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Pittsburgh small retailers feed the local economy and offer intangibles the likes of Amazon cannot give

Pittsburgh small retailers feed the local economy and offer intangibles the likes of Amazon cannot give

Avoid the online and big-box retailers on Small Business Saturday and support a perpetual-motion machine boosting Pittsburgh’s local economy

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Pittsburgh small retailers feed the local economy and offer intangibles the likes of Amazon cannot give

Avoid the online and big-box retailers on Small Business Saturday and support a perpetual-motion machine boosting Pittsburgh’s local economy

Local author Jane Bernstein writes new children’s book about dogs and immigration

Gina From Siberia is both entertaining and timely as it explores the immigrant experience through the eyes of a dog.

Refugee writers continue to find sanctuary at City of Asylum

City of Asylum has dedicated its entire organization to promoting a safe space where writers can express themselves creatively without fear of persecution.

Hold the Turkey

Ditch the turkey and try our list of vegetarian-friendly restaurants open this Thursday

A very vegetarian non-Thanksgiving

How I learned to stop worrying and give up the turkey.

Pittsburgh offered $6.7 billion in a failed bid for Amazon HQ2, one of the largest incentive proposals ever

Leaders said the bid brought institutions together and garnered bipartisan support, but it’s unclear if it will be useful in the future.

Music

Woodland Hills senior Eli Alfieri uses music as a form of coping

“I’m just trying to talk more about happiness, inner peace, and philosophy.”

7 Days of Concerts

Aesop Rock and TOBACCO come together for Malibu Ken

Prepare to have your face melted off. Or, to at least watch someone else’s face melt.


Stage

Pittsburgh Public Theater stages the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Sweat

It's a bleak, sardonic, charming production that sticks to you long after the show ends


Food+Drink

Try these thanksgiving-adjacent cocktails

It’s the perfect seasonal spirit: spicy and warm, but versatile enough to please the pickiest drinker.

Fl. 2's second Guest Chef Dinner Series stuns with dishes like artichoke dusted with vegetable ash

Peraza’s kitchen was a stage. The dinner was a performance from talented chefs, a show of exquisite plates

Screen

Netflix documentary Shirkers uncovers the lost filmmaking dreams of Singaporean teenagers

It’s a collage of their past and present selves, held together by a secret they never wanted to keep

Blogs

#MusicMonday Wrap-up: Nov. 19

This was a weekend of changes: new record deals, new music, new shows.

Top 5 Light Up Night Alternatives

Looking for something to do tonight that doesn’t include joining the masses of Pittsburghers at Light Up Night?

Now Streaming: #NewMusicFriday Nov. 16

Fri., Nov. 16. So much music, so little time. But, CP staff writer, Jordan Snowden is here to help.


Views

Gab Bonesso seriously loves parades

What’s a girl got to do to get on a WPXI Holiday Parade Float?

Who decided what "comfort food" in Pittsburgh means?

It's more than pierogis, pickles, and fries on salad.

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