Mark Milovats.

The Hot List of events for the coming weekend

A listing of weekend events

about 19 hours ago

 Workers with Magic Ice USA out of Johnstown work on the railing for the PPG Plaza Ice Rink Tuesday.

PPG ice rink offers more room to skate — and fall

The MassMutual Pittsburgh Ice Rink at PPG Place now has 25 percent more space, able to accommodate up to 350 skaters at once.

4 days ago

 Livingston Taylor.

The Hot List of events for the coming weekend

Swing dancing, Livingston Taylor, Poinsettias and Pointes and holiday bazaars are all on the agenda for the coming weekend.

6 days ago

 A surrey with a fringed top in the Car and Carriage Museum at The Frick.

The Frick Pittsburgh opens its 'heart' after completion of $15 million expansion

The compound opens its new community center and expanded Car and Carriage Museum to the public for tours.

1 week ago

 Raymond Ehrman.

Century club: Centenarian Raymond Ehrman has collected lifetime of stories

Raymond Ehrman collected stamps and autographs, but most of all, stories during his 100-year life.

1 week ago

 A  handpainted porcelain “doll” is among the artifacts on display at the Fairmont Pittsburgh hotel. The doll was made by Kestner & Company of Germany in 1865.

Walking tour, artifacts tell tales of those who came before

An urban archaeological walking tour will show how everyone from Native Americans to 1920s immigrants lived Downtown and on the North Shore.

1 week ago

Peter McKay: No offense, but I think I'll stay on the fence

He’s found the safest way not to offend anyone in his column is to stick to his kids, his dog and lawn care.

1 week ago

 Singer Alfio performs at the Byham Theater on Saturday.

The Hot List of events for the coming weekend

The circus rolls into town, bellydancers cavort, Alfio sings and “West Side Story” returns to Heinz Hall.

2 weeks ago

 Mary McCandless.

Century Club: Centenarian says service to others is key to longevity

Mary McCandless, a state inspector who lives to serve, and Robert Bickerton, a Beaver County steelworker, turn 100 years old.

3 weeks ago

 Puzzlets is designed to teach kids the basics of coding and involves a keyboard and tiles that kids use to create the code that moves a character through a story on a digital device.

Game helps kids crack the code at an early age

Pittsburgh-based Digital Dream Labs hopes to transition children from consumers of technology and media to creators.

3 weeks ago

 Malinda Sherid’s daughter Kim Cecchini, 16, died in a car accident in 2001. Ms. Sherid agreed to donate her daughter’s organs and now volunteers for the Center for Organ Recovery and Education in O’Hara.

Advocates continue fighting for higher organ donation rates

Despite $102 million the federal government has spent to sign up organ donors, half of adults still say no.

3 weeks ago

Peter McKay: If I could talk to the animal...

He’s reading all the signs and he’s discovered this about communicating with dogs: You don’t want to know what they’re thinking.

3 weeks ago

 George Herchenroether at age 93.

Centenarian George Herchenroether goes back to college

As he turns 100, George Herchenroether is proud of his North Side upbringing and education at Westminster College, where he met his wife.

4 weeks ago

East Street project will make room for protected bike lanes

North Side street will have a different traffic pattern after the three-week project is completed.

1 month ago