The fountain in Downtown's Point State Park, which has been shut off for repairs since April 2009, will resume operation in a ceremony set for June 7. The dedication ceremony, titled "Riverlights At The Point", will be free and open to the public and will take place on the first night of the Three Rivers Arts Festival.
When it returns to operation, the fountain will have a disappearing edge water feature inside the basin, a restored outer basin ring, new pumping equipment and ne
D J Smulick talks to a customer in his specialty meats store.
Slow but steady, Bloomfield is coming into "hipness" of its own.
Take DJ Specialty Sausage & Meats at 4623 Liberty Ave for example. D J Smulick, who lives in Bloomfield, was a chef at Cafe Sam, The Duquesne Club and Steelhead Grill before deciding to open up his own specialty butcher shop last summer. He buys local as much as possible and showcases his own sausages in the shop. Other than the fact that he does live in the neighborhood, Smulick choose to
Latrobe is seeking historical validation from the state for its claim as the birthplace of the banana split. The city recently applied to the Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program for approval of a plaque to recognize David E Strickler of Latrobe as inventing the banana split in 1904 and selling it in a downtown Latrobe drugstore, Tassell Pharmacy. Strickler lived from 1881 to 1971 and also created a special dish to display his banana split. He was