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Miniature Railroad & Village cements Donora into its visual history

Miniature Railroad & Village cements Donora into its visual history

Cement City was created by Thomas Edison as an answer to the slum-like conditions created by housing shortages common to industrial boomtowns.

Specials & Guides

Pittsburgh City Paper Holiday Guide 2018

Things to do, eat, and see this holiday season

Holiday Cookie Table

Who said cookie tables are just for weddings? There's no holiday cookie like a Pittsburgh cookie.

City Paper staff members share their favorite holiday stories

With a wrench in his right hand, my dad turned to me and said “Well, Santa’s not real.”

News+Features

Ron Stallworth, author of Black Klansman who infiltrated the KKK in the 1970s, speaks at Elsie H. Hillman Auditorium Wednesday

"Stay true to the principles we use and worry about doing our job. For the most part, they did. I'm very pleased with the end result."

How Pittsburgh losing the Amazon HQ2 bid could affect the region’s economy

An increase in Pittsburgh's labor shortage could be coming, but Pittsburgh could fight it by renewing focus on attracting small and mid-size businesses.

The Beehive bids farewell with a week of events

After 28 years, the funky South Side coffeehouse prepares to close its doors.

Archive project at Heinz History Center documents reactions to Tree of Life

“It's like trying to archive the ripples of a stone.”

Opioid overdoses of high-profile names like Mac Miller re-ignite national conversations about the epidemic

But what steps can actually be taken to stop this scourge?

Aging in the sex work industry

"I wish I had known that striving to reach standardized images of beauty, the ones that have been shoved down my throat since I was a little girl, was a waste of time."

Music

Funky Fly Project is growing up

Jazz is shaping all of them at a major point in their lives.

7 Days of Concerts

Venue Guide: Rex Theater

What to wear, where to smoke, and everything in between


Stage

Q&A with comedy duo/married couple/Arcade Comedy creative directors Jethro and Kristy Nolen

"If I wasn’t performing with my husband, I’d be in the front row cheering, because I’m his biggest fan."

Bodiography’s longest running dance series is back

The program of repertory works choreographed by current and former Bodiography members runs November 16 and 17 at the Byham Theater.


Food+Drink

Bring some gum, a wet wipe, and an empty stomach to Tana Ethiopian Cuisine in East Liberty

If you like to keep clear boundaries between your food, Tana is not for you.

Three hours at the Pittsburgh Whiskey & Fine Spirits Festival

It unspools like a liquor-soaked three-act play, revealing a wide spectrum of human behavior throughout the evening.

Screen

Kusama: Infinity gives a troubled, visionary artist her due

Kusama: Infinity will play at Row House Cinema.

Pittsburgh Shorts Film Festival returns with spotlight on tolerance, women directors

The annual event from Film Pittsburgh showcases 93 short films from 24 countries.

The incomplete feminism of Widows

It's at times fun, gripping, and if you want, "empowering."

Blogs

Miniature Railroad & Village cements Donora into its visual history

Cement City was created by Thomas Edison as an answer to the slum-like conditions created by housing shortages common to industrial boomtowns.

Just announced: new shows coming to Pittsburgh

Week of Nov. 12. New shows coming to Pittsburgh.

Indian Community Center holding fundraising concert today for Tree of Life victims

Pittsburgh's Indian community joins the cause of supporting the mass shooting victims with a brass-band and Indian music concert tonight at 7 p.m. in Carnegie.


Views

Lynn Cullen Live - 11/14/18

Audio & Video Archive

Your T-Shirt’s Fantastic Voyage: Rethinking the fashion industry

According to the World Bank, 20 percent of the global industrial water pollution comes from the fashion industry.

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