Grab a bite

Among Amazon HQ2 cities, Pittsburgh ranks 10th for late-night eats

There's nothing like a late-night snack.

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Fighting for family farmers

Relive Pittsburgh-area festival with  'Best of Farm Aid 2017'

If you couldn't make it to Farm Aid last year at KeyBank Pavilion in Burgettstown, turn in for "Best of Farm Aid 2017," which will air at 10 p.m. March 18 on AXS TV, with an encore at 1:30 a.m. March 19.

The sold-out event celebrating family farmers took place Sept. 16, 2017, at KeyBank Pavilion. More than 23,000 people attended to support Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia farmers and their allies.

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Show up 2 hours early

Tradition of $25 rush tickets for 'Rent' continues at Pittsburgh shows

"Rent" is coming to Heinz Hall March 27 to April 1 on its 20th anniversary tour, and you can get rush tickets for $25 before every performance.

The Pulitzer Prize and Tony award winning musical follows a year in the lives of seven struggling artists as they follow their dreams.

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A complete list of the festival's headliners

Mavericks, Lukas Nelson, Everything Everything highlight Arts Festival music lineup

In a sign of impending spring, the Three Rivers Arts Festival announced the musical acts for the 10-day event, which runs from June 1 to 10 at Point State Park and other sites in downtown Pittsburgh.

Alt-country act The Mavericks will headline the closing night (June 10). The band, headed by singer Raul Molo, mixes Tex-Mex, Cuban bolero, R&B, blues, country and rock 'n' roll. The group, which has been around since the 1990s, released its first album on its own label, "Brand New Day," last year.

Fifteen-time Grammy winner Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder will close out Bluegrass Day (June 9).

Other acts include:

Everything Everything, touring support of its fourth album, "A Fever Dream," on June 2.

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on June 3.

Banda Magda, performing everything from from samba to French chanson, from Greek folk tunes to Colombian cumbia and Afro-Peruvian lando, on June 4.

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, with lead vocals by singer/songwriter/guitarist Nelson, son of legendary Willie Nelson, on June 5.

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, performing "The Times They Are A-Changin': Words and Music of Bob Dylan," on June 6.

Sidewalk Chalk, which blends jazz, funk, hip-hop, and R&B, on June 7.

Valerie June, who mixes folk, blues, gospel, soul, country, Appalachian and bluegrass, on June 8, WYEP Day.

All the headliner shows start at 7:30 p.m. on the Dollar Bank Stage in Point State Park. No word yet on what musical act will open the festival on June 1.

Looking for eccentric, unusual or vintage

Yours could be the next home 'Restored by the Fords' on HGTV

Could your Pittsburgh area home use a do-over? Maybe it's outdated, or maybe there's a wall — or two — in need of removal.
Sibling renovators Steve and Leanne Ford, Pittsburgh natives, are looking for a home to renovate in the region as they return for a second season of "Restored by the Fords" on HGTV.

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Start a new tradition

Snag a green bagel this St. Patrick's Day at Bruegger's

While wearin' the green and drinkin' the green (beer), save some room for the eatin' of the color symbolizing St. Patrick's Day this weekend.

If it's breakfast in shades of the Emerald Isle you're craving, Bruegger's Bagels will oblige.

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Something to 'cheers' about

Penn Brewery opens at Pittsburgh airport; eyeing Downtown site

It's about time.

And beer.

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Revel like a Roman

‘Work your inner statue’ at the Carnegie Museum of Art’s ‘Toga Party’

Grab a bed sheet and you've fulfilled the dress code for this event.

The Carnegie Museum of Art in Oakland is hosting "Toga" from 8 to 11 p.m. March 15. Guests are encouraged to wear this distinctive garment of ancient Rome as the evening's attire.

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