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Here’s a sampling of what’s come and gone in the Pittsburgh boutique scene.
Schell Games launches Happy Atoms, a next-generation chemistry set designed to make molecular science accessible and fun.
The Re-Uzit Shop in New Holland is a must-see when reflecting on the Amish way of life.
A frequent visitor to Amish country highlights some special gems but cautions drivers to travel slowly through the back roads.
The annual American Indian Heritage Weekend showcases re-enactments of the daily lives of indigenous people in the 16th and 18th centuries.
A specially trained German shepherd helps a former Marine with post-traumatic stress disorder. A fundraiser will help pair vets with dogs.
Nonprofit Keystone Trails Association invites members and other hikers to Emlenton camp for Oct. 14-16.
Tired of pie and jam? Peaches also lend flavor to barbecue sauce.
The food aficionado who started a vocational course that evolved into one of the world’s leading culinary schools.
The annual Wilkinsburg House & Garden Tour is 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and the Historic Deutschtown House Tour from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
The Venango Estates model in Marshall is one of nearly 70 homes open from noon-5 p.m. this weekend and Oct. 1-2 for the Festival of Homes.
Jane Kaminski became her own contractor and turned a vacant home into an urban pearl suited for convenience.
“Out-of-the-Park” Playground at the Miracle League field in Cranberry’s Graham Park will draw kids, both special needs and able-bodied.
Paula Vietmeier’s garden is an example of what can be done with a sloped area and canny plant choices.
It’s the brainchild of the Pittsburgh Downtown Community Development Corp., which did it to fill the void left by Pittsburgh Fashion Week.
Crossover duo Black Violin, Jason Aldean and The Grant Street Grifters are among highlights this weekend.
If not for the curiosity of a Washington County, Pa., farmer more than 60 years ago, Meadowcroft Rockshelter might never have been
Despite some uneven elements, Bakersfield is reasonably priced and a practical stop for a decent lunch or after work bites and brews.
Check out these autumn events you will not want to miss.
NASA studies Jupiter to better understand our Solar System.
Usually members-only Teutonia Mannerchor invites everyone to a Munich-style bash in its parking lot Oct. 7-9.
Lynn Swann’s house in Sewickley Heights has five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, many spaces to entertain and 5.2 acres of room to run.
Visitors tell Thaddeus Mosley “You make it look easy.” The 90-year-old artist says, “I’ve been doing it for a long time.”
Curl up with a pumpkin spice latte and take a look at what’s in season at local boutiques and from Pittsburgh-based designers.
Stone sculptor Wayne D. Ferree and Graciano Corp. restored three landmark monuments in the North Side’s Allegheny Commons Park.
2016 Navigator 4x4 Reserve is comfortable, reliable with exotic wood details and the best leather seats. Everything you expect from Lincoln.
Take your favorite cookie or granola recipe and covert it into a bar.
Chefs will present small bites of scallops and shrimp with ginger vinaigrette, risotto, ossobuco and salad.
The week features Oktoberfest, Italian, Congo and wine fests, as well as Kennywoods’ first craft beer festival.
Time to get into the pumpkin state of mind, area eateries are offering pierogies, mac ‘n’ cheese, bagels and martinis with pumpkin content.
First-ever event at Lawrenceville’s Hop Farm Brewing Co. offers two, three-hour sessions and Chihuahua costume contests.
The recipe appears in Jacques Pepin’s cookbook, “Poulets & Legumes: My Favorite Chicken & Vegetable Recipes.”
Eleanor Gailey Richardson was born and lived all but five of her 100 years in the wonderfully named Nanty Glo, where she worked in a bank.
The sun’s middle path across the sky Thursday will signal the start of autumn.
Don’t waste time waiting for a blind date who stops communicating.
Cafe Carnegie will have a walk-up espresso and wine bar and a modern design and menu by Sonja Finn, chef-owner of Dinette in East Liberty.
Many of the looks were inventive, artistic and, simply put, beautiful.
The August Wilson Center for African American Culture was buzzing with anticipation Saturday night at the “Costumes of The Wiz Live!”
The Silk Screen Gala on Thursday night helped usher in this annual Asian film festival.
A who’s who of Pittsburgh gathered to celebrate the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy’s 20th year of beautifying the city’s parks on Wednesday.
The fashion show will feature more than a dozen designers, each showing three or four creations. The theme is “Where Fashion Meets Art.”
Moonlight Masquerade the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s opening night gala and soiree drew nearly 900 supporters.
The Humane Society of Western Pennsylvania’s Best Friends Ball sold out with 350 guests showing their support on Friday night.
Amachi Hachi Pachi created a disco inferno Thursday night to benefit Amachi Pittsburgh.
More than 2,700 guests spent Sept. 11 at Hartwood Acres for the 33rd annual Family House Polo match.
Smithsonian’s latest venture highlights history of African-Americans in the U.S. from the 1600s to the present.
Style editor Sara Bauknecht attended the season 15 finale runway show and reveals how it’s pulled off without unveiling the finalists.
As a new place to enjoy the fall foliage, check out Ellicottville in Western New York, where there’s plenty to do off-season.
There’s no such thing as a quick run into the grocery store. Why not get a cart?
Costumes by Tony Award-winning designer Paul Tazewell will be on display in Pittsburgh only through Nov. 30.