In January, OnQ entered its tenth season as WQED's flagship news magazine broadcast. Throughout 2009, you'll see special reports that show how OnQ evolved into a multiple Emmy-winning program, spawning documentaries, town hall meetings, special series, and music specials. This episode spotlights the impressive stable of contributors who've brought their talent to OnQ viewers.
The newly released book The Paris of Appalachia - Pittsburgh in the Twenty-first Century is getting lots of local attention. OnQ's Michael Bartley sits down with author Brian O'Neill who is also a popular columnist with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
For jukebox and pinball lovers, Music Distributing in Millvale, PA is one of the few remaining keepers of mid-century pop culture. OnQ contributor Mike Lee takes a look at this unique wonderland, slated to fall for Route 28 expansion.
They improve the look of your yard, but more importantly, they're good for the environment. Rain gardens collect and hold rain water runoff and allow it to slowly seep into the soil. In this extended interview, Brian Shema, director of conservation for the Audubon Society, explains how rain gardens work, and how you can build one yourself.
OnQ visits two petroglyphs sites in the upper Allegheny Valley. These Native American carvings date back thousands of years.
OnQ begins another week of coverage in the Highmark Healthy High 5 series. In this report, Michael Bartley visits a local first grade class where the Heartwood Institute "seven core attributes" are boosting self-esteem.
The push for electric cars is bigger than ever, but a retired team of Westinghouse engineers say "that's nothing new." Back in the 1960s, they produced an electric transit system called Skybus in South Park, Pennsylvania. OnQ contributor Dave Crawley reports on efforts to preserve this piece of Pittsburgh-area history.
Doug Oster takes you on a tour through the Phipps Conservatory Spring Flower Show.
The Pittsburgh Steelers win an unprecedented sixth Lombardi trophy with their victory over the Arizona Cardinals at Super Bowl LXIII. OnQ's Michael Bartley captures the excitement as a sea of revelers fill city streets.
This non-profit organization serves as a voice for the waterways throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania. OnQ rides along with the Three Rivers Waterkeeper to show how you can help protect and improve our region's water.