The first stories from national news agencies, some of which were printed in our pages, focused on the devastation not of New Orleans, but neighboring Mississippi.
It would only seem fitting for today’s Pittsburgh to be the birthplace of a smiley face.
34 Blvd. of the Allies was once home to two newspapers. As of this week, it is now empty.
Today, 2712 Jane St. is a parking lot. Once, it was the scene of a bizarre livestock escape.
Ever since the Phoenicians set sail, water has held a mystical sway over human beings. That includes Pittsburgh owners of houseboats. In fine weather, these floating cottages cruise the region’s rivers, giving their owners a chance to share an extra beer, a joke or a story with their fellow free spirits.