Monday, December 31, 2012
See which of our stories were the most read in 2012.
Well, this is it—the last day of 2012. At Forest Hills-Regent Square Patch, we try to bring you a wide variety of stories from our local communities, as well as some of regional interest, that we think you might enjoy reading or provide you with information from which you might benefit. So ... here's a look back at the top 10 most-read stories of the year: Was there a story you particularly liked that didn't make this list? What kinds of stories do you most like reading on Patch? Is there a topic you'd like to see more of? Tell us in the comments section. _______________________ Forest Hills-Regent Square Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
The sign in the parking lot of Roman Bistro on Ardmore Boulevard actually is looking to days beyond Dec. 21.
Some motorists along Ardmore Boulevard on Thursday were probably scratching their heads as they saw the numbers flying by on the new digital sign in the parking lot of Roman Bistro. Was it counting down to the predicted end of the world tomorrow (Friday)? The hours 'til Christmas? The time the ball drops on New Year's Eve? Not at all. Mike Roman, owner of Roman Bistro, said the sign's flashing numbers had nothing to do with doomsday or anything else. He was simply programming the new sign, which will promote features at the restaurant. He joked that he hopes the new sign will encourage people to "Do as the Romans do." Or at least, be curious enough to stop in and find out what's going on in their restaurant. That is, if the Mayans were …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Saturday's event at Roman Bistro in Forest Hills is a fundraiser for Woodland Hills Football Boosters.
Woodland Hills Football Boosters will host a Guest Bartender Fundraiser at Roman Bistro from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Oct. 13. The restaurant is at 2104 Ardmore Blvd. in Forest Hills. There will be raffles, a 50/50 and giveaways with proceeds from the alumni event to benefit the boosters. Among the guest bartenders are Woodland Hills coaches Tim Bostard, Myia Smith, Joe Lafferty, Chalice Chancey, Joe Samsa and Rob Kozub. Others include Woodland Hills School Board member Tara Reis, Christa McBride, George Barnes and Brandi Cioppa. _______________________ Forest Hills-Regent Square Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
There are three local places to find jobs. Do you know of others?
People complain about a lack of jobs, but there are retail businesses, restaurants, schools and companies out there in the Forest Hills, Edgewood and Swissvale areas seeking new employees. Roman Bistro in Forest Hills has a "now hiring" sign outside the Ardmore Boulevard restaurant. CVS/Caremark has a sign posted along Business Route 22 in Wilkins Township looking for workers. And the Environmental Charter School at Frick Park in Regent Square is looking for substitute teachers and nurses. Does your company or business have a job opening? Post it in the comments section below. ----- Forest Hills-Regent Square Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Check out this local event.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Local tenor John Walters is performing tonight at 8 p.m. at Roman Bistro on Ardmore Boulevard in Forest Hills. Walter has been performing regionally for more than two decades. His stage career began at Saint Vincent Summer Theater, where he received his degree in English literature in 1985. His love of music had him singing on the job in a local tavern where he honored requests and came to be regarded as, "Chiodo's Singing Bartender." Walters' operatic repertoire includes such roles as Rodolfo in La boheme, Zsupan in The Gypsy Baron, Gherardo in Gianni Schicchi, Sid in Albert Herring, and Topp in The Tender Land, for the Duquesne Opera Workshop. He has performed the roles Smiley in The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County and Tony in A View …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Head over to this Forest Hills business tonight for a show.
Singer and pianist Judi Figel is playing from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. tonight at Roman Bistro in Forest Hills. The new restaurant is located at 2104 Ardmore Blvd.
Friday, June 8, 2012
Mark your calendars now!
The much anticipated Roman Bistro, located on Ardmore Boulevard in Forest Hills, is set to open at 4 p.m. on Father's Day, June 17. Owned by Mike Roman, signature dishes will include jumbo lump crab cakes, pasta entrees, burgers, a fresh catch of the day and daily homemade soups. The menu will be priced in the high-teens. Thirty seats will be at the bar, while 150 people can eat in the dining areas. Twenty TVs also will be on the bar side. The total size of the space is just under 7,000 square feet.