Published on Friday, 29 May 2015 12:22 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-bylsma-goes-to-buffalo-05-29-15Penguins -Former Penguins coach Dan Bylsma (above) becomes the Sabres' new coach while the Penguins get a third-round pick in 2016 as compensation. -“I probably learned as much from working with Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin as they did from me. I think it’s going to be applicable to the likes of Sam Reinhart and Jack Eichel.” - Bylsma on ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 May 2015 8:51 am by Natalie Bencivenga
settingtheseen-braddock-beautifulThis week on Setting the SEEN, Sara and I checked out all things Braddock! Braddock is undergoing a revitalization, with new businesses (like Barebones Black Box Productions theatre company) just opening, along with the The Brew Gentlemen Beer Company "hopping" along. UnSmoke Gallery has been a staple in the community, bringing people to see the ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 May 2015 8:30 am by
perry-on-politics-flaws-abound-in-2016-presidential-fieldIt seems that another Republican joins the race to win his or her party's presidential nomination almost every day. It was George Pataki, a former governor of New York that some New Yorkers probably don't remember, this week.Hardly any of them offers the nation much hope. They all, with one possible exception, have serious drawbacks.Hillary ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 May 2015 7:31 am by
peduto-hits-the-road-againMayor Bill Peduto is on the road again less than 48 hours after returning from a three-night trip to Cuba described as an attempt to build business ties for local firms in the hope that the U.S. Congress lifts a more than five-decade old trade embargo with the Communist island nation.According to the mayor's public schedule, he is in Dayton, ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 May 2015 6:05 am by Doug Oster
free-gardening-cooking-demo-with-doug-sunday-and-huge-garden-giveawayThe Organic Gardeners are together again at three Giant Eagle Market District stores for a free cooking and gardening demonstration. I'll be at three Giant Eagle Market District stores on Sunday May 31, 2015 with my radio partner Jessica Walliser. Together we are The Organic Gardeners. We'll be doing a free cooking and gardening demonstration and ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 May 2015 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
bribed-officialsBribery, racketeering, money-laundering ... finally there are reasons to watch soccer!  Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 28 May 2015 5:14 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
rutherford-on-bylsma-shero-draft-picks-05-28-15 As a result of former Penguins coach Dan Bylsma taking the Sabres' vacant head coaching job, the Sabres sent a conditional third-round pick in the 2016 draft to the Penguins as compensation. With Bylsma still under contract for another year to the Penguins, the Penguins were entitled to a third-round pick within the next three years per an NHL ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 28 May 2015 3:38 pm by John Hayes
post-gazette-trout-photo-contest-2015Scroll down to view the winners and all entries. Read the story behind the contest at www.post-gazette.com/sports/outdoors.  Fishing Report: Runs Fridays in Sports, always at www.post-gazette.com/sports/outdoors. Email your fishing report and high-resolution digital photos of your fish to fishingreport@post-gazette.com. ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 28 May 2015 3:14 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
sabres-hire-bylsma-send-2016-third-rounder-to-penguins-05-28-15The Sabres hired former Penguins coach Dan Bylsma to fill their vacant coaching position today. Bylsma, 44, was fired by the Penguins June 6 with two years remaining on his contract. The Penguins' all-time leader in most coaching statistics, Bylsma sat out the 2014-15 season. With one year remaining on his contract, the Penguins will receive a ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 28 May 2015 2:30 pm by Elizabeth Bloom
make-music-pittsburgh-call-for-artists-venuesThe first-ever Make Music Pittsburgh is coming, and the organizers are looking for venues and artists to be part of a worldwide event showcasing a variety of music and bringing live performance to city neighborhoods. For those interested in being a performer or host, here is additional information from the organizer: On June 21, 2015 Pittsburgh will ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 28 May 2015 10:01 am by Natalie Bencivenga
seenontv-june-events-are-bloomingIt felt so great to be back on Pittsburgh Today Live this morning to chat with the always lovely, Kristine Sorensen, about all of the fabulous events coming up in June! Mark you calendars, it's going to be a busy month!   Keep up with #wheresNataliePG on Twitter @NBSeen and on Instagram @NatalieBenci Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 28 May 2015 9:13 am by Doug Oster
worth-the-wait-the-mountain-laurel-that-wouldn-t-bloom'Nipmunk' mountain laurel prepares to bloom. The buds are amazing. Photo by Doug Oster How long would you wait to see a plant bloom? Four years ago I planted three mountain laurel 'Nipmunck' shrubs I got cheap at the end of the season. One bit the dust, but the other two have looked healthy in the garden. Deer are not supposed to eat mountain ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 28 May 2015 5:47 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-ehrhoff-healthy-05-28-15Penguins -Penguins defenseman Christian Ehrhoff has been given "a clean bill of health" according to his agent, Rick Curran. -Curran also suggested Ehrhoff will be available as an unrestricted free agent July 1. -Former Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma (above) interviewed with the Sabres for their vacant head coaching position. -The ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 28 May 2015 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
big-bankersThe banks will pay billions in fines for rigging foreign markets but nobody will go to jail. They were not jailed for assorted schemes that led to the 2008 financial crisis either. They just keep living their lives and collecting bonuses.    Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 4:48 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
ehrhoff-given-clean-bill-of-health-05-27-15 Penguins defenseman Christian Ehrhoff "has been given a clean bill of health" according to his agent, Rick Curran. Ehrhoff, who suffered at least two concussions this past season, missed 33 out of the Penguins' final 39 games of the season, including playoffs. Joining the Penguins as a free agent last offseason, Ehrhoff appeared in 49 games and ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 3:52 pm by Barbara Vancheri
sia-gives-california-dreamin-a-mournful-twist-in-san-andreas-disaster-movie    Sia gives "California Dreamin' " a haunting treatment in "San Andreas," a new disaster movie starring Dwayne Johnson (aka The Rock) and featuring spectacular visual effects. It opens Thursday night in most theaters and everywhere Friday in both 2-D and 3-D.        Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 11:10 am by Sara Bauknecht
pittsburgh-based-designer-kiya-tomlin-to-be-featured-on-aspire-tv-show-exhale Pittsburgh-based designer Kiya Tomlin's journey in fashion will be featured tonight on the Aspire TV network's show "Exhale." On the program, viewers will learn about Ms. Tomlin's career path and what it's like to be an entrepreneur in the fashion industry. In advance of the show, the network released the following about Ms. Tomlin's ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 11:07 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-05-27-15Penguins -WPNT-TV (i.e. Channel 22) is expected to broadcast more Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins games next season. -Happy 39th birthday to former Penguins forward Richard Park (right). The second native of South Korea to play for the Penguins as well as in the NHL (Jim Paek being the first), Park was a second round pick in 1994 and spent parts of ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 9:15 am by Mike White
wpial-aaa-baseball-final-might-start-earlierAnyone planning to go to the second game tonight of a WPIAL baseball championship doubleheader, get there earlier than planned. The WPIAL had set game times tonight at Consol Energy Park of 5 p.m. for the Class AAAA championship (Norwin vs. Central Catholic) and 8 p.m. for the Class AAA game (West Allegheny vs. Knoch). But the WPIAL decided this ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
brewed-on-grant-open-streetsThe city will be shutting down Penn Ave. on Sunday for something called Open Streets PGH to encourage more biking and moving.  Read More and Comment