Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Dinosaurs, Animation, Activism and More at the Third Annual Pittsburgh Humanities Festival

The Pittsburgh Humanities Festival comes back for its third year, hosted by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and the Humanities Center of Carnegie Mellon University....

The Birth Of A Nation

May 30th, 1918 may not resonate with many Pittsburghers today, but on that date 99 years ago, a new nation-state was conceived at the...

Books and Bekezela: The Black Unicorn

Nestled in a storefront in Allentown along Warrington Avenue resides the Black Unicorn Project.  The first time I entered before I even ran my...

Breaking Barriers: Chuck Cooper

Most people know the story of Jackie Robinson, who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier in 1947 with the Brooklyn Dodgers. If you ask...

2017’s Festival of Combustion to Forge Art and History at the Carrie Furnace

Pittsburghers will have the chance to kick off the Labor Day weekend by literally playing with fire. River of Steel’s annual Festival of Combustion...

Bridging The Point

Talking about "The Point Bridge" in old Pittsburgh is imprecise -- there actually were two of them, and at one time they simultaneously were...

THE AMERICAN DREAM Joe Chahine & the Family Business: Issue #18 re-cap

Written by: Beth Taylor                                                                                Photography by: Hayden Rose Joe Chahine, Leader of Pitaland Workers arrive at 5:00 a.m. six days a week to bake billowy...

Alloy Pgh at Carrie Furnace

Every few years, the Carrie Furnace becomes a playground for artists where they produce temporary, site-based installations.  This residency program, called Alloy Pgh, is...

Polio is Zero Fun, and This Pittsburgh Legend Made The Cure.

When you think about it, we’ve come a long way in the field of modern medicine. From the first time bacteria was observed through...

Pittsburgh’s Golf Scene is Still on Par After 100 Years

With the coming of Spring and warmer weather approaching, it’s that time to shake the dust off of the clubs and get back into...

Soup is good food, and my rainy day, cold weather obsession

When it gets cold, I think soup! It becomes a bit of an obsession. When roving around the city and suburbs I start to...

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