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 […]
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 […]
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 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] […]
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 […]
May 9, 2022
The Prime Stage Theatre Brings Literature to Life
Prime Stage Theatre celebrated its 25th season in 2021. The theatre’s mission is to bring literature to life through theatre, but it doesn’t just stage plays—it […]
April 18, 2022
Pittsburgh, How Does Your Garden Grow? With Garden Societies!
It is said that the “Life began in a garden,” and ever since it seems people have been cultivating, sowing, and growing plants. Plants are enjoyed […]
February 14, 2022
History Behind the Holiday: St. Valentine’s Day
You need to go back nearly two thousand years to trace the origins of Valentine’s Day. Celebrated each year on February 14th, Valentine’s Day is now […]
January 31, 2022
Thoughts on Gambling – Borne by Experience
For most of my life, I’ve known that gambling is risky business. That’s why they call it gambling and not investing. I’ve also felt that with […]
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