Vol. 25, No. 20
Is a debate over a Lawrenceville foundry just about clean air — or is the neighborhood's future growth at odds with its industrial past?
"They've been a good neighbor except for smells and air pollution,"
By Ashley Murray
Café Con Leche brings visibility to Pittsburgh's Latin Community
"Pittsburgh is changing. But Latinos need to benefit from the change, too."
By Abby Mendelson
An updated, refined approach to tavern and comfort food finds some hits and some misses
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Pizza Taglio in East Liberty offer Roman-style pizza
The menu is small, but making a decision among the delicious-sounding pies won't be easy
By Al Hoff
Marty's Market adds a bottle shop
"The spirit of the bottle shop is to do for beer what we've done with food."
By Drew Cranisky
Why can't Pittsburgh's building boom produce better buildings?
We are too busy having "You really like me" moments with inconsequential hipster blogs instead of getting serious about good design
By Charles Rosenblum
A review of poet Richard St. John's Each Perfected Name
What makes the collection a success is honest empathy
By Fred Shaw
On its new record, Dendritic Arbor progress beyond its black metal roots
"Picking a genre to play in isn't really what happens."
By Margaret Welsh
Rusted Root, Mike Stout, Jasiri X and others join to help individuals harmed by fracking
"Fracking affects everybody. All people, all ages, all generations, all nationalities."
By Brian Conway
Local rock band A.T.S hits the 30-year mark
"I've had the privilege to work with my best friends at doing what I like best."
By Seth Pfannenschmidt
Critics' Picks, May 14-20
Concerts by Ross Hammond, Apocalyptica, Tech N9ne, and a benefit for Maximum Rocknroll
By Shawn Cooke
On the Record with Interpol's Daniel Kessler
"It gets boring if you're just drinking every single night."
By Caralyn Green
Our Town at Little Lake Theatre
This is not a sentimental or nostalgic play, as many productions seem to think
By Ted Hoover
Fences at Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Co.
Director Mark Clayton Southers seems more interested in molding a complex central character than an empathetic one
By Tyler Plosia
Next to Normal at Stage 62
The rock-styled musical brings a heartrendingly dark undertone to some genuinely funny material
By Colette Newby
The Pittsburgh premiere of Scottish Ballet's acclaimed A Streetcar Named Desire
"Tennessee Williams decides what you have to do."
By Steve Sucato
The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out a Window and Disappeared
This Swedish hit combines farce, crime caper and a darkly comic reflection on life
This Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara comedy seems like a film designed in a lab for the laziest girls-night-out ever
Heaven Adores You
New bio-pic looks at the career of troubled singer-songwriter Elliott Smith
Last Campaign: Barbara Daly Danko should be posthumously elected to Allegheny County Council
The independent Democratic councilor died May 6 following a 10-year battle with cancer
By Charlie Deitch
"You can put ‘not into trans women' in your online dating profile, CIS, but you'll have to hand in your Trans Ally card."
By Dan Savage
Stuff We Like
Lynn Cullen Live 5/19/15
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 5/13/15
Lynn Cullen Live 5/14/15
Lynn Cullen Live 5/15/15
Lynn Cullen Live 5/18/15
CP Weekend Podcast - May 15 - 17, 2015
By Ashley Murray, Celine Roberts and Aaron Warnick
Short List: May 13-19
Barebones productions sets up in Braddock; Children's Theater Festival takes over Downtown; Ron Donoughe's 90 Pittsburgh Neighborhoods; Mattress Factory's Factory Installed
RML Jazz Returns to Cioppino's
Cioppino Restaurant & Cigar Bar
Sat., Jan. 18, 7-11 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
A dearth of flavor and underwhelming menu leaves little to recommend from newest Big Burrito concept
By Maggie Weaver
The displacement of Anthony Hardison from his Lawrenceville apartment is a microcosm of a neighborhood epidemic
By Ryan Deto
Know the score: legendary composer John Williams (Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Harry Potter) coming to Pittsburgh
By Hannah Lynn
Premiere: Members of 1,2,3 form new band, Animal Scream, and release first single
By Alex Gordon