Last Word: Poems and Stories | Pittsburgh City Paper
Taking a look back at the best of Pittsburgh’s past

Taking a look back at the best of Pittsburgh’s past

Don’t even get me started on Olive Garden’s 1998 victory.

What We Wish Had Happened At the White House

A Super Sid Adventure

An antiwar poem by Jimmy Cvetic: Square peg into a round hole or a letter to God

I listened to the war stories over a beer, and then it hit me in the chest like a bullet fired from a sniper

Still Going Strong: Weird Paul Celebrates 33 Years of Vlogging

“I would talk and babble into cassettes for hours. It was a way you could listen to yourself, if nobody else was going to listen to you.”

Old-time South Siders recall the community-building legacy of Charlie Samaha

“He really was the unofficial mayor of South Side.”

#ColorPoll2017 examines the way we see color

The process of naming colors inevitably reflects deeper ideas about culture and race

Picturing South Side Slopes

City Paper teams with Instagram collective @SteelCityGrammers for a photo essay from South Side Slopes

Pittsburgh Citiparks employee Chuck Senft was a public servant in every sense of the word

Although Chuck is gone, his legacy lives on in the community

It’s high time to conclude a long-unresolved debate over Oakland’s Stephen Foster statue

There could hardly be a more vivid representation of a white man keeping a black man down



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