Published on Monday, 30 March 2015 12:54 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-03-30-15Penguins -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game. “I thought our whole defense corps picked up their game." - Mike Johnston on playing with five defensemen. -The San Jose Mercury News' recap. "No, not right now, especially when you had a four-minute penalty in overtime and you don't convert. Tough loss." - Sharks forward Logan Couture's ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 30 March 2015 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
outdated-systemA recent editorial in the PG called our sewage system "positively medieval" because "Allegheny County still pumps raw sewage into its waterways."  Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 29 March 2015 6:26 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
Published on Sunday, 29 March 2015 2:36 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
about-the-sharks-03-29-15A preview of the Sharks. When and where: 7:30 p.m, EDT, Consol Energy Center. TV: Root Sports (Pittsburgh market), NBC Sports (Rest of the United States). Record: 37-30-8, 82 points. The Sharks are in fifth place in the Pacific Division. Leading Scorer: Center Joe Pavelski, 67 points (36 goals, 31 assists). Last Game: 3-2 road shootout win against ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 29 March 2015 11:46 am by Barbara Vancheri
there-s-no-place-like-home-at-the-box-office-for-families   It was home, sweet “Home” this weekend at the box office.    The animated comedy, about an alien race called the Boov and featuring the voices of Jim Parsons, Rihanna and Steve Martin, did better than anyone predicted and was No. 1 with an estimated $54 million.    That was almost $20 million more than the R-rated ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 29 March 2015 5:58 am by Doug Oster
free-cooking-gardening-demo-with-doug-sunday-and-other-free-stuff-tooThe Organic Gardeners will be presenting a free cooking/gardening demonstration on Sunday. I'll be joined by my radio partner Jessica Walliser on Sunday March 29th, 2015 at three Giant Eagle Market District stores. We'll be talking gardening and cooking a special recipe from the onion family. Best of all you get to taste what we make. We've also ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 29 March 2015 10:37 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-03-29-15Penguins -The Post-Gazette's recap from yesterday's game. Kris Letang was hospitalized after a hit by Coyotes captain/forward Shane Doan. -The Arizona Republic's recap. "He's been unbelievable. Some of the saves he made tonight were outstanding." - Coyotes defenseman Michael Stone on Smith. -The Associated Press' recap. "[Doan] is not like that. I ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 29 March 2015 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
cockpit-doorThe apparent suicide crash by the co-pilot of the Germanwings flight has focused scrutiny on mental health and airlines. It has also raised questions about safety procedures involving the cockpit door.  Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 28 March 2015 4:57 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
doan-on-letang-you-feel-awful-as-a-player-when-something-like-that-happens-03-28-15 "Oh yeah. That's part of the game. Obviously, he's such a character guy on their team and such a part of their team. He scores a goal to make it 2-1 as well. That says a lot about him. That's the type of guy you want on your team that stands up for your teammates and goes to the wall for his teammates. You hope they do that for for him too. That's ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 28 March 2015 2:48 pm by Sam Werner
scrimmage-reactions-and-a-few-depth-chart-notesPitt held its second scrimmage of the spring this morning on the South Side, and while the scrimmage itself was closed, here are a couple of notes from the media viewing portion and subsequent interviews, bur first, here's video from Pat Narduzzi's media session following the practice (apologies that my iPhone ran out of storage with about two minutes ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 28 March 2015 12:08 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
Published on Saturday, 28 March 2015 10:30 am by Seth Rorabaugh
about-the-coyotes-03-28-15A preview of the Coyotes. When and where: 1 p.m., EDT, Consol Energy Center. TV: Root Sports, Fox Sports Arizona. Record: 23-44-8, 54 points. The Coyotes are in last place in the Pacific Division. Leading Scorer: Defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson, 40 points (21 goals, 19 assists). Last Game: 4-3 overtime road win against the Sabres Thursday. ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 28 March 2015 10:18 am by Scott Mervis
perfume-genius-sashays-at-warhol ​Mike Hadreas told us recently that he had one stage move he'd been working on for this tour, and we got a look at it Friday night at the Andy Warhol Museum.   It's a good one: a low, snaky, predatory crouch dance, made all the more effective by the fishnets and sheer vulnerability.   It's a brave new world for the Seattle ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 28 March 2015 2:11 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-03-28-15Penguins -"We play so bad right now." - Evgeni Malkin (right). -Malkin and Hornqvist are "really close" to returning to the lineup from undisclosed injuries according to Mike Johnson. -“That tunnel, man. I hate that tunnel." - Coyotes forward (the great) Joe Vitale on driving through the Fort Pitt Tunnel yesterday. -Mike Johnston's mother died. ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 27 March 2015 6:44 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
tippett-competition-structure-leading-to-less-offense-03-27-15Tuesday, Blues coach Ken Hitchcock offered his thoughts on on why offensive totals have dropped in the NHL this season. He blamed skating. Earlier today, Coyotes coach Dave Tippett, a former checking center in the 1980s and 1990s including one season with the Penguins, offered his thoughts on the decreased offense. Why do you think offense has ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 27 March 2015 6:25 pm by Barbara Vancheri
watch-southpaw-preview-here  The first trailer for “Southpaw,” shot in Pittsburgh by native Antoine Fuqua and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Forest Whitaker and others, is out. The movie will arrive in theaters July 31. This is not Pittsburgh as Pittsburgh although you might recognize some of the locations. Here is a link to my interview with Fuqua as he ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 27 March 2015 3:18 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
opportunity-with-coyotes-has-boosted-arcobello-03-27-14  Mark Arcobello became a trivia answer this season when he became the second player in NHL history to record a point with four different teams in one season. In addition to a brief stint with the Penguins in January and February, Arcobello has also played for the Oilers, Predators and now the Coyotes who claimed him off waivers from the ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 27 March 2015 1:36 pm by Natalie Bencivenga
settingtheseen-a-simply-sweet-dayThis week's show was so much fun to film. In honor of Women's History Month, Sara and I visited the new headquarters of Simple Sugars in RIDC Park. The company was founded by Lani Lazzari when she was just 11 years old! After an appearance on ABC's "Shark Tank", billionaire (and Pittsburgher) Mark Cuban invested in her company, which now just ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 27 March 2015 8:18 am by Doug Oster
st-patty-s-day-peas-sprout-still-time-to-plantThis tiny pea seed sat in 16 degree temperatures, but still sprouted a few days later. Hurray for spring peas! Photo by Doug Oster It's always a risk planting peas on St. Patrick's Day, but one which usually pays off. I was thrilled to see this little pea seed begin to spout. It got very cold after the holiday, down to 16 degrees in my garden, but the ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 27 March 2015 10:39 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-recapping-penguins-hurricanes-03-27-15Penguins -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game. “There’s not enough desperation for the importance of these games, especially when you’re missing guys. We all need to dig down and be a little bit better. We can’t accept an effort like this against a team that’s out of the playoffs.” - Sidney Crosby. -The Raleigh News & Observer's ... Read More and Comment