A major award vacuum cleaner in the mail was the best surprise for a penny-pincher.
What you need to know about sunscreen, insect repellent and other hot weather helpers.
At Point State Park, Fort Pitt Museum staffers will be angling the way they did in the late 1700s during Sunday’s Fish for Free day.
Kevin Bolding will lead the region’s 18 branches and three residential camps at its new leader.
Lots of Memorial Day activities, Sandcastle opens and Rapper Curren$y hits town.
Tamiah Bridgett, a licensed cosmetologist from Wilkinsburg, is working on a hair dryer designed for those with curly or textured hair.
Succession plan calls for her three sons, Andre, Christopher and H. John IV, to serve as chairs in four-year rotations beginning in October.
“It was like a turkey shoot,” recalled Carroll Westfall, describing what happened when he came across a hotel filled with German SS.
St. Sharbel, whose relics are at Our Lady of Victory Maronite Catholic Church, has thousands of miracles attributed to his intercession.
If you haven’t yet controlled the caterpillars that can defoliate trees, this year’s race may be lost. Start early next year.
“Yes, You Can Dance” classes help with motor skills, exercise and socialization.
Alice Cooper hits town, and so does Chris Isaak, and at another venue the Milk Carton Kids perform..
Pittsburgh’s income shift this century has been positive overall, in contrast to the country’s increasing polarization.
Carroll Westfall and the 100th division take the town of citadel of Bitche, France and survive one of the coldest winters on record.
Because option No. 3 for reducing cell phone use involves a steamroller.
The Avett Brothers, Pizzafest, comedian Margaret Cho and sheep shearing at the Oliver Miller Homestead are on the agenda for the weekend.
Alphabet City, the nonprofit’s literary center, is set to open in the former Masonic Hall on North Avenue in the fall.
The kiosk promoting the company’s electric cars opened in June 2015.
The plans, on display Tuesday, are designed to allow better access from Route 422 to the park in Butler County via West Park Road.
An old warrior offers an unblinking look at combat on the front lines of World War II as he and the 100th chased the SS back into Germany.
Mt. Lebanon and Upper St. Clair public libraries team up to teach residents about flowers and the birds and bees.
On June 18, 34- and 18-mile hikes are full, but you still can join the 8-mile Friends & Family Challenge from Hartwood Acres to North Park.
Luis “Lu Skywalker” Valdovinos of the Wyld Chyld tattoo studio is among an elite group of tattoo artists licensed to do trademarked images.
For a brief period in the early 2000s, graffiti tagger Michael Monack was city Public Works’ public enemy No. 1.
In the spirit of Mother’s Day, moms from all walks of life share what they’ve learned from motherhood and the best advice they’ve received.
Kennywood’s walk-through ride, built in 1936, is the only one of its kind in the world.
Pittsburgh Symphony performances, May Market and the popular Bed to Ten dance party are all slated for this weekend.
Non-fiction writers read aloud and recount their struggles with mental illness in an effort to shatter the stigma surrounding disorders.
People often report transcendent experiences, and mental-health professionals will discuss what that means for their clients.
Marie E. Horton, the widow of a Union Railroad man, turned 100 years old in April.
Carroll Westfall was a decorated World War II army infantry first scout who earned two silver stars and a bronze star for gallantry in
Three physicians have spent seven years building the Journey to Medicine program, which is aimed at developing African-American doctors.
He promises to keep the lessons his father-in-law taught him in a place where they’ll never be lost.
Families will learn about tiny migrating birds during special brunches organized by the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania.
Started in Pittsburgh, the Black Girls Do Bike group now has chapters in nearly 60 cities — and Antigua.
For 33 years, “Miss Pat” has volunteered 2,000 hours annually to help children, teachers and to improve life in the city of Duquesne
Our Lady of Victory Maronite Catholic Church will hold various devotions while the relics are on display May 18-20.
Only 13 years old, this student from Plum is a doer when it comes to helping others.
The Squirrel Hill store has sold its collection of nearly 700,000 45s to an online dealer in Germany for an undisclosed price.
Mr. Cooley’s group, Serving Other Souls, encompasses 140 students at Franklin Regional Middle School, about 20 percent of the student body.
A Munhall couple who loves the physical labor of beautifying illegal dump sites is honored for super volunteerism.
The Great Lakes provide a pH level similar to oceans, which can create beautiful beach glass found mostly in the spring and autumn.
“Grease” at the Byham, ”The Illusionists” at Heinz Hall and lots of Earth Day events cap off the weekend.
Event’s founder says the event will go on hiatus as she deals with personal changes in her life, but hopes for a return in 2017.
An Irwin candle-maker and Pittsburgh Dad have collaborated on a nostalgic candle with distinctive aroma many Pittsburghers may recognize.
The Sisters of St. Francis of the Providence of God congregation was only 10 years old when Sister Joan of Arc joined in 1932 at age 16.
New York real estate company acquires the historic former train station, now a 242-unit apartment complex, for an undisclosed amount.
While you’re in this Mon Valley town, stop by the museum dedicated to the people who were killed and sickened in a 1948 pollution event.
Squirrel Hill store wants to start clearing out the Bargain Basement.
Teaching women how to defend themselves gives them a sense of confidence and self-assuredness, an Upper St. Clair instructor says.