A party 40 years in the making drew a sell-​out crowd of 1,400 to the Mattress Factory on June 16, during which founder Barbara Luderowski offered a good-​natured response to whether she ever expected reaching such a milestone when the museum first opened in 1977.

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The Pittsburgh Public Theater wowed patrons of its Gods and Goddesses-​themed gala on May 5 with a shimmering evening that began with producing artistic director Ted Pappas awaiting the arrival of his 400 guests while surrounded by strapping gladiators.

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The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy raised $530,000 during its annual Spring Hat Luncheon on May 6, welcoming more than 600 guests to Schenley Park.

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Behind the scenes technicalities of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ latest exhibit, Super. Natural. involved 500 pieces of hand-​blown glass that had been meticulously packed into 122 boxes for a cross-​country trip from Seattle to Pittsburgh on a 52-​foot-​long tractor trailer.

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