Pittsburgh 360

Discover how a dog helps add cheer to a Pittsburgh Homeless Shelter and learn about a new competition at the University of Pittsburgh which aims for solutions to health issues. Then, we’ll explore a McMurray man’s mining memorabilia before going into the studio with the minds behind The Saturday Light Brigade.

This episode of Pittsburgh 360 aired on Dec 11, 2014.

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In this episode of Pittsburgh 360, Tonia Caruso reports on the popularplay and film,"The Chief." Also,Michael Bartley previews a movie about Italian immigrants living in Pittsburgh. Viewers will also travel to the Stockdale Fire Hall to see why its the location of a reunion in the name of pop music.

Original airdate: Dec 09, 2010

In this episode of Pittsburgh 360, Michael Bartley reports on a eight day interfaith pilgrimage to Rome and Israel led by Pittsburgh Catholic Bishop David Zubik and Rodef Shalom Rabbi Aaron Bisno.Also, ToniaCaruso visits alocal companywhich is considered one of America's best places to work.Viewers also meet a Carnegie Mellon University graduate who played an instrumental role in designing the look of a new "Barbie" doll, modeled after a Computer Engineer. And, we visit aLawrenceville woman who repairs wornteddy bears in her teddy bear hospital.

Original airdate: Dec 02, 2010

Chris Fennimore visits Pittsburgh's Fat Club where local chefs meet once a month to share ideas, techniques and review each other's recipes. And Mike Lee tours the recently-opened Pittsburgh Public Market in the Strip District.

Original airdate: Nov 25, 2010

This episode features a late night trip toPittsburgh's popular Carson Street with Pittsburgh Police, the celebration of a local sports enthusiast holiday, and an inside look at Ken Burns' new show that takes his coverage of America's pastime into "extra innings."

Original airdate: Nov 18, 2010

This episode features a local company which is using solar power to purify and desalinate water, and a group of local non-profits which have developed a program to help some of Pittsburgh's most at-risk teenagers to stay in school and strive for college. Also a visit to a video game production company on Pittsburgh's South Side.

Original airdate: Nov 11, 2010