Pittsburgh’s City Seal: The Black and Gold Source

Pittsburgh’s City Seal: The Black and Gold Source

We all know that black and gold are the colors associated with Pittsburgh. But did you know that it’s William Pitt himself–the city’s namesake–who gave those colors to the city? It all goes back to the city’s charter and the creation of the city’s official seal. In 1816, Pittsburgh was chartered as a city, and creating a city seal was a priority. The city fathers

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Business to Consumer Directory

Business to Consumer Directory

Jaime Siriano Serenity’s Shiny Getaways My name is Jaime and I’m a single mom and new travel agent from Pittsburgh, PA! I’m an avid sports fan and a giant nerd. My dream is to help people realize their travel dreams, no matter what they have in mind. I will do my best to make sure that you are completely pleased with your trip, wedding, adventure,

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RMU Courts Headliners and Conferences With Its New UPMC Events Center

RMU Courts Headliners and Conferences With Its New UPMC Events Center

In May 2019, Robert Morris University debuted its new $43 million UPMC Events Center, which will not only serve as the home for both the Colonials men’s and women’s basketball teams and women’s volleyball team, but is also a state-of-art, gleaming venue that will play host to family-friendly shows and concerts. “The events center was constructed on the former site of the Sewell Center and

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Zambelli Fireworks

Zambelli Fireworks

Many immigrants to the U.S. brought recipes with them from the Old Country, but Antony Zambelli was a bit different. When he came, he didn’t bring recipes for his grandmother’s Christmas cookies or his mother’s delicious pasta; he brought his family’s recipes for creating fireworks. Thank goodness he did so, otherwise our skies for the past one hundred plus years would have been a lot

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Business to Business Directory

Business to Business Directory

Daniel J. Szwedko Daniel Szwedko Graphics Capturing Your Vision with Distinctive Design With 30+ Years Experience, I Provide Original Design to Help Customers Represent Their Organization According to Their Vision. Specializing in Print Design. Services include, Logo Design & Branding, Business Cards, Stationary, Promotional Items, Authored Books, Advertising, Banners & Signs, Illustration & Fine Art… and much more. Mission: Providing Original Design to Help Customers

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Fielding 11 Fun Facts About Pittsburgh’s Riverhounds Soccer Club

Fielding 11 Fun Facts About Pittsburgh’s Riverhounds Soccer Club

Pittsburgh has had several soccer teams come and go, like the Pittsburgh Phantoms who lasted only one year, and the Pittsburgh Spirit, who played for seven seasons starting in the late 1970s. Outlasting them all are the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, who have been around for two decades. The following are some fun facts about the Hounds. Initially, the Riverhounds were called the “Riverdogs,” but the Minor

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Health and Wellness Directory

Health and Wellness Directory

Friendship Village of South Hills Friendship Village If you’re looking for senior living in Pittsburgh, PA, or Allegheny County, Friendship Village of South Hills should be at the top of your list. Friendship Village seamlessly combines the advantages of Pittsburgh retirement communities with the security of Life Care, the relaxed ease of small-town living, and the serene natural environment Upper St. Clair is known for.

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This Ice Cream Will Put a Spell On You

This Ice Cream Will Put a Spell On You

Finding good vegan ice cream can seem like something of an oxymoron. All too often, dairy-free ice cream lacks the creaminess of real ice cream. It also tends to have an aftertaste of pretending to be something it’s not. That’s why I was so surprised by the deliciousness of Sugar Spell Scoops’s amazing vegan ice cream. This past weekend, we decided to give it a

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9 Reasons to Travel to Ohiopyle (and Why You Should Start Packing)

9 Reasons to Travel to Ohiopyle (and Why You Should Start Packing)

Located on the Southern region of the Laurel Ridge, Ohiopyle State Park consists of over 20,000 acres of rugged beauty and small town charm. The added benefit of this local getaway is its close proximity to Pittsburgh, as its only an hour and a half drive. If you aren’t sold already, find out 9 reasons you need to travel to Ohiopyle- better start packing! 1.

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Identity Theft Is a Growing Crime

Identity Theft Is a Growing Crime

“Is your husband there? His loan is ready,” said the bank officer on the phone. After questioning him, I told him that neither my husband nor I had applied for any loan, especially one from a bank in Turtle Creek since we lived in the North Hills. I could hear the condescension in his voice when he replied, “Are you sure he didn’t apply for

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