| Mar 27, 2013
| 10:57 PM
If any of the three elephants in the Yelduz Shrine Circus like peanuts, they'll be out of luck at 4 p.m. today
There will not be peanuts in the building for the opening performance of the Yelduz Shrine Circus. No peanuts will be sold. The popcorn...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 5:48 PM
We had breakfast at a famous, no, an infamous Pittsburgh diner, KellyO's, somewhere in the North Hills, and we began our breakfast order with Lucy asking for a grilled cheese sandwich.
As it turned out, this "breakfast/lunch" grilled cheese sandwich...
| Mar 17, 2013
Calling someone a "perfect homicide victim" sounds terribly callous. But it explains the political/media liturgy that we all know so well.
By a perfect victim, I mean one who is innocent, photogenic and never arrested, with a bright future.
| May 21, 2013
| 1:48 PM
For the past 19 years, Thai Bros. has been serving locals and tourists mostly traditional Thai cuisine, save the occasional exception like fried wontons with cream cheese and avocado.
This little storefront restaurant is a pleasant and unpretentious...
| May 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Quinoa. It's a South American grain-like crop that has come to be recognized as a nutrient-dense superfood, and it's all the rage right now. The seeds, or "grains" (quinoa is not a true cereal, though its seeds resemble and are similarly used like grains)...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
“Dancing With the Stars” Season 16’s semifinals are upon us, ballroom fans! And we were treated to two full dances from the five remaining couples — one a regular dance, and one a never before seen dance chosen for each couple by a...
| May 8, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Results show! When they're down to this few couples, there's more time for filler. Yay! Filler! I don't even like DoubleStuf Oreos, y'all.
What this means is we get a troupe performance right off the bat, that isn't even themed to anything, other than,...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Blue Hill Tavern in Canton will host a gluten-free evening on Wednesday.
The five-course menu includes crab cakes, seared scallops and a choice of mushroom or beef Wellington. Dessert is a chocolate and peanut butter "candy bar," made with chocolate...
| May 12, 2013
| 5:42 AM
As 2012 drew to a close, a posting on 14-year-old Morgan Lane Arnold's Facebook page warned of the apocalypse.
"The world shalt end this year!!!" reads a post on the page, which multiple friends confirmed belonged to Arnold. Her father, Dennis Lane,...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 10:09 PM
WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Monday passed a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill that expands government subsidies for crop insurance, rice and peanuts, while making small cuts to food stamps.
The bill passed on a bipartisan 66-27 vote. Sens. Tim...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:56 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The last time Congress passed a farm bill, Democrats had control of the House and the food stamp program was about half the size it is today.
That was five years ago.
Conservatives calling for an overhaul of the domestic food...