August 2010

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August 2010

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The House The Terrible Towel Built

The House The Terrible Towel Built

An everyday dishtowel turned iconic symbol of fanhood, The Terrible Towel transformed a household item into a household name.
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A Great Escape

A Great Escape

ESPN sportswriter John D. Lukacs changes direction to write about an amazing WWII feat of bravery.
'Enemy of the State'

'Enemy of the State'

The lyrics are the message from this life-long social activist, who lived in Ingomar.

Archive »Scoop

Pittsburgh By The Numbers

Pittsburgh By The Numbers

With our city topping so many best (and, in some rare cases) worst lists in the past year, we thought we would give you the whole picture.
A Great Escape

A Great Escape

ESPN sportswriter John D. Lukacs changes direction to write about an amazing WWII feat of bravery.
Standing Up for Themselves

Standing Up for Themselves

A group of young stand-up comics is trying to revitalize the local comedy scene by cracking up a tough crowd — each other.
In Your Corner

In Your Corner

A local boxing trainer receives a $25,000 award to help keep youths off the streets.

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Old Amusement Parks Never Really Die

Old Amusement Parks Never Really Die

Summer fun may end, but pieces of the playful past endure in the forest.

Archive »Taste

Clams in a Cataplana

Clams in a Cataplana

Flex your mussels and assault your senses with cataplana, a legendary seafood dish (and cooking vessel) from Portugal.

Archive »Datebook

David Conrad Hearts Art

David Conrad Hearts Art

This hometown Hollywood star, who keeps a loft in the Strip District and supports the local arts scene, will serve as Honorary Centennial Chair for the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh's 100th year.
A Great Escape

A Great Escape

ESPN sportswriter John D. Lukacs changes direction to write about an amazing WWII feat of bravery.
'Wide Open Road'

'Wide Open Road'

The single "I'm Comin' Home" is a heartfelt call to attention about the two-fold tender rewards of adopting pets, inspired by and dedicated to Pittsburgh's Animal Rescue League.
'Only Jesus'

'Only Jesus'

'Only Jesus' captures the vitality moving live services at East Liberty's Mount Ararat Baptist Church with hymns and songs.
'Addie's Way: Lessons in Cooking and Life as Learned From My Lebanese Mother'

'Addie's Way: Lessons in Cooking and Life as Learned From My Lebanese Mother'

Using his mother's unfinished memoir as his foundation and adding his own thoughts and memories, Michael Shaheen retells a familiar and touching immigrant's story.
'Our Lady of Immaculate Deception'

'Our Lady of Immaculate Deception'

'Our Lady' takes readers on a comic noir journey through the scrap yards and back alleys of the Steel City.
'Rooney: A Sporting Life'

'Rooney: A Sporting Life'

'Rooney: A Sporting Life' is just barely big enough to contain The Chief's larger-than-life personality and gives fans of the sport, the Steelers, the Rooney family and the Pittsburgh region plenty to chew on.

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Have It Your Way, 'Burgher Kings (and Queens)

Have It Your Way, 'Burgher Kings (and Queens)

Living. Working. In the 'Burgh.
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