Sunday, January 2, 2011
The Washington Capitals edge out the Pittsburgh Penguins to win 3-1.
Rudy and Andy Plese burst into cheers after Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored an early first goal for Pittsburgh. No doubt, the father-son excitement inside Marroni's Lounge in Leetsdale -- where the party included free pork, kraut and pierogi – resonated Saturday night with thousands of other electrified Penguins fans. More than 40,000 Pens fans were estimated in attendance at the NHL Winter Classic in Heinz Field, all anticipating a Pens victory in the nighttime hockey showdown against the Washington Capitals. The annual outdoor event, part of the regular-season schedule, was postponed until 8 p.m. to avoid rainy weather. Despite a delay, an occasional drizzle resulted in wet conditions. The Capitals overcame the elements and …
Saturday, January 1, 2011
If you're sick of cooking and want to go out, try one of these Sewickley-area spots for a nosh or a meal.
Now that the holidays are over, the turkey carcasses trimmed and the cookies baked, you may be recovering from post-traumatic kitchen disorder. After weeks of cooking and baking obligations, the very sight of your stove might be enough to send you backing toward the door. Fortunately, restaurants in the Sewickley area are open today, meaning you don't have to lift a finger for anything other than cutting an entree or spooning a dessert whipped up by someone else. Among them are: And you've done too much reveling at year's end and need to treat a headache or upset stomach, Rite Aid at 517 Beaver St. is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, December 31, 2010
Sewickley Patch offers last-minute tips for you folks who just can't make up your minds.
So the last night 0f 2010 is just around the corner, and with it comes the inevitable pressure to make this Dec. 31 the "perfect" New Year's Eve. But after reveling for well nigh a month now around Sewickley with friends, family and colleagues at office parties, do we really need to come up with one last, really special hurrah to usher in 2011? Why yes, perhaps we do. So if you're at a loss for ideas on how to spend New Year's Eve, your friends at Sewickley Patch offer these last-minute tips to make tonight memorable: Whatever your choice, please be sure to spend the holiday safely and sensibly. Your neighbors at Sewickley Patch wish you a truly Happy New Year.