The Pittsburgh Marathon. ActiveTimes.com ranked it No. 8 in its recent list of The World's 25 Best Marathons, but it's not just for runners. It's a 26.2-mile street party of cheerers, bands and good times. www.pittsburghmarathon.com
Courtney Brennan's home-renovation blog. This WPXI news reporter's personal blog, documenting the home renovations she and her husband are making to their 1850s Lawrenceville row home, is both inspiring and totally charming. www.ilove2sweat.com
What Do Women Want?: Adventures in the Science of Female Desire. Daniel Bergner's book —which began life as a New York Times Magazine cover story — is a breezy, mildly salacious read, but offers compelling and convincing challenges to many of society's most ingrained notions of female sexuality.
New bus shelter near AMC Loews, Waterfront. After only 15 years, patrons get a bus shelter.
Vin Gris de Cigare. This tasty, dry rosé is just in time for the warm weather, UFO graphic included.