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Pittsburgher Ali Spagnola Releases an App Version of Her 'Power Hour' Album

The creator of the app — which takes any playlist on your smartphone or tablet and plays it in one-minute pieces — reminds users to please drink responsibly.

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NPR Blog Team Tries, Critiques Primanti Bros. Sandwich

The group behind the station's Sandwich Monday blog series orders the iconic sandwich and writes a review.

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Pittsburgh Has 'America's Ugliest Accent'

The results of the Gawker poll are in: We’re No. 1.

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Pittsburgh, only cooler

The Pirates Lost, and Twitter Went to Hell in a French-Fry Basket

PittGirl recaps what transpired in the local Twittersphere after last night's Wild Card game.

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PittGirl Declares She's Breaking up with the NFL

Given recent developments, our resident fan of Pittsburgh — and football — says enough is enough.

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The Steeler Way is a Figment of Our Imagination

After another embarrassing incident, PittGirl says it’s time for Steelers fans to face the truth.

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Award-winning sports commentary by Sean Conboy

R.I.P. Corporate Penguins, 2009-2014

Fire Bylsma? Fire Shero? The Penguins' problems run deeper.

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The People vs. Sidney Crosby

The greatest hockey player in the world doesn’t seem like himself. So what's wrong?

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Steelers Will Declare a 'No-Fly Zone' With First Round Pick

Save yourself from countless nonsensical mock drafts. The Steelers are locked in on one player.

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Notion Launches a Series of Wine and Cooking Classes

Brush up on your skills before enjoying a six-course fine-dining experience.

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Chip & Kale Will Deliver Homecooked Meals to Your Door

Pittsburgh’s new healthy-food delivery service answers the question of what's for dinner.

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Green-Lentil Curry with Kale

This recipe comes from celebrated chef Madhur Jaffrey’s new cookbook, “Curry Easy Vegetarian.”

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The Warhol's 'Exposed' is the Coolest Thing in Town

The one-night-only concert brings legendary musicians to Oakland to perform alongside unseen Warhol films.

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Bar Exam: Nied's Hotel

The stalwart Lawrenceville anchor may be the proudest Pittsburgh bar of them all.

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Hop Farm and Aurochs Join the Craft-Beer Party

A brewpub in Lawrenceville and a tap room in Emsworth are both great places to fill your growler.

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All the foodie news that's fit to blog

Pittsburgh Pierogi Fest Will Take Over Stage AE Tomorrow

The event will offer ample activities and a variety of pierogi-inspired dishes.

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This Just In: Crested Duck Available Across the Country

For a limited time, genius chef Kevin Costa will share his cured meats with the rest of the nation.

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Five Star Chefs Will Cook Dinner for You at Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

Snag tickets now to the PBC's Sept. 21 garden-to-table dinner.

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This week's buzz from the PM editors

Time to See Ballet Under the Stars

This weekend, the PBT presents its annual production at Hartwood Acres under the night sky.

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Keep Summer Rolling with Cinema in the Park

This weekend, watch a movie under the stars.

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Wiz Khalifa's 2014 Homecoming Arrives at First Niagara Pavilion

Joined by frequent collaborator Ty Dolla Sign as well as Def Jam hitmaker Young Jeezy.

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The hottest topics in higher education

Duquesne Garners High-level Counseling Accreditation

It's also one of the first programs in Pennsylvania to receive it.

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Allegheny College Uses Grant to Improve Community Health

Thanks to an anonymous donation of $750,000.

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Carnegie Mellon University is a Top Spot for Venture Capital

The school regularly attracts venture capital investments despite being neither Silicon Valley nor New York City.

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Comic-book artist Ed Piskor continues to win critical acclaim and international fame with his “Hip Hop Family Tree” series of graphic novels.
Review: Istanbul Sofra

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Head to Istanbul Sofra, one of Regent Square’s new additions, for assorted lamb dishes, vegetarian starters and well-executed desserts.
Review: Sienna Mercato

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Matthew Porco, one of our Chefs of the Year, designs the menus at Sienna Mercato's downtown establishments.
An Open Letter to Local Sports Reporters

An Open Letter to Local Sports Reporters

PittGirl has had enough of the criticism of fanatics and asks the media to stop labeling everyone.