On most days, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral blends into its historic campus surroundings in Oakland, but not during Holy Week.
Tens of thousands of people are expected to gather today in Denver to celebrate and smoke marijuana.
When April Fools' Day editions aren't executed well, the joke's on the campus newspapers.
These days, the tradition is celebrated at Easter, when groups gather to decorate eggs in intricate, painstaking detail.
One hundred years ago, the Marcus family gathered in Pittsburgh at the beginning of Passover. Tonight, they will do the same.
From the parade to musicians playing on Market Square, there's no shortage of fun this weekend.
This year's parade will feature some new features likely to appeal to young people and children.
The period around St. Patrick's Day are the "high holy days" for the region's Irish-Americans. And it's a time to celebrate for many others.
Pittsburgh's first recorded St. Patrick's Day parade began at noon on March 17 that year.
City officials want to determine whether off-site parking would be one way of dealing with continuing parking problems in the South Side.
Even though the blizzard dumped more than 23 inches of snow on Pittsburgh in a single 24-hour period, the parade proceeded as scheduled.
The inaugural shirts, officially "Irish green" in color, include images of past parade participants and will be sold throughout the region.
There's no shortage of unmarried people on the market, and on this Valentine's Day, a lot hope their soul mate is just a click away.
Even shoppers who waited until the last minute -- typically men -- are likely to still be able to find a perfect gift today.
For these couples, if Cupid's arrow was any more on target, he might have injured someone.