Everything That's Awesome About Pittsburgh Today

CMU’s Newest Campus-Life Venture Is Decidedly Low Tech

Check your laptop (and your textbook) at the door and stop by the Mindfulness Room for a little zen.

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Your Guide to Putting Together a Costume in Less Than 24 Hours

Follow these steps to assemble your best Halloween getup yet.

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Could ‘Green Light-Go’ Eliminate the Pittsburgh Left?

The state-sponsored program looks to add $75 million in traffic-signal upgrades throughout the city.

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Pittsburgh, only cooler

What's Wrong with Having 'America's Ugliest Accent'?

PittGirl points out why we 'Burghers shouldn't hide the fact that we won Gawker's competition.

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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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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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How to Make the Ever-Spicy, Smoky Jackfruit Carnitas

Verde Executive Chef Justin Lewis reveals how to make his spicy best-seller, served at last week’s sold-out “veghacker” dinner.

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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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Bar Exam: Steel Cactus

Who's up for a Yinzerita? These Shadyside and Carson Street Mexican joints are welcoming and appetizing.

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Bar Exam: Cappy's Cafe

The Walnut Street stalwart is a Shady haven built for people-watching.

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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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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

Party Like a 'Psycho' at Hitchcock Halloween

Drink, eat and be among the scary at at the event, held at the Carrie Furnace.

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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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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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Hot Reads

Top 10

Top 10

Here are the 10 best things to do in Pittsburgh this November.
Review: One Thirty One East

Review: One Thirty One East

Located in the southwest suburban community of Carnegie, One Thirty One East embodies the area’s renaissance.
Grow. Cook. Drink.: Maggie Meskey of Butcher and the Rye

Grow. Cook. Drink.: Maggie Meskey of Butcher and the Rye

The charismatic Maggie Meskey had tended bar for years before landing her gig at downtown bourbon haven Butcher and the Rye.
12 Hot New Restaurants

12 Hot New Restaurants

A diverse crop of eateries caught our attention this year, so we’re highlighting some of our favorites.
13 Bartenders You Should Know

13 Bartenders You Should Know

Get acquainted with this group of charming bar professionals working in various establishments around the city.
Why Things Get Squirrely Near the Tunnels

Why Things Get Squirrely Near the Tunnels

PittGirl doesn't know why we say "warsh" — but she has figured out why we 'Burghers hit the brakes at the sight of the Squirrel Hill Tunnel.