He still has the voice, and he can still play the guitar. George Benson still loves coming home to the town that shaped his life.
Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.
You probably haven’t heard of these local pups, but you should know they’ve recently received some big honors.
When he touches the ivories, the melodies flow through his fingers like water in a stream. Pittsburgh’s own Brett Williams is already an accomplished piano virtuoso at 21-years-old.
You may notice some new artwork the next time you’re in the Strip District.
With the Jackie Robinson biopic “42” hitting movie theaters and Major League Baseball celebrating Jackie Robinson Day on Monday, April 15, the man who broke baseball’s color line at Brooklyn’s Ebbett’s Field in 1947 has come alive once again to a whole new generation of people who might not realize what Robinson or his legacy means to our lives today.
Take a trip to the Cultural District in downtown Pittsburgh this Valentine’s Day weekend for comedy, romance, beer tasting and music.
In case you missed the Wednesday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News here are some of the highlights.
Russell Westbrook had 27 points and nine assists, Kevin Durant added 25 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder blasted the weary Los Angeles Lakers 119-90 on Monday night in the opening game of the Western Conference semifinals.
Pau Gasol had 23 points, 17 rebounds and six assists, Metta World Peace scored 15 points in his return from a seven-game suspension, and the Los Angeles Lakers outlasted the Denver Nuggets for a thrilling 96-87 victory in Game 7 on Saturday night to win their first-round series.
Ty Lawson scored 32 points, fellow spark plug Corey Brewer added 18 and the Denver Nuggets forced a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series with a dominating 113-96 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.
Kobe Bryant scored 38 points, Andrew Bynum followed up his playoff-opening triple-double with 27 points and nine rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers weathered Denver’s late rally for a 104-100 victory over the Nuggets on Tuesday night, taking a 2-0 series lead.
Los Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill has been charged with felony assault resulting from an altercation with his girlfriend, according to the Houston district attorney’s office.