Vol. 23, No. 1
Promote Ethical Eating: A majority of food-service workers lack reasonable wages and benefits
"We're saying this year, don't just eat right, eat just"
Bring the PedalPub to Pittsburgh
This Bar on wheels is a social, sustainable way to see the sights
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
Put All City and County Data Online
"This whole movement, it's a change in the way governments think of themselves as managers of data"
By AmyJo Brown
Five quick hits worthy of consideration
By Charlie Deitch
In Harrisburg and D.C., the NRA has opponents outgunned
By Chris Potter
Locked and Loaded
Gun-worship shows no signs of abating
The venerable Italian restaurant from Greensburg now has a Downtown outpost on Fifth Avenue
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
ThreeFiftyDegree Bakery offers baked goods through its website
But the South Side operations hopes to move to an expanded shop later this year
Burgh'ers mixes up cocktail improvisations in Harmony, Pa.
Orange fig bitters, anyone? You don't find that every day, even inside city limits.
By Hal B. Klein
Pitt students sharing their free food knowledge
From "Super Mario Clouds" to cats playing Schoenberg, YouTube packrat Corey Arcangel's work comprises a fascinating retrospective at the Carnegie.
Stylistically, these are updated Pop art themes given a Conceptual art treatment.
By Robert Raczka
Anti-capitalists host weekly discussion series in Lawrenceville
Capital's End seeks alternatives to a free-market society.
By Catherine Sylvain
Paul Chojnowski's images are made on wood and paper with a propane torch.
Rather than exercises in realism, these works are studies in light.
By Nadine Wasserman
Local author Michel Sauret mines everyday life more than his military experience.
"If things are connected, they are connected for a reason."
Ben Opie's Flexure takes up residence at the New Hazlett — at least for a few days
"We so believe in what Ben is doing, so we wanted to find a way to make it happen."
By Andy Mulkerin
Parquet Courts are an American band
The band aims to bring new life to another slice of Americana: rock 'n' roll.
By Nicole Chynoweth
Revival Series fill Mr. Small's with local bands — for free
"Bands always think there's a catch, but there's really no catch."
By Margaret Welsh
Critics' Picks: January 2 - 8
Local shows by Jessica Hernandez, Saviours and Arabesque Winds, plus Rock 'n' Bowl
On the Record with Dessa
"There are so few constraints when you sit down to make a song where three-and-a-half minutes of silence used to be."
A solid and frequently stirring example of its genre: a film about a disaster, the 2004 tsunami
By Harry Kloman
Gus Van Sant's fracking film is less a muck-raking piece than a character study
By Al Hoff
The Loneliest Planet
A spare drama in which the relationship of a couple trekking in the Caucasus Mountains is tested
More than a thousand people showed up for a recent Savage Love Live event at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Here are some answers to questions that I didn't get to during our time together ...
Lynn Cullen Live 01/02/13
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 01/03/13
Lynn Cullen Live 01/04/13
Lynn Cullen Live 01/08/13
Short List: January 2 - 8
Afro-Futurism Day Camp (Ages 8-10)
Oakland Career Center
Mon., Jan. 20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Two Allegheny County councilors call for charges on West Mifflin police following alleged assault of teenage girl
By Ryan Deto
The displacement of Anthony Hardison from his Lawrenceville apartment is a microcosm of a neighborhood epidemic
More than 200 take to Pittsburgh streets for fourth annual Women's March
By Ollie Gratzinger
Pittsburgh has a lot of flipped homes recently. What does that mean for the region?