OffQ: Jan. 8, 2010
This week the gang discusses the attempted airline attack and the subsequent airport security measures, Mayor Ravenstahl's new plan for Pittsburgh, the new City Council President and members, and the Rendell's approval of table games.
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That's right, they also sell Christmas trees at Ron Mancabelli's All-American Barber Shop on Point Street in Saltzburg. OnQ contributor and Post-Gazette columnist Doug Oster visits the barber shop where they know all about trimming hair, and trees.
Dave & Dave visit Pittsburgh's Greater International Airport for a look behind, inside and even under the curtain to explain the mystery of just exactly what happens to your suitcase when it disappears behind the ticket counter and magically ends up aboard your plane. And if that weren't enough the foremost expert on airport baggage tells us the one type of bag you should NEVER use!
The new Children's Hospital in Lawrenceville is a $625 million new facility that promises comfort, technical advancements, boosts one of the largest family resource centers of any pediatric hospital in the world, and most of all is kid-friendly. OnQ’s Michael Bartley takes us inside for a look inside the new facility while OnQ’s Tonia Caruso takes us for one last nogalstic look down the hallways of Children’s Hospital’s Oakland campus which has served millions of area families over the years.
This new exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Oakland features dinosaur skeletal remains dramatically posed and remounted in settings similar to the time period in which they roamed.
It will mark a major change in the way we watch television. On February 17, 2009 television stations across the country will switch from broadcasting an analog signal to a digital signal. But what exactly does that mean?In this half-hour special, OnQ's Tonia Caruso takes a look at the digital television conversion.
OnQ hosts a town hall meeting on the Pittsburgh G20 Summit, with international business and economic leaders discussing how Pittsburgh contributes to the global economy.