Friday Apr 11
Saturday Diary / It's pothole city out there, but I've seen worse
Did you really believe roads would be in any better shape while you were paying the same gas tax, motor vehicle registration and driver license fee in 2013 as you did in 1997? It was grata-fying for me to see the Pittsburgh Public Works Department patching Schenley Drive in Oakland on Thursday morning, one of many crews in the city and throughout ... (more)
2Do this week, April 6-12: Cultural events around Pittsburgh
What's Opera, Doc? Ahead of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's "Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II," which runs Thursday through next Sunday , the ToonSeum is putting a Looney Tunes themed pop-up exhibit on display.
Closings slated in deadly shooting outside Oakland's "O"
A western Pennsylvania defendant says he pulled out a gun during an early morning confrontation last summer because he hoped it would make the other party back down.
Local Dispatch: She seeks embrace of city in same way as mountains gave
The GPS said to drive on an interstate, go north on a U.S. highway, and then take the turnpike through southwestern Pennsylvania.
Plugged in: CMU's Electric Garage now offers the only public Tesla charging station in Pittsburgh
Need to recharge? Carnegie Mellon University's Electric Garage is now home to a high-power wall connector for Tesla electric cars, joining six existing vehicle recharging stations available for public use in the Oakland facility.
'The Johnstown Girls' is a captivating tale
"Is a hundred years long enough to keep a secret?" This is the question Johnstown Flood survivor Ellen Emerson asks herself in Kathleen George's latest novel, "The Johnstown Girls."
THREE HUNDRED YEARS after Hannah Callowhill Penn successfully negotiated the boundary that separates Pennsylvania and Maryland, the widow of the state's namesake, William Penn, has been rewarded with a place of honor in the state Capitol.
The Foodie Report: April
AVA Cafe + Lounge In February, two Pittsburgh mainstays were reborn under the same roof - AVA Lounge and Quiet Storm Vegetarian & Vegan Cafe.
StarKist asks feds to move civil...
StarKist Co. has asked the federal court in Oakland, Calif., to move the civil action suit against the cannery to a federal court in western Pennsylvania, but the plaintiff, Patrick Hendricks has opposed such a move, with a hearing set for Jun. 18 for oral arguments in this case.