Daily Archive: November 13, 2013



Community Calendar 11-13-13

No Kids Night NOV. 15—The Carnegie Science Center and the Pittsburgh Glass Center will host a No Kids Night Glass event from 6-10 p.m. at One Allegheny Ave., North Side. Adults ages 21 and up will be able to explore the numerous exhibits and try their hands at special themed activities. They will learn about the science of melting glass and learn how lighting forms glass in nature. All activities will be held without children. Free slot play will be given after registration. For more information, visit http://www.CarnegieScienceCenter.org.



Business Calendar 11-13-13

Business Series NOV. 14—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host its Business Series from 12:15-1:15 p.m. at the Downtown & Business location, 612 Smithfield St., Downtown. The topic will be “Technology Start-Ups and Innovation Works.” Terri Glueck, of Innovation Works, will leads this session and discuss the technical and financial support Innovation Works offers technology start-ups and what impact that has on the local economy. The event is free. For more information, call 412281-7141 or email downtown@carnegielibrary.org.



Review: ‘The Best Man Holiday’ overcomes sophomore jinx

Actor Terrence Howard arrives on the red carpet for the world premiere of the feature film “The Best Man Holiday” at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP) We’ve waited long enough. After almost 15 years, “The Best Man” (1999) crew has reunited for Christmas at the Sullivan’s in “The Best Man Holiday.” The original cast returns starring Morris Chestnut, Taye Diggs, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long, Harold Perrineau, Monica Calhoun, Regina Hall and Melissa De Sousa.



The Hill District: Still waiting for something great to happen

Longtime Hill Resident Leeretta Payne looks out from the ledge at the recently renovated Cliff Side Park Overlook. (Photos by Richard Kelly Photography with Kristi Jan Hoover) Are a new grocery and coffee shop enough? by Susan Jacobs JablowPublicSource Leeretta Payne rises at 5:30 on warm mornings to take care of her Cliff Street garden. Her corner townhouse is similar to others on the block — red-brick and well-kept. Standing on her street in the Hill District, Payne can look west and see the U.S. Steel Building towering over nearby Downtown. It feels close enough to touch.



Future says age played factor in proposal to Ciara

This Aug. 25, 2013 file photo shows Future, left, and Ciara at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File ) by Jonathan Landrum Jr.AP Entertainment Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Future says he’s ready to marry Ciara because he has reached an age in his life when it’s time to settle down. “I’m getting older,” said the 29-year-old Future, who proposed to the Grammy-winner last month. “You got one life to live. So I’m living it the way I want to live it.” Future said he and Ciara still haven’t locked in a date for the wedding. But he said they already have several in mind, and hope the engagement doesn’t last long.



GOP ready to block key Obama court nominees

President Obama announces the nominations of, from left, Robert Wilkins, Cornelia Pillard, and Patricia Ann Millet, to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit June 4 in the Rose Garden at the White House. (AP Photo/File). by Alan FramAssociated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans seemed ready to block another of President Barack Obama’s picks for one of the nation’s top courts on Tuesday, the latest skirmish in a nominations battle that has intensified partisan tensions in the Senate.



Real Housewives of Atlanta brings back the drama for a sixth season

Well the girls are back. Real Housewives of ATL season 6 premiered Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. EST on Bravo. The Real Housewives franchise brings back the Georgia peaches for a sixth season minus Kim Zolciak – Biermann who has moved on from the series with a new husband, more children and a spin-off. Don’t worry there’s still going to be enough drama to go around with Nene Leakes, Cynthia Bailey, Kandi Burruss, Phaedra Parks, Porsha Stewart and former Miss USA Kenya Moore creating mayhem in Hotlanta.