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Dan Leary turns 100 years old, remembers serving in World War II along with his three brothers and his wife.
Some local houses go to extremes for Halloween, with elaborately crafted homemade decorations.
Pumpkin carving is a simple, fun affair for everyone to enjoy.
Pittsburgh Musical Theater’s “A Chorus Line,” New Horizon’s “Queens of the Blues.” Music: Boz Scaggs, Judy Collins, the Meat Puppets ...
Carnegie Museum of Natural History opens doors to the nightlife crowd with “Haunted Museum ... After Dark.”
A quick wedding during the Depression led to nearly 70 years of wedded life for Selma Breinig Worman.
Fox Chapel neurosurgeon Bill Bookwalter finds his hives a sweet sanctuary from the operating room.
Gawker.com’s bracketed competition came down to Pittsburgh vs. Scranton. Pittsburgh prevailed with 54 percent of the vote.
Ethnic Chinese residents comprise 40 percent of the population in Markham, Ontario.
A chemical engineer with experience living in the U.S. and Canada gives high marks to Canada's immigration laws.
Pittsburgh has a foreign-born population of just 4 percent, while nearly half of the Toronto area’s residents were born in another country.
Radio host Jian Ghomeshi, whose heritage is Iranian, is an immigrant who was born in England and arrived in Canada at age 7 in the mid-’70s.
Sparks will fly next Saturday as a team of ironworkers, sculptors and master gardeners cast plaques to tell the mill’s story.
Knowitallitis, Hypocritical Hysteria and other side effects of Ebola are what’s really killing him.
ToonMuseum exhibit shows how super heroes use real-world science and engineering to save the day.
Many Catholics of varying views on marriage and sexuality were energized by the document’s conciliatory tone and its call for mercy.
Sister Mildred Boeh marks 101st birthday on the back of a motorcycle; Gertrude Welling Marshall, a farmer’s wife, celebrates 102 years.
Whether made of steel, wrought iron or concrete, they continue to span rivers and centuries, finding new jobs to earn a living.
It has lasted longer than its two predecessors, both named the Point Bridge, and is in the best condition of the Monongahela River bridges.
Its curvilinear form and its 10-foot-tall Gothic finials with spikes make it the reigning queen of Monongahela River bridges.
The linking of the Liberty Tunnels with a bridge spurred development of streetcar communities such as Brookline, Dormont and Mt. Lebanon.
When it opened in 1933, it stretched for 1,275 feet and linked Downtown’s Second Avenue and Armstrong Tunnels with the South Side.
The new Birmingham Bridge cost $30 million and took more than 10 years to complete before opening in 1976.
Western Pennsylvanians may not have invented the hot metal bridge, but it is certainly the perfect solution to the terrain.
The Glenwood Bridge, which opened in 1966, offers a back-door route to Downtown Pittsburgh for South Hills motorists.
The Homestead Grays Bridge is known for its connection to the U.S. Steel Homestead Works, which stretched 430 acres along the river.
The years 1928 and 1951 were popular for Monongahela Valley highway bridges. The Rankin, Mansfield and Elizabeth bridges opened in 1951.
The cantilever-arch, through-truss steel bridge with a hump in the middle was built in 1951.
While highway bridges over the Mon have come and gone since the early 1900s, every railroad bridge from that period still stands.
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and Autism Connection of PA offered a month of adaptive dance classes for students with autism.
From Oakland Forever to Monster Bash to Jackson Brown, there’s no shortage of things to do this weekend.
A group of cardinals, other bishops and lay people will gather at the Vatican for a two-week "extraordinary synod" called by Pope Francis.
Author Robert Edsel, the Moth StorySLAM, Washington Symphony Orchestra, New Yorker classical music critic Alex Ross, Art on Tap and more.
Hooking up? Better get the Good2Go app. Or you could just do it the old-fashioned way, by talking and getting to know someone.
Haunted houses, Tim and Eric the comedy duo, “Hip Hop and the Criminalization of Black Youth,” Pittsburgh Camerata, MXPX and more.
RADical Days schedule of free events and activities this weekend.