February 2011

February 2011

Features

Cool Tech in Pittsburgh

Cool Tech in Pittsburgh

Much has been written about how the Pittsburgh area has reinvented itself from a steel city to a tech town, how the region has held up as the gleaming example of never-say-die renewal.
G-Whiz: Google Pittsburgh

G-Whiz: Google Pittsburgh

Tech giant Google has moved into its new location in Bakery Square and is searching for brilliant minds.
Google Pittsburgh: Where the Past Meets Future

Google Pittsburgh: Where the Past Meets Future

As you walk from the Cheez-It meeting space to the Nilla Wafers conference room, you could almost forget that the sprawling, 40,000 square-foot industrial space of Google Pittsburgh is no longer a Nabisco Factory.
What Happens in the Google Pittsburgh Office?

What Happens in the Google Pittsburgh Office?

At Google’s Pittsburgh office, one of the major goals is to perfect mathematical equations and sequences of code to give users exactly the information they seek.
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Departments

Archive »Scoop

Low-Tech Superstars

Low-Tech Superstars

These local entrepreneurs are getting their start-ups in the black the old-fashioned way: with their bare hands.

Archive »Sports

Wheelin' and Dealin' with Ray Shero

Wheelin' and Dealin' with Ray Shero

Penguins general manager Ray Shero is the architect of a Stanley Cup championship, but one trade had him skating on thin ice at home.

Archive »Sebak's Secrets of the City

The Carnegie Library

The Carnegie Library

The children’s department at Carnegie Library’s main branch has always been a wonderous place. This month is Library Lovers’ Month, so go check it out.

Archive »Living

Inside ModCloth

Inside ModCloth

Mandy Fierens juggles life as an assistant stylist, blogger, college student and model.

Archive »Dwellings

Warming Up Winter

Warming Up Winter

Vibrant shades of red bring energy and warmth to a stately Squirrel Hill home.

Archive »Taste

Osteria 2350

Osteria 2350

Plan a trip to the Strip for Osteria 2350, a Strip District restaurant, featuring homey Italian fare that’s “simple, affordable and approachable.”
Chocolate

Chocolate

Made with exotic spices, single origin beans or even searing hot chilies, this classic treat receives fresh new twists from today’s chocolatiers.

Archive »Chris Fennimore

Pork and Cabbage Dumplings

Pork and Cabbage Dumplings

Celebrate the Chinese New Year with jiaozi to represent family unity, good luck and prosperity.

Archive »Healthy Living

Ibuprofen Dosages

One reader asks: Is it OK to take ibuprofen several times a day for back and neck pain?

The Balancing Act

Pay attention to the numbers if you have high cholesterol but low blood pressure.
Tips for Nighttime Eaters

Tips for Nighttime Eaters

If you wake up in the middle of the night—and can't fall back to sleep without snacking—follow these tips for changing your after-dark routine.

Archive »Datebook

Expanding Improv

Expanding Improv

The Cabaret at Theater Square’s improv lineup adds to the city’s comedy scene, putting Pittsburgh on the map.

Archive »PittGirl's Last Laugh

How Not to Make Biscotti

How Not to Make Biscotti

I never experienced Pittsburghers' helpful nature first-hand like I did weeks before a biscotti-baking fiasco when Las Velas, the restaurant in Market Square that my husband and I own, caught on fire in the middle of the night.