Pittsburgh visits Ross Park Mall, Macy’s holds holiday makeup event and more in Pittsburgh style.

5 days ago


Poll says Pittsburgh accent is 'America's ugliest'

Gawker.com’s bracketed competition came down to Pittsburgh vs. Scranton. Pittsburgh prevailed with 54 percent of the vote.

1 day ago


 Oscar De la Renta was a favorite of socialites and movie stars alike.

Oscar de la Renta, fashion designer, dies at 82

Oscar de la Renta built an elegant brand that, in exclusive circles and small-town bridal salons alike, was known by one word: Oscar.

about 17 hours ago


 A typical housing development in Markham has homes packed close together with small lawns, because land is at such a premium

An Asian magnet suburb is Canada's most diverse city

Ethnic Chinese residents comprise 40 percent of the population in Markham, Ontario.

1 day ago


 Event co-chairs John Denny and Christina O'Toole.

Amachi Pittsburgh hosts event at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

Amachi Pittsburgh celebrated its 10th anniversary in supporting children and families of incarcerated parents with its mentoring program.

1 day ago


 Louis Picard, Pauline Greenlick and Victoria Nalongo Namusisi.  #SEENInspiring

'Under the Umbrella Tree' premiere held at Kelly Strayhorn

Roughly 70 guests came to support the film’s premiere and meet Victoria Nalongo Namusisi, founder of Bright Kids Uganda.

1 day ago


 Carlos Echevarria, Shaina Pajak, Michelle Kreutzer and Ethan Nicholas.

Pittsburgh Social Exchange hosts mixer

More than 235 partygoers arrived in style to attend the Lexus Executive Mixer on Wednesday night at the Rohrich Lexus Showroom, Beechview.

1 day ago


 Tania Grubbs and Janera Solomon.

Regent Theater celebrates centennial

Turning 100 is always something to celebrate, and the Kelly Strayhorn Theater paid homage on Thursday evening to the former Regent.

1 day ago


 Oakland Catholic High School students pose with a classic pink car at the Leading Ladies Gala XI.

#SEEN Fall Party Round Up

Oakland Catholic High School, Heritage Community, Carnegie Library, Northside Common Ministries  and City of Asylum host events.

1 day ago


Stargazing: Partial solar eclipse

On Thursday, a partial solar eclipse will occur over most of North America.

1 day ago


 Deepak Gupta, head of the Applied Research and Innovation Centre at Centennial College in Ontario, says from his experience, the American immigration system works better for professionals like him.​

Indian immigrant says Canadian system better than U.S. for professionals

A chemical engineer with experience living in the U.S. and Canada gives high marks to Canada's immigration laws.

1 day ago


Dine: Let's never tolerate harassing behavior

Incidences of sexual harassment in restaurants are everybody’s business.

2 days ago


 Handbags and laptop covers made from repurposed old clothes by ReBag, a start-up founded by Yi Wang.

Stylebook Snapshot: ReBag refashions old clothes into new handbags

Yi Wang started the business as a way for people to turn their favorite fashions from the past into something fresh and functional.

2 days ago


 A youthful group of pedestrians crosses the corner of Yonge and Dundas streets in Toronto. Nearly a third of the region's residents are under 20, compared with 22 percent in Pittsburgh.

Toronto: 'most multicultural city in the world'

Pittsburgh has a foreign-born population of just 4 percent, while nearly half of the Toronto area’s residents were born in another country.

2 days ago


 Sunrise at Ras Al Jinz, a beach in Oman’s Al Sharqiyyah region where sea turtles lay eggs.

Sultanate of Oman is safe, laid-back

Oman, on the edge of the Arabian Peninsula, bewitches visitors with its striking beauty, mix of cultures and relaxed pace.

2 days ago


 The Bollinger Mill State Historic Site is where you will find the four-story mill building that dates back to 1867. Today, you'll find a museum inside it with various implements, from a grain elevator to a roller mill. Visitors can watch corn ground into corn meal or take a guided tour of the entire mill.

