Dancer and choreographer Martha Graham was also something else: a native daughter of Pittsburgh.
Gawking at dozens of colorful explosions might not be the first way you think of celebrating a birthday or an anniversary. Of course, it’s almost certainly the first thing that springs to mind when you think of celebrating the anniversary of our nation’s birth. It also turns out that setting off fireworks is as old as Independence Day itself.
What do linotype, teletype, and portable printers have in common? They’re all innovations that Post-Gazette writers from the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s heralded as cutting-edge.