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 Guilford Green is the color of the year for 2015 by Benjamin Moore Paints. The silvery green shade is compatible with many environments.

The color forecast is bright for interior paints

Sunny brights and shades of flowery bouquets clear the way for paint companies’ colors of the year for 2015.

about 22 hours ago


 This four-bedroom home in East Deer is on the market for $97,500.

Buying Here: East Deer

After nine years of renovation, East Deer house is on the market for $97,500.

about 3 hours ago


 Cheryl Lauer of Beaver prepares her dog Sophie for a distance jumping competition during the Pet Expo at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center last Sunday.

Pet Tales: Frick Park dog run to stay open despite attacks

Despite a second incident at Frick Park, Pittsburgh is moving slowly on changes to off-leash area and rules on dogs.

about 22 hours ago


 Pittsburgh's 54th annual Light Up Night and the annual lighting of the Highmark Unity Tree, with fireworks overhead.

54th Light Up Night brings Pittsburghers new and old Downtown for fireworks

“It’s fun, and there are so many people here,” said Leila Giles, 23, who recently moved to Pittsburgh from Los Angeles.

about 22 hours ago


Paint companies are making the user experience even better

From online to in-store retail centers, paint companies want to help you make the right choice.

about 22 hours ago


 A "speakeasy" that had no permits, in the 600 block of Miller Avenue in Clairton. It was the site of a shooting early Friday.

What makes a place a speakeasy under Pennsylvania law?

People hear the word “speakeasy” and think secret passwords, but often it’s no more illicit than a college keg party.

about 22 hours ago


Garden Q&A: When planting a tree, keep root collar at ground level

To plant a bare-root tree, make sure the hole is wide enough but not too deep.

about 22 hours ago


 A Lammily doll featuring a temporary tattoo.

Showing 'variety of body types,' Pittsburgh artist's Lammily doll goes on sale

As of Friday more than 27,000 dolls had been ordered, Nickolay Lamm said.

1 day ago


 John James Audubon's 1824 print, "Passenger Pigeon," will be part of the display at the University of Pittsburgh's Hillman Library.

Audubon prints on display at Pitt library

Audubon prints will be on exhibition at the University of Pittsburgh’s Hillman Library.

1 day ago


 A view of Pittsburgh on Light Up Night, Nov. 8, 1991, from West Carson Street.

Closures, detours announced for Light Up Night

Bridge and street closures begin at 9 a.m.; 55 Port Authority bus routes will be affected.

1 day ago


 Peggy Zezza of Forest Hills snaps a photo of the Christmas tree at the ice rink at PPG Place, Downtown, which will open for the season during Light Up Night Friday.

Holiday spirit to shine in Pittsburgh on Light Up Night Friday

The 54th annual Light Up Night, Downtown will feature multiple tree lightings, the unveiling of the Macy's window displays, and fireworks.

2 days ago


 Herb roasted Thanksgiving turkey. The inspiration for the turkey came from South American chimichurri, a richly herbed sauce that pairs beautifully with roasted meats.

An herbal Thanksgiving

Local members of The Herb Society of America get the chance to strut their knowledge and cooking skills for Thanksgiving.

2 days ago


Craft Pittsburgh beer would go great with Thanksgiving dinner

Local beer makers share some of their holiday traditions and recipes.

2 days ago


 Cambridge Daily Jeffersonian photo editor Mike Meilson was the model for the Victorian photographer, one of the 92 vignettes of Dickensian England, populated by 166 Victorian characters modeled from real Cambridge residents. The vignettes fill five blocks of Wheeling Avenue, the main street of Cambridge, Ohio.

Holiday spirit in full force at Dickens Victorian Village in Cambridge, Ohio

Ghosts of Christmas Past instruct the dispirited of Christmas today at unique Midwest holiday public art display.

2 days ago


 A crepe topped with bacon at Cafe Moulin in Shadyside.

Munch goes to Cafe Moulin

Shadyside creperie Cafe Moulin offers a taste of France and the Mediterranean.

2 days ago


 Billy Price.

