Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Jul 24, 2008
  • Issue of
  • Jul 24-30, 2008
  • Vol. 18, No. 30


  • Delay of Game
  • Delay of Game

    Is Hill District CBA still unsigned because of procedure or stall tactics?
  • Motion Sickness
  • Motion Sickness

    Despite high hopes, city council is ailing from disputes over agenda and personality
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  • Dormont Dogs
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Dormont Dogs

    Run by Captain Barnes, the former executive chef of the decidedly upscale Sonoma Grill, Dormont Dogs' emphasis is on top-quality frankfurters, local bakery buns and fresh, beautiful toppings, many made in house.


  • A Conversation with Steve Earle
  • A Conversation with Steve Earle

    "I am definitely the result of everything I was exposed to, so it's kind of hard to regret the influence of almost any idea."


  • The Dark Knight
  • The Dark Knight

    It's no laughing matter when Batman meets The Joker, in this dark, broody action pic
  • OSS 117
  • OSS 117

    Finally, a clever, funny spy spoof ... from France
  • Elsa and Fred

    A romance brighten the lives of two Madrid senior citizens in this sweet, sentimental dramedy
  • Step Brothers
  • Step Brothers

    Comedy about perpetual man-boys fails to ignite.



  • Theater
  • The Wonder Bread Years

    What keeps Years from going over the brink into nostalgic pap is the realization that childhood is not a fantasy land of free-spirited entitlement.
  • Theater
  • Urinetown

    Director Becki Toth has embellished an absurd story with absurd style -- over-the-top acting, electric dance numbers, perfect harmonies and a keen understanding of the musical's cynical message.


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