Pittsburgh on Must-Visit List, Mt. Lebanon Native Engaged to ‘Modern Family’ Star

Also in The 412, making your office at the library.


Photo by dave dicello

 

In a slideshow from Conde Nast Traveler entitled Top 15 Places to Go in 2015, Pittsburgh rubs elbows with far-flung places like Cartagena, Colombia and Belgrade, Serbia. Though the write-up commending the city follows the standard formula—begin with reference to Pittsburgh’s industrial past then pivot to “recent” transformation — it gives the 'Burgh its due where art and food are concerned. As word continues to spread about the Paris of Appalachia, we’re going to need those hotel projects slated for development in the region.
 


PHOTOS BY AMBER HALL AND GREG RAZZI

 

#Engaged: Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara will marry

"True Blood" star and native Pittsburgher Joe Manganiello is engaged to "Modern Family" actress Sofia Vergara. He popped the question over the Christmas holidays while the couple vacationed in Hawaii, according to E! Online. Hailing from Mt. Lebanon, Manganiello studied acting at Carnegie Mellon University. With those kinds of home ties, we’re pulling for a Pittsburgh wedding.
 

#Co-working: Make your office at the library

One Thursday a month the Carnegie Library will offer “Work. Nights.” First the South Side and then the Lawrenceville branch will extend their hours from 6 p.m. to midnight to create a collaborative co-working environment. The series intends to offer both workspace and networking opportunities, as well as the chance to ask questions of library professionals.

 

 

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