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Road Trip! Destination: Cuyahoga Valley National Park

By Alice T. Carter 8:52 p.m.
Tell friends you’re planning a visit to a national park, and the automatic assumption is that you’re making a long trek to the Grand Canyon, the Everglades or one of the other big-name wilderness locations. Most would be surprised to …

Hummingbird moth a sight to behold

By Jessica Walliser 8:03 p.m.
Summer always brings a host of buzzing insects to the garden. One insect you may have caught sight of in recent weeks is the hummingbird moth. These fast-flying insects are amazing to ...

Experts: Landscaping work possible on even $50 budget

By Angieslist.com. 8:03 p.m.
How much does landscaping cost? Top-rated companies explain how far your dollar stretches when it comes to enhancing your home’s curb appeal. As you survey your property, you might wonder what type of landscaping additions or upgrades fit your budget. Well, ...

Cooking Class: Tako’s Taco al Pastor

By Sandra Fischione Donovan 8:00 p.m.
Cooking Class visits the kitchens of area restaurants whose chefs share their popular recipes. Being forced to see a defunct check-cashing storefront adjacent to Butcher & the Rye every day ...

Barbecue is easy choice for potlucks

By Eatingwell.com 8:03 p.m.
This eastern North Carolina-style chicken barbecue recipe is vinegar-based, a far cry from the sweet tomato-heavy sauces from the western part of the state. Double the recipe to make a big batch ...

Fanfare

Open house aims to lure new businesses to Pittsburgh’s Allentown neighborhood

By Kate Benz
The cat was out of the bag for one of the city’s best-kept secrets July 22, as the Hilltop Alliance threw open the doors ...

Out and About

DJ keeps annual Corn Cookout and Car Cruise hopping in Penn

By Dawn Law
Schramm Farms and Orchards in Penn hosted its third annual Corn Cookout and Car Cruise July 25. Founded in 1864, Schramms hosted the event to benefit ...

Fashion

Fashion FYI: RAW: Pittsburgh showcase features over 40 artists

By Tribune-Review
RAW: Pittsburgh presents Paramount from 7 to 11:30 p.m. Aug. 6 at Mr. Smalls, 400 Lincoln Ave., Millvale. The showcase will feature more than 40 ...

Food and Drink

Cooking Class: Tako’s Taco al Pastor

By Sandra Fischione Donovan 8:00 p.m.
Cooking Class visits the kitchens of area restaurants whose chefs share their popular recipes. Being forced to see a defunct check-cashing storefront adjacent ...

Travel

Road Trip! Destination: Cuyahoga Valley National Park

By Alice T. Carter 8:52 p.m.
Tell friends you’re planning a visit to a national park, and the automatic assumption is that you’re making a long trek to the Grand Canyon, ...

Home and Garden

Experts: Landscaping work possible on even $50 budget

By Angieslist.com. 8:03 p.m.
How much does landscaping cost? Top-rated companies explain how far your dollar stretches when it comes to enhancing your home’s curb appeal. As you survey your property, you might wonder what type of landscaping additions or upgrades fit your budget. Well, ...

Health and Fitness

Northmoreland Park site for Race for Life

By Ed Phillipps 8:03 p.m.
Ean Slater has had a terrific season racing for Westmoreland BMX, racking up points and having a good time along the way. Come Aug. 8, ...

History

Residents seek to shore up status of Shadyside’s rare exposed-wood street

By Kate Benz
It isn’t often when a street functions as the center of attention. A place where people stop and stare, reach down and run their hands ...

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‘The Free Store Truck’ converts one person’s trash into treasure

By Alice T. Carter
When Matthew Clifford closed his construction business last year, he needed a new venture to focus on between freelance art assignments. “I’m so obsessive about details,” ...

Fanfare

Open house aims to lure new businesses to Pittsburgh’s Allentown neighborhood

The cat was out of the bag for one of the city’s best-kept secrets July 22, as the Hilltop Alliance threw open the doors on …

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Out & About

DJ keeps annual Corn Cookout and Car Cruise hopping in Penn

Schramm Farms and Orchards in Penn hosted its third annual Corn Cookout and Car Cruise July 25. Founded in 1864, Schramms hosted the event to …

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Jessica Walliser

Hummingbird moth a sight to behold 8:03 p.m.

Summer always brings a host of buzzing insects to the garden. One insect you may have caught sight of in recent weeks is the hummingbird …

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Dave DeSimone

The Wine Cellar: True, red zins an all-American choice for grilling season

In the middle of summer grilling season, remember the distinctly American “go to” choice — true, red zinfandels. The variety’s captivating aromas and intriguing juiciness …

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Trib Tested

Trib Tested: Shoe & Boot Valet
The claim: The Shoe & Boot Valet is a product specifically designed to pull on and take off footwear with no bending or reaching required. …

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