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In This Issue, March 2016

Feb 26, 2016 05:55PM ● Published by North Hills Monthly magazine

L-R Steve and Gail Carpenter Northwood Realty Kathryn Heinauer of Barrington Homes homebuyers Michelle and Andrew Wiechkoske

Realtors Gail and Steve Carpenter Bring Clients, Industry Professionals Together to Build a Foundation of Trust - Feb 26, 2016 05:42PM

Gail and Steve Carpenter of Northwood Realty understand that making so many decisions can be overwhelming, which is why they make a point of working with clients every step of the way. Read More » 

 

Pittsburgh Begins Yearlong Bicentennial Celebration - Feb 26 2016 0542PM

Pittsburgh Begins Yearlong Bicentennial Celebration - Feb 26, 2016 05:42PM

On March 18—Incorporation Day—Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto will kick off a yearlong celebration commemorating the city’s bicentennial. Read More » 

 

Irish Dance Studios Help Students Kick Up Their Heels  - Feb 26 2016 0542PM

Irish Dance Studios Help Students Kick Up Their Heels - Feb 26, 2016 05:42PM

In Irish music and dance, every song and every move has a purpose in telling the story of Celtic history, and two local Irish dance studios are keeping the culture alive in our region. Read More » 

 

Mobile Apps for Kids Put Safety First - Feb 26 2016 0541PM

Mobile Apps for Kids Put Safety First - Feb 26, 2016 05:41PM

“My primary focus is to get kids to be street smart, to empower them, and to empower families to start communicating.” Read More » 

 

Photo courtesy Christien Border of Border Studios

Superhero Run Attracts Everyday Heroes to Battle Child Abuse - Feb 26, 2016 05:40PM

The Superhero Run is the brainchild of Matt Curtin, who established the Superhero Foundation in 2008 as a nonprofit organization dedicated to battling child abuse. Read More » 

 

Community Gardens Yield More than Just Veggies - Feb 26 2016 0540PM

Community Gardens Yield More than Just Veggies - Feb 26, 2016 05:40PM

Community gardening sets the stage for unlikely groups of people to come together by offering a variety of events, classes and workshops geared towards all ages. Read More » 

 

Get Your Hands Dirty with the Help of Master Gardeners - Feb 26 2016 0539PM

Get Your Hands Dirty with the Help of Master Gardeners - Feb 26, 2016 05:39PM

Whether the thought of planting your own garden turns your thumbs brown or your brain blooms with ideas, Master Gardeners are available to share their wisdom with anyone willing to learn. Read More » 

 

Things to Do While Youre Waiting for Planting Season - Feb 26 2016 0539PM

Things to Do While You’re Waiting for Planting Season - Feb 26, 2016 05:39PM

The days are longer, the sun is higher and we are all itching to get out in the garden and do what we love best…garden. Read More » 

 

Steel City Grazers Make Short Work of Problem Plants - Feb 26 2016 0539PM

Steel City Grazers Make Short Work of Problem Plants - Feb 26, 2016 05:39PM

It’s almost growing season, and while that’s fine when you’re planting, there are unwanted plants—think poison ivy and Japanese knotweed—that are getting ready to take over your yard, too. Read More » 

 

Is Pittsburghs Water Safe to Drink - Feb 26 2016 0538PM

Is Pittsburgh’s Water Safe to Drink? - Feb 26, 2016 05:38PM

After the Flint, MI, water disaster it is only natural to wonder: Is our drinking water safe here in Pittsburgh? Read More » 

 

Online Site Meetup Encourages Face-to-Face Interaction - Feb 26 2016 0538PM

Online Site Meetup Encourages Face-to-Face Interaction - Feb 26, 2016 05:38PM

Whatever your hobby or interests are, Meetup.com is the place to find like-minded individuals to, well, meet up! Read More » 

 

I Am Poems at Bottlebrush Gallery

Academic and Arts Camps Keep Boredom at Bay and Offer Kids Amazing Opportunities - Feb 26, 2016 05:38PM

Pittsburgh offers an incredible array of summer camp options for kids of all ages and interests. Read More » 

 

Joey Travolta Film Camp Helps Young People with Autism Gain Lifelong Skills - Feb 26 2016 0538PM

Joey Travolta Film Camp Helps Young People with Autism Gain Lifelong Skills - Feb 26, 2016 05:38PM

The Arts for Autism Foundation of Pittsburgh will hold its sixth annual Joey Travolta Film Camp July 25 through Aug. 5 at Winchester Thurston School’s Shadyside campus. Read More » 

 

Camp Redwing

Kids Find Fun at Adventure and Athletic Camps - Feb 26, 2016 05:38PM

Modern camp experiences offer idyllic adventures as well as more specialized opportunities, with options to fit the unique needs of every camper. Read More » 

 

Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic Students Win Verizon App Challenge

New & Notable, March 2016 - Feb 26, 2016 05:38PM

New & Notable spotlights the accomplishments of those living & working in the North Hills, from new business hires to award-winning students. Read More » 

 

This observation hive at Drapers Super Bee  Apiaries is more than 27 years old

Maple Weekend Just One Delicious Reason to Visit Tioga County - Feb 26, 2016 05:37PM

Maple Weekend, sponsored by the Potter-Tioga Maple Producers Association, is a great way to get to know more about where your food comes from—and about the people who make it. Read More » 

 

Baby Sloth Makes Debut for National Aviary Visitors - Feb 26 2016 0537PM

Baby Sloth Makes Debut for National Aviary Visitors - Feb 26, 2016 05:37PM

Three-month-old Linnaeus’s two-toed sloth will be hand-raised as educational ambassador for rainforest species. Read More » 

 

Roots of a Home - Feb 26 2016 0537PM

Roots of a Home - Feb 26, 2016 05:37PM

I live in the woods, so my kids lie on a bed of leaves looking up at tree canopies filling the sky. "Our trees are so tall, why don't we have any good ones for climbing?” my son asked. Read More » 

 

Cozi App Keeps Info in One Easy-to-Access Location   - Feb 26 2016 0537PM

Cozi App Keeps Info in One Easy-to-Access Location - Feb 26, 2016 05:37PM

Much of the time, staying on the same schedule as my wife and daughter can be difficult... sometimes we find ourselves fighting to fit things in and maintain a balanced home life. Read More » 

 

City Tavern Warmer

Warm Up Your Winter with these Cold Weather Cocktails - Feb 26, 2016 05:37PM

Check out the cocktail recipes provided by Fine Wine and Good Spirits—we’ve even included a coupon to help warm those last winter days! Read More » 

 

Butler AM Rotary Hosts First Carved in Ice Festival  - Feb 26 2016 0535PM

Butler AM Rotary Hosts First Carved in Ice Festival - Feb 26, 2016 05:35PM

On Saturday, Feb. 20, the Butler AM Rotary held the first annual ‘Butler Carved in Ice’ ice festival and chili cook-off at Diamond Park. Read More » 

 

Digital Edition, March 2016