Allegheny County will get two dispensary permits for medical marijuana, the Tribune-Review reports. Plus, the dispensary can have up to two secondary locations, just not in the same county. Nearby counties are getting permits, too, but only one. Dispensary applications are open Feb. 20 to March 20, and sales could begin in mid-2018.
How much do you know about air quality in the Pittsburgh area? It's improved over the past few decades — of course — but the region is still one of the most polluted in the country, PublicSource explained. "Allegheny County currently does not meet the federal standards for fine particulate matter (PM 2.5), sulfur dioxide (SO2) and ozone (smog)," the site reported. "Each can cause breathing problems, especially for children, the elderly and people with asthma." Concerned? There are a few things you can do.
What are Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald's priorities for 2017? "Affordable housing, more efficient transportation and park improvement," WESA reported. He's also thinking about possible ways to partner with incoming President Donald Trump, specifically on infrastructure projects. "Those are needs around transportation and other areas that we want to see happen in western Pennsylvania," he told the radio station. The county's moving forward on other transit projects, including a rapid bus line between Oakland and Downtown.
Wigle Whiskey and Repair the World host a Hanukkah party with cocktails, Chinese food and activities. Wigle will have its holiday offerings available to sample. Five dollars of each Wigle bottle sold goes "towards school supplies for underserved children," per the organizers. A ticket includes two cocktails and food.
Where: Repair The World: Pittsburgh at 6022 Broad St. (East Liberty)
When: December 22, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
How much: $25
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‘Tis the season to be jolly. And this guide of local brews can probably help you find that Christmas spirit. While we don't claim that it's a full guide of ‘Burgh-brewed holiday drafts, it is a sampling that you'll be able to find and take with you to any holiday gathering.
No matter what you're celebrating this holiday season, you're probably already celebrating the Penguins. But what do you think the team wants to find on Christmas morning? Perhaps more importantly: If Pens players were "Star Wars" movies, which ones would they be? Dave Lozo tackles these tough questions and more.