Vol. 24, No. 28
Timed Travel: Amateur transit spotter tries to fill PAT's real-time information void
"From a macro perspective, what [Andrew] is doing is very valuable"
By Alex Zimmerman
Hidden Harvest: Nonprofit will put city's wasted produce to good use
"[Tree-owners] might not even realize what they have in their backyard is edible."
By Rebecca Nuttall
Feeling Blue: UPMC, Highmark deal leaves Community Blue customers in limbo
"The whole thing is a mess"
By Charlie Deitch
A coy eatery in Springdale offers superb soups and Italian-American favorites
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Madonna's returns to Downtown — with a new cuisine
Old regulars from the Mexican restaurant drop in, and only a few have said, "Where are the nachos?"
By Andy Mulkerin
Mount Lebanon's Hitchhiker Brewing promises experimental approach to craft beer
"I get to satisfy my inner beer nerd," says head brewer Andy Kwiatkowski
By Hal B. Klein
A photographer explores an icon of contemporary African-American culture.
The interiors of the Johnson building are so rich and fantastical that resonate emotionally and intellectually as well as visually.
By Nadine Wasserman
A brief for "America's Least Livable City"
Hyla Willis' Artist of the Year Show shows the flipside of such rankings
By Bill O'Driscoll
Tim Kinsella talks emo, publishing and his regimented schedule
"Emotions are actually the last thing I want to come in contact with. Grids. I like grids."
By Ian Thomas
Lee Bains III adds a punk twist to good ol' Southern rock
"I think in the South, we have a tendency to try to be very polite."
Deutschtown Festival presents free music throughout the North Side
"Neighborhoods like Deutschtown are the ones I seek out when I travel."
By Seth Pfannenschmidt
Critics' Picks: July 11 - 15
Local shows by Pentimento and Deltron 3030, plus a local showcase put together by Jazz Garcelle, and two festivals: Women of Metal Fest and Vans Warped Tour
On the Record with Todd Porter of The Cheats
Brighton Beach Memoirs at Little Lake Theatre
James Curry gives the most fully realized performance by a "child" actor I've ever seen.
By Ted Hoover
Oliver Twisted at Rage of the Stage
Rage of the Stage is about a bunch of people not merely following a plot, but rather fulfilling an aesthetic
By Michelle Pilecki
Opera Theater's SummerFest returns with The Merry Widow, The Fantasticks and more
This year's fest leans toward the light and the light-hearted
Bong Joon-ho's dystopia-on-train is an intriguing, thrilling ride
By Al Hoff
A documentary looks at the increased influence of mega-money on political campaigns
The Grand Seduction
Predictable comedy remake charms nonetheless
Melissa McCarthy's on-the-road comedy takes too many wrong turns
Words, people, relationships and European hotels are all mixed up in this melodrama from Paul Haggis
Lynn Cullen Live 07/09/14
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 07/10/14
Lynn Cullen Live 07/11/14
Lynn Cullen Live 07/14/14
Lynn Cullen Live 07/15/14
Scaife's place in history is assured — like it or not
By Chris Potter
Stuff We Like
Short List: July 9 - 17
Golden Tulip Berlin – Hotel Hamburg
Thu., Nov. 21, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Sister Epic brings colorful cowhides and other luxurious leather goods to Pittsburgh fashion scene
By Amanda Waltz
The Empty Space Project melds live music with construction sites
By Jordan Snowden
Hey, Artists. This is what a gallery owner wants to see
By Lissa Brennan
Pittsburgh region’s manufacturing employment at lowest point in modern history
By Ryan Deto