Sites in southeastern Missouri shine in movie 'Gone Girl'

Sites in southeastern Missouri shine in movie “Gone Girl.”  Cape Girardeau plays the role of the fictional North Carthage.

2 days ago


 Under the eyes of his cows, Latrobe dairy farmer Ralph Frye keeps a notebook with the information on each of his cows.

As harvest wraps up, farmers tally up their crops

The steady rains that helped the vegetables made cutting and baling hay for livestock tough.

2 days ago


Wildlife: The Wildlife Society comes to Pittsburgh

Wildlife biologists from around the world will gather in Pittsburgh for their annual meeting Oct. 25-30.

2 days ago


 Martin Dezell, center, of Shadyside and a Green Bay Packers fan and his friend Nick DellaNeve, a Buffalo Bills fan, watch football in the bar area referred to as "the horseshoe" at Stack'd in Shadyside.

Bars pay an arm, a leg and a beer for NFL content

The Steelers are king in Pittsburgh. But many bars in the area are paying small fortunes for the ability to broadcast other NFL games.

2 days ago


 Jian Ghomeshi has become a celebrity in Canada as the host of Q, an interview program on the arts and public issues. But his identity has been strongly shaped by being a first-generation Iranian immigrant, he says.

Canada's 'Q' host Jian Ghomeshi speaks of life as an immigrant

Radio host Jian Ghomeshi, whose heritage is Iranian, is an immigrant who was born in England and arrived in Canada at age 7 in the mid-’70s.

2 days ago


 Bob McDonough of McDonough's Antiques in Lawrenceville picks 'San Marzano' tomatoes.

Shop owner in Lawrenceville combines two loves -- old stuff and heirloom vegetables

A vegetable garden behind a Lawrenceville antique store is both whimsical and prolific -- just the way Bob McDonough likes it.

3 days ago


 Mary Canny of Baldwin Township grows zinnia from seed and stores tubers from red cannas and elephant ear plants so she can replant them each spring.

Extending the colorful life of a flower

Planting annual flower seeds is an inexpensive way to get months of color in the garden.

3 days ago


 Casey Westbrook leads a team of people pouring molten iron in Detroit. You can watch the making of cast-iron plaques at the Carrie Furnace in Rankin next Saturday.

Cast-iron plaques at Carrie Furnaces will tell the tale of a post-industrial garden

Sparks will fly next Saturday as a team of ironworkers, sculptors and master gardeners cast plaques to tell the mill’s story.

3 days ago


Gardening Q&A: How to fight peach leaf curl

Peach leaf curl is a fungus that can cause a tree to lose all of its leaves. Infection in successive years could doom your peach tree.

3 days ago


Worst side effect of Ebola is hot air

Knowitallitis, Hypocritical Hysteria and other side effects of Ebola are what’s really killing him.

3 days ago


Home & Garden Notes: Landmarks Foundation offers workshops, tours

Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation offers demonstration workshops, lectures and tours of Chatham University’s Eden Hall Campus, old

3 days ago


 The exterior of 131 W. College Street in Canonsburg was built in the early 1900s.

Buying Here: Canonsburg

An early 1900s house in Canonsburg has a turret and second-floor apartment.

3 days ago


 Pumpkin Syrup.

Pumpkin: One of fall's favorite flavors

When you begin to think of pumpkin as both a flavor and a softening and moistening superstar, your baking world will open up wide.

5 days ago


 Zwiebelkuchen, or German onion tart.

New wine is an old German tradition that goes great with this onion tart

Octoberfest is not the only German tradition, another German fall festival is also celebrated – Federweisser, or new wine.

5 days ago


 The Red Margherita pizza at Colangelo's in the Strip District.

Munch goes to Colangelo's

Italian bakery Colangelo's is hidden gem in Strip.

