Overnight, up to 60 snow plows were out preparing for this Nor'easter, following a city-issued a snow alert. (You can track the plows here.) And it's not going anywhere — up to three inches is expected today, per the National Weather Service. You know what? Just stay home today. Tell your boss the governor OKed it.
A federal judge's ruling compelling the Pine-Richland School District to allow students to use the bathroom that matches their identity could have a far-reaching effect, especially after the Supreme Court decided to punt on the issue. The ruling is the "most detailed legal opinion yet about the argument that transgender students are protected by the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution," a legal expert told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Three students brought the suit against the school district, including Juliet Evancho, sister of Trump inauguration singer, Jackie.
You probably know this: There is a Mt. Oliver neighborhood in Pittsburgh and a Mt. Oliver borough stuck in between some of the city's southern nabes. But do you know how that happened? As WESA reported, Mt. Oliver was formerly a neighborhood in the St. Clair borough. Read on to find out the rest.
|What||Frick Director Robin Nicholson and Duquesne Professor Laura Engel will discuss "how the iconography of costume and gesture associated with portraits of royal women translates into popular images of aristocrats and actresses." There will be cocktails. Register online or by calling 412-371-0600.|
|Where||The Frick at 7227 Reynolds St. (Point Breeze)|
|When||March 14, 2017 at 7:00 pm|
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Remember when former President Barack Obama was in Pittsburgh and shook hands and fist-bumped with Nathan Copeland — a man with quadriplegia who uses his mind to control a robotic arm? Now, that same mind-controlled robotic arm is competing in #StatMadness, an NCAA-style bracket naming the “best innovation in science and medicine.” Here's how to vote.
In a fictional version of 1967, fake person Don Draper pitched a fictionalized version of Heinz an ad campaign based on the slogan "Pass the Heinz." Today in 2017, real company Heinz is actually going to run those ads created by the pretend "Mad Men" character, Adweek reported. The ads, which feature a closeup photo of a food item like fries or a burger, will run in print and on billboard in New York City. They will be created to (real) ad agency David Miami and (fake one) Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce.