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7 Throwback Commercials From Pittsburgh’s (Weird) Past

7 Throwback Commercials From Pittsburgh’s (Weird) Past

Come for the nostalgia, stay for KDKA’s John Cigna being kidnapped via helicopter.
Iron Worker Relaxes on I-Beam at the Top of PNC Plaza, Takes Bonkers Photo

Iron Worker Relaxes on I-Beam at the Top of PNC Plaza, Takes Bonkers Photo

This man is not to be trifled with, you guys.
Pittsburgh is the 15th-Best City in America for Millennials, According to Millennials

Pittsburgh is the 15th-Best City in America for Millennials, According to Millennials

Half a million college students can’t be wrong.
Here's How Bad This Neverending Winter Stinks, Visualized With Zoo Animals

Here's How Bad This Neverending Winter Stinks, Visualized With Zoo Animals

Bummed about the April snow? Here's a friendly reminder that it could always be worse.
Pittsburgh is Home to the Best Cake in America, Says HuffPost

Pittsburgh is Home to the Best Cake in America, Says HuffPost

New York City’s bakeries have nothing on the burnt almond torte from Prantl’s.
Peduto Dons Dreads for ‘Be Like Cutch’ Ad

Peduto Dons Dreads for ‘Be Like Cutch’ Ad

Pittsburgh’s mayor gets a fresh look in new MLB commercial.
Artist Embarks on Beautiful 90 Neighborhoods Project

Artist Embarks on Beautiful 90 Neighborhoods Project

Painter Ron Donoughe hits the streets of Pittsburgh to paint “en plein aire.”
An Essential Quote From Fred Rogers to Remember Today

An Essential Quote From Fred Rogers to Remember Today

Even in traumatic times, there are always people who are helping.
Marilyn Monroe Statue Visits Pittsburgh, Continuing Trend of Giant Things Coming to Town

Marilyn Monroe Statue Visits Pittsburgh, Continuing Trend of Giant Things Coming to Town

The 26-foot-tall sculpture made a quick stop at PPG Plaza en route to New Jersey.
Intrepid Pirates Fan Catches Foul Ball With Exploding Popcorn Bucket

Intrepid Pirates Fan Catches Foul Ball With Exploding Popcorn Bucket

Glove? He doesn’t need no stinkin’ glove.
The Canadians Are Coming — and They’re Bringing Lord Stanley

The Canadians Are Coming — and They’re Bringing Lord Stanley

Pop-Up Canada will bring friendly Canucks, Warhol-inspired Canadian art and the Stanley Cup to downtown Pittsburgh this Monday.
Justin Severino Wins Food & Wine Award, Drinks Champagne in the Shower

Justin Severino Wins Food & Wine Award, Drinks Champagne in the Shower

How else would the chef/owner of Cure celebrate being named People’s Best New Chef - Mid-Atlantic?
Lyft is Coming to the ’Burbs

Lyft is Coming to the ’Burbs

The smartphone-powered ride-sharing service expands its coverage area to the airport and western suburbs.
Hack Traffic With This Useful ‘Warp Pipe’ Shortcut Map

Hack Traffic With This Useful ‘Warp Pipe’ Shortcut Map

*Bloop bloop bloop* (Super Mario Bros. sound effect).
PNC Park Charges Bargain-Basement Fees for Public Proposals

PNC Park Charges Bargain-Basement Fees for Public Proposals

Only $38.50 to display your special message on the Jumbotron? This is too good to be true.
What Does a Fantastic Mad Scientist Eat for Lunch?

What Does a Fantastic Mad Scientist Eat for Lunch?

The cast of Cirque du Soleil’s “Varekai” dropped by the flagship location this week to preview the odd world they’re bringing to the Pete.
From Russia With Gold

From Russia With Gold

Paralympic sled hockey gold medalist Dan McCoy checks in after a whirlwind journey to Sochi.
8 Vintage ‘Ghost Signs’ From Pittsburgh’s Past

8 Vintage ‘Ghost Signs’ From Pittsburgh’s Past

Duo incorporates the city’s fading hand-painted billboards of yesteryear into a fascinating art exhibit.
Finally, We Have Empirical Proof That Pittsburgh’s Roads Are Ridiculous

Finally, We Have Empirical Proof That Pittsburgh’s Roads Are Ridiculous

Do you like data? Do you hate our nonsensical roads? You’ll love this.
Aaron Paul Invited All of Twitter to Have a Drink With Him at Jack’s Last Night

Aaron Paul Invited All of Twitter to Have a Drink With Him at Jack’s Last Night

There was only one problem …
CMU Spin-Off is Sending a Pop Can to the Moon

CMU Spin-Off is Sending a Pop Can to the Moon

A Pittsburgh robotics company is working to get a Japanese sports drink on the moon.
Happy Birthday, Mister Rogers

Happy Birthday, Mister Rogers

Everyone’s favorite neighbor was born today in 1928. Here’s some of our favorite memories.
We Can’t Look Away From This Bizarre ’80s Video

We Can’t Look Away From This Bizarre ’80s Video

The first time Pittsburgh was rated America’s No. 1 city, we made a song about it. It's really ... something.
CMU’s Scrabble-Playing Robot Is Insulting, Just Like a Human

CMU’s Scrabble-Playing Robot Is Insulting, Just Like a Human

Welcome to the new frontier of human-computer interaction: realistic haters.