Shoe Repair Shop

shoerepair Shoe Repair Shop

Tony DeMarco works on resoling boots at his shop in Northway Mall Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. Northway Shoe and Repair has been operating at the mall since 1979.

Opera in the square

opera Opera in the square

Pittsburgh Opera resident artists, bass Phillip Gay and mezzo soprano Corrie Stallings perform “La ci darem la mano” during the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership’s Market Square Farmers Market at Market Square Downtown Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014.

Lyon’s Sukkah

lyon Lyons Sukkah

Lyon Mandelcorn, 88, of Squirrel Hill decorates his sukkah with homemade birds his wife Ruth Mandelcorn makes for the holiday Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. The Jewish holiday Sukkot begins at sundown Wednesday and ends Oct. 15.

Families First Fall

firstfall Families First Fall

Elijah Overett, 6, of Highland Park plays with leaves in Mellon Park with his mother Jayne Overett and brothers in Point Breeze. Elijah moved with his family from Australia earlier this year and this is the first time they’ve experienced leaves changing and falling from the trees.


Wolfe St. Lawrence, 3, of Spring Garden picks out a pumpkin with his mom Arielle St. Lawrence at Stan’s Market in the Strip District.

Int’l Day of Peace

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Participants hold two world flags during a ceremony as part of the North Hills International Day of Peace Festival in North Park Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Each person took a turn reciting the words, “may peace prevail in” followed by the names of the countries of the flags they held.

iPhone 6

iphone iPhone 6

Pittsburgh Police Ofc. Cochrane asks Jesse Bredholt, 23, of West Mifflin to take down his tent from in front of the Apple store along Walnut Street in Shadyside Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Bredholt and his friend Arielle Goldhaber, 19, of Oakland, left, are awaiting the new iPhone 6 to go on sale this Friday.

New Torah

torah New Torah

Rabbi Hershel Pfeffer of Squirrel Hill completes a new torah scroll for the Chabad of South Hills during a torah dedication ceremony in Mount Lebanon Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. The Torah scroll has roughly 600,000 handwritten letters. The average process takes over a year. This scroll was expertly scribed in Israel but the last paragraph was outlined so that it could be completed at the Chabad of South Hills as part of the ceremony.


Jarell Jarell

Jarell Taylor, 28, of Wilkinsburg burned his hands trying to save his next door neighbor Veda Moore from a fire at 1704 Wesley Street in Wilkinsburg. Moore was killed in the fire that started around 2:20 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.



A pedestrian is reflected in the glass at the Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts School Downtown as he crosses Ft. Duquesne Boulevard Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.

Monarch Butterflies

Watch a time-lapse of a monarch butterfly emerging from a chrysalis.

Window Wash

PPGwash Window Wash

Raymond Trageser of Millvale washes the windows at 2 PPG Place, Downtown Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. Trageser works for Shamrock Building Services.


glide Glide

Anthony Monte of Robinson practices para gliding at Flagstaff Hill in Oakland Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014.

Remembering Mayor Sophie Masloff

Pittsburgh gathers to say goodbye to Mayor Sophie Masloff.

Trooper crash

pkwaycrash Trooper crash

Pennsylvania State troopers work the scene of an accident involving state police and a stolen vehicle that shut down an inbound lane of Interstate-376 West Mon., Aug. 18, 2014. Full story here.


Three Rivers Festival of Hope

Tiger Station

TigerStation Tiger Station

A public phone is taped off at the Tiger Station in Pittsburgh’s Spring Garden neighborhood.



An interactive look at immigrants and industry in Pittsburgh during World War I.

Neal WWI

Donn Neal is a historian at the Smithfield Street Evangelical Church, Downtown. Many German immigrants attended the church during WWI.

Library Fund

libraryfund1 Library Fund

Amy Kane, 34, of Franklin Park and her daughter Sadie, 3, choose books to borrow at the Northland Public Library in McCandless Wed., Aug. 6, 2014. Franklin Park contributes to the Norhland library.

libraryfund2 Library Fund

Lorelei Vernon, 2, of McCandless pages through a book while visiting the Northland Public Library with her mother, Erin Riley, 32, on Wed., Aug. 6, 2014.

Read full story ‘Universal Allegheny County library support gets a push.’

In memory of PFC. Paul E. Angert, USMC

Linda Dublin Nelson and Cindy Murphy Klein unveil a monument honoring Marine PFC Paul E. Angert, the first fatality from the city of Butler to die in the Vietnam War on April 28, 1970 during a dedication ceremony in his honor at Rotary Park in Butler Wed., Aug. 13, 2014.  Nelson is Angert’s cousin and Klein was engaged to be married to Angert when he was killed.