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Community mourns the loss of Pittsburgh LGBTQ "pioneer" Chuck Tierney, co-owner of city's first public gay bar

Community mourns the loss of Pittsburgh LGBTQ "pioneer" Chuck Tierney, co-owner of city's first public gay bar

“It is a big lost to me, but an even bigger loss to the community.”


The restaurant industry is now the Pittsburgh region’s biggest employer. Can anything be done to ensure that wages grow too?

“Raising wages is going to provide a boost in the local economy and that is important.”

Gun reform gets attention in the wake of mass shootings, but advocates say citizens should always keep an eye on local and federal firearm legislation

“We cannot give in and sit back complacently, or else nothing will be done.”

Pittsburgh filmmaker sells his Honda and cashes in his savings to fund his dream film project

“If you want to direct, if you want to produce, go start directing, go start producing.”

What We Wish Had Happened At the White House

A Super Sid Adventure


Arto Lindsay performs at The Andy Warhol Museum Oct. 18

All of his music, be it noisy or lush, is part of one bigger thing

Looming plays Mr. Smalls Oct. 17

“We wrote the record through Google Docs.”

Pittsburgh City Council declares Oct. 18 DJ Appreciation Day

“I can’t tell you how many group chats I’m in with DJs who weekly throw each other gigs, lend each other equipment, work on music together and try to grow together.”


Bricolage and the Carnegie Museums team up for DODO

Immersive theater work digs deep into the Carnegie Museums

Resistance is fertile for Ananya Dance Theatre

“What does it mean for women to stand at edge of resistance all the time?”

Our Town at Pitt Stages

We should not demand that great works of art adapt themselves to our little lives


The Tropical Itch

“As with a lot of these old tiki cocktails, you usually have to dial back the booze.”

Grandma B’s is a friendly lunch counter in the Hill District

Try breakfast (pancakes, eggs) or lunch (burgers, hoagies, fries)

Onions and Vegetables, two ways for two people

My creations at the time were limited to “Sesame Oil Noodles” and the terrible “Sugar Pasta.”


Reel Q, the Pittsburgh International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, opens at the Harris

The 32nd annual event offers feature films, programs of shorts and parties

Blade Runner 2049

Fantastic production values elevate Denis Villeneuve’s broody dystopic drama

Loving Vincent

A bio-pic about Vincent van Gogh is created from 65,000 oil paintings


Pittsburgh Penguins Preview 2017

Can Super Sid lead the Pens to their third-straight Stanley Cup?

The Pittsburgh Penguins have a shot to win their third straight Stanley Cup, but are they up for the challenge?

There’s no question that this team could win a third championship

A third straight Pittsburgh Penguins championship would be a major accomplishment in the world of sports

The Penguins have won as many titles in the past 16 months as the New York Rangers have in 76 years.


"East Texas Hot Links" begins Pittsburgh troupe's experiment with longer runs

Pittsburgh Playwrights tries a full season of staging shows for six weeks

How a doodle by a Pittsburgh-based data analyst became the pseudo-logo for NPR's 1A radio show

"I feel like the figure is mostly just a whimsical thing to lighten the mood in their twitter feed, which is otherwise reasonably serious"

Pittsburgh civil-rights leaders urge city to settle with alleged police-brutality victim Leon Ford

Following the end of Leon Ford's civil suit against Pittsburgh police officers, activists want the city to move forward.


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Q&A: Sherman Alexie discusses motels, hotels, banned books and Trump

"Twitter is a rough draft of humanity and I prefer my own edit."


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