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Top Pittsburgh Articles

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  • Brand Loyalty Declines; Shoppers Put Technology First

     
    Bob Glanville runs a manufacturing company in Bristol, R.I. He just bought a diesel 2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI wagon for its gas mileage, power and cargo room. Richard Pealer, a graphic designer in the Pittsburgh suburb of Carnegie, Pa., took......
  • Seniors on the Go: Visiting a U.S. city? Go transit

    Seniors on the Go: Visiting a U.S. city? Go transit
    If your spring and summer travel plans include a big city, presumably you don't need or even want a rented car, and you probably don't want to pay for taxis everywhere you go. So check the transit options. Fortunately, transit systems in many big cities...
  • Chicago stand-ins steal revenue but not thunder in new 'Dark Knight Rises'

    Chicago stand-ins steal revenue but not thunder in new 'Dark Knight Rises'
    “The Dark Knight Rises” has already been a blessing for Pittsburgh and Newark, N.J., two non-traditional film locations that replaced Chicago as Gotham City in the third Christopher Nolan-directed Batman film. The superhero movie, in...
  • Pennsylvania auto insurance picture not as rosy as first indicated

    At first glance, the statistics revealed in a state-by-state analysis of auto insurance costs make Pennsylvania look pretty good. "Report praised Pennsylvania car insurance model," celebrated a headline in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, referring to...
  • Sexual orientation discrimination is target of Browne bill

    Sexual orientation discrimination is target of Browne bill
    Freedom of religion, in some minds, means the freedom to impose one's religious beliefs, dogma and rules on others. That approach has been the source of much of the world's misery, from the Crusades, to the Inquisition, to Puritan oppression in America,...
  • Lehigh River Stocking Association tags a special trout

    Anglers could stand toe-to-toe with any postal delivery workers. Rain, snow, sleet and hail — we had three of those four conditions this past weekend, plus high winds — do not deter seasoned anglers from casting lines, especially on...
  • Brushing is key to keeping your home free of pet hair

    Q: How do you prevent dog hair from taking over your house? -- J.D., Cyberspace A: Brush early and often, and do it outdoors. Years ago, I told a reader to brush her dogs daily. She wrote back a month later telling me the problem was now far worse:...
  • The honest guest's guide to free hotel amenities

    The honest guest's guide to free hotel amenities
    Where's the line? When you're staying at a hotel, is it OK to pocket the bottles of shampoo and lotion? How about the magazines? Bathrobes? Furniture? It depends on the traveler. A recent Travelocity survey found 86 percent of hotel guests admitted to...
  • Black art from the Smithsonian visits Williamsburg

    Black art from the Smithsonian visits Williamsburg
    African-American art didn't spring to life fully formed during the 1920s. Long before then, self-taught black artist Joshua Johnson was competing for portrait commissions in early 1800s Baltimore, while African-American painter Robert S. Duncanson was...
  • REVIEW: Alan Jackson's show at Musikfest: Light on the gimmicks, heavy on the classic country

     
    Alan Jackson is a no-frills entertainer. His shows have always been light on the special effects and heavy on the music. Alan Jackson Photos by April Bartholomew/The Morning Call There are no pyrotechnics at a Jackson show. No spectacular entrance,......
  • Check out a bird's eye view of an #eagle nest on Pa. Game Commission website

     
    Last year, a young bald eagle fledged from a nest within the city limits of Pittsburgh for the first time in perhaps 200 years or more. And in the months that led up to that moment, hundreds looked on from a distance. This year, a pair of eagles is...