Thursday, February 14, 2013
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If Godiva chocolate and a weekend stay at a resort are out of your price range, here are some ideas for a nice, budget-friendly Valentine’s Day with your date in and around the Pine-Richland area. For just $20, you can have dinner at Applebee's and get an appetizer and two entrees. Looking for music? Jergel's Rhythm Grille is featuring Tony Janflone at 8 p.m. The cover charge is $7. If you can wait until Friday, Atria's in Richland Township is featuring the Joel Lindsey Duo. How about a movie? Beautiful Creatures is a supernatural love story set in the South that tells the tale of two star-crossed lovers. It's playing at the Rave Cinemas at 9700 McKnight Road. TELL US: What are some of your cost-friendly Valentine's Day gift ideas? Share …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
This Feb. 13 presentation looks at your personal health numbers. Free health screenings will be offered to check cholesterol, blood sugar and blood pressure levels.
Just in time for a chocolate-laden Valentine’s Day comes a presentation that might make you think twice before you take a bite of that sinfully delicious fruit of the cacao tree. “Take Control of Your Health—Know Your Numbers” will be presented at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Hilltop Hall at The Village at St. Barnabas, 5850 Meridian Road, Gibsonia. Representatives from the Center for Pharmacy Services of Duquesne University will discuss the importance of knowing your personal health numbers of total cholesterol, triglycerides, body mass index, good cholesterol, bad cholesterol, and blood sugar. Following the presentation, free health screenings will be offered to check cholesterol, blood sugar and blood pressure levels. Duquesne …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Sample chocolates while visiting businesses during this sweet event. Tickets are on sale now.
Satisfy your sweet tooth in Sewickley this Valentine's Day. Tickets are being sold now for the inaugural Sewickley Chocolate Walk, which takes place on Wednesday, Feb. 13. Alex DeLoia of Village Green Partners said the Chocolate Walk runs from 5 to 7 p.m. as part of continuing efforts to promote later shopping hours on Wednesdays in Sewickley. "Chocolate Walk will be a fun, family-friendly event the evening before Valentine's Day, where people can sample all kinds of unique chocolates while visiting the businesses in the Village," she said. Village Candy and Cocothé are providing discounts to other participating businesses. The Chocolate Walk concept is quite similar to Sewickley's annual Wine Walk. Upon registering at Wolcott Park, …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Skip those dinner reservations.
Looking for a new way to celebrate Valentine's Day this year? Here are four, well, unusual options that may tickle your fancy: What did we miss? What other local Valentine's Day celebrations are going on? Tell us in the comments below. __________________________ Please help us get to 1,000 Facebook “likes” by clicking here and “liking” us. Check out some of today's other top stories here.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Dinner and dance will be held at Pine Community Center.
Daddy Alert. If you want to take your little girl (ages 5 to 9) to a special Daddy-and-Daughter Valentine's Dance, then you need to get your tickets this week. Dinner and refreshments will be provided at the dance, which will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 15 at Pine Community Center. But the deadline to buy your tickets is Friday, Feb. 8. Community center members pay $35 per couple; non-members pay $50 a couple. __________________________ Please help us get to 1,000 Facebook “likes” by clicking here and “liking” us. Check out some of today's other top stories here.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
A candlelit Valentine Day's dinner before the show features a strolling violinist.
Performer Lee Alverson's powerful tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera will be performed Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Kean Theatre. Preceding the "Broadway Phantasy" performance, the Kean offers a candlelit Valentine's Day dinner featuring a strolling violinist at the Mount Vernon Restaurant. The restaurant is in the same building as the Kean at 5847 Meridian Road in Gibsonia (Richland Township). Tickets for the 8 p.m. show range in price from $32 to $52. The 6:30 p.m. pre-show Valentine's Day dinner costs an additional $28. The dinner also includes a gift bag for each couple and a special appearance by the Phantom. Tickets are available by calling 724-444-5326 (KEAN) or visiting www.KeanTheatre.com. Alverson, a Pittsburgh …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Want to get that girl or guy who's always on your mind? Use these lines that will melt their heart, or at least make them laugh.
Everyone has at one point in their life used a dumb line on someone else. Or had someone try one on them. Or at least seriously contemplated using one, if they didn't have the nerve to do it. To help you out this year on Valentine's Day, we created a list of lines that are cute, funny, or downright wrong. Disclaimer: Patch is not responsible for any laughs or slaps that result from using these lines. The Good The Bad The Just Plain Ugly What's your favorite line to use? How about the best one somebody used on you? Tell us in the comments! (Please, keep it clean, we'll be watching). __________________________ Please help us get to 1,000 Facebook “likes” by clicking here and “liking” us. Check out some of today's other top stories here.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
The scenes around Pine-Richland this week were vibrant with color as photographer Wendy Compernolle captured slices of life throughout the community.
Sit back and enjoy the view of an extraordinary sunset and other scenes throughout the Pine-Richland community.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Luncheon celebrates every valentine.
Not everyone has that special someone with whom to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Knowing that, the folks at St. Barnabas Health Care Systems decided to ask the residents at the Village at St. Barnabas to be their valentines at a special Valentine’s Day celebration luncheon. “It isn’t always easy to celebrate Valentine’s Day if you have lost your loved one or don’t have (a valentine). We wanted all of our residents to have the opportunity to feel special,” said Douglas Day, president of St. Barnabas Communities. The staff of St. Barnabas held a festive luncheon that featured strolling violinist Steve Vance, roses and chocolates, and valentines delivered by a special little valentine, 5-year-old Kyra Fazio, the daughter of St. Barnabas' Public…
Monday, February 14, 2011
Richland couple flourishes together in love and business.
Valentine's Day is a big day for Jennifer Nicotero and Robert Klinefelter for more than just the usual reasons. Klinefelter owns and manages KLS Landscaping and Supply, and last Valentine's Day he invited Nicotero to join him in the business with something they could do year-round. They both had an interest in flowers, so they decided to open a retail floral shop at 5960 William Flynn Highway in Richland Township. Nicotero says it was a logical move. "I grew up in a family that owned a garden center and flower shop," says Nicotero. "Design work is my trade." At first, Nicotero says she and Klinefelter are "just friends who've known each other for a long time, have similar business interests and talents, so we decided to combine them. " Or…