Everything That's Awesome About Pittsburgh Today

The Thunderbolt is Now a Certified Landmark

Kennywood’s classic all-wood roller coaster is recognized by the American Coaster Enthusiasts.

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Oi, Who’s Ready for Manchester City vs. AC Milan at Heinz Field?

The English Premier League champions will face off against the Italian giants this Sunday.

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Underrated Stuff We Love: Pittsburgh’s Porch Culture

You never know who you’ll meet right outside your door.

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Pittsburgh, only cooler

Pittsburgh’s Refugee Children Could Use a Good Neighbor

Those who eye 8-year-old children with suspicion have more than a self-awareness problem.

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Google Street View Shows Pittsburgh’s Incredible Transformation

Let’s hop into the DeLorean and take a trip back to 2007.

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The ’Burghy Father’s Day Gift Guide 2014

Vintage Kennywood T-shirts, local craft rum and a Star Wars card? Get ready to be a hero.

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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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Beans and Greens Like You’ve Never Had Before

This Brazen Kitchen twist on a favorite combines mung beans, coconut milk and cilantro for a nutrient-packed one-bowl meal.

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Crowdfund These Pittsburgh Food Startups NOW!

5 Kickstarter projects that deserve your patronage.

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Watch Butterjoint’s Will Groves Make Artisanal Cocktails With a GoPro

Who says produce can’t be fun? Butterjoint’s bar manager shows us some fresh cocktail tricks.

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Bar Exam: Gus’s Cafe

Like roomy outdoor booths, acceptable (and reasonably priced) brews and some mean, polished bar grub? Then this spot’s for you.

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Bar Exam: Mineo’s

Does the pizza heavyweight’s new bar give it an edge in the (friendly) pie war?

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Summer Fun Pro-Tip: Movies Under the Stars

Eden Hall’s Summer Series offers movies, theater, concerts and farm-to-table events in a beautiful environment.

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All the foodie news that's fit to blog

Goodbye, Franktuary Downtown

Staff at the flagship hot-dog spot say "franks for the memories."

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Get to Know a Mobile Vendor: Pizza Boat

Pizza Boat crafts wood-fired pies in a jiffy, normally outside Bar Marco in the Strip.

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Get Ready for FEASTival

Fill up on some of the best food-truck fare, including meatballs, burgers and macaroni.

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This week's buzz from the PM editors

Hit the City for Fashion, Dancing and More

“Project Pop-Up: Fashion” brings a one-time-only bazaar of clothing and accessories

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National Aviary Hosts a Night in the Tropics

Make your July even hotter with tiki torches and umbrella drinks.

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Double Wide Grill Celebrates Pooches this Sunday

Lucky’s South Side Dog Festival is this Sunday.

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The hottest topics in higher education

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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Pitt Will Hold a Hands-on Sports Medicine Workshop

The three-day seminar allows high-schoolers to peer behind the scenes of the world of sports.

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Hot Reads

From Field to Fork

From Field to Fork

We put together this dynamic guide to help you find and engage with the region’s sustainable producers of meat, honey, alcohol, fruits and vegetables.
Review: Café Zinho

Review: Café Zinho

Seasoned chef and entrepreneur Toni Pais continues to impress folks who dine at his longstanding Mediterranean establishment, Café Zinho.
Sometimes Your Best Friends in Life Aren't on Facebook

Sometimes Your Best Friends in Life Aren't on Facebook

PittGirl wonders if it's still possible to raise kids to be big-hearted people in an age of self-obsession.
City Guide: 200+ Fun Things to Do (No Matter Where You Are)

City Guide: 200+ Fun Things to Do (No Matter Where You Are)

We explore every inch of Allegheny County (and beyond) for a look at the communities where we live, work and play.
6 More Things You Might Not Know About Pittsburgh

6 More Things You Might Not Know About Pittsburgh

PittGirl's at it again — this time with a list of a half-dozen fun facts you'll want to mention at your next cocktail party.
'Which Neighborhood Should I Live In?'

'Which Neighborhood Should I Live In?'

We pick the perfect neighborhood for six breeds of ’Burgher.