The Sun. A beautiful, hopeful little literary magazine out of Chapel Hill, N.C., that focuses on the personal stories of writers from all over the world. thesunmagazine.org
Fortitude. Few caught this U.K. thriller set at an Arctic research station when it aired on the Pivot channel last year. Catch up now: international ensemble cast; murder with an X-Files edge; eco-issues; and the ever-present sound of squeaky snow. Streaming on Amazon Prime
Lenten Fish Fries. The cure for winter blahs: the community camaraderie, low prices and giant fried-fish sandwiches and other Pittsburgh comfort-food classics. Check the online map for locations: http://goo.gl/maps/JorlY.
Busy Box. Several branches of the Carnegie Library offer these boxes for adults, which include coloring books, colored pencils, sudoku puzzles and craft supplies. www.carnegielibrary.org