15. 09. 2010

What’s for Dinner: Reuben sandwich

Tweet By now you’ve probably adjusted to a new school year. (Isn’t it great being back on a schedule?) But I bet that also means you’re as busy as I am, juggling sports...

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15. 09. 2010

Ben Avon family turns home over to film crew; Proves to be insane yet exhilarating

Tweet A movie production crew set up shop inside the Ben Avon home of PG reporter Gretchen McKay (center) for the filming of “Riddle,” As someone who writes about homes, I’m usually the...

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14. 09. 2010

Adventure just around the bend on overnight kayak-canoe trip

Tweet BELLTOWN, Pa. — Every paddler has her moment when the only thing on her mind is placing her water shoes on dry land. For me, it came about five hours into the...

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14. 09. 2010

Meet the ‘Blonde Elvis’ of Mount Oliver: Tribute artists are alive and well

Tweet Dan Casne makes his living redesigning and rewinding electromagnets used on overhead cranes in steel mills. It’s a technical job, and not a bad-paying one. But his true calling just might be...

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14. 09. 2010

New River Gorge offers scenic outdoor challenges

Tweet West Virginia’s New River offers some of the best white water in America. On the Lower New, rafters can expect to crash through giant waves but still float through calm sections with...

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14. 09. 2010

Mall tattoo studio finds acceptance

Tweet Getting a little ink etched into the dermis layer of the skin has become so mainstream that Pittsburghers can now get a tattoo at one of the most homogenized of American venues:...

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14. 09. 2010

Gretchen McKay explores her relationship with beef — the grass-fed kind — at the first MeatTHINK event

Tweet John Jamison is smiling as he prepares to open the door to his U.S. Department of Agriculture-certified meat slaughter and processing plant in Bradenville, near Latrobe. Our group of 15 is about...

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14. 09. 2010

No doggie bags needed: More eateries let you bring in your dog

Tweet For some, it’s proof that the dining scene has, quite literally, gone to the dogs. But to animal lovers such as Dan and Joan Huber of Observatory Hill, eating with your pet...

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17. 05. 2009

Cleaning sucks: A review of four new vaccums

Tweet I’m the first to admit I’m not the best housekeeper in the world (or Pittsburgh, for that matter). But with three teenagers who’ve never once thought to wipe their feet and a...

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