Vol. 22, No. 27
Sentence Structure: Juvenile sentencing decision will have big impact in Pa.
[Juvenile lifers] should be treated based on the facts of their case rather than mandatory sentences"
By Matt Stroud
Executive privilege: Fitzgerald taking hands-on approach to solving PAT issues
"Rich has been an asset so far."
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
Chief Concerns: From union contracts to massive service cuts, new transit union head has full plate of issues
"When you're out there vying for every dollar you can from the state and county executive, you better be united."
The Regent Square bistro makes a successful transition to a more urbane Oakland location
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
YinzBurgh BBQ's success comes from smoke and sauce
Despite the Pittsburgh moniker, this is "Southern-style smoke cuisine"
By Al Hoff
Squirrel Hill's Manor Theater opens new bar in lobby
For cocktail development, the theater turned to Heather Perkins, bar manager at Spoon
By Hal B. Klein
Marty's Market is set to open in the Strip District
Planned: a sidewalk café, a "food theater" and direct connections to local farms
By AmyJo Brown
Filmmaker Duncan Campbell takes a deconstructive approach to documentary.
Political figures and automaker John DeLorean are among the Irish artist's subjects.
By Robert Raczka
A zombie-filled satire, discursive poetry and a macabrely comic graphic novel are among the works by local authors
Notes on Lucy Leitner's Working Stiffs, Victor E. Navarro Jr.'s Short Work, and Nate McDonough's Don't Come Back
By Bill O'Driscoll
Olympus Mons release second album — 10 years after forming
"For me, us playing together is the creative process."
By Nick Keppler
Dirty Projectors make their way back to Pittsburgh after a six-year absence
"I think Dave makes some choices that are to challenge himself and to challenge people."
By Andy Mulkerin
Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble returns for the summer
"It feels a little like a holiday, but only if you can think of something like fat camp as a holiday."
New releases from The Color Fleet, Robotic Hands of God
By Nick Keppler and Margaret Welsh
Critics' Picks: July 5 - 10
Local shows by Michale Graves, Slingshot Dakota, David Allan Coe and Beat Connection, plus a new genre-mixing local series
Orange Flower Water
Playwright Craig Wright attacks his tale of an affair — and its radioactive fallout — with an intense intelligence
By Ted Hoover
Embrace the boob jokes. Become one with the disco ball
By Robert Isenberg
Art happening Relative Positions takes over the Union Project
"The audience has their choice of where they want to go."
By Andy Tybout
Can you really hate a show starring a myriad of moppets left to languish under the care of drunken orphanage matron?
By Alan W. Petrucelli
The Amazing Spider-Man
Director Marc Webb does the best he can with a story arc that barely tweaks what came before.
By Harry Kloman
Folks looking to outlay their crumpled ones for mancake and amusing banter will find this comedy an ideal summer companion
People Like Us
A predictable drama about a mildly dysfunctional family
Potty-mouthed hi-jinks with a talking teddy bear!
Your Sister's Sister
A low-key indie dramedy about modern relationships is hampered by a bit of contrivance
Lynn Cullen Live 07/05/12
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 07/06/12
Lynn Cullen Live 07/09/12
Lynn Cullen Live 07/10/12
"This guy should get himself a set of short ball stretchers."
Celebrating Without Fireworks
Finally, a bit of sanity from Harrisburg
By Chris Potter
Short List: July 5 - 10
Startup Drinks Pgh - November
SYN Taqueria & Pizzeria
Wed., Nov. 13, 5:30-8 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Can we please talk about this ridiculous sprawling mansion in Gibsonia?
By Amanda Waltz
Breakfast egg rolls and adobo pot pie: Lola's Eatery brings Mexican and Filipino flavors to brunch
By Maggie Weaver
Bundle up for Sliders Curling, Pittsburgh's first bar-style curling rink
AFL-CIO launches website highlighting union member candidates and elected officials
By Elise Lavallee