Vol. 24, No. 1
Open the Wabash Tunnel to Cyclists
Long-underused tunnel could help create urban hub
By Chris Potter
New Ideas for a New Year
Pittsburgh is gearing up for new leadership with new ideas. We offer some of our own suggestions to get the new year off on the right foot.
By Alex Zimmerman
Bring Open311 to Pittsburgh
Technology would improve how the city receives, reacts to citizens' needs
By Rebecca Nuttall
Five quick ideas to mull over in 2014
By Al Hoff
South Side's East Carson Street gets a venue with refined pub grub
Urban Tap elevates tavern dining about as high as it can go before we have to dress up for dinner
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Pittsburgh Market vendor VeganABC makes adapting your diet tastier
It offers pulled "pork" and "chicken" salad in sandwiches or take-home containers
Locals clear hurdles on way to joining elite circle of wine pros
"It's part of the forward momentum we have with the restaurant world in our city."
By Hal B. Klein
Eat smarter this year, suggest local holistic health pros
"I love our city's traditional foods. ... But now it's even easier to add-in a side of locally grown greens."
By Jessica Server
Three Lists for 2013
We recall some of the year's notable shows in visual art, theater and dance
By CP Staff
Three books on local history
The Fort Pitt Block House gets its due; Pittsburgh during World War I; and a look at Pittsburgh's TV and film past.
By Bill O'Driscoll
Joy Katz's new book of poems negotiates crisis with deadly seriousness and sly humor.
"Happiness is on me like a scratch in a car door."
By Mike Schneider
The Big Bend comes around
If your knowledge of The Big Bend comes mostly from the band's last album, prepare for a shock
By Andy Mulkerin
The Mixus Brothers make pretty music, even if they're not family
"I like the old-time bluegrass. I like the way they presented themselves."
By Nick Keppler
Critics' Picks: January 2 - 8
Local show by Baseck and Modern Baseball, plus a homecoming for Brown Angel's Adam MacGregor, and an all-local show headlined by The Me Toos
Recent records from Eclypse, The Reformation and Wreck Loose
2013 was a great year for new TV shows
My picks include serial dramas, cable comedies and Enlightened
2013 Films of Note
A brief round-up of some of the year's lesser-seen, but still good (and good-ish) films
Lynn Cullen Live 01/02/14
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 01/03/14
Lynn Cullen Live 01/06/13
Lynn Cullen Live 01/07/14
All of us have had our hearts broken or, even worse, ignored.
Short List: January 2 - 9
THE OAK RIDGE BOYS DOWN HOME CHRISTMAS
The Palace Theatre
Fri., Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Workers at LGBTQ service center Persad vote to unionize with United Steelworkers
By Ryan Deto
Pa. Treasurer Joe Torsella renews calls for Mark Zuckerberg’s ouster as Facebook board chair
Where do Allegheny County’s elected officials stand on the fight over fracking and cracker plants?
An illustrated family holiday cookie recipe, passed down through generations
By Abbie Adams