World-renowned British chef Jamie Oliver visited Pittsburgh in October to discuss the city’s plan to embrace the Food Revolution. During a press conference held at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ edible rooftop garden, Oliver, along with Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and other community leaders, outlined plans to help Pittsburghers eat and live healthier over the next year. The Food Revolution is described by Oliver as “a national movement to change the way America eats.” The program seeks to educate individuals and families about what is in…
Chomp has always tried to embrace and celebrate culture. And by culture, Chomp mainly means food. It should come as no surprise that Chomp is a regular at basically every food-related event in Pittsburgh, and frequenting fall food festivals always helps Chomp ease the pain of beginning another school year. As Chomp learned in Civics, Pittsburgh, in the old days, was a city settled and stratified by ethnicity. As neighborhood boundaries began to blur, strong celebrations of ethnic culture known as food festivals commenced and…
By Emily Klein While high school students across Pittsburgh enjoyed a leisurely summer off, Pittsburgh sports teams were doing anything but that. The Pittsburgh Pirates, Penguins and Steelers never take a day off. With a long summer and what is proving to be a long fall as well, this year is shaping up to be an interesting one for our sports teams. The Pirates had the best summer they have seen in years. Until recently, it seemed they would finally deliver fans the winning season…
The year of 2011 has marked the 39th anniversary of the absence of a legitimate professional basketball team in the Pittsburgh area (I’m sorry Pittsburgh Xplosion).
Newly opened Verde Mexican Kitchen and Cantina, located on Penn Avenue, offers Mexican dishes without the typical cliché.
Ah, the ballet. Long derided as one of the most painful experiences a stereotypical male sitcom character can endure (somewhere in between “visiting the in-laws” and “shoe shopping”), ballet has taken on a negative connotation. So why should you see “The Nutcracker?” Here are five reasons.
Protesters set up camp downtown to stand up for “the 99%.”
The Pittsburgh Penguins have started the season with a bang. Playing just less than a quarter of the season, the Penguins have a league contending 25 points, just behind Chicago with one game in hand. Despite their injury bug, the Penguins remain an elite franchise in the NHL.
The Occupy movement has swept across the nation, through cities, towns, and college campuses and even though it’s only been a few months of seeing the “99%” camp in front of corporations, some of us at The Foreword can no longer be bothered to care. What we, and everyone else, want to know is what is next.
The second installment in a two-part feature profiling the foreign exchange students enrolled at Allderdice this year.