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WQED TV producer and PITTSBURGH Magazine back-page writer writes about his current work and assorted other things.

Entries Tagged as '“Right Beside The River”'

The Show At The Showrooms

August 2nd, 2009 · 4 Comments

Last night at the Sewickley Car Store, right beside the Ohio River, there was a sneak preview of part of our new Pittsburgh History program called RIGHT BESIDE THE RIVER.  We’re not finished editing yet, and we had just the first 35 minutes to present — we’re never ready for these preview parties — so […]

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Is this really Pittsburgh?

May 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I know there are annual descriptions and lists of how terrible the weather is in Pittsburgh.  These lists or ratings usually give us around 22 clear days (or some other ridiculously low number) per year and the gray haze can seem eternal,  but for several days now, we’ve had some amazingly nice weather (warm days, […]

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Small bite of E.B. White

May 17th, 2009 · 2 Comments

So, I’m waiting for a sandwich, and I have my always-handy copy of Essays Of E.B. White from the passenger door in my Element, and I’m perusing it a bit while the cheese is melting, and I happen upon a nice passage.  Since I’m working on a show titled “Right Beside The River,” I am […]

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Harmonizing on the Ohio

May 15th, 2009 · 13 Comments

It’s Wednesday morning.  I call Old Economy Village in Ambridge to see if they have any tours lined up for today.  Roberta Sunstein says “Yes, we have school tours today.  It would be a good day to shoot.” We’re gathering material for my new Pittsburgh History special that I’m calling RIGHT BESIDE THE RIVER.  It […]

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