Pittsburgh 360: thread, Plates with a Purpose & Helping the Homeless
We’ll find out what the residents of a local retirement community are doing to help bring comfort to the homeless. Then we learn how trash from Haiti and Honduras is being turned into something good before we tell you how you can decorate and dine on tableware products that truly give back.
Pittsburgh 360: thread, Plates with a Purpose & Helping the Homeless aired on Dec 18, 2014.
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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, Tonia Caruso visits local company, DDI, which 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 in Beauty, Brains and Barbie.
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