Cinema in the Park. This Citiparks program shows free movies outdoors all summer long at eight different city parks. The Saturday-night screenings in the North Side’s Riverview Park are preceded by free jazz music. www.citiparks.net
Forty Years Stoned: A Journalist’s Romance. Former Washington Post reporter Tom Huth’s memoir covers global travel, weed and becoming a caretaker for his wife, after she is diagnosed with Parkinson’s.
Showcase BBQ. Unassuming Homewood spot serves up fine ribs and sides at a fair price. The real prize is the sauce: The “mild” kind — mustardy and a little sweet — complements the tender pork ribs just right. 6800 Frankstown Ave. 412-361-7469 or www.showcasebbq.net