“Diamond Heist,” the 64th annual Diamond Horseshoe Ball, officially kicked off Pittsburgh Opera’s 80th Anniversary season Saturday night at the Omni William Penn Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh.

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  • Issue Year 2018
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The 63rd Annual Pittsburgh CLO Guild Ball was held on Saturday, May 19 at the Westin Hotel. The evening’s theme, “The Rhythm is Gonna Get You,” saluted the Pittsburgh CLO summer season opener, ON YOUR FEET!

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Before the civil war, what black community existed in Pittsburgh largely included Northern-​born free blacks and runaway slaves, many of whom had traveled the Underground Railroad.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading The Pittsburgh Crawfords, the Homestead Grays and tricky baseball
In honor of the midsummer classic’s July reappearance in Pittsburgh, I pulled out some interviews I did years ago with the Pittsburgh Post-​Gazette, and Dan Fitzpatrick got many new ones of great National Leaguers of the past and their recollections of the Pirates and Pittsburgh. Many remember the eccentricities of old Forbes Field.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring/​Summer
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading Hall-​of-​famers tell of times in our city
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