Stories tagged: "Pittsburgh"


FILE - In this July 4, 2014 file photo, Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter, left, and Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson of The Roots, perform during an Independence Day celebration in Philadelphia. The Roots are tapping into their resources to help raise funds for their high-school alma mater in Philadelphia. The Grammy-winning hip-hop band created the CAPA Foundation after learning that $1.1 million had been cut from the budget of the Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
9 Summer Music Festivals in Pennsylvania You Don’t Want to Miss

Brand name events like the Roots Picnic and Made in America will bookend a 2023 summer festival season in Pennsylvania that features something for every music fan.

Photo: Cupboard Maker Books
Find Your Next Favorite Read: 9 Great Pennsylvania Bookstores to Shop on Independent Bookstore Day

On Saturday, booksellers across Pennsylvania will take part in the 10th annual Independent Bookstore Day, which celebrates indie bookstore culture with book exclusives, special events, and more.

12 Pennsylvania Restaurants to Put on Your List for 2023
Meatless in Pennsylvania: Discover the 13 Best Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants Across the State

If you thought Pennsylvania’s best vegetarian and vegan restaurants were strictly a big city thing, think again. There is no shortage of unique meat-free, plant-based dining options throughout the entire state.

Diners enjoy the riverfront setting at Philadelphia's Moshulu. (Photo: J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia)
Pennsylvania’s Best Scenic Dining: 7 Restaurants With Amazing Views

From Erie to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania features restaurants that pair incredible views with delicious menu offerings for an atmospheric spring and summer dining experience.

(Photo: Kempton Hotel)
Easter Sunday Dining: 9 Must-Try Restaurants for Pennsylvania Families

Whether you’re an Easter brunch family or dinner is more your thing, let someone else do the cooking (and the dishes) this Easter Sunday.

FILE - Lead water pipes pulled from underneath the street are seen in Newark, N.J., Oct. 21, 2021. Lead pipes have caused harm for decades. In recent years, residents in Newark and Benton Harbor, Mich., were forced to use bottled water for basic needs like cooking and drinking, after tests revealed elevated levels of lead. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Help Is Coming To Replace Pennsylvania’s Lead Pipes

Results from a new EPA survey will help determine the amount of infrastructure funds states will receive going forward to remove lead pipes. Pennsylvania has already received $87 million for lead pipe removal.

PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 29: A student from Oakland Catholic High School receives comfort following the evacuation of her school after a call of an active shooter on March 29, 2023 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   Many schools, including Oakland Catholic and Pittsburgh Central Catholic, were targeted as part of what authorities are calling "computer-generated swatting calls." Many agencies, including state and municipal police, are conducting investigations. (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
Active Shooter Hoax Calls Target Dozens of Pennsylvania Schools

Local and state police responded to numerous threats of an active shooter Wednesday at dozens of schools throughout the state, prompting evacuations, lockdowns, and panic among students and parents alike.