Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Oct 9, 2003

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Oct 9-15, 2003

Vol. 19, No. 41


  • Opek's Moment in the Sun

    Jazz iconoclast Sun Ra provides Pittsburgh band Opek with a repertoire -- and inspiration to go beyond it

    By Justin Hopper

  • Board Games

    Proposed oversight panel for the city could be a partisan power play

    By Rich Lord

  • Populist Mechanics

    An Interview with Jim Hightower

    By Andy Newman

  • Perishable Goods in the 'Hood

    Black leaders bemoan lack of grocery stores in their neighborhoods

    By Brentin Mock

  • Missing the Appoint

    Mayor Murphy's public-ed commission wants an appointed board, and low voter turnout for school-board elections is one of their reasons -- but commission members apparently failed math.

    By Julie Mickens

  • Parking Up the Wrong Tree

    In Friendship, sometimes getting a parking lot done right is a struggle

    By Amy Souza



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