Liberty Poles, Excise Tax and Rebellion: Part Three

Liberty Poles, Excise Tax and Rebellion: Part Three

Ellen Hough, of Liberty Pole Spirits, recounts the story of the Whiskey Rebellion
Pennsylvania Senate and House pass 'Sue Our Cities' bills

Pennsylvania Senate and House pass 'Sue Our Cities' bills

The legislation gives the National Rifle Association and other organizations the power to sue cities that have passed gun-control measures they deem unconstitutional.
<i>City Paper</i>’s 2017 Music Issue: Pittsburgh isn’t just home to good local bands, it’s home to great artists

City Paper’s 2017 Music Issue: Pittsburgh isn’t just home to good local bands, it’s home to great artists

It’s imperative that you take the time and use your money to go out and support these musicians in their mission
On its new, Lydia Lunch-produced record, Pissed Jeans highlights the absurdity of hetero, middle-class white-guy-ness

On its new, Lydia Lunch-produced record, Pissed Jeans highlights the absurdity of hetero, middle-class white-guy-ness

“This horrible character … isn’t insanely far removed from the way that I’ve been conditioned.”
Pennsylvania Superior Court gives surviving partners of long-time same-sex relationships the right to prove common-law marriage

Pennsylvania Superior Court gives surviving partners of long-time same-sex relationships the right to prove common-law marriage

“They had 17 years of marriage, they just never had a wedding day.”

Specials & Guides

City Paper’s 2017 Music Issue: Pittsburgh isn’t just home to good local bands, it’s home to great artists

It’s imperative that you take the time and use your money to go out and support these musicians in their mission

Social platforms like Instagram and Spotify are changing the way musical artists promote themselves

“Everyone’s on social media right now. We’re linked in.”

Pittsburgh’s Pittonkatonk is a year-round venture

“We want to empower people to be a part of a group or a collective,”

The Glitter Box Theater, a new DIY-space in Oakland, is all about affordability and accessibility

If a performer or organization has the desire and passion to put on a show, they don’t want a lack of money to deter them

Teen musician/promoter doing his part to bring more all-ages shows to Pittsburgh venues

“If you put the effort into it, you can do a lot.”

The 4th River Collective bring a sense of community to Pittsburgh’s street-music scene

“We’re trying to create pockets of community outside of capitalism.”

Ahead of move to Nashville, marquee producer DJ Afterthought recaps six years in Pittsburgh’s music scene

“One false move, one bad step, one big shooting, one big negative mark, and it’s gonna go right back to it.”

News+Features

Pennsylvania Superior Court gives surviving partners of long-time same-sex relationships the right to prove common-law marriage

“They had 17 years of marriage, they just never had a wedding day.”

Girls Write Pittsburgh is helping local kids explore their creativity and themselves

“I learned a lot of stuff, as a person and a writer, the hard way.”

New Pittsburgh-based video series will bring some much needed heroines to the Steel City

“Do you want to play a supervillain in a live-action video series?”

Music

On its new, Lydia Lunch-produced record, Pissed Jeans highlights the absurdity of hetero, middle-class white-guy-ness

“This horrible character … isn’t insanely far removed from the way that I’ve been conditioned.”

Pittsburgh’s SIDE EYE is bringing audiences a complete live experience

“We just want to make our shows events, places we ourselves would want to go”

Pittsburgh’s Women Who Rock will benefit Magee Women’s Research Institute

“It’s a tremendous opportunity for women to get together and celebrate each other.”

New Releases

The

Critics' Picks, April 27 - May 3

Check out shows this week from The Coathangers, Cheater Slicks, Terell Stafford and more

Stage

4.48 Psychosis at Off the Wall

We’re locked inside her brain with all the voices she hears

Short List

Short List: April 27 - May 3

I Wish to Say writes your letters to Trump; the women of the CAKE Comedy tour; Art All Night; novelist Nathan Hill

Food+Drink

Liberty Poles, Excise Tax and Rebellion: Part Three

Ellen Hough, of Liberty Pole Spirits, recounts the story of the Whiskey Rebellion

On the North Side, Huszar offers classic Hungarian comfort food

A friendly place to enjoy meat, potatoes, soups and goulash

Booze ’Bot

“That’s why they call it ART-ificial intelligence.”

Underberg Herbal Digestive

Prices vary depending on vendor

The decades-old ‘Men Cooking’ cookbook celebrates the adventurous chef

One egg dish is compared to a “battle breakfast” served on an aircraft carrier

Grilled asparagus with ramps, hard-boiled egg and horseradish

A spring-vegetable creation from Brandon Blumenfeld, chef at Scratch Food & Beverage

Screen

Colossal

A genre mash-up of indie dramedy and kaiju, which links a woman and a giant lizard

The Lost City of Z

One man’s early forays into the uncharted Amazon are part real-life adventure tale and part journey of self-discovery

Graduation

A Romanian drama explores the ever-ensnaring web of systemic corruption

Unforgettable

A by-the-book throwback to those campy domestic thrillers of yore

Sports

The Allegheny 9 racing series is drawing runners to the county’s park system

“A really strong goal of ours has been to increase the visibility of the Allegheny Parks system.”

Wysocki: The battle for the Pittsburgh Pirates’ best all-time catcher comes down to a close call at the plate

I would rather buy barbecue from Sanguillen than from Kendall any day

This week in Pittsburgh Sports History

I went looking for events that most people might never have heard of

Blogs

Hundreds of Pittsburghers to attend environmental marches locally and in Washington, D.C.

Pittsburgh is just one of several cities across the country to march in defense of the environment.

U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus seems to be increasing his support for President Donald Trump, but why?

The typically quiet Republican congressman from Sewickley has increased support toward President Donald Trump in the last week.

Pittsburgh environmental groups launch initiative to help schools and child-care facilities address lead and radon

Women for a Healthy Environment, the Green Building Alliance and The Heinz Endowments to help schools, early-learning centers and after-school programs test for lead and radon, and mitigate the environmental risks in their facilities.

Gucci Mane brings tour to Stage AE in Pittsburgh

Gucci Mane performed at Stage AE

Pennsylvania Senate and House pass 'Sue Our Cities' bills

The legislation gives the National Rifle Association and other organizations the power to sue cities that have passed gun-control measures they deem unconstitutional.

Listen Up! April 26

Programming announced for Pittsburgh's Three Rivers Arts Festival

Rappeling dance act on Highmark Building among the highlights of this year's art fest

MP3 Monday: Sleep Movies

This week, we're listening to "Paper Hat" by Sleep Movies.

Views

It’s U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus’ birthday, so send him some social-media love

“Keith, I would suggest you refrain from posting.”

Savage Love

Sexsomnia is a real and sometimes troubling phenomenon.

Lynn Cullen Live 04/25/16

Audio & Video Archive

Lynn Cullen Live 04/25/17

Audio & Video Archive

Lynn Cullen Live 04/24/17

Audio & Video Archive

Books

Poet Barbara Edelman’s debut collection explores the experiences of adult children and aging parents

“My mother is short, my mother is bent, / my mother is sick of living.”

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