The sun garden looking back toward the main house and an outbuilding at Clare and Duncan Horner's second home in Wind Ridge, Greene County.

Greene County farm is a testament to plants' toughness, her smart choices

Clare Horner’s winning Greene County garden was constructed with a backbone of hardy plants that survive nicely on little TLC.

5 days ago

 The house at 100 Watkins Ave. in Bellevue has tapered columns and stained-glass windows and transoms.

Buying Here: Living like the Fricks is just one plus of 16-room house in Bellevue

A family is looking for the next “curators” of the nearly 6,000-square-foot house in Bellevue with exquisite details.

5 days ago

Bellevue at a glance

In 1795, Bellevue’s fate hinged on the birth of Frankie East.

5 days ago

 From left, camera man Jay Maurer, plumber Richard Trethewey, director Thom Draudt and producer Heath Racela look over a take as Ask This Old House, a television show that does traveling home repairs, shoots a segment on thermostats in Sept. 2014 at the home of Peter and Suzanne Bird in Squirrel Hill.

TV expert helps with high gas bills

"Ask This Old House" episode featuring Squirrel Hill house to air next Saturday.

1 week ago

 The front of the three-bedroom, two-bath house at 103 S. 22nd St. on the South Side.

Buying Here: Home in South Side Flats got a modern makeover

Sarah Livsey recognized the potential of the house at 103 S. 22nd St. and turned the three-bedroom house into a modern showplace.

1 week ago

South Side Flats at a glance

In its tiny 0.94 square-mile footprint, the South Side Flats is literally just a healthy walk away from the Golden Triangle via the Tenth

1 week ago

 Artisan Jason Matukaitis of Friendship, one of six winners of  last year's Reuse Inspiration Contest, posed with a bar he made for Espresso a Mana in Lawrenceville. He used reclaimed Pennsylvania walnut, salvaged steel tubing and sheet metal.

Creative reuse could win you free beer

Show us how you've used salvage in art or home renovation and you could win tickets to the Big Pour on Sept. 12.

1 week ago

Pittsburgh's Hidden Treasures appraisal event on tap at Heinz History Center

More than 30 appraisers will assess the historical significance of items and provide a verbal assessment of their value on Aug. 30.

1 week ago

 The Triton side table by Palecek is made up of marble tiles inlaid over figerglass.

Sculptural influences seen on new furniture designs

Always looking to attract consumers, some furniture companies are tapping into the psyche of art lovers with sculptural design styles.

2 weeks ago

 New columns, railings and windows are among the renovations at located at 610 North St. Clair Street, East Liberty.

Buying Here: Once rotten, home has become the apple of East Liberty's eye

This house once looked like the rotten apple in the bowl. Then Andrew Li and Vanessa Kuo took over.

2 weeks ago

East Liberty at a glance

Less than 5 miles from Downtown, East Liberty’s roots can be traced back to two farmers.

2 weeks ago

 The backyard garden of Lonnie and Melissa Hoey will be featured on the Manchester House + Garden Tour.

Stylist creates an easy-care garden in Manchester

It's one of a half-dozen stops on the Manchester House + Garden Tour from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

3 weeks ago

 A bedroom in the new Cobble House Condos in Lawrenceville.

Buying Here: Cobble House Condos in Lawrenceville blend old stone with cool features

Cobble House Condo Development in Lawrenceville finds a new use for a warehouse made from reused cobblestones.

3 weeks ago


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