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Five reasons the 2014 Steelers are destined for glory

Hint: a lot depends on the no-huddle offense

Pittsburgh Dining

Pittsburgh Thai Restaurant by Boris

Despite a few uneven dishes, this oddly named venue is worth a visit

Spoon beverage director John Wabeck creates a new classic gin

"Everyone is running away from London Dry gin, but there's a reason it's classic."

Meat is the word on this year's Heinz Field menu

The Bacon, Egg and Cheese Dog is a footlong frank, wrapped in bacon and topped with cheese, chipotle mayo and a fried egg

Arts

Industrial Arts Co-op's latest venture is the Mobile Sculpture Workshop for youths

"We're building the sculpture in public this time, because we want to show people exactly what the program is like."

A Wood Street exhibit tests the lines between human, animal and machine

The installation is at first so unpleasant that you might want to flee

On Stage

Bricolage's In The Raw (R)evolution

Two new works offer different takes on the themes of community and its subsequent displacement.

Parade at Front Porch Theatricals

Great score, fine staging make for an eloquent history lesson.

Bus Stop at The Summer Company

Caitlin Young, Moira Quigley and Ross Kobelak provide youthful optimism and high spirits, giving this production enjoyable energy.

The Oddball Comedy Festival returns

Headliners here include Sarah Silverman, Bill Burr and Hannibal Buress

Music

Four Chord Music Festival mixes national and local pop-punk and punk-ska acts

"Being in a scene is about being friends with people."

Budapest's East Gipsy band is augmented by Rolling Stones' sax player

Although its rapid-fire melodies lean close to tradition, they also evoke the sound of bebop in their rhythmic and melodic complexity.

Full Color Illustrations makes its return at Brillobox

"We're going to be having some marathon practices."

Critics' Picks: August 27 - September 2

Local shows by Simone Felice and X, plus a couple of benefits — one for Girls Rock, and one for P.R.O.M.I.S.E. Group

On Screen

When the Game Stands Tall

The mostly true story of a high school football team that learns how to win through losing

Land Ho!

Two older guys get their groove back, while surrounded by beautiful scenery, in this low-key indie

The November Man

Standard spy actioner with lone wolf, pretty girl and badly behaving Russians

Short List

Short List: August 27 - September 3

The Pajama Men sleep over; it's Mods vs. Rockers all over again; Performance Art Festival debuts; and a karaoke league takes the mic.

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News+Features

Five Reasons the 2014 Steelers are headed for disaster

The Black-and-Gold could be facing a transition year — again

Five reasons the 2014 Steelers are destined for glory

Hint: a lot depends on the no-huddle offense

Fast Learners: The Steelers' linebackers are younger and faster, but will that make them better?

In the pass-happy NFL, getting faster on defense may be the only way to survive

Moving the Line: Munchak's experience could bring O-line to next level

"The more consistent they are with technique, the more successful and consistent we'll be."

Strip Living: Will more residents change the Strip District's historic landscape

"The challenges are to keep the Strip District real and authentic."

Declining Diversity: In the wake of Ferguson, activists look at Pittsburgh' own failures in police diversity

"At the foundation of the problems in Ferguson are the same racial disparities that exist in Pittsburgh."

Don't Want to Watch the Steelers Game?

Our handy flow chart helps you decide what else to do

Views

Lynn Cullen Live 08/29/14

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Savage Love

My lawyer enjoys his job, and I see him socially — and I pay for his services, because he is a professional. The same goes for your husband's dom.

Stuff We Like: Football Edition

Steelers skirts, cakes shaped like hats and football movies that let men cry

Lynn Cullen Live 08/27/14

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