http://www.post-gazette.com Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:26:04 GMT Libercus en hourly 1 Warhol staff member promoted http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/art-architecture/2015/02/28/Patrick-Moore-deputy-director-Andy-Warhol-Museum-promoted-to-managing-director/stories/201502280086 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:23:13 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/art-architecture/2015/02/28/Patrick-Moore-deputy-director-Andy-Warhol-Museum-promoted-to-managing-director/stories/201502280086 Patrick Moore, deputy director of The Andy Warhol Museum since 2012, has been promoted to managing director, a job in which he will oversee all of the museum’s business-related operations. Patrick Moore, deputy director of The Andy Warhol Museum since 2012, has been promoted to managing director, a job in which he will oversee all of the museum’s business-related operations.

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Pet Tales: Dogs are good for your health http://www.post-gazette.com/pets/pet-tales/2015/02/28/Pet-Tales-dogs-are-good-for-your-health-Elizabeth-Pegg-Frates/stories/201502280052 Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:20:09 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/pets/pet-tales/2015/02/28/Pet-Tales-dogs-are-good-for-your-health-Elizabeth-Pegg-Frates/stories/201502280052 For 42 years, Elizabeth Pegg Frates didn’t know what it’s like to love — and be loved by — a dog. She grew up with parents  who “weren’t dog people.” And then when she was 8 years old, a friend’s big dog bit her shoulder. For 42 years, Elizabeth Pegg Frates didn’t know what it’s like to love — and be loved by — a dog. She grew up with parents  who “weren’t dog people.” And then when she was 8 years old, a friend’s big dog bit her shoulder.

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From appliances to light bulbs, the 21st-century home is here http://www.post-gazette.com/life/homes/2015/02/28/From-appliances-to-light-bulbs-the-21st-Century-home-is-here-Pittsburgh-Home-and-Garden-Show/stories/201502280060 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:42:04 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/homes/2015/02/28/From-appliances-to-light-bulbs-the-21st-Century-home-is-here-Pittsburgh-Home-and-Garden-Show/stories/201502280060 The 34th annual Duquesne Light Home & Garden Show, which opens Friday at the David Lawrence Convention Center, will have some of the latest home technology and the experts who can explain how to use it. The 34th annual Duquesne Light Home & Garden Show, which opens Friday at the David Lawrence Convention Center, will have some of the latest home technology and the experts who can explain how to use it.

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Science brings clarity to Internet debate on dress’s true colors http://www.post-gazette.com/news/science/2015/02/28/Science-brings-clarity-to-Internet-debate-on-dress-s-true-colors/stories/201502280133 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:59:12 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/science/2015/02/28/Science-brings-clarity-to-Internet-debate-on-dress-s-true-colors/stories/201502280133 Controversy rages even if science can explain it. Is that dress on the Internet gold and white, or blue and black? Controversy rages even if science can explain it. Is that dress on the Internet gold and white, or blue and black?

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‘I’m a felon’: Former HealthSouth executive cautions students against fraud http://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2015/02/28/Former-HealthSouth-executive-Aaron-Beam-cautions-students-against-fraud/stories/201502280031 Tue, 17 Feb 2015 22:30:15 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2015/02/28/Former-HealthSouth-executive-Aaron-Beam-cautions-students-against-fraud/stories/201502280031 Aaron Beam was a millionaire in his 40s, when he was employed as one of the co-founders of HealthSouth Corp., a physical rehabilitation provider in Birmingham, Alabama. Aaron Beam was a millionaire in his 40s, when he was employed as one of the co-founders of HealthSouth Corp., a physical rehabilitation provider in Birmingham, Alabama.

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11 ways to change how you live http://www.post-gazette.com/life/homes/2015/02/28/Boyce-Thompson-Pittsburgh-Home-and-Garden-show-Life-Changing-New-Products/stories/201502280065 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:06:13 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/homes/2015/02/28/Boyce-Thompson-Pittsburgh-Home-and-Garden-show-Life-Changing-New-Products/stories/201502280065 Can smart appliances and clever gadgets change your life? Boyce Thompson thinks so. Can smart appliances and clever gadgets change your life? Boyce Thompson thinks so.

