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Five Fun Facts about Pittsburgh Bridges

Five Fun Facts about Pittsburgh Bridges

With more than 440 bridges in the city to choose from, VisitPITTSBURGH shows off the most interesting bridges within the city in its new Official Visitors Guide.
WQED Event to Celebrate Mister Rogers Forever Stamp

WQED Event to Celebrate Mister Rogers Forever Stamp

USPS will dedicate a new forever stamp to Fred Rogers and celebrate with a party in March.
Peters Township Native Wins Silver Medal in Speed Skating

Peters Township Native Wins Silver Medal in Speed Skating

After swine flu kept him from competing in Sochi in 2014, short track speed skater John-Henry Krueger finally won a spot on the podium at the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.
Where's the Flu Bug Biting Hardest? There's an App for That

Where's the Flu Bug Biting Hardest? There's an App for That

The Doctors Report Illness Tracker has the scoop on germ hotspots all over the region and beyond.
Meet Pittsburgh's James Beard Award Semifinalists

Meet Pittsburgh's James Beard Award Semifinalists

Pittsburgh has eight nominations in six categories.
Urban Beekeeping Creating Environmental Buzz in Pittsburgh

Urban Beekeeping Creating Environmental Buzz in Pittsburgh

No backyard? No problem. The country’s first community apiary brings beekeeping to the city.
Blue Skies: Pitt Victory Lights Get a New Look

Blue Skies: Pitt Victory Lights Get a New Look

The University of Pittsburgh recently unveiled its newest “victory light,” a searchlight style beam shooting directly into the sky.
Watch: Pittsburgh's Jazz Legacy

Watch: Pittsburgh's Jazz Legacy

Musicians such as George Benson, Ahmad Jamal, Stanley Turrentine, Billy Strayhorn and Mary Lou Williams as well as Joe Negri and Roger Humphries, all Pittsburghers, are featured in a new film to be broadcast on WQED.
Blogger on Ice: A Fashion Shoot on the Frozen Allegheny

Blogger on Ice: A Fashion Shoot on the Frozen Allegheny

For good reason, few people venture onto the ice when Pittsburgh's three rivers freeze over, and even fewer do it dressed to the nines.
Watch: Terrific Tribute Video to Marc-Andre Fleury

Watch: Terrific Tribute Video to Marc-Andre Fleury

Emotions overflowed on and off the ice Wednesday night at PPG Paints Arena. First was the Flower's return, then the crowd was standing again when Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier stood up.
How Did You Survive Pittsburgh's Snowmageddon of 2010?

How Did You Survive Pittsburgh's Snowmageddon of 2010?

Eight years ago today, Pittsburgh experienced one it is biggest snowstorms ever.
Pachyderm Protections

Pachyderm Protections

A new city of Pittsburgh law regarding wild or exotic animals has at least one circus threatening to leave town.
Look at Your Own Risk: Photos of Demolished Kennywood Log Jammer

Look at Your Own Risk: Photos of Demolished Kennywood Log Jammer

The American Amusement Park Museum shared the photos of the ride being torn down online.
Documentary Profiles Remarkable Career of Dr. Thomas Starzl

Documentary Profiles Remarkable Career of Dr. Thomas Starzl

“Burden of Genius” reveals the harsh criticism Dr. Thomas Starzl withstood in his early, pioneering years of organ transplantation.
Steelers Linebacker Ryan Shazier Leaves Rehab Facility

Steelers Linebacker Ryan Shazier Leaves Rehab Facility

Shazier, who suffered a spinal injury in a Dec. 4 game in Cincinnati, posted the first pictures of himself back on his feet.
New on the Water: A Boat that Can Run on Natural Gas

New on the Water: A Boat that Can Run on Natural Gas

Peoples Natural Gas is outfitting a contest winner’s boat with a dual-fuel engine.
Taste of the NFL Raises Money for Local Food Bank

Taste of the NFL Raises Money for Local Food Bank

A former Steelers player and a Pittsburgh chef travel to Minnesota for Super Bowl LII to cook and auction off a helmet to benefit the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.
Want Something New in Your Mug? Get a Coffee Passport

Want Something New in Your Mug? Get a Coffee Passport

Passport is your ticket to exploring indie coffee shops in Pittsburgh.
Watch: The Yinzer Grammy Award for “Best Song Ever”

Watch: The Yinzer Grammy Award for “Best Song Ever”

Another winner from Pittsburgh viral video genius Bentsonium.
Hollywood Nice Guy to Star in Mister Rogers Biopic

Hollywood Nice Guy to Star in Mister Rogers Biopic

A-Lister Tom Hanks will play Pittsburgh’s most beloved neighbor in “You Are My Friend.”
The Right Note: Pittsburgh Has a Grammy-Winning Symphony

The Right Note: Pittsburgh Has a Grammy-Winning Symphony

Pittsburghers, reeling from disappointments with our local sports teams, have found a winner with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, which is bringing two trophies home to the ‘Burgh, the first time it has done so since 1993.
Why Did the Bylines Disappear for Four Days in the Post-Gazette?

Why Did the Bylines Disappear for Four Days in the Post-Gazette?

Writers for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette have ended their byline strike to protest 12 years without raises and other cuts from the newspaper’s ownership. Whether the action will get them a new contract remains to be seen.
12 Pictures of Frozen Muck on the North Shore

12 Pictures of Frozen Muck on the North Shore

Pittsburgh's formerly frozen rivers have receded, leaving behind mud and chunks of ice that could take weeks to thaw.
National Aviary Appears on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

National Aviary Appears on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

Thursday night’s episode included an appearance with Tyler, a hyacinth macaw.