Sunday, November 17, 2019

The Pittsburgh Harlequins Rugby Club

For most folks locally, American football is the pinnacle of physical sports. But remove the helmets and the shoulder pads and could those same...

A Pittsburgh Boxer Fights to the End to Inspire

Since making his professional debut on August 18th, 2018, Michael "The Pittsburgh Bull" Manna, 36, of the Northside has donated his earnings from his...

Larry Gioia shares his love of the water with adaptive paddlers.

Fifteen years ago, he went on a paddling excursion down the Youghiogheny River. Upon his return to shore, he bought his own watercraft, became...

Just Drive: Auto Racing in Pittsburgh

Since the invention of the automobile, industrialists and entrepreneurs have endeavored to make faster, more aerodynamic vehicles; with some being more successful than others....

Homestead Music Hall Delivers on Their “Night of Fights”

The seats are wooden. Underneath each are wire rods shaped to hold a man’s fedora, a nice feature for the Carnegie Library of Homestead’s...

Muay Thai gym opens in Squirrel Hill, bringing Thai culture and camaraderie 

By Kristy Locklin When Michael Seamans wears a T-shirt advertising his new Muay Thai gym, people run up to him to show off their sick...

5 Facts about the 5Point Film Festival

For those who prefer being outdoors, we have the film festival for you (but warning: It will require you to be indoors). The 5...

At Bar-jutsu Academy, students learn self-defense tips, beer pong skills. By Kristy Locklin

By Kristy Locklin James Porco calls himself the David Hasselhoff of Martial Arts. His 2013 book, “Bar-jutsu: The American Art of Bar Fighting”, topped the...

Pittsburgh Boxer Sherrell Looks Ahead to Future

Gerald “G-5” Sherrell’s journey in boxing began at the age of 10, sparring against a kid seven years older than he was because they...

Bitter Ends Luncheonette was Definitely a Sweet Choice!

Jeff Rose Between eating at Lot 17 and getting a bunch of projects printed at Flower City Printmakers in Bloomfield, I've passed this little place a...

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