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Luxurious Ladies Night Out Benefits National Aviary

On Friday, September 20, more than 350 women flocked to the National Aviary for Ladies Night Out presented by Trib Total Media.

Ideas for a Better Pittsburgh: Semifinalists, Part VI

Pittsburgh Quarterly invited readers and neighbors to offer up their best ideas for improving the region through the Spring 2019 Pittsburgh Tomorrow Contest. The 13 finalists chosen by the Pittsburgh Today advisory board were published online and in the Fall 2019 issue of the magazine. But the ideas of another…

In the Smokehouse with Herb

There are 400 pounds of bacon smoking in the smoker. Hickory smoked. With actual hickory.

The Worst of All Possible Worlds, Conclusion

“How do I loathe thee? Let me count the ways. I loathe thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach… I loathe thee with the breath, Smiles, tears, of all my life; and, if God choose, I shall but loathe thee better after death.” —What Browning…

Amazon-​Themed Gala Launches Pittsburgh Opera’s 81st Season

Over 200 guests celebrated the beginning of Pittsburgh Opera’s 81st season at the 65th annual Diamond Horseshoe Ball. Held on September 28 at the Omni William Penn, the event raised close to $200,000 for Pittsburgh Opera.

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Gala Raises Millions for Cancer Research

On September 12, 2019, The UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Gala “Illuminated by Hope” celebrated advancements being made in cancer research and treatment and recognized supporters. The sold-​out event included nearly 900 of the region’s leaders and longtime UPMC Hillman supporters who are responsible for raising millions of dollars to support…

Stop the Insanity!

“We recall not too long ago when extraordinary monetary policies were reserved for recessions or financial panics.” —Lead editorial, The Wall Street Journal

Ideas for a Better Pittsburgh: Semifinalists, Part V

Pittsburgh Quarterly invited readers and neighbors to offer up their best ideas for improving the region through the Spring 2019 Pittsburgh Tomorrow Contest. The 13 finalists chosen by the Pittsburgh Today advisory board were published online and in the Fall 2019 issue of the magazine. But the ideas of another…

Steel City Awards Dinner Raises Record $950,000 for Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation’s 6th Annual Steel City Awards Dinner, held on Thursday, September 19, brought together senior leadership of the Marine Corps, Pittsburgh community members and scholarship recipients to recognize Marines by enabling their children to pursue college education.

Two-​Night Animal Friends Gala Welcomes Jackson Galaxy

Animal Friends’ Black Tie & Tails was held on Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21. The two-​night gala hosted more than 600 guests and raised more than $760,000 for Animal Friends’ lifesaving mission and programs during a one-​of-​a-​kind event on Animal Friends’ campus.

The Worst of All Possible Worlds

“Tout est pour le mieux dans le meilleur des mondes possibles. [All is for the best in the best of all possible worlds.]” —Voltaire, “Candide”

Gala Kicks Off PSO’s 124th Year

Glamour met classical at Heinz Hall on Saturday, September 14 when the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Gala celebration “A Night in Black and White” kicked off the organization’s 124th year.

PNC Community Mutt Strut Benefits Medical Service Dogs

Hundreds of humans and dogs descended on Frick Park Saturday, September 14 for the fourth annual PNC Community Mutt Strut hosted in Pittsburgh to benefit Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Inc., an organization that trains medical service dogs to help veterans and people who suffer from PTSD, seizures and other…

Over 200 Works of Glass Art Sold at Art on Fire

Over 550 guests celebrated glass at the Art on Fire Celebration and Auction on Friday, September 13 at Nova Place. It was the most successful event to date benefiting Pittsburgh Glass Center (PGC).

Ideas for a Better Pittsburgh: Semifinalists, Part IV

Pittsburgh Quarterly invited readers and neighbors to offer up their best ideas for improving the region through the Spring 2019 Pittsburgh Tomorrow Contest. The 13 finalists chosen by the Pittsburgh Today advisory board were published online and in the Fall 2019 issue of the magazine. But the ideas of another…
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