Billy Price's holiday playlist

The Pittsburgh R&B legend, who performs Friday at Light Up Night, likes “Merry Christmas Baby,” “Happy Kwanzaa" by Teddy Pendergrass ...

2 days ago


 Sean Jones -- with Roger Humphries and RH Factor and special guests -- will perform beginning at 6 p.m. Friday on EQT Jazzmasters Stage at Katz Plaza.

Ready for Pittsburgh's Light Up Night? Here's a schedule of events

The list of events for Friday’s Light Up Night in Downtown Pittsburgh.

2 days ago


 Cobra Starship singer Gabe Sporta.

Cobra Starship prepared to entertain Light Up Night revelers

New York electro-pop band isn't sure what Light Up Night is but is ready for the challenge.

2 days ago


Holiday To-Do List

A holiday list with light shows, parades, "Christmas Carols," "Nutcrackers" and much more.

2 days ago


 Chef Matthew Porco and General manager Chris Clark at Mezzo.

On the Table: Mezzo

Pittsburgh's most delicious pasta can be found at Mezzo Downtown in the three-tier Sienna Mercato building.

2 days ago


 Miriam Rubin's relish tray.

Relish this Thanksgiving with a homemade relish tray

A relish tray is an old-school must, and you can give it new life by making some of what goes on it.

2 days ago


  Winter produce delivery from Kohser Farms.

You still can support local agriculture in winter

Regular CSA deliveries can help you make it to next year’s growing season.

2 days ago


 Gluten-free Pumpkin Bread from Be Happily Gluten Free.

Gluten-free sides for the holidays

The good news is that the gluten-free product market keeps expanding along with the popularity of the gluten-free diet.

2 days ago


Cost of Thanksgiving meal ticks up slightly

The culprits in the price rise included sweet potatoes, dairy products and pumpkin pie mix.

2 days ago


Home sales up in Pittsburgh region

New home sales increased 14.1 percent from $64 million to $73 million.

2 days ago


 Inbound traffic backs up on the Parkway West  (Interstate 376) near the Carnegie/Heidelberg exit to Route 50.

About 46 million travelers to hit the road this Thanksgiving

It is the highest number since 2007, according to travel agency and car lobbying group AAA. It’s a 4 percent increase over last year.

2 days ago


Trolleys and carriages throughout season

Downtown attractions continue after Light Up Night.

2 days ago


Let's Learn From the Past: Market Square

Market Square has served as the bustling heart of Downtown Pittsburgh for 250 years.

2 days ago


Let's Talk About Science: Preschool kitchen science

For preschoolers, everyday kitchen tasks such as measuring and stirring can also be opportunities for hands-on science and math learning.

2 days ago


 Kluski z kapusta.

The Food Column: Polish Christmas Eve comes early

Polish Falcons invites the public to an authentic Wigilia, or vigil, dinner.

2 days ago


Penn Township Municipal Park to see more improvements

With nearly two phases complete in planned upgrades planned, officials say they’re seeing more people use the facility.

2 days ago


 Singer, songwriter, musician Janis Ian performs at Carnegie Lecture Hall, Oakland..

The Hot List of events for the coming weekend

The PSO performs, Craig Ferguson hits town and Pittsburgh Ballet performs Poinsettias and Pointe Shoes at Phipps.

2 days ago


 Turkeys, including tom turkeys with blue markings on their heads, stand at Pounds' Turkey Farm in Leechburg on Oct. 31, 2013.

Turkeys get costlier as supply shrinks

Thanksgiving’s 46 million turkeys get costlier as supply shrinks.

3 days ago


 Fireworks, Three Rivers Stadium and other city lights illuminate Downtown Pittsburgh on Nov. 13, 1989.

Poem: The light before Christmas

In 1994, the Post-Gazette’s Matthew P. Smith wrote of Pittsburgh’s Light Up as never before or since — in verse.

2 days ago


 Operations manager Brandon Tylenda removes a rack of freshly baked Eat n' Park Smiley cookies from the oven at the company's Robinson bakery.

Pittsburgh-area retailers and shippers prepare for the holidays

Many are wary of entrusting too many packages until the last minute, after shipping problems last year saw many deliveries delayed.

