Tag Archives: Holiday 2016

Popular New Cafe Opens in Squirrel Hill

By Ian G. Rawson Jenny Tao greeted me with a broad smile as I came into Café 33, the newest addition to Squirrel Hill’s burgeoning Asian restaurant scene. Tucked into a narrow lot facing Shady Avenue south of Starbucks, the former laundromat has been transformed into a cozy nook with banquettes on either side and
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Adventures in the Land of Libations: What to Drink This Holiday Season

By Michael Jehn   I’m not a wine connoisseur or craft beer expert but, like many of my fellow Pittsburghers, I enjoy trying new things and having a good time out on the town with friends. When it comes to my taste in beer, cocktails and wine, my philosophy centers on actively seeking out and
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Hanukkah The Jewish Festival of Lights

By Marshall Hershberg Chair of the SHUC Ped-Bike Commitee For the Jewish people, late fall/early winter brings Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. It begins on the 25th day of the Hebrew Calendar month of Kislev, which usually occurs in December, and continues for eight days.   Hanukkah commemorates a successful revolt of Jewish patriots
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Celebrating the New Year in Squirrel Hill

By Helen Wilson Vice President, Squirrel Hill Historical Society   Celebrations are passed down from generation to generation. “We have always done it this way,” people say. But they didn’t.   The way people did things in colonial times changed as time passed. Customs brought by immigrants changed as well when they were transplanted to
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