5 days ago


 Four Seasons Brewing Co. in Latrobe, is holding its grand opening on Nov. 9.

Beer: Local brewery plans to celebrate its silver medal

Christian Simmons and Mark Pavlik, co-owners of Four Seasons Brewing Co. won a Great American Beer Festival silver medal.

5 days ago


 'Intervention" by Denise Caruso.

Forum invites public dialogue on GMOs

What are GMOs? A genetically modified organism is generally defined as a plant or animal with DNA altered by genetic engineering.

5 days ago


 Caramel-Apple Coffeecake.

Kitchen Mailbox: Two cakes you can fall for

Two cakes featuring fall fruits make special treats for breakfast, lunch, brunch ... or just because you’re craving a delicious cake.

5 days ago


 Ross McGarry, a pizziola at Piccolo Forno, roasts brussel sprouts in the wood burning oven at Piccolo Forno in Lawrenceville.

Piccolo Forno owner develops plans for Grapparia in Lawrenceville

The wine bar and grappa destination will seat 30 to 35 guests in an 800-square-foot space behind the restaurant.

4 days ago


 Merrill Garbus (aka tUnE-yArDs).

The Hot List of events for the coming weekend

ToonMuseum exhibit shows how super heroes use real-world science and engineering to save the day.

5 days ago


Let’s Learn From the Past: Fort Fayette

Pittsburghers may be familiar with Fort Duquesne and Fort Pitt, but a lesser-known fort served as the launch point for a famous journey.

5 days ago


Let's Talk About: The moon takes a bite out of the sun

On Oct. 23, just as you are about to sit down for dinner, a partial solar eclipse will be visible over most of North America.

5 days ago


 "Small Batch" by Suzanne Cope.

The Food Column: Reading serves up a 'Small Batch' of canning insight

Author Suzanne Cope discovered that artisanal foods started making a comeback around the time the recession began in 2007.

5 days ago


 Cardinal Angelo Scola, left, and Cardinal Baselios Cleemis are reflected on the glass door of the Paul VI hall Tuesday as they arrive for a morning session of a two-week synod on family issues at the Vatican.

Tone of family document energizes Catholics

Many Catholics of varying views on marriage and sexuality were energized by the document’s conciliatory tone and its call for mercy.

6 days ago


Joe Mama's in Oakland to close

The space will undergo minor renovations and will reopen November 4.

6 days ago


 Attendees, totaling 2,152, participate in breaking the Guinness World Record for most cookies simultaneously dunked in milk Tuesday at Market Square at an event sponsored by Giant Eagle sponsored. The former record is 1,796.

In Market Square, more than 2,000 break world record for cookie dunking

The lunchtime crowd at Market Square received a cup of milk and cookies from Giant Eagle.

6 days ago


 Barn owl.

Let's Talk About Birds: Barn owl

The barn owl has earned many spooky nicknames because of its pallid color, monkey-shaped face and eerie noises.

6 days ago


 Sister Mildred Boeh rode on the back of Dave Lubonovich's motorcycle around the Sisters of St. Joseph motherhouse in Baden to celebrate her 101st birthday.

Century Club: A motorcycle ride at 101; going strong at 102

Sister Mildred Boeh marks 101st birthday on the back of a motorcycle; Gertrude Welling Marshall, a farmer’s wife, celebrates 102 years.

6 days ago


 Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese.

What's for dinner: Cheesy Baked Pumpkin Mac-and-Cheese

Pumpkin, one of fall’s most versatile fruits, pairs perfectly with mac-and-cheese

6 days ago


 Mary Ann Wellener.

Steel Advice: Learn how to take care of puppy

New pet owner should get some education on handling a puppy before giving up.

1 week ago


Let's talk about art: Sean Derry

Alaska-born artist Sean Derry finds a lot in common between his adopted home of Pittsburgh and his birthplace.

1 week ago



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