March 8, 2023

Our Nora Ephron

By: Kathleen George Our Nora I’m here in Pittsburgh, and Nora Ephron was a New Yorker, but I think all women are connected. We’re like a […]
February 2, 2023

Pittsburgh Hollywood History: Lena Horne

  Who was Lena Horne? Lena Horne, famously known for her rendition of the song, Stormy Weather, was a Black Hollywood entertainer who spent a significant part […]
January 10, 2023

The Chasing M’s Foundation

Community Toy Drive Donate to Damar Hamlin Toy Fund:
December 18, 2022

Pittsburgh: the City of Tunnels

By: Madison Jackson   I was Almost a Tunnel Baby! There are some things I’ve known my whole life, thanks to a 3D framed picture my […]
December 9, 2022

A Pittsburgh Pilgrim in the Holy Land

This fall, my husband and I along with 26 other Pittsburghers from Our Lady of Mt. Carmel parish in the North Hills, traveled to the Holy […]
November 18, 2022

The Employee Retention Credit: What Business Owners Need to Know!

By: Cody Peddicord, Senior Tax Accountant Grossman Yanak & Ford LLP E-mail: Telephone: 412-338-9300 Website:   The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) was created by […]
November 11, 2022

Ring in the Holidays with Gingerbread

Gingerbread houses and the holiday season go together like marshmallows and hot chocolate. But did you know that gingerbread cookies started as a fair food during […]
October 31, 2022

Keep on Shaving!

There may be no sweeter sign of spring than the return of Gus and Yiayia’s Ice Ball Cart to its customary spot in Allegheny Commons Park […]
September 26, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates Hall of Fame: First Class

With all the superstars who have played major league baseball in Pittsburgh, it’s unfathomable that the Pirates did not have their own Hall of Fame before […]
September 13, 2022

A Visit from Washington

In 1753, George Washington was sent from Virginia to the Ohio Valley region on a diplomatic mission to ask the French to leave the area. During […]
September 9, 2022

Pittsburgh’s Famous Literary Visitors

We hear a lot about sports stars and movie stars who visit Pittsburgh, but we don’t talk much about the famous literary figures who have stopped […]
August 8, 2022

Family Dinner at Thai Tamarind

I experienced Thai Tamarind when I went to a friend’s house for dinner and instead of cooking they picked up various meals from this Thai restaurant. […]
August 1, 2022

Uniontown’s George C. Marshall

George C Marshall Jr is known for many things: he was an American army officer, a statesman, and a Nobel Peace Prize winner. He was integral […]
July 22, 2022

Pittsburgher by Choice: Mary Jane Edwards

Today marks exactly three weeks since transplanting from sunny Southern California to the rolling tree-filled hills of Western Pennsylvania. Myself, my husband, our two kids, and […]
July 12, 2022

Pittsburgh’s Starring Roles

It’s been established that Pittsburgh has played a significant part in Hollywood since the beginning (read about that here). Beyond nickelodeons and film distribution, the city […]
July 11, 2022

SW Counties of Pennsylvania

Whether you’re looking for information or adventure in town, around town or around the SW region of our state you’re likely to find it in our […]
July 11, 2022

The Rise and Fall of the Duquesne Incline

Certainly, there are special buildings and places that are undeniably Pittsburgh, like the Block House, the Cathedral of Learning, or The Carnegie. While many cities have […]
July 1, 2022

Pittsburgh: East Coast Hollywood

Long before Hollywood was written in white across the arid façade of Mount Lee in Los Angeles, America’s on-screen entertainment headquarters was on the East Coast.[1] […]
June 13, 2022

How It Started: Tom Pollard Designs

There are those men and women who carefully plan all aspects of a new business down to the design of the business card, the logo, and, […]
June 6, 2022

Indian Trails of Western Pennsylvania

People who live in Western Pennsylvania don’t walk in the footsteps of giants but in the footsteps of Native Americans. Paths the local tribes used to […]
May 30, 2022

Three Rivers Arts Festival

The first Three Rivers Arts Festival was a four-day event at the Point. Many records indicate that this occurred in 1960. There seems to be some […]