Author: Jonathan Wander


Suzanne Ross’ contemporary teapot collection, steeped in artistic merit, is a study in bright colors and warped dimensions.

Making It Legal

Before you head to the chapel, head to the courthouse. You may not need a designer wedding gown or elaborate reception to get married, but you most definitely will need a marriage license. Here are the marriage-license application requirements as well as a county-by-county guideline to making it official.

Secret Agent L

She secretly strikes Pittsburgh with random acts of kindness then documents them on one of the web's most fun, fascinating, inspiring sites.

Best (and Worst) of Pittsburgh

With two hard-earned championship titles, accolades from the White House and top honors on the Economist's "Most Livable City" list, 2009 is a respectable time to say you're from Pittsburgh. Celebrate with our expansive list of "Bests," chosen by our editors and from our online "Readers' Poll." You'll come across a London-style double-decker bus tour, a downtown spot to sample Jackie O's favorite dessert, an eco-friendly brewhouse, delicious dim sum, a newly re-opened art-deco-style theater and more. Read on to discover 120+ reasons Pittsburgh is the best place to call home right now.

Ken Zeff

With his chain of 26 Crazy Mocha locations (and growing), this ’Burgh entrepreneur loves the perks of the Pittsburgh coffee scene...without a love for the java itself!!

Can Buy Me Love

Moon Township’s Milana “Mim” Bizic owns a romantic collection of 1800s love tokens: coins that were polished, engraved and given to young ladies by their suitors.

Love and Haiti

Pittsburgh sisters Jamie and Ali McMutrie are devoting their lives to saving the lives of orphans at their BRESMA orphanage in Haiti.