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Mt. Washington renovation is a labor of love

By Bob Karlovits
Change is at the heart of the home at 217 Grandview Ave. on Mt. Washington. A building that was a duplex has become a one-family home. A dining room now is a bedroom. A bedroom has been transformed into dressing …

Road Trip! Destination: Louisville, Ky.

By Bob Karlovits
Louisville is one of those cities that has many reasons for a visit. It’s a fine place in the winter for college basketball; the Kentucky Derby, obviously, is a lure in the ...

Cooking Class: Vanilla Shrimp and Scallops at The Wooden Nickel

By Sandra Fischione Donovan
When Joe Bello was working as a chef at the Marriott City Center, Downtown, one of his culinary interns, Meghan Shaw, told him “you’re going to love” a girl she knew — ...

Warm dressing over mixed greens makes a zesty main course

By Tribune-Review
Warm green salads are such a lovely addition to cold-weather menus. Warm, flavor-enriched dressings wake up the garden greens in a zesty way. There are so many greens available today that you ...

Beer keeps roasted chicken juicy

By Eatingwell.com
Here’s our spin on the roast-a-chicken-on-top-of-a-can-of-beer technique that’s popular with barbecue aficionados. To simplify things, we just pour a little beer inside the chicken as it cooks. The beer keeps the meat ...

Homework: Pittsburgh Home Show to feature celebs, wine and pets

By Tribune-Review
Frank Fritz from the History channel’s “American Pickers,” 200 exhibitors and a synthetic skating rink will be among the highlights of the Pittsburgh Indoor/Outdoor Home Show from Feb. 6 to 8 in ...

Prison artists add works to Braddock Carnegie’s art-lending library

By Rachel Weaver
A program at Braddock Carnegie Library showcases the creativity of artists whose work would otherwise go unseen. The library’s Art Lending Program has hit the one-year mark and expanded their inventory, in ...

Fanfare

18 debutantes carry on tradition at Pittsburgh’s Cinderella Ball

By Kate Benz
Carrying on a storied tradition established in 1924,  18 debutantes made their debut to society on the evening of Jan. 24 during the 89th annual ...

Out and About

Ligonier Ice Fest visitors warm up with Chill Chaser

By Shirley Mcmarlin
A new blanket of snow on the eve of the Ligonier Ice Fest lent an authentic winter experience to the Jan. 24-25 event. Some Jan. 24 ...

Fashion

Designer Bethany Mota coming to Ross Park Mall

By Tribune-Review
YouTube sensation and Aeropostale fashion designer Bethany Mota will be hosting a meet and greet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 31 at the ...

Food and Drink

Cooking Class: Vanilla Shrimp and Scallops at The Wooden Nickel

By Sandra Fischione Donovan
When Joe Bello was working as a chef at the Marriott City Center, Downtown, one of his culinary interns, Meghan Shaw, told him “you’re going ...

Travel

Road Trip! Destination: Louisville, Ky.

By Bob Karlovits
Louisville is one of those cities that has many reasons for a visit. It’s a fine place in the winter for college basketball; the Kentucky ...

Home and Garden

Mt. Washington renovation is a labor of love

By Bob Karlovits
Change is at the heart of the home at 217 Grandview Ave. on Mt. Washington. A building that was a duplex has become a one-family home. ...

Health and Fitness

Beset by the winter blues? Light therapy may help

By The Washington Post
Winter is here. For some people, that means the winter blues are also here. Officially called seasonal affective disorder — with its descriptive acronym, SAD — winter blues can leave people feeling low on energy and muted to the normal joys ...

History

Experts to seek more history at the Point

By Bob Karlovits
The first forward-looking steps are being taken toward examining the pre-Colonial history of Point State Park. But fear not, the plan is aimed at systematically ...

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Prison artists add works to Braddock Carnegie’s art-lending library

By Rachel Weaver
A program at Braddock Carnegie Library showcases the creativity of artists whose work would otherwise go unseen. The library’s Art Lending Program has hit the ...

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Fanfare

18 debutantes carry on tradition at Pittsburgh’s Cinderella Ball

Carrying on a storied tradition established in 1924,  18 debutantes made their debut to society on the evening of Jan. 24 during the 89th annual …

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Out & About

Ligonier Ice Fest visitors warm up with Chill Chaser

A new blanket of snow on the eve of the Ligonier Ice Fest lent an authentic winter experience to the Jan. 24-25 event. Some Jan. …

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Jessica Walliser

Garden Q&A: Be vigilant against cabbageworms

Question: Every spring, we plant cabbage and broccoli in our garden, but by the time we’re ready to harvest, the plants are filled with holes …

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Dave DeSimone

The Wine Cellar: Festive libations celebrate Super Bowl regions

Last year, a record-setting audience of nearly 112 million people watched the Super Bowl on television. Most of them, doubtlessly, enjoyed a libation or two. …

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Trib Tested

Trib tested: Hurricane Spin Mop
The claim: The Hurricane Spin Mop is the amazing mop and bucket system that cleans practically anything. Just dip the mop head in the washer …

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