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Cafe Con Leche helps Pittsburgh’s Latino community meet wider audience

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
Tara Sherry-Torres is a welcoming soul. Making people at ease is one reason she founded Cafe Con Leche, a company that hosts events bringing together members of Pittsburgh’s Latino community, as well as those who want to learn more about …

First Draft: Homebrew guru says Budweiser’s message was the opposite of crafty

By Chris Togneri
Here are three things you probably didn’t know about legendary homebrewing author Charlie Papazian: One: He didn’t know what hops looked like until two years after he started homebrewing. Two: He still ...

Casual and comfy, denim furniture is perfect canvas to design around

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
Denim’s versatility continues beyond clothing. Furniture and housewear accessories with jeans-inspired covers or upholstery are making their way into homes. The material’s durability and its casual, comfortable style feed the trend. Emily Androski, ...

Rue21 adjusts for tough market

By Chris Fleisher
Times are tough in teen retail. Kids are not hanging out at malls anymore and instead meeting each other online, and many mall-based retailers have closed stores or gone bankrupt amid declining sales. Warrendale-based ...

Fashion FYI: Madewell line available soon in Ross Park Mall Nordstrom

By Tribune-Review
The Madewell line will be available online March 2, and in 15 Nord–strom stores including Ross Park Mall, on March 6. Stores will carry more than 70 pieces such as clothing, totes, ...

Fanfare

Keaton’s a favorite at Pittsburgh Film Office’s Oscars party

By Kate Benz
There was no surprise behind the landslide vote tumbling in for native son Michael Keaton during the Pittsburgh Film Office’s Lights! Glamour! Action! Oscars party, ...

Out and About

Flash!: Humane Society’s Have a Heart buffet; Animal Friends cash bash

By Tribune-Review
What else is happening in the area? Check out these snapshots. ...

Fashion

Fashion FYI: Madewell line available soon in Ross Park Mall Nordstrom

By Tribune-Review
The Madewell line will be available online March 2, and in 15 Nord–strom stores including Ross Park Mall, on March 6. Stores will carry more ...

Food and Drink

First Draft: Homebrew guru says Budweiser’s message was the opposite of crafty

By Chris Togneri
Here are three things you probably didn’t know about legendary homebrewing author Charlie Papazian: One: He didn’t know what hops looked like until two years ...

Travel

Road Trip! Destination: Akron, Ohio

By Kellie B. Gormly
Known to many as the Rubber City, Akron, Ohio, has a lesser-known specialty: Home of the special-interest museum. From art to marbles to police and ...

Home and Garden

Casual and comfy, denim furniture is perfect canvas to design around

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
Denim’s versatility continues beyond clothing. Furniture and housewear accessories with jeans-inspired covers or upholstery are making their way into homes. The material’s durability and its casual, ...

Health and Fitness

Snowshoeing growing in popularity with outdoors enthusiasts

By Doug Gulasy
When “Snowmageddon” hit Western Pennsylvania five years ago, Lora Woodward found her own method of travel around downtown Pittsburgh. Woodward, the program director for Venture Outdoors, ...

History

Women’s research fuels program at Tarentum library

By Debbie Black
Kathy Bollinger and Louise Stanzione dig into the past in the history-room collection at the Tarentum branch of the Community Library of Allegheny Valley. Through their ...

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Cafe Con Leche helps Pittsburgh’s Latino community meet wider audience

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
Tara Sherry-Torres is a welcoming soul. Making people at ease is one reason she founded Cafe Con Leche, a company that hosts events bringing together members ...

Fanfare

Keaton’s a favorite at Pittsburgh Film Office’s Oscars party

There was no surprise behind the landslide vote tumbling in for native son Michael Keaton during the Pittsburgh Film Office’s Lights! Glamour! Action! Oscars party, …

More Fanfare

Out & About

Flash!: Humane Society’s Have a Heart buffet; Animal Friends cash bash

What else is happening in the area? Check out these snapshots. …

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Jessica Walliser

Garden Q&A: Mountain laurel a delicate shrub

Q uestion: I have a 5-acre parcel of land in the Laurel Highlands of Somerset County. It is mostly level with a slight slope to …

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Dave DeSimone

The Wine Cellar: Vibrant whites give a taste of spring yet to come

“I am reminded of spring by the quality of the air … though the ground, for the most part, is covered with snow. It is …

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Trib Tested

Trib Tested: Neet Cable Keeper
The claim: Neet Cable Keeper is really a neat solution and the first cable management product of its kind. This multifunctional cable management solution will …

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