Vol. 30, No. 9
February 27, 2019 - Pittsburgh City Paper
Volume 30 Issue 09
What does the medical-cannabis community think of Pennsylvania’s new push for recreational marijuana?
By Ryan Deto
For years, the sidewalks along the 40th St. Bridge went unmaintained, so a bike courier decided to take on the responsibility herself
By Alex Gordon
Damon Young and the trauma of being Black in Pittsburgh
Young’s new book explores his life experience, and the search for comforting places to be Black in Pittsburgh
Oakmont approves new ordinance to ward off fracking
Oakmont is the latest of several Pittsburgh-area suburbs to regulate natural-gas drilling in the region through local protections.
By Janine Faust
Democratic state Sen. candidate Pam Iovino snags several union endorsements
Iovino is running in a special election for SD-37 that will take place on April 2
Countywide conversion-therapy ban to be introduced to Allegheny County Council next week
What’s with Rep. Conor Lamb’s procedural votes against the Democratic Party?
Lamb's votes with the GOP on procedural Motions to Recommit, explained
1Hood Media organizing support for Antwon Rose’s family during the Michael Rosfeld trial
The group is asking supporters to provide transportation and food for people attending the trial of Rose’s shooter, which begins March 19
Questions about eviction? Landlord-Tenant Town Hall provides legal advice
Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts and Judge Mik Pappas try to combat housing insecutiry with workshop
By Amanda Waltz
Pittsburgh news site The Incline is up for sale
The Incline's parent company Spirited Media is reportedly in talks with a local buyer.
Pittsburgh has the most educated immigrants in the U.S.
Data shows that 58 percent of the Pittsburgh region's immigrants are college educated.
Molinaro Ristorante & Bar charms with old-school Italian fare
Plates flaunt the expected — cavatelli and branzino — alongside rare, fresh inspiration
By Maggie Weaver
Leona's CBD ice cream sandwiches, James Beard nominations, and the Sea-Bak burger: food stories from Pittsburgh this week
Once more, "with soul": Con Alma pairs Pittsburgh's jazz history with a Latin American/Asian menu in Shadyside
A talk with assistant stage manager Phill Madore
'If you go off your track, things have gone sour'
By Lissa Brennan
Thrifty Podcast takes second-hand shopping to another level
'It’s just sentimental trash that friends hang out and talk about'
Black History Month: Celebrating Black Pittsburghers beyond February
Recommendations to make your social feeds more inclusive — and more interesting
By CP Staff
Pittsburgh Grooveline: March 7-13
This week has Gatsby, Ghana, and the greatest hip-hop acts of the 2000s
Damon Young’s What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker
The memoir is a series of personal essays from one of Pittsburgh’s best known, and most respected, up-and-coming writers
By Lisa Cunningham
7 Days of Concerts
By Jordan Snowden
Jenn Wertz is ready to take 'em as they come
The musician best known for her work with Rusted Root is back with a new album on March 1
By Rege Behe
Concert announcements: MGMT, Mudhoney, Animals as Leaders, and more heading to Pittsburgh
Chat with new WYEP evening mix host Liz Felix
"Public radio is the most powerful way to reach music fans and connect a strong community of listeners."
#MusicMonday Wrap-up: March 4
Featured this week: new music from livefromthecity, Action Camp, and more.
Misra Records teams up with SuperMonkey Recording Co
The new joint venture is called Misra-SuperMonkey (MSM) Booking Agency
Venue Guide: The Andy Warhol Museum
In Mumburger at off the WALL, the bereaved get hamburgers
Camille A. Brown & Dancers rewrite the Black narrative with ink
The latest JFilm Festival gives voice to marginalized Jewish communities and Hasidic women
By Alex Gordon and Hannah Lynn
Dystopian drama Level 16 is bleak and dull
It’s yet another world where women are trapped against their will only to have their bodies used without their consent
By Hannah Lynn
A shootout at the Caste Corral
I fought the law and … well, read the story
By Josh Oswald
Pool City's biggest sellers are getting drunk and sitting down
Target claims another victim in the cosmetics aisle
'These at-home treatments only cost $1.99 per mask. That means I could have up to five treatments a week for only $20'
By Gab Bonesso
What is Black Pittsburgh style?
Tereneh Idia asks some stylish Black Pittsburghers to weigh in
By Tereneh Idia
With the award-winning short Krutch, Mia Gimp and Clark Matthews aim to make porn accessible for all people
By Jessie Sage
A new sex trafficking law threatens the livelihood of sex workers
Sex workers—those who engage in the work consensually and independently—are paying the price for this current panic around sex trafficking
Free Will Astrology
By Rob Brezsny
Lynn Cullen Live - 2/27/19
Audio & Video Archive
By Lynn Cullen
Lynn Cullen Live - 2/28/19
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Burns in the ‘Burgh: Robert Burns Supper
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, Pittsburgh
Sat., Jan. 25, 6-9 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Bill Nye wants residents of Mars, Pa. to get a free SodaStream
By Ollie Gratzinger
How America’s new trade deal could undermine Pittsburgh’s plastics future
By Ryan Deto
Where to celebrate the Lunar New Year with authentic Chinese flavors
By Maggie Weaver
Posts from Democratic state House candidate Heather Kass reveal Trump support and opposition to Obamacare