Clay birds made by children sit Sunday at the Children’s Museum on the North Side.

Pittsburgh-area kids embrace Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy through 'Many Hands' project

1 week ago

The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and Union Project host an innovative way to teach youth about the civil rights leader.

 Lissa Guttman, who recently opened up a Jacques Torres pop-up store in Shadyside, adjusts some of the chocolate on the shelves.

Chocolate 'pop-up' sets up in Shadyside

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Featuring Jacques Torres chocolate and Illy coffee, it’ll be open through Easter and then it’s gone.

When it comes to New Year's resolutions, be realistic

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When making resolutions for the new year, set goals you can reach, and then expand upon them.

 Chef and caterer Kate Romane with her truck, loading up behind Penn Mac in the Strip District.

People to meet in 2015: Chef and restaurant owner Kate Romane

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The bumpy road to a life in food led to locally grown ingredients, unexpected environments and a Highland Park restaurant.

 Architect Bob Baumbach, left, and Fred Underwood with a solar panel company, center, talk with Quincy Kofi Swatson, 22, of Manchester. They have started the Door Campaign to start an aquaponics greenhouse at the Northview Heights Family Support Center to grow fish and produce in the fish water as an enterprise and demonstration project.

People to meet in 2015: 10 people making their mark on Pittsburgh

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From urging teens to follow a healthier path to strengthening the Pittsburgh Latin culture, here is how 10 people are changing lives.

Readers' generosity yields Goodfellows' success

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Post-Gazette readers donated nearly $190,000 to brighten the Christmases of underprivileged children.

 Pittsburgh Hays Bald Eagle nest: an Internet sensation

Tops in pop culture near and far in 2014

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Eagles soared; street harassment sank to a new low; Michael Keaton hit it big; Pittsburgh’s “The Chair” and “Foxcatcher” were screen faves.

 Erika May works with fire as part of Steel Town Fire performing at the Fire and Ice Plaza during last year's First Night celebration in Downtown Pittsburgh.

First Night 2015: A breakdown of Pittsburgh's countdown to midnight

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A guide to the New Year’s Eve celebration throughout Downtown, featuring music, comedy, theater, dance, games ... and fireworks, of course.

Fort Couch students 'Reach Out' for holiday season

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The students raised $23,000 this season, more than double last year’s total.

 Girl Talk (Gregg Gillis) will play a sold-out show at Stage AE.

Hot List of events for the coming holiday weekend

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Drowning Clowns, the rock orchestra helmed by Mr. Smalls owner Mike Speranzo, play a show at the Millvale venue Friday.


Holiday Celebrations

We've dished out a lot of recipes and how-tos over the years, so check out this collection of our favorite guides to a wonderful Western Pennsylvania holiday meals!

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Turkey carving tips

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