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Why Wait For Summer? Head to Kennywood's Holiday Lights

Why Wait For Summer? Head to Kennywood's Holiday Lights

The park's winter celebration is great for families and a fine choice for anyone who loves Christmas (and/or funnel cake).
Top 5 Neighborhoods for (Walkable) Nightlife

Top 5 Neighborhoods for (Walkable) Nightlife

Planning a move? Here's where to look if you'd like to go out without getting any wheels involved in your journey.
A Eulogy for Bayardstown Social Club

A Eulogy for Bayardstown Social Club

The now-shuttered Strip District gathering place was a rare and true example of urban community.
Fans of Rocky Horror, WWE and Nearly Everything Else: See You Downtown This Weekend

Fans of Rocky Horror, WWE and Nearly Everything Else: See You Downtown This Weekend

After Dark chats with "Rocky Horror Picture Show" star Barry Bostwick and former WWE champ Finn Bálor about Wizard World Pittsburgh.
Should You Sing a Song Right Now?

Should You Sing a Song Right Now?

Before you put your name in at karaoke night, a few simple questions. (Plus a recommendation for one of the most fun anyone-can-sing experiences in town.)
Big Jim's in Greenfield is Why You Need to Ask Around

Big Jim's in Greenfield is Why You Need to Ask Around

The virtues of getting an old-fashioned, word-of-mouth recommendation on corner bars — starring Greenfield staple Big Jim's.
There's Only One Clown You Need to Worry About, and She's in the ScareHouse Basement

There's Only One Clown You Need to Worry About, and She's in the ScareHouse Basement

A review of the haunted spot's extreme sister attraction.
After Dark Hall of Fame: Kelly's Bar & Lounge

After Dark Hall of Fame: Kelly's Bar & Lounge

The East Liberty favorite is the latest inductee in the After Dark Hall of Fame.
Halloween Hotlist: 10 Events That Prove Scaring is Caring

Halloween Hotlist: 10 Events That Prove Scaring is Caring

Pittsburgh is a wicked destination for spooky shenanigans. Here’s a sampling of what’s to come.
Drinks With Some Spirits at Harmony Inn

Drinks With Some Spirits at Harmony Inn

The historic (and purportedly haunted) Harmony Inn is a fine stop for drinks and food.
Lawrenceville's New Amsterdam Gets a Rooftop Upgrade

Lawrenceville's New Amsterdam Gets a Rooftop Upgrade

The longtime Butler Street hangout reopens with a great rooftop space and a few kinks to work out.
I'm Starting to Really Miss Malls

I'm Starting to Really Miss Malls

The decline of the big suburban shopping mall was inevitable, but we're losing something valuable in the process.
New Industry Public House Location Up to Par

New Industry Public House Location Up to Par

If you’re in need of a dining option that’s not a national chain while visiting the Robinson area, this is one to keep in mind.
North Shore Hangout Power Rankings

North Shore Hangout Power Rankings

Six picks for your pre-game, post-concert or anytime relaxation on the North Shore, ranked from good to awesome.
First Look: Roasted Barrelhouse & Eatery

First Look: Roasted Barrelhouse & Eatery

With a bit of work, the new Lower Lawrenceville tavern has the potential to become a solid neighborhood watering hole.
Butler, Bison and Beer: Butler Brew Works Has Something for Everyone

Butler, Bison and Beer: Butler Brew Works Has Something for Everyone

After five years in the works, Butler Brew Works gives new life to Butler’s Main Street.
Garfield Bar Mixtape Is a Great Hangout (And a Good Bar, Too)

Garfield Bar Mixtape Is a Great Hangout (And a Good Bar, Too)

Part craft-cocktail joint and part coffee bar, the welcoming spot wants you to stay a while.
After Dark Hall of Fame: Sharp Edge

After Dark Hall of Fame: Sharp Edge

The local pubs that fly the Sharp Edge banner remain a favorite for top-notch beer and tantalizing grub.
Rochester Inn Proves Why You Should Always Visit the Neighborhood Bar

Rochester Inn Proves Why You Should Always Visit the Neighborhood Bar

The North Hills hangout wins as a place for good beer, inexpensive meals and regular entertainment.
The Bigger-Than-Ever Deutschtown Music Festival Takes Over This Weekend

The Bigger-Than-Ever Deutschtown Music Festival Takes Over This Weekend

The mammoth, annual celebration of local music expands to two days for the first time this Friday and Saturday.
You Will Need to Use Your IQ to Make This Escape

You Will Need to Use Your IQ to Make This Escape

Perhaps the most impressive aspects of IQ Escape in Ross Township are the stagecraft and setting. The rooms are elegant, convincing and immersive.
Beer Cults and Brick Ovens: An Evening at Fuel & Fuddle

Beer Cults and Brick Ovens: An Evening at Fuel & Fuddle

The restaurant and bar in Oakland welcomes college students and locals alike.
My Stanley Cup Bars

My Stanley Cup Bars

In honor of the 2015-16 Pittsburgh Penguins, Sean Collier reviews the two bars in which he's watched the Pens hoist the cup.
Carmody's is the Go-To For a Drink and a Bite on Neville Island

Carmody's is the Go-To For a Drink and a Bite on Neville Island

The new bar carries the legacy of two bygone establishments and is an easy winner in the middle of the river.