• By Post Gazette   -   Feb 23, 2017

    PITTSBURGH WINTER BEERFEST POURING 400-PLUS BEERS, INCLUDING TWO FROM MCKEES ROCKS

    The list of more than 400 brews you can sample at this weekend's Pittsburgh Winter Brewfest, Downtown, includes several from local...

    • By Post Gazette   -   Feb 23, 2017

      PITTSBURGH'S FIRST ANNUAL BLACK BOTTOM FILM FESTIVAL CELEBRATES THE BLACK EXPERIENCE

      Of the 10 productions in August Wilson's Pittsburgh Cycle, just one play takes place outside the Hill District - “Ma Rainey's Black...

      Industry, Cycling
      • By Post Gazette   -   Feb 23, 2017

        RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS: CLEANING UP THE VIEW

        My husband and I were waiting for the green light at the intersection of Rialto Street and the 31st Street exit from Route 28 on January...

        • By Post Gazette   -   Feb 23, 2017

          T.J. MCCONNELL LOVES PHILLY, AND THE CITY LOVES HIM BACK

          T.J. McConnell was in Pittsburgh last weekend, making a few more plans for his wedding. He'll marry his high school sweetheart, Valerie...

          • By Post Gazette   -   Feb 23, 2017

            EAGER FOR ADVICE, TYLER GLASNOW CONFIDENT HE IS MAKING IMPROVEMENTS

            BRADENTON, Fla. - When right-hander Tyler Glasnow stepped off the pitcher's mound Tuesday, the hitter he'd just blown a fastball by...

            • By Post Gazette   -   Feb 23, 2017

              TRADE TALK: WHAT IS JIM RUTHERFORD REALLY SAYING?

              Wednesday marked exactly one week until the NHL trade deadline, and while the Penguins aren't expected to swing a major deal at the...

              NHL
              • By Post Gazette   -   Feb 23, 2017

                PUTTING ITS NAME ON ICE: PPG REACHES DEAL TO BECOME OFFICIAL PAINT OF NHL

                First came a 20-year agreement with the Pittsburgh Penguins to put its name on what is now called PPG Paints Arena.

                NHL
                • By Post Gazette   -   Feb 23, 2017

                  REVIEW SHOWS LIBERTY BRIDGE HAD 2 MINOR FIRES BEFORE MAJOR INCIDENT CLOSED THE BRIDGE

                  Construction crews had doused minor fires on the Liberty Bridge twice in the previous three days before a major fire on Sept. 2 closed...

                  Health
                  • By Post Gazette   -   Feb 23, 2017

                    TROMBONIST FOR PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY HAD A MOTTO: EAT, DRINK AND BE MURRAY

                    Long before he joined the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, trombonist Murray Crewe showed up for one of his first U.S. auditions with...

                    U.S.
                    • By Post Gazette   -   Feb 23, 2017

                      AFTER HONORING ONE OF ITS GREATS, DUQUESNE SPUTTERS IN LOSS TO FORDHAM

                      The only bright spot in Duquesne's 70-52 loss to Fordham Wednesday at Palumbo Center came before tip-off.

                      • By Post Gazette   -   Feb 23, 2017

                        JACKIE EVANCHO, WHO SANG AT TRUMP'S INAUGURATION, ASKS FOR A MEETING ON TRANSGENDER RIGHTS

                        Teenage classical singer Jackie Evancho, one of the first performers to be enlisted for President Donald Trump's inaugural festivities...

                        Donald Trump
                        • By Post Gazette   -   Feb 23, 2017

                          PANTHERS STRUGGLE TO CREATE OFFENSIVE LOOKS IN LOSS TO WAKE FOREST

                          WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - It was a game devoid of any beauty. Even when it appeared on the brink of resembling something remotely aesthetically...

                          • By Post Gazette   -   Feb 23, 2017

                            COURT DISMISSES COMPLAINT OVER GLADSTONE MIDDLE SCHOOL SALE

                            An Allegheny County Common Pleas judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit against the Pittsburgh Public Schools over the sale late last...

                            • By Post Gazette   -   Feb 23, 2017

                              STATE SYSTEM GRANTS CHEYNEY UNIVERSITY MORE CREDIT TO CONTINUE OPERATING

                              The State System of Higher Education late Wednesday approved another $8 million line of credit so financially troubled Cheyney University...

                              Finance
                              • By Post Gazette   -   Feb 23, 2017

                                SHOULD ATHEISTS DELIVER OPENING PRAYER IN PA. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES?

                                HARRISBURG - For decades, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, like most governmental bodies, has opened each session with a...

                                • By Post Gazette   -   Feb 22, 2017

                                  FORMER MOON AREA SUPERINTENDENT AGREES TO RESIGN FROM NEW JOB

                                  WEST LAWN, Pa. - The Wilson School Board near Reading placed its embattled superintendent on paid administrative leave and is negotiating...

                                  • By Post Gazette   -   Feb 22, 2017

                                    PENNSYLVANIA AG SAYS COSTS RELATED TO KANE REACHED $3.6M

                                    HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania's top prosecutor estimates that legal bills stemming from his convicted predecessor's actions cost about...

                                    • By Post Gazette   -   Feb 22, 2017

                                      TEACHER'S SUB CHARGED WITH 'INAPPROPRIATE RELATIONSHIP' WITH TEEN

                                      A substitute teacher in the West Allegheny School District was arrested this week for having an "inappropriate relationship with a...

                                      • By Post Gazette   -   Feb 22, 2017

                                        PITTSBURGH POLICE OFFICER RESCUES MAN FROM BURNING HOME

                                        A Pittsburgh police officer responding to a fire in a home in Lincoln-Lemington early this morning rescued a 65-year-old man by carrying...

                                        • By Post Gazette   -   Feb 22, 2017

                                          SIDNEY CROSBY HELPED FIX PENGUINS' TERRIBLE ICE, BROOKS ORPIK SAYS

                                          When issues with quality of the ice at then-Consol Energy Center reached their apex - think 2013 - word around the team was that Sidney...