Caption Contest 255

Caption Contest 255 ... and the winners of 254

Stacy Innerst is the artist. You are the caption writer.

about 18 hours ago

 Confetti flies over New York's Times Square as the clock strikes midnight during the New Year's Eve celebration as seen from the balcony of the Marriott Marquis hotel, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Times Square crowds come at a cost

Some say Times Square is far too crowded now for anyone to want to be there.

1 day ago

 Audrey Roth as Miss Paulificate on "Mister Rogers Neighborhood."

Storytelling: Neighborly character made new city feel like home

A staple from “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” leaves an impression.

2 days ago

Random Acts of Kindness: Woman gave up cell phone to a man in need at airport

Plus: Many offered help to couple on a cold day; Christmas miracle came through gift cards’ return.

3 days ago

Be My Valentine: Nothing’s quite like young love, thank goodness

The love of my life had moved away. While letters with a California postmark in my mailbox made my heart beat a little faster, I missed him.

4 days ago

 The Honeydripper's crew, from left to right: James Perry, Keita Didi Lee, Jerome Anderson Jr., Nicole and Antonovich Perry.

Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Homewood grocer produces food the area lacked

Perry’s Honeydripper gives Homewood an uncommon amenity: a hot-food take-out with groceries and produce.

5 days ago

Gary Rotstein's Morning File: My fellow Americans, can you pass the America test?

If only we could all be forced to take a national civics/citizenship test...

6 days ago

 In Miami, SkyRise, shown here in an artist's rendering, will feature a “sky plunge” jumping experience, a nightclub and other attractions.

Cities get a rise out of iconic buildings

Miami is backing SkyRise, a $430 million hairpin tower, as tourism races skyward.

1 week ago

Be My Valentine: Before kissing off online dating, a prince may come

At 52, divorced and the grandmother of five, I dated fruitlessly. Met a lot of frogs. Then a friend pushed me to try one new site ...

1 week ago

Random Acts of Kindness: Motorist came to rescue of her and runaway cart

Plus: Grocery stash was saved by honest person in lot; angels showed up when a woman had struggles

1 week ago

 Tigers at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Winter Musings: Zoo visit on a cold day is a singular experience

In the cold months, the zoo has a refreshingly different atmosphere.

1 week ago

 A 2012 view of the Masonic Lodge on Pittsburgh's North Side.

Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: City of Asylum preparing rebirth of Masonic Hall

City of Asylum Pittsburgh set to own old North Side Masonic Hall in agreement with Urban Redevelopment Authority.

1 week ago

 Bienvenue a Pittsburgh, mes amis.

Gary Rotstein's Morning File: French ought to love Pittsburgh-Paris flight, too

We like non-stop flights to Paris, but what do the French think?

1 week ago

Sharon Randall: Being a grandmother is not for sissies

You can say you’re young at heart, but you cannot fool your body. Had I known what it takes, I’d have taken better care of my knees.

1 week ago

The Next Page: ‘The Ink That Gives the White Page a Meaning’

Amma Ababio, an immigrant from Ghana and winner of the 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Writing Awards, writes about identity and assimilation.

2 weeks ago

 Caption Contest 254

Caption Contest 254 ... and the winners of 253

Stacy Innerst is the artist. You are the caption writer.

2 weeks ago

 Mason Wartman, owner of Rosa's Fresh Pizza in Philadelphia, keeps a wall of sticky notes, pre-paid credits for pizza for people in need.

At Rosa's Fresh Pizza in Philadelphia, customers pay it forward to help the homeless

Rosa’s has served 8,500 slices to homeless people after customers began paying the shop to hand out the slices.

2 weeks ago

Local Dispatch: Family’s homemade biscotti is no half-baked effort

Making biscotti, the dry, crunchy Italian cookies, has been a family affair stretching across generations.

2 weeks ago

Random Acts of Kindness: Collision with deer brought good people

Plus: The woman behind him made up his shortfall; Mike’s holiday gift was return of stamps.

2 weeks ago

 Frankie (Oct. 30, 2002 — Dec. 31, 2014)

Animal Tales: Dogs deserve obituaries, too, especially Frankie

Don’t doubt that a dog is valued just as much as any other family member.

2 weeks ago

 The Pennsylvania Macaroni Co. is just one of many popular spots in the Strip district.

Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Strip District gets recognition it always deserves

The American Planning Association selects Strip District as one of 2014’s Great Neighborhoods in Pa., but to locals it’s great every year.

2 weeks ago

 Middle Earth: the Family’s middle ground.

Gary Rotstein's Morning File: Family’s annual film decision is filled with drama

What film should the Family, as a whole, go see altogether? Once more, it’s a debate for the ages.

2 weeks ago

Average Man tries to counter extremism

Videos from ’Average Mohamed’ seek to discourage Islamic extremism.

3 weeks ago

Storytelling: Mom’s nail file spent decades as sharp family asset

Mom’s nail file was every bit as sharp as she was through the years.

3 weeks ago

Random Acts of Kindness: A heavenly cent

Plus: A bus driver showed some Christmas spirit; she was boosted by his angel-like voice.

3 weeks ago

Peter Leo: So, here’s an annoying way to use a word

There are so, so many ways to abuse the language, so this is one of them.

3 weeks ago

Want to write? PG readers share your stories

Send submissions by email to page2@post-gazette.com; or write to Portfolio, Post-Gazette, 34 Blvd. of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

3 weeks ago

Local Dispatch: Sixty years later, it would be a gift to get rings back

Might anyone know whereabouts of rings stolen by girls 60 years ago?

3 weeks ago

Sharon Randall: Every life should be worth a movie script in the end

Remembering that every life has a story.

3 weeks ago

 Pat Narduzzi is the latest new University of Pittsburgh football coach, but the year is young.

Gary Rotstein's Morning File: A look at the year ahead that will be, most likely

No need for a crystal ball when you already know these 2015 events ...

3 weeks ago

Eyewitness 1915: Newsboys’ exaggerations get the attention of police

A look back at police’s attempts to slow crime in 1915.

4 weeks ago

 Caption Contest 253

Caption Contest 253 ... and the winners of 252

Stacy Innerst is the artist. You are the caption writer.

4 weeks ago

Local Dispatch: Peg was in their hearts for more than just the cards

Christmas had meant getting eight small gifts and one Secret Santa gift for just one of the eight in my card club. This year was different.

1 month ago


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