Vol. 22, No. 42
Out in the Open: LGBT issues are playing a role in this election, and the outcome could determine if it ever happens again
"Republicans feel they have to jump on the bandwagon of discrimination. I don't care to be on that ride."
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
Activists on guard to spurn voter intimidation on Election Day
"We want to let people know they have rights."
By Chris Potter
J&L Grill Co.
With burgers, flatbreads, bar fare and a vague industrial theme, this South Side eatery seems unsure of what it wants to be.
A local chef picks his seafood with an eye toward sustainability
Not so many fish in sea after all
By Bill O'Driscoll
Expanded Carson Street Deli doubles down on commitment to local beer
To owner Mike Murphy, maintaining ties with local brewers isn't just a nice thing to do; it makes for a more dynamic business.
By Hal B. Klein
Food Money: Crested Duck trying to Kickstart expansion
"I feel like it is something that is so needed"
By AmyJo Brown
Using words and sounds alone, two British artists seek to evoke nocturnal Pittsburgh
"There's a thrill to listening when you can't see anything."
By Catherine Sylvain
Photographer Will Steacy uses print-media collage to tell a tale of American desolation
The primary effect is that of an impassioned plea, a vast outpouring
By Robert Raczka
In the Leaving Field
Paul Collins Beat comes to town with The English Beat
"There's stuff I've read online, like, we all started screaming at each other."
By Andy Mulkerin
Producer Premise helps bring iStandard Producers Showcase to Pittsburgh
"It's nice to win, but the relationships built at an event like this are unique."
By Rory D. Webb
Listening Spaces project looks at technology and music consumption
How do we listen to and interact with music, and how has that changed?
New releases from New Victorians, Ribbons and Satin Gum
Critics' Picks: October 17 - 23
Local shows by Fiona Apple, Laura Marling, Morrissey, Touché Amoré and Dinosaur Jr.
The Other Place
The play is a fine way to inaugurate Off the Wall's magnificent new theater space, in Carnegie.
By Robert Isenberg
Be Our Guest
Still very much a work in progress, Guest lurches when it should leap.
By Michelle Pilecki
The Yeomen of the Guard
Female leads Randi Daffner, Rachel Myers and Gabriela Pascale all possess beautiful, expressive voices perfectly suited for Sullivan's score.
By Ted Hoover
Renowned choreographer Akram Khan's troupe performs
Vertical Road was inspired by the writings of Rumi
By Steve Sucato
McDonagh's intricately constructed film is a smorgasbord of homage and (affectionate) take-down of the violent-crime feature
By Al Hoff
How to Survive a Plague
An inspirational doc that depicts how ACT UP fought for the rights of those with AIDS
An essay about Detroit's current economic and social struggles
Growing up and moving on isn't just limited to college-age kids in this film
A compendium of beautiful footage compiled for your contemplations
Will green solutions be part of sewer fix?
Lynn Cullen Live 10/17/12
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 10/18/12
Lynn Cullen Live 10/19/12
Lynn Cullen Live 10/22/12
Lynn Cullen Live 10/23/12
2012 Best Of Pittsburgh Photo Room Slideshow - CP TV
2012 Best Of Pittsburgh Party Video - CP TV
Best of Pittsburgh 2012
Enraptured: In the face of dire prophecies, our readers celebrate Pittsburgh in the here and now
By CP Staff
Best of Food & Drink
Best New Restaurant
Best Cocktail List, Best Place to Try Something New, Best Contemporary American Restaurant
Salt of the Earth
Best of Culture & Nightlife
Best Gallery for Local Artists
Best Pop/Rock Band That's Not The Clarks
Bastard Bearded Irishmen
By Charlie Deitch
Best of Goods & Services
Best Local Bookstore
Best Bike Shop
Kraynick's Bike Shop
Best of People & Places
Best Pittsburgh Crafter
Amy Garbark, Garbella
Short List: October 17 - 23
Free Family Movie Day
Fri., Oct. 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Bike Pittsburgh counted 123 vehicles parked in city bike lanes yesterday
By Ryan Deto
Roll the dice on Mana Boardgame Tavern in the North Side
By Amanda Waltz
Pitt paper shows parking spaces near East Liberty busway station are under utilized by 30 percent
Finding the freedom to 'f*ck like an animal'
By Jessie Sage