Vol. 24, No. 35
Five Reasons the 2014 Steelers are headed for disaster
The Black-and-Gold could be facing a transition year — again
By Charlie Deitch
Five reasons the 2014 Steelers are destined for glory
Hint: a lot depends on the no-huddle offense
Fast Learners: The Steelers' linebackers are younger and faster, but will that make them better?
In the pass-happy NFL, getting faster on defense may be the only way to survive
By Jody DiPerna
Moving the Line: Munchak's experience could bring O-line to next level
"The more consistent they are with technique, the more successful and consistent we'll be."
Strip Living: Will more residents change the Strip District's historic landscape
"The challenges are to keep the Strip District real and authentic."
Declining Diversity: In the wake of Ferguson, activists look at Pittsburgh' own failures in police diversity
"At the foundation of the problems in Ferguson are the same racial disparities that exist in Pittsburgh."
By Alex Zimmerman
Don't Want to Watch the Steelers Game?
Our handy flow chart helps you decide what else to do
By Al Hoff
Pittsburgh Thai Restaurant by Boris
Despite a few uneven dishes, this oddly named venue is worth a visit
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Meat is the word on this year's Heinz Field menu
The Bacon, Egg and Cheese Dog is a footlong frank, wrapped in bacon and topped with cheese, chipotle mayo and a fried egg
By Andy Mulkerin
Spoon beverage director John Wabeck creates a new classic gin
"Everyone is running away from London Dry gin, but there's a reason it's classic."
By Hal B. Klein
Industrial Arts Co-op's latest venture is the Mobile Sculpture Workshop for youths
"We're building the sculpture in public this time, because we want to show people exactly what the program is like."
By Dan Willis
A Wood Street exhibit tests the lines between human, animal and machine
The installation is at first so unpleasant that you might want to flee
By Nadine Wasserman
Four Chord Music Festival mixes national and local pop-punk and punk-ska acts
"Being in a scene is about being friends with people."
By Zach Brendza
Budapest's East Gipsy band is augmented by Rolling Stones' sax player
Although its rapid-fire melodies lean close to tradition, they also evoke the sound of bebop in their rhythmic and melodic complexity.
By Mike Shanley
Full Color Illustrations makes its return at Brillobox
"We're going to be having some marathon practices."
By Margaret Welsh
Critics' Picks: August 27 - September 2
Local shows by Simone Felice and X, plus a couple of benefits — one for Girls Rock, and one for P.R.O.M.I.S.E. Group
Bricolage's In The Raw (R)evolution
Two new works offer different takes on the themes of community and its subsequent displacement.
By Michelle Pilecki
Parade at Front Porch Theatricals
Great score, fine staging make for an eloquent history lesson.
By Bill O'Driscoll
Bus Stop at The Summer Company
Caitlin Young, Moira Quigley and Ross Kobelak provide youthful optimism and high spirits, giving this production enjoyable energy.
By Ted Hoover
When the Game Stands Tall
The mostly true story of a high school football team that learns how to win through losing
Two older guys get their groove back, while surrounded by beautiful scenery, in this low-key indie
The November Man
Standard spy actioner with lone wolf, pretty girl and badly behaving Russians
The Oddball Comedy Festival returns
Headliners here include Sarah Silverman, Bill Burr and Hannibal Buress
By Alex Gordon
My lawyer enjoys his job, and I see him socially — and I pay for his services, because he is a professional. The same goes for your husband's dom.
Stuff We Like: Football Edition
Steelers skirts, cakes shaped like hats and football movies that let men cry
Lynn Cullen Live 08/27/14
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 08/28/14
Lynn Cullen Live 08/29/14
Lynn Cullen Live 09/02/14
Short List: August 27 - September 3
The Pajama Men sleep over; it's Mods vs. Rockers all over again; Performance Art Festival debuts; and a karaoke league takes the mic.
Latinx & Proud! Series: Carlos Andrés Gómez
City of Asylum @ Alphabet City
Tue., Jan. 21, 7-8:30 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
Concert announcements for late winter and early spring in Pittsburgh
By Jordan Snowden
More than 200 take to Pittsburgh streets for fourth annual Women's March
By Ollie Gratzinger