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Obituary: Theodore M. Hesburgh / Transformed Notre Dame into academic powerhouse http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2015/02/28/Obituary-Theodore-M-Hesburgh-Transformed-Notre-Dame-into-academic-powerhouse/stories/201502280147 Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:12:02 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2015/02/28/Obituary-Theodore-M-Hesburgh-Transformed-Notre-Dame-into-academic-powerhouse/stories/201502280147 The Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, the former University of Notre Dame president whose vision and drive transformed the Midwestern school into an academic powerhouse, altered Catholic higher education in America, held sway with presidents and popes, and strengthened the moral authority of the civil rights and anti-war movements, died Thursday. He was 97. The Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, the former University of Notre Dame president whose vision and drive transformed the Midwestern school into an academic powerhouse, altered Catholic higher education in America, held sway with presidents and popes, and strengthened the moral authority of the civil rights and anti-war movements, died Thursday. He was 97.

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Concert review: PSO gracefully toes ballet scores http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2015/02/28/Concert-review-Pittsburgh-Symphony-Orchestra-ballet-scores-Prokofiev-Tchiakovsky/stories/201502280146 Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:07:48 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2015/02/28/Concert-review-Pittsburgh-Symphony-Orchestra-ballet-scores-Prokofiev-Tchiakovsky/stories/201502280146 It is one of Manfred Honeck’s trademarks as music director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to cast new light on familiar works, whether by offering an unusual interpretation of a Beethoven symphony or infusing text into Mozart’s “Requiem.” At Friday night’s PSO concert at Heinz Hall, that tradition continued with concert suites of two classic ballets: Prokofiev’s “Romeo and Juliet” and Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake.” It is one of Manfred Honeck’s trademarks as music director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to cast new light on familiar works, whether by offering an unusual interpretation of a Beethoven symphony or infusing text into Mozart’s “Requiem.” At Friday night’s PSO concert at Heinz Hall, that tradition continued with concert suites of two classic ballets: Prokofiev’s “Romeo and Juliet” and Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake.”

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Snow sports: Franklin County ski resort worth the trip http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/ski/2015/02/28/Snow-sports-Franklin-County-ski-resort-worth-the-trip/stories/201502280139 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:27:37 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/ski/2015/02/28/Snow-sports-Franklin-County-ski-resort-worth-the-trip/stories/201502280139 MERCERSBURG, Pa. — Whitetail Resort just outside this Franklin County community spent more than $2.5 million in capital improvements for the 2014-15 season. MERCERSBURG, Pa. — Whitetail Resort just outside this Franklin County community spent more than $2.5 million in capital improvements for the 2014-15 season.

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Panthers take care of the basketball http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2015/02/28/Panthers-take-care-of-the-basketball/stories/201502280132 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:58:46 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2015/02/28/Panthers-take-care-of-the-basketball/stories/201502280132 Pitt coach Jamie Dixon often talks about how he looks for players who are good passers. His team this year has turned into one of his best in that category. Pitt coach Jamie Dixon often talks about how he looks for players who are good passers. His team this year has turned into one of his best in that category.

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Saturday Poem: SMOKE RISING http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/2015/02/28/Saturday-Poem-SMOKE-RISING/stories/201502280115 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:04:57 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/2015/02/28/Saturday-Poem-SMOKE-RISING/stories/201502280115 To see it as my grandfather saw it To see it as my grandfather saw it

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Saturday Diary: Heading west … because the price was right http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/2015/02/28/Saturday-Diary-by-Rosa-Colucci-Heading-west-because-the-price-was-right/stories/201502280109 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:48:01 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/2015/02/28/Saturday-Diary-by-Rosa-Colucci-Heading-west-because-the-price-was-right/stories/201502280109 The phone rang as my head was spinning from a conversation regarding my mother and mounds of medical bills. It was my cousin Sara. The matriarch of the 29 first cousins on my mother’s side, Sara is a family historian whose knowledge bridges our roots from Italy to Pittsburgh. The phone rang as my head was spinning from a conversation regarding my mother and mounds of medical bills. It was my cousin Sara. The matriarch of the 29 first cousins on my mother’s side, Sara is a family historian whose knowledge bridges our roots from Italy to Pittsburgh.

