If you haven't ridden in a self-driving Uber, Thursday is your chance to see one up close. Vehicle operators and a self-driving Uber will be at the Western Pa. Mobility Showcase, and since the event is open to the public, you'll be able to go and ask all the questions you want. Here's more about what to expect at the showcase and why you should go.
The NFL coaching carousel is spinning already, as six head coaching jobs are already open. With this many vacancies, coordinators and assistant coaches from the top teams in the league are going to get interest, something the Steelers aren't immune to this year. Two offensive assistants are on the short list of hot head coaching candidates, but will Mike Munchak or Todd Haley — who was in the news Tuesday after he may or may not have gotten into a New Year's eve scuffle outside a bar — actually leave for a head job somewhere else? We look at the open positions and the candidates to handicap their chances.
Retail is in trouble. There's no doubt about it. For confirmation, you need look no further than your local mall. And with days left before Christmas, the Washington Post visited the Shenango Valley Mall in Hermitage to see what it felt like. They found rueful customers and mournful employees who describe the mood there as funereal. Meanwhile, after the closure of the mall's Macy's and Sears, many are left waiting for the next chips to fall.
Start the new year by learning about good health. At this free walk-in holistic health workshop, enjoy a chair massage, have an herbal consultation, try reiki and attend a baby-wearing workshop.
Where: Union Project at 801 N Negley Ave. (Highland Park)
When: January 3, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
How much: Free
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In the latest installment of our Quizburgh series, we test your knowledge of Pittsburgh history — everything from Stephen Foster's death to Fort Pitt's namesake and more. It's like they always say: Those who don't learn from history are doomed to do poorly at trivia. So give it your best shot and make that high school history teacher eat his words.
Citing the continued growth of Pittsburgh's tech industry, the Post-Gazette on Tuesday reported that another daily flight between Pittsburgh and San Francisco is being added at Pittsburgh International Airport — at least for the summer. And while the city's tech presence may be growing, so is the airport. The San Fran flight addition is just the latest in a string of newly added flights as Pittsburgh's airport bounces back from the brink and into the 21st Century with a vengeance.