Tag Archive | Pittsburgh

A Different Kind of Bird

A Different Kind of Bird

Condor Airlines, a subsidiary of Thomas Cook Airlines, has been serving global destinations since 1956. Condor Airlines serves more than seven million passengers and 80 destinations in Europe, America, Africa and Asia. Condor merged with Thomas Cook Airlines UK, Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium and Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia in October 2013 to form the Thomas […]

Tekko 2017

Tekko 2017

Spring is finally here in Pittsburgh (even though it snowed — a lot — on opening day for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the fans froze in the stands). At the same time, fans of a different kind flooded the warm hallways of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center and made me stand up and take […]

Electric Art Outside Our Window

Energy Flow is a public art display by Andrea Polli and Ron Gdovic of WindStax, a Pittsburgh-based turbine manufacturer. We understand that of all the places in Pittsburgh a bridge named for Rachel Carson, an environmentalist who was decades ahead of her time, was the most appropriate. The installation of more than 27,000 multicolored LED […]

A Traveling Toyland

A Traveling Toyland

We all had a favorite childhood toy growing up, whether it was a stuffed bear, doll, or action figure. The thoughts of the moments we shared with our inanimate friend warm our heart even now that we are older. We look back at the toys from our childhood in the 50s, 60s and 70s (and for […]

Whiskey’s Roots in America

Whiskey’s Roots in America

Who knew a wonderful world of whiskey was waiting to be discovered in the heart of Pittsburgh at the Wigle (pronounced “wiggle”) Distillery? I was definitely surprised. Wigle distillery, established in 2011 in the Strip District of Pittsburgh, creates dozens of spirits, whiskeys, gins and honey spirits. The small facility gives them the flexibility to […]

A Pedal-Powered Bar Crawl

A Pedal-Powered Bar Crawl

I know it’s spring in Pittsburgh when I can go to my 5:30 p.m. gym class and it’s light enough to people-watch through the second story floor-to-ceiling windows. I know summer is on its way when I see the Pittsburgh Party Pedaler roll by. This year I got so excited seeing it for the first time […]

A Doctor’s Appointment

A Doctor’s Appointment

The theater was packed (the show sold out in 24 hours) and all 2,300 seats were filled as the lights dimmed and a hush blanketed the audience. The Bendum Center, which we’ve mentioned before, often hosts great acts from opera and theater to classical and rock music. The acoustic were designed more than 90 years ago, carrying the […]