Photography class films documentary in Montana

August 28, 2018 “Tailing History” centered around restoration of watershed When most students were winding down last semester after finals week, the specialized photography class was packing their bags for the western plains of the Montana wilds. After nearly four months of solid planning, researching and photography skill development, 11 students embarked on a week-long…

Picklesburgh draws crowds to North Shore

July 20, 2018 Follow my pickling adventure ~ Hi guys! Join me at #Picklesburgh! I'll be covering the event so you can all share in the dill-y festivities ❤🥒 @PittsburghPG — Carley Bonk (@carls_marie) July 20, 2018 Devin Moses & The Saved can be heard jamming out as you approach the Roberto Clemente Bridge! #Picklesburgh…

Rollin’ on the river: American Queen steamboat docks on North Shore

July 16, 2018 The largest river steamboat ever built departed Pittsburgh’s North Shore on Monday in a nine-day cruise back to Louisville, Ky. Passengers from the first half of the trip disembarked the American Queen about 9 a.m. Monday after it arrived in Pittsburgh on Sunday night. They had explored riverfront communities from Louisville, including…

Jerry Weber hosts Dollarpalooza record sale

July 12, 2018 Follow my Live Tweet coverage of Jerry Weber’s Dollarpalooza! Hi guys! I'm here at the Irish Center with Jerry, a Pittsburgh legend who kicked off his Dollerpalooza record sale today. Follow my live tweet through this afternoon! #JerrysRecords @PittsburghPG pic.twitter.com/Qx4zsyfogt — Carley Bonk (@carls_marie) July 12, 2018 Jerry is trying to drop…

Ice cream shops offer a way to cool down sweltering Pittsburghers

June 30, 2018 When the temperatures rise in Pittsburgh, people find relief in a visit to some of the staple ice cream shops around the city. Page’s Dairy Mart, Klavon’s Ice Cream Parlor and Millie’s Homemade Ice Cream were the hot spots to cool down today with a heat index ranging from mid-upper 90s. Page’s…

Randyland, an ever-changing art space with a familiar face

June 29, 2018 Randy Gilson bought his property on Arch Street on the North Side for $11,300 in 1997, according to property records. The property that would have been torn down is now the most colorfully vibrant building in the city, free for the public to enjoy… Read more at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette…

Pittsburgh let the dogs out

June 22, 2018 The dog days of summer don’t officially begin until early July, but it was doggy days Friday at UPMC’s Hillman Cancer Center and at the City-County Building. UPMC recognized therapy dogs with a “Silver Paw Award” to mark their fifth year of volunteering at the cancer center. Frankie and Corey, 11-year-old retired…

Kennywood’s Phantom’s Revenge places third in national poll

June 22, 2018 Although Kennywood’s Phantom’s Revenge may be a Pittsburgh favorite, the coaster didn’t quite snag the number one spot in USA Today’s 2018 Reader’s Choice for “Favorite Roller Coaster in America.” USA Today announced the top 10 winners at noon on Friday, selected from the public’s votes. Phantom placed honorably in the third spot…

Good Samaritan finds lost wedding shoe owner through social media

June 20, 2018 Without the help of a social media-savvy good Samaritan, bride-to-be Justyna Ausareny could have been walking down the aisle barefoot. On her way to her final dress fitting last Wednesday, Ms. Ausareny’s fiance, Gordon Bailey, carried the shoes out to the car. In the process of rearranging items in the vehicle, he…

Black bear sighted in Morningside, Highland Park

June 13, 2018 Bears are becoming a common sight across the Pittsburgh area this summer. Residents in White Hall, Swissvale, Edgewood and Greenfield have reportedly witnessed black bears over the past few weeks. The most recent sighting? Morningside and Highland Park… Read more at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette… Visual courtesy of Pittsburgh Public Safety.