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Pittsburgh's Strawberry Way gets new street mural

Pittsburgh's Strawberry Way gets new street mural

Pittsburgh artist Julie Mallis paints new asphalt mural on Strawberry Way

News+Features

From the feet up: Sneaker Ball at August Wilson Center raises funds for 1Nation mentoring

Funky Fly Project performs; YNGBLKPGH's Brian Burley will host

Port Authority’s new CEO isn’t chasing robots to improve public transit

Katharine Eagan Kelleman favors “small things that add up to a better agency”

Summer in the City

Instagram collective @SteelCityGrammers takes us on a summer tour of Pittsburgh

Six arrested protesting for redistricting reform at state Speaker Mike Turzai’s home in Marshall

Turzai has the power to move gerrymander reform through the state House, and protesters are demanding he does.

Music

Folk musician Dom Flemons tackles the legacy of the black cowboy

The world typically understands American cowboys as brave (white) men conquering the Wild West, erasing the presence of others


Arts

Picking favorites from local art galleries

“Identity Play,” Pittsburgh Society of Artists offer worthy-of-attention works

Stage

Pittsburgh CLO hits the jackpot with Brigadoon

This is a dance-heavy show and you need an outfit with the resources capable of bringing together this many great dancers

For America's funnyman Neil Hamburger, subversion of expectations is all part of the show

Unrefined and overdressed, Gregg Turkington’s stage persona is all about dark jokes that go against the audience’s predictions

Capable cast propels A Perfect Wedding

Tim McGeever shines as put-upon best man in apt production from Pittsburgh CLO Cabaret


Food+Drink

Reasons to attend Picklesburgh

Staff picks for the fourth-annual pickle showcase that takes over the Roberto Clemente Bridge

Burgers in the Pancake House

With or without a ‘b,’ IHOP doesn’t grade much better than a ‘C’ when it comes to hamburgers

Why Service Matters

You'll forget an under seasoned salad or an overcooked burger; you'll remember bad service for a long time

Screen

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again exists outside of space and time. It doesn't know sense or logic; only joy, love, and ABBA.

If you are wondering if the film is good, then you're already asking the wrong question

Sports

Brawl Under the Bridge brings together comics, wrestling and all things kickass.

“It’s pretty funny, a lot of action, nothing super offensive, it’s not ultra-violent.”

Adam Crowley: There is no saving baseball

“Most of us lack the patience to anything that offers only 18 minutes of entertainment for every three hours.”

Blogs

Pittsburgh's Strawberry Way gets new street mural

Pittsburgh artist Julie Mallis paints new asphalt mural on Strawberry Way

Kennywood reveals the Log Jammer’s replacement: a Steelers-themed roller coaster

The Steel Curtain will be the highlight of the park’s upcoming Steelers Country theme area

Art and beer lovers team up this weekend for Crafts and Drafts

Crafts and Drafts returns to East End Brewing


Views

Gab Bonesso on normalcy

“I want to talk on the phone and not to myself. I just want to know what it’s like to be normal for one day.”

City Paper’s editor went from fearing to fawning over birds thanks to the National Aviary

The annual Night in the Tropics event will be a beach party

Books

Pittsburgh writer Bob Hartley revisits the tumultuous 1970s of his childhood in Chicago in North and Central

“If you’re writing fiction in America, you’re writing crime fiction”

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