Vol. 23, No. 42
Seeking Council: Two candidates lead field of five in race to represent District 7
The special election to replace Patrick Dowd has become a dizzying blend of old and new.
By Chris Potter
Shut Out: PennDOT to spend $240,000 to fence off homeless camps under highways
"They have money to fence the bridges off; why not fund shelters?"
By Alex Zimmerman
How the West is Being Won
Community champions hope to restore long-overlooked Elliott
By Abby Mendelson
The dining scene along popular East Carson Street gains a Cambodian restaurant with a local pedigree
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Regent Square finally gets a coffee shop
The 61B Café — from the owners of the 61C Café — is now open
By Bill O'Driscoll
Brooklyn Brewery comes to Pittsburgh in a celebration of all things beer
"It all goes back to beer being about camaraderie. It's a celebration of what's already happening in Pittsburgh."
By Hal B. Klein
At local conference, concern about the rise of GMOs
One researcher suspects a possible effect on everything from acne to Alzheimer's
By Jessica Server
At Wood Street and Space, three artworks strive to immerse the viewer
In Hive, the choreography of the figures is mesmerizing and almost mystical
By David S. Berger
E.L. Doctorow heads a roster of authors visiting town for the Prague Writers' Festival.
Other visitors include novelist Anita Desai and economist Tomas Sedlacek.
Sewickley-via-Asheville artist Jackson Scott fights off boredom with critically praised Melbourne
"You're just a kid hanging out. I would always try to go off into my own world."
By Margaret Welsh
Ezra Furman indexes his thoughts
"I like there to be the possibility for some detective work."
By Andy Mulkerin
James A. Richards' new book teaches bands how to self-promote
"Almost no one in music has any formal training in marketing."
Critics' Picks: October 16 - 19
Local shows by Lovers, Wild Belle and The Men, plus the Yep Roc Halloween tour comes to Altar Bar
Recent music from Weird Paul, Southside American and Ambition
Sold at Pittsburgh Playwrights
Renn Woods' autobiographical cabaret/musical lacks focus
By Ted Hoover
The Savoyards' Princess Ida
A few standout performances energize this Gilbert & Sullivan rarity
By F. J. Hartland
Measure Back is an edgy theater work about the origins of war
"We want to find a way to create an event that's as spontaneous as a recovery from a mistake."
Jean-Pierre Melville's final film finds methodical cops and robbers at odds
By Al Hoff
GBF screenwriter George Northy muses about who's who in teen movies
"I wanted to write something that allowed the side character of the ‘Gay Best Friend' to finally be the lead."
Three questions for Irish comedian Dylan Moran
"I'm just hoping to arrive alive and be able to find my underwear."
Can divestment "undermine the power of the fossil-fuel industry?"
Lynn Cullen Live 10/16/13
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 10/17/13
Lynn Cullen Live 10/18/13
Lynn Cullen Live 10/21/13
Lynn Cullen Live 10/22/13
Better to risk a moment of awkwardness than to fail to acknowledge your masseur's humanity.
Best of Pittsburgh 2013
By CP Staff
Best of Food & Drink
La Gourmandine Bakery
Best Food Truck
Pgh Taco Truck
By Charlie Deitch
Best Indian Restaurant
Best of Culture & Nightlife
Tim Quinlan, Gooski's
Best Metal Band
Best new bar, Best cocktail list
Tender Bar + Kitchen
Best of Goods & Services
Best bike shop
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
Best Local Store to Buy Music
Dave's Music Mine
Best Tattoo Artist
Jason Angst, Artisan Tattoo
Best of People & Places
Most Fan-Friendly Local Professional Athlete
Short List: October 16 - 24
The Glen Montessori School
Wed., Oct. 16, 6-7:30 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