Pittsburgh City Council gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a plan that would send 13 police officers and two supervisors to D.C. to assist with the inauguration of president-elect Donald Trump. Those officers were selected from a field of dozens who volunteered to attend, according to acting police Chief Scott Schubert. All expenses would be reimbursed, according to the agreement, and the officers would be stationed along the parade route.
PennDOT wants three sites in the state to be designated as "automated vehicle proving grounds," per the U.S. Department of Transportation. And one of those sites, of course, is Pittsburgh. Here are the four of the ways that PennDOT bragged about Pittsburgh in the application. And yes, Mayor Bill Peduto and CMU are included.
Pittsburgh's two eagle nest cameras and back, and they are better than ever. The Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania announced the relaunch of the two streams — one of a nest in Pittsburgh’s Hays neighborhood, the other in Harmar — Wednesday. They went offline at the end of the summer. Here's what we hope to see: eagles, eggs hatching and eaglets. What we don't want to see: dead cats.
Create your vision board for the coming year with images and words about your intentions, plans and ideas for 2017. There will be guided questions and group discussions to help you plan out your year, as well as a happy hour from 7 to 8 p.m. Materials will be provided.
Where: Mixtape at 4907 Penn Ave. (Garfield)
When: January 5, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
How much: Free
The Incline Likes
The Penguins haven’t played since New Year’s Eve and won’t play again until Sunday, which just happens to be the same day as another black-and-gold game in town. And because of the bye week, Player of the Weak is also taking a bye. But there's still Player of the Week and this super creepy Mario commercial to read about.
... in line at this pep rally because you like the Steelers. And because you want them to win Sunday. But especially because you want an *Antonio Brown gnome.*