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Friday Night Sleep Out to Raise Money for Homeless

If you’re on the hunt for Friday night plans with a purpose, consider sleeping outside to benefit those in Pittsburgh who have to spend every night on the streets.

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The Fascinating History of the David McCullough Bridge

More than 80 years after its demise was erroneously reported, the David McCullough Bridge still stands as an engineering and architectural highlight among the city’s many spans.

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Gone Viral: Duquesne Students Score Big With Rat Slapshot

Their tic-tac-toe passing would impress Mike Sullivan.

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Pittsburgh, only cooler

PittGirl: How You Should Grade A Squishy Tongue

Kennywood Park opens soon and new this season is the return of the famed whale at the entrance of Noah’s Ark. In the name of science, PittGirl paid an early visit to test the squishiness quotient of the whale's all-important tongue.

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The 'Burghy Mother's Day Gift Guide 2016

Don't start shopping without this list of 10 locally made must-haves for Mom.

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Drink It In: The Best Place to Get Drunk on Pittsburgh's History

PittGirl shares the fascinating stories behind a chair, china, and a homemade toy.

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All the foodie news that's fit to blog

CSA Day Reminds Pittsburghers (and Beyond) To Support Local Farms

It's the third year running for the concept, which was created by Simon Huntley of Pittsburgh's Small Farm Central.

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Union Standard Will Open This Weekend

The highly anticipated restaurant from Derek Stevens opens is located in the Union Trust building Downtown.

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Casellula @ Alphabet City Brings Cheese Forward in Pittsburgh

The offshoot of the popular NYC cheese bar offers a deep fromage menu, small plates, wine and more.

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Adventure Bingo Returns at the Ace Hotel

The one-of-a-kind night of bingo, trivia and madcap monologues returns in a new spot.

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Social House 7 Is Okay ... But There's This Really Weird Thing About It

While it's not among Downtown's best, Social House 7 is a fine place for a drink and a bite — but we're stuck on a bizarre element of the décor.

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Five Essential February Events

Get out of the house for Harry Potter, a haunted Valentine's Day, John Henry, George Clinton and some great (grown-up) stories.

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The hottest topics in higher education

Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at ‘Fences’

An art director from Warner Bros. Studios will visit La Roche College to talk about the Oscar-nominated film with ties to Pittsburgh.

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Jump-Start Your Career with These New Online Programs

Seton Hill University says these new programs will help prepare students for positions with regional firms such as Google, Amazon and Uber, in particular.

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Rachel Carson Awards Program and Scholarship Comes to Chatham

The famed environmentalist was a Chatham alumna, and the award will be given to students who embody her spirit.

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How to Make Healthy School Lunches Your Kids Will Love

I have come up with a system that almost is foolproof for us: healthy breakfasts and packed lunches that are quick, easy and protest-free. Isn’t the latter the key?

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Make These Now: 3 Perfect Summertime Picnic Recipes

Prep for Riverlife's Party at the Pier with these ideas.

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My Favorites for Pittsburgh Restaurant Week: Summer 2015

It's a great week to enjoy summertime crops cooked up by Pittsburgh's skilled chefs.

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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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This week's buzz from the PM editors

Two Musical Reasons For a Holiday Trip Downtown

"Rudolph" and "A Musical Christmas Carol" shouldn't have any trouble putting you in the holiday spirit.

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Dance, Party, Eat Pizza, Go to Sleep

At a loss on what to do this weekend? Our editors have some ideas.

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Get Some Potato Patch in Your Stocking

Kennywood Park is transformed into a holiday wonderland, complete with the state's tallest Christmas tree.

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A History of Pittsburgh, in 50 Artifacts

A History of Pittsburgh, in 50 Artifacts

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