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TV Talk: Rick Sebak revisits August Wilson interview in new WQED-TV special

Trib Total Media TV writer Rob Owen offers a viewing tip for the coming week. Writer/producer/director Rick Sebak’s latest installment in WQED-TV’s “Pittsburgh History Series” revisits a 32-year-old interview with the late Pittsburgh native and playwright August Wilson. Premiering at 8 p.m. Thursday on WQED, “Brain...
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Riverlife’s Holiday Coffee Chat with Rick Sebak serves up an amusing and historic look at Pittsburgh’s rivers

Riverlife is thrilled to welcome Rick Sebak, documentarian and Pittsburgh personality, as he recaps some of the most interesting tales about our region’s rivers collected throughout his career. Rick will talk with Riverlife’s Matt Galluzzo about the shaping of the Pittsburgh riverfront experience we enjoy today. Matt will also chat...
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Around Town: Rick Sebak Explains the Truth of the Fresh Turkey

For most of my life, my family bought big frozen turkeys at our local supermarket for both Thanksgiving and Christmas. Giant boulder-like balls wrapped in plastic, those turkeys defrosted slowly in our downstairs refrigerator till the day they were stuffed and roasted. Then in 2017, while putting together a WQED-TV...
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Kevin Battle Goes One-On-One With: Rick Sebak

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio KDKA) - He is a quintessential Pittsburgher. Known around the globe for his documentaries that focus on our region. However, he has travelled extensively so where would he live if he could temporarily relocate? And, after discussing his heritage, is he related to Chuck Noll and Paul Newman? Did he really consider a career on the Alaska pipeline? Hmmmm. Listen and find out. He loves Pittsburgh because it constantly surprises him.
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Around Town: Rick Sebak Finds Great Barbecue in an Old Gas Station

There are no rules about where you might find great food in these parts. For instance, a really wonderful juicy barbecue place may be lurking in an old gas station building on Route 19 North in Warrendale with a blue pig statue out front. It’s called Mitch’s BBQ, and Mitch...
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Around Town: Rick Sebak Was in Love From The First Lick

It used to be that when I treated myself to a stop at Dave & Andy’s Homemade Ice Cream in Oakland, I always hoped that Sweet Cream would be on the shop’s ever-changing list of Today’s Flavors. Sweet Cream is what you might call the elemental ice cream: no flavoring, not even vanilla, just cream and sugar and very cold air mixed together.
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Around Town: Rick Sebak Digs Into Pittsburgh Hash

My mother occasionally served us corned beef hash for dinner when I was a kid. A mix of meat and potatoes, it was okay, but it came out of a can, and I feared it looked a bit like dog food. As I got older and started going to diners,...
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Around Town: Rick Sebak Finds a Great Egg Roll … In a Hot Dog Shop?

So, Frankie Bunz is a good little hot dog shop at 2108 Murray Ave. in Squirrel Hill, right next door to Aiello’s Pizza. Started in 2018 by two food-loving guys who graduated from Taylor Allderdice High School in the early 1980s, the shop has an admirable selection of specialty dogs with lots of toppings, or you can specify a B.Y.O.D. (Build Your Own Dog) with a choice of sausages and various buns. Or bunz.
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