Steelers owner and former U.S. ambassador to Ireland Dan Rooney died Thursday. Steelers, current and former; city and county officials; and even former President Barack Obama weighed in on his legacy and shared memories about Rooney. His funeral will be in Oakland on Tuesday. Read those memorials and more about his legacy here.
Pittsburgh is a city with a seemingly infinite amount of rivers (OK, there are three), but for many decades, its waterfronts were occupied by industrial buildings, factories, railroad tracks and freeways. That’s still the case for many parts of the city, but it's slowly changing in areas like the North Shore, South Side and Strip District. Here, we rundown the waterfront developments you should be watching.
The three Democratic candidates for Pittsburgh mayor — incumbent Bill Peduto, councilmember Darlene Harris and Rev. John Welch — will meet April 19 for a live debate on WTAE, the Post-Gazette reported. It airs at 7 p.m. The primary election is May 16, and you have until Monday to make sure you're registered to vote.
Or at least on top of the 'Burgh. Start with a tour of five nationality rooms before exploring the Babcock Room atop the Cathedral of Learning. Only 200 slots available; RSVP starting at 2 p.m. today.
Where: Cathedral of Learning at 4200 Fifth Ave. (Oakland)
When: April 14, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
How much: $5 student | $7 adults | Under 6, free
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Game 2 starts at 7 p.m. tonight at PPG Arena, aka the time of year that we devote three hours every other night to yelling at our TVs. And what better way to to mark the occasion than with an all-Pens edition of the Pittsburgh Sports Power Rankings?
It's Friday! But before you head to happy hour or to the bar to meet friends, make sure to nominate your favorite bartender, brewer, winemaker or local entrepreneur for Who's Next, presented by S&T Bank. Tell us about the young leaders in Pittsburgh's drink scene.