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 3:14 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
Published on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 2:44 pm by Doug Oster
urban-homesteading-series-from-penn-state-extension-to-launch-in-june Learn how to garden in bales of straw with the experts from Penn State Cooperative Extension. Photo by Doug Oster URBAN HOMESTEADING SERIES PROGRAM LAUNCH PITTSBURGH, PA, MAY 26, 2015: Penn State Extension’s Urban Homesteading Series to Launch June 2015 Penn State Extension of Allegheny County is proud to announce the launch of the “Urban ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 1:32 pm by Barbara Vancheri
big-stone-gap-movie-gets-oct-9-theatrical-release    If you were a fan of the Adriana Trigiani book “Big Stone Gap,” good news.    The movie adaptation will be released nationwide on Oct. 9 by Picturehouse. Trigiani makes her directing and screenwriting debut with the film starring Ashley Judd, CMU grad Patrick Wilson, Whoopi Goldberg, John Benjamin Hickey, Jane Krakowski, ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 11:16 am by Doug Oster
heirloom-iris-reveals-a-family-s-legacyThis beautiful heirloom iris has a story to tell. Photo by Doug Oster Soft blue iris petals cling to drops of rain on a spring morning in the garden. The variety was a gift to me from Bernice Born, who inherited the plant from her mother, who got it from her mother. Passing on plants to family and friends is one of the magical parts of gardening. I ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 12:09 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-esposito-takes-season-off-05-26-15Penguins -Forward Angelo Esposito (right), the Penguins' first-round pick in 2007 who has seen his career interrupted by injuries, took most of the season off from organized hockey. -Former Penguins defensive prospect Ondrej Nemec has joined Severstal Cherepovets of Russia's KHL. -Happy 56th birthday to former Penguins goaltender Pat Riggin. ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 11:06 am by Mike White
maverick-rowan-might-be-coming-back-to-lincoln-parkMaverick Rowan scored more than 1,000 points in his freshman and sophomore years at Lincoln Park before leaving for a school in Florida last year.  Next season, Rowan might be playing at Lincoln Park again. Rowan is considering coming back to play his senior season at Lincoln Park, a charter school in Beaver County that plays in the WPIAL. He ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 8:00 am by Sara Bauknecht
style-week-pittsburgh-unveils-schedule-of-fashion-focused-events The countdown is on to Style Week Pittsburgh, which will return for its third year of fashion-focused events to be held Aug. 12-16. Wadria Taylor founded the annual event with a mission to bring to the city fashion shows and networking events that would spotlight designers, stylists, fashion photographers and other industry insiders from Pittsburgh ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 25 May 2015 3:38 pm by John Hayes
post-gazette-trout-photo-contest-2015Submission deadline has passed for the Post-Gazette Trout Photo Contest. Results will be published online and in print May 31. Show off your catch. Email high-resolution digital photos of your fish to fishingreport@post-gazette.com. Include angler’s name, age (for children), place of residence, species, size, body of water, date of catch, phone ... Read More and Comment