Vol. 22, No. 50
Traffic Control: Pittsburgh Police try to mediate rage between cyclists and motorists
"A lot of the onus is put on the cyclist, but a fair amount of responsibility needs to be placed on the vehicle driver."
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
Breaking the Cycle: Due to growing pains or growing tensions, 2012 was a dangerous year for the city's cycling community
Raising the Roof
Local nonprofit offers respite from the streets
By Robert Isenberg
Bridge Ten Brasserie
This South Side venue mines the rich core of sophistication in everyday French fare
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
A Mercer County farm works to raise healthier, happier pigs
Its pork products are for sale at Pittsburgh Public Market
By Chris Potter
Wigle Whiskey introduces small-barrel aging
"We see this as a bridge to when we release whiskey aged in larger barrels."
By Hal B. Klein
Sweet City: Gingerbread Lane is product of chef's year-long passion
"When I come home at the end of the day, I whip up a bowl of icing."
By AmyJo Brown
Two exhibits take divergent paths to exploring the material culture of our latter centuries.
Wood Street's The City & The City casts a critical eye, the Carnegie's Inventing the Modern World an admiring one.
By Charles Rosenblum
A writer's blog is built around his rejection letters.
"People say, ‘Oh my god, it's really funny.' It's not supposed to be funny!"
By Catherine Sylvain
Pujol provides pedagogical punk rock
A common ideological feature throughout USB — and Pujol's earlier catalog — is a wide-eyed look at American culture, clearly concerned but never baldly critical.
By Andy Mulkerin
Jazz goes Dutch
Eric Vloeimans plays trumpet with such a warm, smooth tone, it can sound like a flute
By Mike Shanley
Fashion and music combine at Mr. Small's
Art Institute students showcase clothes at house-music show
By Kate Magoc
New releases from Supervoid, Incyte and The Fitt
Critics' Picks: December 12 - 18
Local shows by Nathan Xander, The Dangerous Summer, Hit the Lights and Eluveitie
Point Park Conservatory's The Crucible
The Crucible feels as though it were written last week.
By Ted Hoover
A dance troupe looks at how service workers like flight attendants manage emotionally.
"The notion that a part of us can be controlled to make us more profitable really stuck with me."
By Steve Sucato
A flawed but entertaining behind-the-scenes look at the making of Psycho and the Hitchcock marriage
By Al Hoff
Everything Is Terrible! brings the twisted holiday-video fun
Cats meowing "White Christmas" is intercut with footage of Jesus writhing in agony
Lynn Cullen Live 12/12/12
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 12/13/12
Lynn Cullen Live 12/14/12
Lynn Cullen Live 12/17/12
Lynn Cullen Live 12/18/12
A former mayor rises up to oppose a controversial development.
Each of us is free to identify however we wish, and to apply the labels "identity" and/or "orientation" however we please.
Short List: December 12 - 18
Nights of Grief and Mystery
This Is Red
Tue., Oct. 15, 7-9:30 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
U.S. Steel exec out after company loses billions in value; still given $1.4 million payout
By Ryan Deto
Q&A with the partner of a sex worker — my husband
By Jessie Sage
Documentary The Last Scene needs your photos and videos from early 2000s emo and pop-punk shows
By Alex Gordon
Exhibit to commemorate Miles Saal's art and promote advocacy for mental health awareness in the Pittsburgh African American arts community