Lawrenceville's New, Different Nighttime (and Morning) Destination
The Abbey on Butler — part coffeehouse, part restaurant, part bar — could prove to be a major Lawrenceville destination.
Digital Jukeboxes are Evil, Bar-Ruining Monsters
The case against TouchTunes, the streaming music loudspeaker that can't stop screwing up the vibe at local bars.
Bountiful Tacos, Tequila and Whiskey on Penn Avenue
New bar and taco joint Bakersfield hits the mark with inexpensive drinks and grub.
Eight After Dark-Approved Craft Beer Week Events
Set your calendar for great beer (and food, and music, and spirits and more) throughout Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week.
The Definitive Ranking of Pirates Promotions
We rank the best (and worst) non-baseball reasons to head to PNC Park.
After Dark Hall of Fame: Arsenal Bowl
For more than 50 years, the Lawrenceville landmark has been part bowling alley, part nightclub and always ridiculously fun.
Looking for a March Madness Hangout? Head to Bettis' Grille 36
The North Shore bar has everything you need to follow the action (and fill up while you watch).
Play and Learn (but Mostly Play) at the History Center
At "Toys of the '50s, '60s and '70s," take a nostalgia-soaked trip through playrooms of the past.
Stoke's Grill is an Oasis on McKnight Road
The busy North Hills highway doesn't have too many worthy bars, but Stoke's Grill is more than worth a stop.
Think, Drink and Eat Hot Dogs at Franktuary Trivia
The Lawrenceville hotspot doesn’t need a trivia night — but for the love of their customers, they throw a killer competition anyway.
Become a Tiki Time Traveler at Hidden Harbor
Visit the new Squirrel Hill bar on Tuesdays for a great-tasting (and great-sounding) tiki education.
End Your Work Day at Muddy Waters' Oyster Happy Hour
Some of the best oysters available in Pittsburgh can be yours for a steal at the new East Liberty spot.
Head to 'Quick and Shameless' For an Unpredictable (and Essential) Night of Pittsburgh Comedy
The LGBTQ-friendly variety show offers one of the city's most unusual (and often unforgettable) lineups of comedic talent.
Visit Pac-Man, Donkey Kong and Other Old-School Friends in the Strip
The Pittsburgh Retro Gaming Convention should offer nostalgic fun for anyone who has ever held a controller.
Bubba's Gourmet Burghers Need No Gimmick
The Bridgeville bar made news this week with a burger named for Pittsburgh's least favorite Cincinnati Bengals player — but the food stands on its own.
The Uphill Battle of Fire Side Public House
The new pub, located in the former home of Station Street Hot Dogs, will have a tough time dislodging its predecessor from local (hungry) hearts.
Movie Review: 'The Force Awakens' is the Star Wars You've Waited For
Read our (spoiler-free) review of the new Star Wars film before you head to the theater.
Put Brand-New Bar Prairie on Your Radar
The Garfield bar and restaurant is still in a soft opening, but the cocktails (and the soundtrack) make it worth a visit.
Get a Burger and a Shake That Won't End Your Day at Bill's
The new downtown Pittsburgh burger joint offers the popular shake-and-burger combo but (probably) won't leave you needing a nap.
How to Cure 7 Holiday Ailments at the Multiplex
The season can cause plenty of minor headaches. Here are some big-screen antidotes.
There’s a Bar in Cranberry Going Through an Identity Crisis
Pig Iron Public House has a ton of great beer, some pretty good food and an unfortunate theme.
You Need to See & Hear Pittsburgh’s Masters of Musical Improv
Missy Moreno and Connor McCanlus would be thriving in New York, Chicago or any other comedy hotspot you can name. Luckily, they’re doing it in Pittsburgh.
South Side Gaming Cafe Offers Social Nostalgia
At Victory Pointe Arcade and Gaming Cafe, decades of video game history are waiting for you (and some friends).
The Unfortunate Location of a Pretty Good Bar
The new Market Square gastropub The Yard is a perfectly worthy bar in exactly the wrong place.