Pittsburgh Archive

Baseball manager Fredi Gonzalez found out he was fired thanks to flight reservation e-mail

The Atlanta Braves fired manager Fredi González on Tuesday after leading the team to an abysmal 9-28 record this season. The team’s most recent loss was to the Pirates in Pittsburgh on Monday. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, via Deadspin, after the Monday game, González found a flight reservation to Atlanta for Tuesday in his e-mail. This […]

Get $5 off airport Lyft rides from now through Labor Day

Lyft is expanding its on-demand rideshare services to more and more airports, and to celebrate, they’re offering $5 off two rides to or from several airports from now through Labor Day. Here is the full list of airports, along with their Lyft discount codes: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport: FLYAUS Burbank Bob Hope Airport: FLYBUR Denver International […]

Teen wins $75,000 for inventing way to help prevent germs from spreading on planes

We all try not to think about it, but airplanes are a great way for diseases to spread. Passengers are seated closely together, breathing the same air. Diseases can travel to new locations as an unintended carry-on. Someday soon, that risk could diminished, thanks to the ingenious creation by high school student Raymond Wang of Vancouver, Canada. […]