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Teen hangouts at home offer privacy for kids, piece of mind for parents

By Kellie B. Gormly 9:08 p.m.
Lynn Cisneros’ Chalfant house has become the happening headquarters for her teenage son’s circle of friends, who flock to the home a few times a …

Tourism contest lets Pittsburghers ‘Steel Away’ to Bahamas

By Tribune-Review 9:09 p.m.
The Grand Bahama Island Tourism Board will award a grand-prize luxury vacation package for two in the “Steel Away to Grand Bahama, Bahamas,” contest. It is the Bahamas’ part of an international, cross-promotional partnership with VisitPittsburgh, the Greater Pittsburgh Convention …

Coping with Kids: All work and no play? Naaaaah

By Tribune-Review 9:08 p.m.
With school in session and bags of homework, these activities will keep smiles on children’s faces during breaks from the grind: View Master: (Fisher Price) The new View Masters — celebrating 75 years — are pretty much the same as …

Lawrenceville’s Mid-Atlantic Mercantile loads up on eclectic contents

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
Emily Slagel sees worth in something that’s been around for a long time. Its history adds value. “How long something lasts attests to its quality,” …

Ambitious few are turning lighthouses into living spaces

By Chris Togneri
MENTOR, Ohio — Sheila Consaul’s front yard is the largest natural sand beach in Ohio. Her walkway is a stone jetty that extends a half-mile …

Garden to Plate Dinner guests enjoy locally sourced fare at Pittsburgh’s Phipps Conservatory

By Kate Benz
Resistance was futile for the 130 guests of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens on Sept. 7, where a multicourse spread left little room for good …

Pinhole photography on exhibit at St. Vincent

By Tribune-Review
St. Vincent College alumnus Scott Speck is a man of many skills and talents. The Baltimore resident has degrees in physics, mathematics, astrophysics and computer …