The Drake sofa by Lillian August for Hickory White in a bold leopard print.
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The Drake sofa by Lillian August for Hickory White in a bold leopard print.

Seeing spots: Leopard prints leap back into home decor

It’s mostly upholstery that sports the exotic animal pattern, but lamps, rugs and occasional pieces also have found their wild side.

Stylebook: Dress for Success Pittsburgh Fill-A-Bag sale is back

Plus, artist meet-and-greet, trunk show roundup and more Pittsburgh style happenings.

 A pair of bear hunters walk up a road toward a sign marking a game commission's deer hunter focus area at Pennsylvania game lands 74 last week in Fisher, Clarion County. The Pennsylvania Game Commission hopes more than 30 of these areas across the state will draw more hunters to spots where they’re likely to see more deer when hunting season opens today.

Pennsylvania's deer season opens

The rifle hunting season and continues through Dec. 12.

 In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the beloved animated tale "A Charlie Brown Christmas," Kristen Bell will host a special holiday retrospective, "It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown."

‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ turns 50

Executive producer Lee Mendelson remembers the production potholes in making the first Peanuts TV special.



Past winner Renovation Inspiration Contest: Dave and Nancy Eshelman's kitchen on the South Side
The Post-Gazette's and Design Center Pittsburgh's 10th annual Renovation Inspiration Contest is underway!

Enter one of the three categories for this year's competition right here. A grand prize and one or two honorable mentions will be awarded in each category. Entries must be submitted no later than Jan. 23.

Full contest rules


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Harrisburg sheds its stodgy image

Pennsylvania’s state capitol is a hidden gem in plain sight in a city building a reputation as a foodie and sightseeing destination.

On the Table: Poros offers an interesting menu

With an expensive location, design and concept, Poros is the most ambitious restaurant of the moment.


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The 52nd annual Medallion Ball

St. Lucy’s Auxiliary to the Blind honors 112 young women with the Joan of Arc Medallion for their many hours of service.

Lush Life Masquerade at Hotel Indigo benefits Kelly-Strayhorn Theater

To celebrate Billy Strayhorn’s 100th birthday, Hotel Indigo became party central on Saturday night for the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater.



Peter McKay: My war on Christmas (decorations)

Who would have thought he would ever want the holidays without the trimmings?

5 Things We Are Loving This Week, Nov. 28, 2015

Newlyweds Joe Manganiello of Mt. Lebanon and Sofia Vergara are asking asking guests to make donations in lieu of wedding gifts.