It's what you've all been waiting for: The final round of the Ultimate Pittsburgh Fish Fry bracket. The number of votes cast this round, in the Final Four, was more than double the votes for the Elite Eight. The Top Two fish fry locations were clear winners, each getting about 72 percent of the vote. Find out who's in the championship.
What does last week's crash between a human driver and an autonomous Volvo mean for Uber's self-driving vehicles in Pittsburgh? Not much. But the company did make the right decision by pulling the cars from roads in three cities, experts said. These incidents are bound to happen, and Pittsburghers will be more understanding since they see these vehicle daily. “We understand the hiccups,” said Jackie Erickson, a founding member of the Pittsburgh Robotics Network.
Sloane Davidson's Hello Neighbor seeks to connect people born in the U.S. with people who’ve left their homelands in a way that benefits both parties. The pilot of the mentorship program will likely focus on refugees, but Davidson eventually wants it to be open to immigrants and other groups like seniors. Interested? There's a information session tonight in Homewood and an online session Sunday.
Hello Neighbor is a mentorship program that matches people who were born in the U.S. with refugees and immigrants living in Pittsburgh. Organizers will hold an in-person info session to answer questions. A second info session, this one online, will take place April 2.
Where: The Shop-Homewood at 621 N. Dallas St. (Homewood)
When: March 29, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
How much: Free
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City officials hate the big, yellow Sprint sign on Mt. Washington and have ordered Lamar Advertising to take it down, claiming that it violates zoning regulations. If that happens, nonprofit Scenic Pittsburgh has an idea for what should replace it, WESA reported: a Hollywood-style sign that spells out P-I-T-T-S-B-U-R-G-H. It's only fitting for the Hollywood of the East.
How much should the Pirates care about spring training performances when developing the best possible Opening Day roster? It's debatable, but most sides say not much. But there is a theory that uses a few rate stats to project the performances of young players who have yet to establish themselves in the big leagues. For the Pirates, that could be key to predicting the futures of these three players.
Today: Read about these 18 people who are transforming the tech scene in Pittsburgh. Tomorrow: Meet them at Wigle Whiskey's distillery in the Strip District. A $20 ticket includes complimentary mini-tours of Wigle accompanied by a tasting, two drink tickets and food from AMPD Group restaurants. Get your ticket here.