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Phil Laboon, 32, was set to marry Sunday at the Priory Hotel on the North Side, but life had other plans.
The Circle of Courage Awards honor people of faith and courage serving the needs of others in their community
Junior Achievement is a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching students skills that they need to succeed in the workplace.
Our Clubhouse in the Strip District (formerly Gilda’s Club) provides free support for any child, teen or adult diagnosed with cancer.
Event held to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Macedonia Family and Community Enrichment Center Inc. in the Hill District.
No Menu Mondays at Bar Marco support nonprofits
Former model and successful businesswoman, Judy Linaburg, takes pride in giving back to the community.
Squirrel Hill Center for Rehab & Healing Art for the Heart and Share’s breakfast to commemorate the passage of the 19th amendment.
Ladies Hospital Aid Society raises $100,000 for its Orchid Fund that helps those suffering from hair loss due to chemotherapy.
The 22nd annual Bob O’Connor Cookie Cruise set sail from the Gateway Clipper Docks on Wednesday.
An estimated 360 gallons of Hagan premium ice cream was enjoyed by all.
“Ballet Under the Stars” offered a mixed repertoire with the benefits going to the ballet.
Carabella Oakmont transformed Allegheny River Boulevard on Friday for its ninth annual fashion show.
More than 20 restaurants came to compete during Savor Pittsburgh. Proceeds go to the Magee-Womens Research Institute & Foundation.
A look back at some special parties in August.
Candace Sarris, daughter of Bill and Jamie Sarris of Sarris Candy, wed Robert "Tino" Rionda III on Saturday.
Hive325 is the first urban apiary Downtown. It’s located on the roof of the Duquesne Club.
Party at Omni William Penn celebrates Sisters Place.
Party at Omni William Penn raises funds for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Guests mingled before the nominee announcements for this year's Emmys by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Nearly 450 guests attended the party which raised funds for Rivers of Steel.
Comic book is a collaboration between ToonSeum and the Holocaust Center of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.
More than 500 attend event that raised funds to support BikePGH.
Wine tasting on a wet night raises funds to fight cancer in children
Underwear Party raises funds to benefit the Animal Rescue League.
It was cheers to five years for Rivers Casino Friday night as 250 guests toasted to mark the occasion.
Amy Stewart, author of "The Drunken Botanist," comes to town to raise funds for the new public garden in Oakdale.
Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera and Animal Friends benefit from recent festivities
Roughly 50 fashionistas arrived at The Andy Warhol Museum on Wednesday evening to socialize and take in the Halston exhibit.
Crisis child-care center in Larimer is helping ease care issues.
Sienna Mercato, a stack of three restaurants at 942 Penn Ave. in the Cultural District, has become a hotspot for the fun and fashionable.
At parties all around town, from the Heart Ball to the Aviary, aerialists are flying high.
Every Child’s annual luncheon and a happy hour to benefit Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble.
Joe Nocito Jr. and Alexis Wukich exchange vows during a lavish local wedding.
Guests jived back in time Saturday night at the Fabulous Forties Fashion Show and Gala hosted by Shellie Hipsky.
Summer Safari event plays host to more than 1,500 guests.
Unsuspecting restaurant patrons were happily surprised by 5-minute performances by Pittsburgh Opera company’s young artists.
Roughly 500 people enjoyed different vegan vendors from around the city at the event held at the Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church.
Pam and Ken McCrory hosted roughly 50 guests in their home to raise awareness for the Pittsburgh Promise scholarship program.
The Wild Orchid Party hosted by the Ladies Hospital Aid Society raised roughly $25,000.
Another look at some recent summer parties.
The event raised an estimated $95,000 to benefit the Autism Society of Pittsburgh and Allegheny Valley School.
How Pittsburgh sends party invitations and responds to them varies by event and generation.
The August Wilson Center welcomed roughly 750 partygoers to the bohemian-in-the-tropics-styled party Friday.
Roughly 1,000 partygoers flocked to the National Aviary on the North Side on Saturday night for a fire-themed tropical party..
Partygoers gather along the Allegheny Steps Riverwalk to celebrate the 2014 Three Rivers Regatta.
Pittsburgh's Bob Sendall, caterer extraordinaire, gives five tips for the best summer party.
Pittsburgh's Emily Peachey was headed to law school when the acting bug changed her course.
Gwen's Girls in Pittsburgh aims to provide a safety net for girls and women in difficult circumstances.
Pittsburgh's new chic dining spot Altius aims to elevate dining to a new level.
Natalie Bencivenga's SEEN documents Pittsburgh social life in all its diversity. Beyond the galas, the glitterati and the glamour, it chronicles the way we live today and the people who are engaged in making this community a vibrant place to live.
A Pittsburgh native who has a master's degree in social work, Ms. Bencivenga ran her own online lifestyle magazine for five years. She is broadening the reach of SEEN by expanding the kinds of events the Post-Gazette covers. She also heavily uses social media to engage readers so that even if they can't be at the party with SEEN, they'll be part of the party.
Send invitations to SEEN, 34 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Email Natalie Bencivenga or fax 412-263-1706.