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Spring check-up: Gingham is this season’s fashion favorite

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
Check into gingham this spring. An array of colors, as well as basic black, make the checked-pattern look fresh and new, fashion experts say. “Gingham is everywhere,” says Gregg Andrews, Nordstrom fashion director. “We are seeing it in clothing and …

First Draft: Beer lovers at CoStar take the time to brew it right

By Chris Togneri
Jeff Hanna was moments away from getting married when his buddy Dominic Cincotta proposed a different type of union. “Dom was like, ‘Dude, we could do this: We could start selling beer,e_SSRq” ...

Farm to Table Conference to offer tips on how to ‘Cook at Home’

By Candy Williams
Home cooking shouldn’t only be what you eat when you visit your grandmother’s house. At the ninth annual Farm to Table Conference at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center this weekend, participants will ...

Celebrity Chef Tour plans dinner stop in Pittsburgh

By Rachel Weaver
Local food lovers will get a taste of what happens at New York’s esteemed James Beard House when a group of acclaimed chefs collaborate for the first meal of its kind served ...

Cookbook author Joan Nathan delves into history of Jewish food

By Candy Williams
Tradition is important to food journalist and cookbook author Joan Nathan. It’s why she has written 10 cookbooks and is working on her 11th; it’s why her former PBS show, “Jewish Cooking ...

KitchenWise: This Easter, master perfectly creamy scalloped potatoes

By The Associated Press
With Easter on its way, my mind has turned to scalloped potatoes, always a big hit at a holiday feast. And really, what’s not to love? We’re talking about sliced potatoes baked ...

Winegrowers are at the mercy of spring’s delicate beginnings

By Dave DeSimone
With spring unfolding in northwestern Italy’s Piemonte region, slumbering vineyards have awakened across Langhe’s breathtakingly beautiful hills. The Langhe subzone around the towns of Asti and Alba represents Piemonte’s most prolific wine-producing ...

Fanfare

Ireland Fund celebration at Heinz Field honors Cohon, Nordenberg

By Kate Benz
Truth, virtue, heart … a trifecta of stoic principles underwrote the American Ireland Fund Gala on March 17. Then again, so did the trays of ...

Out and About

Artist charms guests at opening of Greensburg Art Center retrospective

By Shirley Mcmarlin
“A Joy Ride in a Paintbox” is the title that Greensburg artist Lee M. Klingenberg bestowed upon the 30-year retrospective of his watercolors now on ...

Fashion

Spring check-up: Gingham is this season’s fashion favorite

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
Check into gingham this spring. An array of colors, as well as basic black, make the checked-pattern look fresh and new, fashion experts say. “Gingham is everywhere,” ...

Food and Drink

First Draft: Beer lovers at CoStar take the time to brew it right

By Chris Togneri
Jeff Hanna was moments away from getting married when his buddy Dominic Cincotta proposed a different type of union. “Dom was like, ‘Dude, we could ...

Travel

Induction week is a good time to visit Cleveland

By Rex Rutkoski
When it comes to sports, there’s no doubt that Pittsburgh and Cleveland aren’t, and probably never will be, on the same page. Rock music, however, ...

Home and Garden

Auction Watch: For-sale items span the globe in terms of topics, origin

By John Altdorfer
A last-minute switch puts Constantine & Pletcher in the lineup of upcoming  sales that includes BHD  Auctions and Mark Ferry Auctioneers as Easter weekend approaches. ...

Health and Fitness

Why you should rethink any plans for a cleanse

By The Washington Post
Instead of being patient and getting back on track after a weight gain, many are opting for a trendy cleanse. Here are reason it’s not such a good idea: Your body needs protein and fiber. Protein is necessary for every ...

History

Brashear capsule donation sought by history center

By Bobby Kerlik 3:06 p.m.
The head of the Heinz History Center said Thursday he hopes the contractor who discovered a time capsule more than 120 years old in the ...

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Piecemaker kiosk kicks out keepsakes on the spot

By Bob Karlovits
When computer science meets business, it can produce tiny green dragons. At least, that is one of the outcomes at Piecemaker, a 3-D printing company that ...

Fanfare

Ireland Fund celebration at Heinz Field honors Cohon, Nordenberg

Truth, virtue, heart … a trifecta of stoic principles underwrote the American Ireland Fund Gala on March 17. Then again, so did the trays of …

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Out & About

Artist charms guests at opening of Greensburg Art Center retrospective

“A Joy Ride in a Paintbox” is the title that Greensburg artist Lee M. Klingenberg bestowed upon the 30-year retrospective of his watercolors now on …

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Jessica Walliser

Garden Q&A: Deer browse won’t kill all plants

Question: I was ill last fall and did not get to put deer netting over my shrubs. The deer have managed to nibble every single …

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Dave DeSimone

Winegrowers are at the mercy of spring’s delicate beginnings

With spring unfolding in northwestern Italy’s Piemonte region, slumbering vineyards have awakened across Langhe’s breathtakingly beautiful hills. The Langhe subzone around the towns of Asti …

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Trib Tested

Trib Tested: The Extreme Magic Opener
The claim: The Magic Opener combines the three most common types of beverage openers into one easy-to-use product. It can tackle bottle tops, aluminum pull …

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