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January 24, 2018

Consider the Can: Beer Can Appreciation Day

Looking for something to celebrate? How about singing the praises of National Beer Can Appreciation Day? Today is not just another generic "national day." Jan. 24 is the very day that canned beer first hit the American market in 1935.

December 21, 2017

Pittsburgh’s Santa, George Heid

Did you ever send a letter to Santa on Paul Shannon’s “Adventure Time” show? You’d wait every day as a rocket carrying the letters would blast off, then the TV would tune in to the North Pole, where Santa sat back to read a few. The big guy holding those letters was George Heid, and for a generation, he was Santa to kids in Pittsburgh and across the country.

December 20, 2017

A Pivotal Moment – December 23, 1972: The Immaculate Reception

December 23, 1972: There are certain moments in sports that define a team, an era, or an individual. The Immaculate Reception is one of those defining moments – separating the same old Steelers from the Super Bowl Steelers.