Carrie Furnaces Turned Up the Heat at Festival of Combustion

Over Labor Day weekend Pittsburghers got the chance to see the Carrie Furnace in action once again. While this national landmark of the Homestead...

2017’s Festival of Combustion to Forge Art and History at the Carrie Furnace

Pittsburghers will have the chance to kick off the Labor Day weekend by literally playing with fire. River of Steel’s annual Festival of Combustion...

Polio is Zero Fun, and This Pittsburgh Legend Made The Cure.

When you think about it, we’ve come a long way in the field of modern medicine. From the first time bacteria was observed through...

Homestead’s “Abandoned Pittsburgh” Preserves History Through Photography

As the Art director for Pittsburgh Magazine, Chuck Beard has had the opportunity to discover and discuss the city’s eclectic creative scene; since last...

Pittsburgh’s Golf Scene is Still on Par After 100 Years

With the coming of Spring and warmer weather approaching, it’s that time to shake the dust off of the clubs and get back into...

New Muslim Doll Accessory Proves That Other People Actually Exist.

Gisele Fetterman noticed something after her daughter, Grace, was upset that there weren't any Barbie dolls that wore glasses like her. Fetterman's  friend, Safaa...

Automobile Innovation In Pittsburgh

If you ask most Americans about the history of automobiles in the US, most people would make the connection to Detroit, and the longevity...

Breaking Barriers: Chuck Cooper

Most people know the story of Jackie Robinson, who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier in 1947 with the Brooklyn Dodgers. If you ask...

Black Bottom Film Festival Will Help You Possess The Power of The Glow.

On February 24th, the Black Bottom Film Festival will make its maiden voyage at The August Wilson Center. The festival highlights the contributions of...

The Birth Of A Nation

May 30th, 1918 may not resonate with many Pittsburghers today, but on that date 99 years ago, a new nation-state was conceived at the...

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