Sunday, August 25, 2013
Red, Ripe and Roasted
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Delicious food and family fun abound at Phipps’ tomato and garlic festival benefitting Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. Event highlights include cooking demonstrations, a tomato contest, a farmers’ market and activities for kids. By donating a bag of fresh produce to help community members in need, guests will be admitted for free to both the festival and to Summer Flower Show during event hours. Learn more at phipps.conservatory.org.
Tuesday the penalty phase of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev begins. Parents of the youngest victim, 8-year-old Martin Richard, want authorities to consider taking the death penalty off the table. They believe sentencing Tsarnaev to death could bring years of appeals and will only prolong reliving the most painful day of their lives. They say if the convicted bomber is sentenced to life, the media frenzy surrounding him will fade and they can start to rebuild their lives and family.
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