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The need for food is greater during the holidays, in part because people must spend more on heating bills. More volunteers are needed, too.
Melissa Adams has raised funds the past three years to help women undergoing cancer treatment enjoy a less stressful Thanksgiving meal.
A tasty new use for those Thanksgiving leftovers.
Local charities once again offer holiday cards designed by local artists, children or beneficiaries in foreign countries.
Social worker Elizabeth Babcock says it’s not unusual for people struggling with recent losses to not be in the mood to celebrate.
High school senior Abby Ifft will be in New York as part of a national cheerleading squad displaying the Spirit of America.
AAA says 46.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more this holiday; a storm warning has been issued for central and southeast Pa.
From its vivid red beak to the tip of its bright green tail, the rainbow lorikeet a brilliant patchwork of blue, yellow, green and red.
All city of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, state and federal offices and courts will be closed Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Campaign goals are revised downward due to fewer days of giving between Black Friday and Christmas Eve.
For one family, everyone had to be careful about what Mom was serving, even on Thanksgiving.
Eating ham has never been more expensive than this year, partly because pigs are too fat.
What’s Thanksgiving without helium? Deflated.
A ribbon cutting was held Nov. 8 for the $12 million, 52,000-square-foot expansion.
Older women can update their own fashion look without trying to mimic the style of teenage girls.
A bearded collie from Peters wins best of breed and first place in the herding group at the National Dog Show Presented by Purina.
Under the rules, calories must be displayed on all menus and menu boards.
Duncan Mac Naughton was a public figure at Wal-Mart, appearing before investors and media.
Mosaic artist Ada Bosonetto has a studio in her Highland Park home. She was born in Argentina and moved to Pittsburgh when she was 7.
The menu labeling rules take effect in one year for restaurants.
For most hunters, good food is as much an expectation at deer camp as bringing home a year’s supply of venison and a eight-point rack.
Farm animals get a second chance at Hope Haven Farm, a sanctuary founded by veterinarian Karen Phillips.
Here are a few different-from-the-norm recipes for your holiday pie day.
The Heinz History Center welcomed 150 patrons to the 1879 Founders Dinner as a way to show appreciation.
Plus: the Macy’s “Believe” campaign is back to add a sprinkle of magic to holiday shopping, Shadyside celebrates small businesses and more.
From a simple backyard barbecue to an extravagant five-star bash, same-sex weddings are all about personal style.
Roughly 250 moviegoers eagerly awaited the special premiere of the highly anticipated blockbuster “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I.”
The evening welcomed 280 attendees gathered to recognize outstanding leaders in the community who are making a difference.
More than 130 guests attended the “Come Fly with Me” event and mingled with feathered friends at the Aviary.
Spatchcocking is the secret to a tender, fast-cooking turkey on Thanksgiving.
A number of hotlines are ready to help you out of holiday cooking hot water.
Pittsburgh was well represented in this year’s Pillsbury Bake-Off, with four area residents and one former Pittsburgher among the finalists.
Hare are four easy side dishes that will add color and incredible flavor to your Thanksgiving table.
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is offering a series of recreational classes for teens and adults.
Punch, ideal for holiday entertaining, has a history that goes back to the British sailors of the 17th century.
All around town, there were plenty of great events to enjoy.
Look for the waxing crescent moon to pass Mars this week.
Conor Barrett is one of 12 finalists in the running for the title of Wahl Man of the Year for best facial hair.
On National Adoption Day, families unite using new tool called Pre-Adoption Contact Agreement.
The debate over how to modernize while respecting historic integrity shows how an influential institution is roiled by modernization.
Pittsburgh cooks up unique eats in non-traditional settings and events, and here are a few to consider this fall.
In Nevada, there are close encounters of another kind.
Plus: American Airlines drops idea of adding more seats to medium-size regional jets; TSA screeners get better results with questions
Emergency medical evacuation coverage can protect your financial future.
Modeled on European markets set up around Christmas, it has grown from 15 booths to about 30 this year.
Sunny brights and shades of flowery bouquets clear the way for paint companies’ colors of the year for 2015.
After nine years of renovation, East Deer house is on the market for $97,500.
Despite a second incident at Frick Park, Pittsburgh is moving slowly on changes to off-leash area and rules on dogs.
From online to in-store retail centers, paint companies want to help you make the right choice.
People hear the word “speakeasy” and think secret passwords, but often it’s no more illicit than a college keg party.