Jeff Rosenstock is just a normal guy making anti-capitalist power pop

Jeff Rosenstock is just a normal guy making anti-capitalist power pop

“I wanted these lyrics to be punk as fuck.”
Most Listable City

Most Listable City

Pittsburgh looks good on travel-writing lists, but the genre’s history makes you wonder how much of an honor it really is
Southern Tier’s Pittsburgh brewpub wows with fresh beer and friendly service

Southern Tier’s Pittsburgh brewpub wows with fresh beer and friendly service

“Without the Pittsburgh market’s support, we wouldn’t be the brewery we are today.”
Angela Washko and <i>Hacking/Modding/Remixing as Feminist Protest</i>

Angela Washko and Hacking/Modding/Remixing as Feminist Protest

“I try to learn about the motivations of those who feel threatened by women’s liberation.”
Pittsburgh housing advocates rally for better living conditions at Penn Plaza

Pittsburgh housing advocates rally for better living conditions at Penn Plaza

Penn Plaza residents claim living conditions have deteriorated, and the city says it will seek legal action if building owners don't comply.
Audit by City Controller Michael Lamb finds mismanagement at Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority

Audit by City Controller Michael Lamb finds mismanagement at Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority

Controller Michael Lamb says PWSA's issues are "a perfect storm of mistake and incompetence."

News+Features

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Pittsburgh looks good on travel-writing lists, but the genre’s history makes you wonder how much of an honor it really is

Meet an Iranian-American doctor dedicated to serving rural Pennsylvanians

“I go to the areas that have a hard time maintaining physicians.”

Know Your Rights

Since President Trump's recent executive orders, immigration enforcement has changed. But the law hasn't.

Music

Jeff Rosenstock is just a normal guy making anti-capitalist power pop

“I wanted these lyrics to be punk as fuck.”

Genesis tribute band The Musical Box knows what it likes

“I think keeping that music alive is important.”

Critics' Picks, Feb. 23-Mar. 1

Performances from Potty Mouth, King Chip, Weird Omen and more

Strangeways unites art scenes through unpredictable dance parties

“We’ve now crossed the threshold where it is more strangers than friends.”

New Releases

A review of One Man Wrecking Crew by Cledus and the Cadillacs

Arts

Angela Washko and Hacking/Modding/Remixing as Feminist Protest

“I try to learn about the motivations of those who feel threatened by women’s liberation.”

Edward Eberle Retrospective at Contemporary Craft

It’s among the more beautiful solo shows in years

A Carnegie exhibit asks visitors to contribute interpretations of artworks

The stories might be droll, obnoxious or nonsensical

Stage

Annual showcase highlights choreography by Point Park dance faculty

Program features Keisha Lalama and other talents

Food+Drink

Eighteen Café, in Squirrel Hill, offers a unique menu of memorable kosher food

The pastrami is made from cured salmon, the reuben with smoked beets

Simple Red Sauce

Twelve tablespoons of salted butter. That is not a typo.

CSA Day is a reminder about the importance of local agriculture

“We need to innovate.”

Hibiki Suntory Japanese Harmony Blended Whisky

$64.99/750 ml

Southern Tier’s Pittsburgh brewpub wows with fresh beer and friendly service

“Without the Pittsburgh market’s support, we wouldn’t be the brewery we are today.”

Pittsburgh City Paper Booze Battles: Blue Dust vs. Round Corner Cantina

Drinking White Russians with El Duderino

Food, Mood and Attitude

Two caterers bring African foods and a heavy dose of positivity to their communities

Screen

The Great Wall

Zhang Yimou combines Chinese spectacle with action, a buddy movie and freaky monsters

Toni Erdmann

The fractured relationship between a businesswoman and her offbeat dad is the focus of this German dramedy

Bitter Harvest

A melodrama set in 1930s Ukraine combines romance with rebellion

Fist Fight

Richie Keen’s comedy about feuding teachers gets a failing grade

The Red Turtle

A beautifully animated film about a castaway and the new life he creates

Sports

Community events scheduled in advance of opera honoring Pittsburgh Negro League legend Josh Gibson

“There could be opera fans in tuxedos and nice suits and fans in baseball jerseys and caps.”

Pittsburgh’s Steel City FC is keeping players on the pitch

“There were two men’s teams in our area, and I wanted that same kind of outlet for women.”

Wysocki: Pittsburgh needs to step up its college-basketball game

In Pittsburgh, the two best teams in college basketball this season are the Carnegie Mellon Tartans and the LaRoche Redhawks

Blogs

U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy cancels Pittsburgh event to dodge his constituents

Congressman Murphy cancelled a Duquesne University event after learning that a group of constituents were planning to attend.

Pittsburgh housing advocates rally for better living conditions at Penn Plaza

Penn Plaza residents claim living conditions have deteriorated, and the city says it will seek legal action if building owners don't comply.

Solidarity rally and march tomorrow in Pittsburgh's Schenley Plaza

Pitt College Democrats host multi-issue event

Members of Pittsburgh legal community call for resistance against Trump administration

Pittsburgh's legal community says they will fight the ideology, agenda, and actions of Trump's administration.

Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Pat Toomey holds telephone town hall

After weeks of continents protesting, calling and demanding to speak to Sen. Toomey, he finally holds a 40-minute telephone town hall

Pittsburgh immigrants walk out of work, school to march in Beechview

Hundreds of Pittsburgh immigrants walkout of school and work in Day Without Immigrant campaign.

Essay film 'Robopaths' to screen tomorrow at Glitter Box

Essay film by tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE explores the dangers of people acting robotically

Audit by City Controller Michael Lamb finds mismanagement at Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority

Controller Michael Lamb says PWSA's issues are "a perfect storm of mistake and incompetence."

Views

Savage Love

“Be the change you want to see in the sack.”

Lynn Cullen Live 02/17/17

Audio & Video Archive

Lynn Cullen Live 02/16/17

Audio & Video Archive

Books

Poet Jim Daniels continues fruitfully mining memories of his youth in a blue-collar town

The formula feels fresh even as he mines memory in the face of aging family and the city’s changing landscape

Things I Left Behind Me

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