A three-year-old girl died Sunday after suffering from a gunshot wound. Police say the child was shot in a Mount Washington home, according to WPXI, and that two people are being questioned. Additional details were not available.
At a memorial service on Pitt's campus attended by more than 400 people, pioneering transplant surgeon Dr. Thomas E. Starzl was remembered as "a true gift to humanity," TribLive reported. "Starzl performed the first human kidney transplant in 1962 and performed the first successful human liver transplant ... in 1967." Starzl came to UPMC in 1981; a transplantation institute there bears his name. "The architect is gone," his son, Tim Starzl, said. "But the cathedral remains."
Row House cinema is screening "Philadelphia," for which Tom Hanks won an Oscar for his portrayal of a lawyer with AIDS, on Monday and Wednesday. $3 from each ticket will go to Proud Haven, a nonprofit that supports LGBTQ kids and is trying to open a shelter for trans youth. Monday's screening starts at 7 p.m.; Wednesday's at 9 p.m.
Where: Row House Cinema at 4115 Butler St. (Lawrenceville)
When: March 13, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
How much: $11
The Incline Likes
Voting for the Ultimate Pittsburgh Fish Fry Sweet Sixteen ends at 10 a.m. Have you voted yet? This round is dominated by churches. Only two of the 16 weren't churches — Swissvale and North Braddock volunteer fire departments. And the two are head-to-head this round and are ready for bragging rights. So much so that WTAE stopped by both fire halls on Friday.
The city and Chicago-based developer McCaffery Interests have finally reached an agreement that will see the Strip District’s produce terminal transformed into a "public jewel for the city," the Post-Gazette reported. The agreement stipulates that "at least 40,000 square feet of the terminal" will be leased "to local or regional businesses focused on artisan food, crafts, produce, meats and creative arts." An at least 20,000-square-foot public market will also feature local vendors and will kick off the redevelopment.