Watching the races at Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Motor Speedway in Imperial is loud, dirty ... and a lot of fun.
Plus, charity fashion shows, made-to-measure suits trunk show at Larrimor’s, a workshop for models in the making and more fashion news.
Clare Horner’s winning Greene County garden was constructed with a backbone of hardy plants that survive nicely on little TLC.
Family looking for the next curators of nearly 6,000-square-foot mansion in Bellevue.
In 1795, Bellevue’s fate hinged on the birth of Frankie East.
The elegant picnic that began in France in 1988 will be held in Pittsburgh for the first time on Sept. 11 at a undisclosed site.
Back to school means back to dinner and a good solution is a Cajun-style gumbo.
The job can be broken down into three parts: soil preparation, planting and post-planting care.
Mid-September reopening almost sure thing for Pinkerton Tunnel, and bicyclists will love it.
Trainers in Squirrel Hill worked with 70 children, ages 6 to 13, and taught them to perform various acts.
Each August, high schools hold band camp, which, like sports camps, can be a grueling experience that forms strong bonds among students.
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church will host its annual festival featuring Greek food and music Wednesday through Sept. 6.
Barry Van Gemert’s homemade wine didn’t do as well in the Vandergrift contest as last year but still received recognition.
Wing chains bring the heat and provide the warm-up for a competition judge.
Owner Anthony Falcon tells the story behind the fast-paced growth of Gaucho Parrilla Argentina, a temple of grilled meat and vegetables.
The Pittsburgh distillery’s newest release is its oldest whiskey yet, and the New Hampshire brewery is 21.
An influential journalist and outspoken abolitionist, Pittsburgh native Jane Grey Swisshelm was a fierce advocate for women’s rights.
NOAA scientists say that the current El Nino developing in the Pacific Ocean could be as potent as the last major El Nino of 1997-98.
Fairs, jazz concerts, art festivals, Tim McGraw and free films round out the last weekend of the month.
Italian Garden Project to host a Fig Fest Saturday as part of festivities to preserve disappearing practices.
Beer novices get a lesson in why they like what they like at East End Brewing, The Beer Market and Penn Brewery.
As the sun goes down over Pittsburgh, Murray Avenue in Squirrel Hill will come alive on Saturday.
Celebrate the last weeks of the summer season with fruits and vegetables that best define it.
Event held by Allegheny Center for Digestive Health will include lectures and cooking demonstrations.
Vallozzi’s executive chef, Josiah Henry, wants garden project to get bigger and supports the people behind it.
Two suggestions on where to go for an outdoor seat and some suds in the sun.
A soon-to-be mom isn’t comfortable with people touching her baby bump, while a dog owner feels the same way about her pet.
Tips from running experts in advance of the Pittsburgh’s Great Race events on Sept. 27.
Spicy Chicken Tacos make a handheld dish that’s simple to prepare.
The “Let’s Talk About Parks” series is designed to encourage exploration and discovery of Pittsburgh’s urban parks.
A low-hanging moon or sun near the horizon peeking through trees and houses or over mountain ridges looks unnaturally big and inflated.
Clara Thompson, who was born Aug. 20, 1915, still corresponds with students she taught in school.
Competition between Wawa and Sheetz falls along lines as clear as the Eagles versus the Steelers, with the latter shopping at Sheetz.
“Come Fly With Us,” a 1960s-style gala for the Pittsburgh Aviation Animal Rescue Team, sends spirits soaring at Allegheny County Airport.
The ballet performance attracted people from all over who stretched out under the stars to watch a memorable dance showcase.
Nearly 3,000 guests enjoyed the zoo while raising funds for Pressley Ridge.
Tom Grealish and the Cultural District’s Kevin McMahon host a party for 100 guests high above the city.
Originally a political fundraiser, the Cookie Cruise is now a charity event for various causes.
The store by Dick’s Sporting Goods allows women to put together a head-to-toe outfit with apparel, shoes, accessories and beauty products.
Plus, free back-to-school pop-up barbershop, trunk shows for her, designer meet-and-greet at Macy’s and more in Pittsburgh fashion.
From an Alice Waters tribute, to previews of new restaurants, here are a few cherry-picked food events for your week and beyond:
Will Humphrey is so into coffee that he is opening a roastery/lab in a building that had former lives as the Stay Tuned distillery.
The Wilkinsburg-based designer was featured at Style Week Pittsburgh, nominated for a Style Award and has plans for a life skills seminar.
“The BEACH” exhibit at the National Building Museum’s Grand Hall features neither sand nor sea.
Grant Bar & Restaurant and Minerva Bakery are among the good pie places and great bakeries in Rick Sebak’s latest TV specials.
With a privatized model, a winery in the state could go to the distributor next door to sell its product.
Last year I saw just one monarch. So I’m not surprised that I’ve gotten lots of mail asking how monarchs are doing this year.
Soul Line Dancing, Idina Menzel, Len Barcousky and comedian Sommore all on the schedule for the coming week.
Also: Customer service with a charge at Denver-based Frontier Airlines
Advanced Sports International is recalling about 1,700 Breezer Downtown Bicycles.