What are Pittsburghers reading this summer? We found out. By the way, it's not too late to sign up for summer reading programs — they're not just for kids — and help Pittsburgh reach a 180,000 book challenge. Plus, a librarian offers her recommendations for your reading list.
On his "last day as a Penguin," Marc-Andre Fleury took the Stanley Cup to his hometown rink, where he let a kid interview him using a marker as a microphone, and to his daughter's second birthday, where she ate cake out of the Cup. "I think this was my last day as a Penguin, I would say," Fleury told NHL.com. "I have members of my family who had their Penguins hats who told me this was the last time those will come out. So I think after today, I can turn the page and get ready for Vegas."
|What||Celebrate all things Irish through music, food and dancing at the 27th annual Celtic Celebration. Other activities include an intro into Irish genealogy, cultural Hedge school, and a chance to hang out with Irish pups, such as setters, wolfhounds.|
|Where||Riverplex at Sandcastle at 1000 Sandcastle Dr. (West Homestead)|
|When||September 8, 2017 at 4:00 pm to September 10, 2017 at 5:00 pm|
|How much||Ticket prices vary|
|What||Grab your golden ticket for $13, and head to Row House Cinema for a screening of "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" paired with a Fat Head's Bumble Berry Ale. The event celebrates National Blueberry Month.|
|Where||Row House Cinema at 4115 Butler St. (Lawrenceville)|
|When||July 24, 2017 at 7:15 pm to 9:05 pm|
|How much||$13 for movie and beer|
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Kennywood's beloved wooden rollercoaster The Racer celebrated its 90th year this weekend, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. In celebration of the milestone, Kennywood offered a 2018 season pass to the rider who racked up the most rides on the winning train that day. Coaster fans from 14 states and three countries visited Kennywood for a meeting of the American Coaster Enthusiasts, scheduled to correspond with the anniversary.
Take a glimpse into the world of a Pittsburgh club devoted to a shared love of hamburgers — The Hamburger Sandwich Benevolence Club. With a rigorous four-category rating metric, Pittsburgh Magazine writes, its members are on a perpetual quest to uncover the Burgh's best burgers.