August 2011

August 2011

Features

Five Amazing Wineries Close to Home

Five Amazing Wineries Close to Home

Grab a glass, come along with us and set your sights (and palates) on some great grape tourism—a bunch of wineries, vintners and wines—right here in western Pennsylvania.
Marcellus Shale: The Trillion Dollar Question

Marcellus Shale: The Trillion Dollar Question

We’re sitting on what may be the second-largest natural-gas field in the world—but is it possible to improve our air and water while making the most of the enormous economic opportunity?
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Did You Know the Jeep Was Born in Our Own Backyard?

Did You Know the Jeep Was Born in Our Own Backyard?

Butler County, the birthplace of the Jeep, gears up to celebrate an American icon.

Archive »Sports

Baron Batch Touches Down

Baron Batch Touches Down

The Steelers' rookie running back does not want you to remember him for what he does on the football field.

Archive »Sebak's Secrets of the City

We All Scream for Dave & Andy’s!

We All Scream for Dave & Andy’s!

This Oakland ice creamery just might serve the best summer treats in town.

Archive »Living

Discover the Secrets of Kennywood

Discover the Secrets of Kennywood

Go for a ride through the park’s past inside the office of Andy Quinn.

Archive »Dwellings

Color Comes to Town

Color Comes to Town

Pittsburghers are embracing the nationwide trend toward using hotter, bolder shades.

Archive »Taste

25 Best Wines in Western Pennsylvania

25 Best Wines in Western Pennsylvania

The 2011 gold and silver-medal winners selected by the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition.
NOLA on the Square

NOLA on the Square

NOLA gives Market Square a taste of New Orleans with Creole/Cajun cuisine.

Restaurant Openings: This Month

Welcome our newest eateries and bars to town.
Gourmet Marshmallows

Gourmet Marshmallows

The classic fluffy summer treat takes a spin into gourmet territory.

Archive »Chris Fennimore

Go Fish!

Go Fish!

Pairing fried catfish and hushpuppies makes for a delicious summer meal.

Archive »Datebook

Noir Creeps Out of the Shadows

Noir Creeps Out of the Shadows

Immerse yourself in the noir style, a renegade worldview filled with suspicion, crime and some excellent reading material.

Archive »PittGirl's Last Laugh

PittGirl Discovers Craft Beertopia

PittGirl Discovers Craft Beertopia

Our former Zima enthusiast is ready to get her drink on - for real this time.