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With 'honeymoon' over, Pitt coaches push players in offseason workouts http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2015/02/28/With-honeymoon-over-Pitt-coaches-push-players-in-offseason-workouts/stories/201502280106 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:36:52 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2015/02/28/With-honeymoon-over-Pitt-coaches-push-players-in-offseason-workouts/stories/201502280106 The first month of Pat Narduzzi’s tenure as Pitt’s coach didn’t actually involve much interaction with his current players. The first month of Pat Narduzzi’s tenure as Pitt’s coach didn’t actually involve much interaction with his current players.

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Lincoln hopes second time is the charm with Pirates http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/pirates/2015/02/28/BUCS0228/stories/201502280092 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:39:55 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/pirates/2015/02/28/BUCS0228/stories/201502280092 BRADENTON, Fla. — Brad Lincoln was there for the nadir. He debuted in 2010, midway through a season that ended with a 57-105 record. The Pirates’ improvement coincided with his, and the team capitalized by trading him in the best stretch of his career. BRADENTON, Fla. — Brad Lincoln was there for the nadir. He debuted in 2010, midway through a season that ended with a 57-105 record. The Pirates’ improvement coincided with his, and the team capitalized by trading him in the best stretch of his career.

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Mullen, Brunner take spotlight, awards at Pittsburgh Addys http://www.post-gazette.com/business/pittsburgh-company-news/2015/02/28/Mullen-Brunner-take-spotlight-awards-at-Pittsburgh-Addys/stories/201502280091 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:37:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/pittsburgh-company-news/2015/02/28/Mullen-Brunner-take-spotlight-awards-at-Pittsburgh-Addys/stories/201502280091 As the Mullen Pittsburgh ad agency heads off into the sunset, the team at the Strip District shop will have the last laugh. Judges in the Pittsburgh American Advertising Awards gave a special award of excellence to work Mullen did for the Pittsburgh Comedy Festival. As the Mullen Pittsburgh ad agency heads off into the sunset, the team at the Strip District shop will have the last laugh. Judges in the Pittsburgh American Advertising Awards gave a special award of excellence to work Mullen did for the Pittsburgh Comedy Festival.

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Robert Morris guard relishes supporting role http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/02/28/Aaron-Tate-RMU-feature/stories/201502280085 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:13:50 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/02/28/Aaron-Tate-RMU-feature/stories/201502280085 When it comes to Aaron Tate, it’s all about the little things. When it comes to Aaron Tate, it’s all about the little things.

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Study finds pedestrian deaths up 40% in Pa. http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2015/02/28/Study-finds-pedestrian-deaths-up-40-in-Pa/stories/201502280071 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:28:38 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2015/02/28/Study-finds-pedestrian-deaths-up-40-in-Pa/stories/201502280071 Pedestrian deaths in Pennsylvania increased by nearly 40 percent in the first six months of 2014, according to a national study released this week. Pedestrian deaths in Pennsylvania increased by nearly 40 percent in the first six months of 2014, according to a national study released this week.

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Trade deadline chatter absent from Penguins locker room http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2015/02/28/Penguins-story-for-Saturday-paper/stories/201502280070 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:49:33 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2015/02/28/Penguins-story-for-Saturday-paper/stories/201502280070 The NHL’s trade deadline day has become a veritable high holy day for some who follow the league. The NHL’s trade deadline day has become a veritable high holy day for some who follow the league.

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Buying Here: German Township, Fayette County http://www.post-gazette.com/life/homes/2015/02/28/Buying-Here-German-Township-Fayette-County/stories/201503010092 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:50:33 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/life/homes/2015/02/28/Buying-Here-German-Township-Fayette-County/stories/201503010092 Southwestern Pennsylvania is filled with old, beautiful farms and historic properties. One can argue that the Inne at Watson's Choice is one of the prettiest. Southwestern Pennsylvania is filled with old, beautiful farms and historic properties. One can argue that the Inne at Watson's Choice is one of the prettiest.

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Nasty weather boosts local TV news ratings http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/tv-radio/2015/02/28/Nasty-weather-boosts-local-TV-news-ratings-Nielsen-sweeps-period/stories/201502280064 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:49:14 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/tv-radio/2015/02/28/Nasty-weather-boosts-local-TV-news-ratings-Nielsen-sweeps-period/stories/201502280064 The weather outside is frightful? Fill in your own verse to describe the glee no doubt felt by the three local television newscasts. The weather outside is frightful? Fill in your own verse to describe the glee no doubt felt by the three local television newscasts.

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