Vol. 28, No. 36
September 5, 2018 - Pittsburgh City Paper
Volume 28 Issue 36
Protesters want Pa. senators to hold vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh until after midterms
A group of several protesters took to Downtown Pittsburgh and said confirming Kavanaugh could lead to a weakened health-care system.
By Ryan Deto
Pittsburgh-born rapper Mac Miller dead at 26
Miller broke into Pittsburgh's rap scene, and he was found dead in his Los Angeles home on Sept. 7
Mac Miller: A Remembrance
No matter where he was, the late Mac Miller seemed close to his hometown Pittsburgh.
By Jordan Snowden
Allegheny County representatives call for statewide indoor smoking ban for workplaces
Ten years after banning smoking in most indoor spaces, Pennsylvania lawmakers now want to include the thousands originally exempt.
Gab Bonesso makes vegetarian pigs in a blanket
She loves hot dogs, but she loves her vascular system more.
By Gab Bonesso
We try not to fumble these Pinterest tailgating recipes
By Amanda Waltz
Football Season: The Bartender’s Perspective
Please friends, keep your shoes on and don’t fall asleep. I’ll keep the waters coming.
By Tracy Molyneaux
Printmaking collective Justseeds collaborates with the Poor People’s Campaign
In an era when expressions of activism are often done through social media, having shareable images, particularly eye-catching ones, is key
By Hannah Lynn
Rocky Bleier's Fighting Back gets a reissue, with help from Gene Collier and Alejandro Villanueva
Proceeds from sales of the book will benefit a new campaign, Fighting Back for Veterans
By Rege Behe
College Football Playlist
Let’s make a bet: the marching band covers at least one of these songs at every college football game
Play review: the waiting room
By Lisa Cunningham
Beth Corning marks 10 years of CorningWorks with the waiting room
The piece is inspired by the Jewish religious ritual of Shemira — the watching over the body of a deceased person from the time of death until burial
By Steve Sucato
Lynn Cullen Live - 9/5/18
Audio & Video Archive
By Lynn Cullen
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Pittsburgh Fashion Week: Are we as badly dressed as they say?
Seven years after infamous GQ article, Pittsburgh is asserting itself on the fashion landscape.
Free Will Astrology
By Rob Brezsny
Pitt game is bad business for Penn State football
As the rivalry revival winds down, there is an obvious reason Penn State won’t play Pitt in football.
By Adam Gretz
Football season transforms Pittsburgh International Airport into a "Steelers Station"
“There is so much history and pride that is related to the sports teams, that we want to have a little bit of that reflected in the airport"
What will be Big Ben’s legacy in Pittsburgh?
Entering his 15th season with Steelers, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger isn’t as beloved as an all-time great should be.
Adam Crowley: The Steelers have a Football Jesus
Again healthy, Stephon Tuitt is the complement to Cam Heyward needed for a formidable defense in Pittsburgh.
By Adam Crowley
Sarah Marince: Never underestimate the power of a determined woman
When you know what you want, the unbelievable happens
Erin Burkett & Virgil Walters with Eric Susoeff, Max Leake and Eric DeFade
The Blind Pig Saloon
Tue., Dec. 10, 8-11 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Cary Elwes is coming to Pittsburgh in April for The Princess Bride screening and Q&A
By Alex Gordon
Just me and my sax: a Q&A with comedian and Pittsburgh-native Jon Daly
Harris Theater continues film screenings under direction of Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
By Amanda Waltz
I voted for myself and won a seat on my township's board of commissioners
By Josh Oswald