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<i>Smiley Face Killers: The Hunt For Justice </i>examines possible serial murders in Pittsburgh

Smiley Face Killers: The Hunt For Justice examines possible serial murders in Pittsburgh

The new Oxygen series debuts with a look at the mysterious death of Dakota James.


As a potential storm approaches, Pittsburgh's snow plow tracker still down for upgrades

While it won’t be ready by this wintry weekend, a new version of Pittsburgh’s Public Plow Tracker site is expected to be up and running by the end of the month.

New sexual harassment and assault service for PA students, low-wage workers to be announced

The “MeTooPA” helpline, which will be run by the Pittsburgh-based Women’s Law Project, will provide free legal consultation for cases concerning sexual violence

How Summer Lee’s new UNITE PAC plans to bring everyone into the political fold

The PAC’s goal is to find and support candidates who can speak genuinely on issues like poverty, immigration, criminal justice, and rights for LGBTQ and disabled people.

Pittsburgh Women’s March to focus on progress, connections amidst national divide

Two years after grappling with its own conflict, 2019 Women’s March on Pittsburgh hopes to rebuild bridges even as the national organization breaks down.

Candy Land: A horrifying metaphor for life’s mundanity

Life is really just flipping the top card off the deck and making the best of what you got.

Study: Childhood asthma worsened by emissions near Mon Valley’s Clairton Coke Works

Two Duquesne University doctors discovered several children had significantly exacerbated asthma following a recent fire at the U.S. Steel facility.


Gregory Alan Isakov returns to Pittsburgh for sold-out show at Mr. Smalls

"People ask me, 'What does this song mean to you?’ I’m so bored with that. I want to know what it means to you.”

Concert Announcements: New shows coming to Pittsburgh

Megaticket is back

Artist to watch: James Wolff

Turn on your Bandcamp notifications


Top 5 Local Places to Buy Art Supplies

Graphic designer Maya Puskaric shares her favorite spots

Art exhibit made from restaurants’ plastic waste focuses on sustainability

“It is just so easy to visualize how much waste is generated. Almost every time you order a beverage, a disposable plastic straw is plunked into your glass whether you asked for it or not.”

Clothes Make ...

Q&A with artist Linda Wallen


Backstage with Fight Director Randy Kovitz

“I want the audience to be completely repulsed by this violence.”

After five years, theater-centric online magazine Pittsburgh in the Round is growing

"The whole point is to level the playing field"


The tastiest food stories in Pittsburgh this week

From a revived diner to a city-wide taco tour, check out what's new in food this week.

Getting tipsy at TGI Fridays

Part of an ongoing series exploring classic cocktails at chain restaurants

Fresh fish is changing the tides of East Liberty

A menu of familiar classics also includes charming, unexpected turns


Streaming in the Snow: What to watch during the (possible) winter storm

To help with the cabin fever, here are some hidden gems of shows and movies to keep you occupied. There’s gotta be more out there than than Tidying Up with Marie Kondo and Bird Box.

Smiley Face Killers: The Hunt For Justice examines possible serial murders in Pittsburgh

The new Oxygen series debuts with a look at the mysterious death of Dakota James.

On Wednesday's Masked Singer, another unmasking, another Steeler

Did you know Terry Bradshaw has recorded five albums? Nicole Scherzinger sure didn't.


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