It’s cold outside. But what if it’s also cold inside your apartment? In our renter’s guide for surviving Pittsburgh winters, we look at what to do if your landlord isn’t providing enough heat, or if your heat isn’t working properly. We talked to three landlord-tenant attorneys about what tenants can and should do to beat the cold.
Cranberry-based Westinghouse Electric Co. announced Thursday that it has a buyer. Brookfield Business Partners will acquire the nuclear firm for $4.6 billion, the Post-Gazette reported. But it won't happen right away. The deal needs approval from Westinghouse's bankruptcy judge and isn't expected to be official until the third quarter of 2018, per the PG. Read more about the upcoming deal.
A still at Wigle Whiskey exploded around 11 a.m. Thursday, knocking a worker backward, KDKA reported. The worker was taken to the hospital with cuts and bruises. The distillery posted on its Facebook page that their employee was "in his usual good spirits, making jokes" by the afternoon. The Strip District location was closed for the rest of the day, but is expected to reopen at 10 a.m. today.
Get a group of your closest (read: smartest) friends, co-workers, family together, and head to this trivia night with The Incline and Buzz Worthy Pub Trivia to compete for prizes.
Come prepared for 5 rounds of trivia — including a music round. The top 3 teams will win prizes, including 4 tickets to Stage AE, 4 vouchers for a Who's Next happy hour, and Incline swag. Be ready for shout-out questions throughout the night to win individual prizes. Teams will be capped at 4 people.
Bonus: Support our local journalism with your ticket purchase. Doors at 7:30. Trivia at 8.
Where: East End Brewery Tap Room at 102 19th St. (Strip District)
When: January 5, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
How much: $10 in advance | $15 at the door
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Pittsburgh sports is still very much in 2017. The Steelers are competing to win the championship of the 2017 season. The Penguins are still basking in the glow of both 2016 and 2017 (or are in a 2017 hangover, if you prefer). And the Pirates, well … they’re obviously not thinking much about 2018 or the future in general. Yet 2018 is here, whether we like it or not. Let’s take a look into the future. Here are a few of the big stories that may occur in Pittsburgh sports in the new year.
The Carnegie Museums of Art and of Natural History in Oakland will offer free admission on the third Sunday of every month in 2018, TribLive reported. Think of it as a community open house, the museums' CEO said. Before you go, check out these pro-tips for visiting the Carnegie museums from a Pitt lecturer who taught a class this fall all about the four museums.