Vol. 23, No. 33
Margaret Schlass runs One Woman Farm by tending to local roots
By Abby Mendelson
Home Remodel: Hilltop neighborhoods work to change public perception of their housing stock
"There's all this opportunity here right now"
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
Bus Start: PAT reinstates route 55 to the Mon Valley
"The community has no other transportation options — it's either access to public transportation or they stay home."
A Wilmerding institution that offers well-prepared Italian-American cuisine and a welcoming atmosphere
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Olive & Marlowe's gourmet vinegar and oil shop to expand to East Liberty
The goal is to "give people a chance to taste oil and vinegar the way they do wine"
By Chris Potter
Emerging Pittsburgh liquor scene keeps booze writer busy
Pittsburgh wasn't just a city with strong traditions: Its drinks scene was on the verge of rapid expansion.
By Hal B. Klein
Local purveyors Salted Pig makes fresh sausage by tapping culinary heritages
"What sets us apart is that we don't add any fillers."
By Jessica Server
Nick Bubash's vignettes put familiar symbols and icons to intriguingly ambivalent ends
Most of these sculptures playfully collide disparate things in what seems a send-up, though one with some appreciation of art high and low
By Robert Raczka
Professional cartoonists' picks for best cartoonist — since 1946 — get an unprecedented showcase at ToonSeum.
From "Li'l Abner" and "Blondie" to "The Far Side" and "Bizarro," you watch comics evolve.
By Bill O'Driscoll
Dave Newman explores bad jobs, teenage drunkenness and more in The Slaughterhouse Poems
Newman's speaker learns the ropes of early-adulthood with self-deprecating wit, making this funnily accessible.
By Fred Shaw
Tossing a Cow off A Bridge Thats Wearing A Bungee Cord and Other Dirty Thoughts
A poem by Jimmy Cvetic
Survival hits the road after guitarist's success with Liturgy
"I think Survival has always been a sort of home for us."
By Andy Mulkerin
Dieselboy's Pittsburgh Roots
"I was a broke college student. I DJed on WRCT with these guys I know called the Techno Terrorists."
By Rory D. Webb
Brad Wagner releases a new concept album
Barfly is a de-glamorized, disillusioned description of the rock 'n' roll lifestyle from someone who has been in it a long time
By Nick Keppler
Critics' Picks: August 14 - 20
New releases from The Lopez, Zom and recent transplant Jackson Scott
Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre's Don Juan Comes Back From the War
It's less a journey than a pit stop at an outpatient clinic
By Ted Hoover
Organic Theater's Scarcity
Scarcity portrays a deeply pessimistic and misanthropic world
By Colette Newby
Tuesdays With Morrie at South Park
The tight production is both funny and moving
By F. J. Hartland
An enjoyable film, but a hokey jumble of melodrama, message and civil-rights history
By Al Hoff
A good premise about haves and have-nots gets dumbed down in this dystopian actioner
The Crystal Fairy
A road trip of self-discovery, in Chile, with a psychedelic cactus
Fill the Void
A low-key drama about getting married set in an ultra-Orthodox Tel Aviv community
This animated kids' film features talking planes on world adventures
By Olivia Lammel
We're the Millers
The lighter side of drug smuggling is examined in this comedy
Lynn Cullen Live 08/14/13
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 08/15/13
Lynn Cullen Live 08/16/13
Lynn Cullen Live 08/19/13
Lynn Cullen Live 08/20/13
Words won't always be heeded by total strangers you've asked to get rough with you.
August 21, 2013 - Local Bar + Kitchen - CP TV
Jenna's ABSOLUT Summer Squeeze
Short List: August 14 - 22
The Disco Biscuits
Thu., Nov. 14, 8 p.m. and Fri., Nov. 15, 8 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Can we please talk about this ridiculous sprawling mansion in Gibsonia?
By Amanda Waltz
The Price of a Cocktail
By Tereneh Idia
Fact checking Gov. Tom Wolf’s KDKA radio interview on cracker plants and natural gas
By Ryan Deto
Introducing Pittsburgh Record Label Roundup: The diverse and plentiful selection of the city's record labels
By Jordan Snowden