2 days ago


 Trista Moldovan, left, and Kaitlyn Davidson perform during the "Irving Berlin’s White Christmas," which runs through Sunday at the Benedum Center, Downtown.

Stage review: 'White Christmas' pulses with comedy, colorful song-and-dance numbers.

The touring production at the Benedum Center wraps popular songs and big dance numbers in a shiny holiday package.

3 days ago


 Linguine with Spicy Lentils and Caramelized Onions.

What's for dinner: Linguine with Spicy Lentils and Caramelized Onions

This easy pasta dish has a Mediterranean flair, thanks to the aromatic addition of Lebanese Seven Spices, a staple in any Lebanese kitchen.

3 days ago


 Mary Ann Wellener.

Steel Advice: Portrait artist needs to inform subject

An artist should make sure clients know and understand his style in advance of painting their portraits.

4 days ago


  Joseph Masciantonio turned 100 on Friday.

Century Club: Former home builder nails down a century of living

Joseph P. Masciantonio is Uncle Joe to family and friends, but to the rest of us, he's a centarian.

4 days ago


 Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy’s Lauryn Stalter magnifies cylindrical fossils in Frick Park.

Let's Talk About Parks: Fossils in our parks

Much of Pittsburgh’s geology is made up of sedimentary rocks, and its parks are a great place to go fossil hunting, especially in the fall.

4 days ago


 The Garden Theater on Pittsburgh's North Side in April 2014.

Garden Theater development seeks tenant after Piccolo Forno owner opts out

ARDE was the only tenant for the showcase Federal North property, a longtime eyesore.

4 days ago


 Netane Polynesian Productions dancers provide entertainment.

Polamalu's Polynesian Luau

The Westin Convention Center became a fantasy island for more than 450 partygoers who joined Troy and Theodora Polamalu for a luau.

5 days ago


 Christian Louboutin Rouge Louboutin nail polish, $50 at Sephora.

Luxe holiday fashion looks for $100 or less

Here are some fashion-forward (and affordable!) looks to keep you in style from Thanksgiving through the Times Square ball drop and beyond.

5 days ago


 A model wearing a Brian David design walks the catwalk at the kickoff event for the fifth annual Pittsburgh Fashion Week at Highmark Stadium in September. The event will return for its sixth year Sept. 21-27, 2015.

Stylebook: Dates for Style Week Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Fashion Week announced

Plus: Trunk shows galore, holiday shopping, a vintage mixer in Lawrenceville and more news and events from the Pittsburgh fashion scene.

5 days ago


 Joan Turner, Christine McCormick Chopra, Rhonda Gay Hartman and Jill Nolan.

LHAS hosts Art in Autumn event at the Duquesne Club

Roughly $27,000 was raised at the Art for Autumn luncheon at the Duquesne Club on Thursday to help fund the LHAS programs.

5 days ago


 Sgt. Dan Kysela of Scott comes alive for guests at the Cannon Ball at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum.

Cannon Ball raises funds for Soldiers & Sailors

More than 310 guests attended the annual fundraising gala for Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum in Oakland.

5 days ago


 Brenda Tate and Kim Slater-Wood.

Hill of Hope Gala raises funds for the YMCA

Nearly 200 guests attended the Hill of Hope Gala held at the Marriott City Center.

5 days ago


 Christina Weir Ripley, left, and Libby Mascaro, co-chairs

Go Red for Women raises funds for the American Heart Association

About 450 attended the fashion show that raised $50,000 for the cause.

5 days ago


 James Bryant, Val Porter and Brett Spitale.

Chefs create dishes in support of Autism Speaks foundation

Roughly 240 guests tasted their way through town without having to leave the Fairmont’s ballroom on Thursday night.

5 days ago


 Eco Art PGH: From left, Bill Godfrey, Ziggy Sawdust, Carolyn Peeks, State Sen. Jim Ferlo and Tom Bartnik.

#SEENFallPartyRoundUp

Check out this week's #SEENFallPartyRoundUp to learn about other great events happening around town.

5 days ago



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