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The (Very Good) Brewery You Should Be Patronizing in Homestead

The (Very Good) Brewery You Should Be Patronizing in Homestead

Voodoo Brewery is an enticing alternative to the many chains in and around the Waterfront.
Sewickley's Shining New Cinema

Sewickley's Shining New Cinema

The Tull Family Theater brings a different kind of moviegoing experience to the region.
Bricolage's BUS Ride Through Light-Speed Theater

Bricolage's BUS Ride Through Light-Speed Theater

A preview of BUS, Bricolage's annual fundraiser and uncanny theater event.
Food, Drink and Very Good Cats at Colony Cafe

Food, Drink and Very Good Cats at Colony Cafe

Pittsburgh's first cat cafe impresses even before the felines show up.
Adventure Bingo Returns at the Ace Hotel

Adventure Bingo Returns at the Ace Hotel

The one-of-a-kind night of bingo, trivia and madcap monologues returns in a new spot.
Social House 7 Is Okay ... But There's This Really Weird Thing About It

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.
Five Essential February Events

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.
Grapperia is Quite Nearly a Great Bar

Grapperia is Quite Nearly a Great Bar

Great drinks and a focus on local rarities help the Lawrenceville spot, which could be among the city’s better bars if it ups its game on atmosphere and food.
The Trendy New East Liberty Hangout ... Primanti's?

The Trendy New East Liberty Hangout ... Primanti's?

The latest outpost of the popular local chain is housed in the former Verde space in Garfield.
Popularity of The Flats on Carson is a Mystery

Popularity of The Flats on Carson is a Mystery

After Dark visits the South Side bar which attracts big crowds on the weekend — and, on Sunday, was the scene of a well-publicized arrest.
The Quiet Persistence of Pittsburgh Filmmakers Cinema

The Quiet Persistence of Pittsburgh Filmmakers Cinema

Amid a completely changed movie-theater landscape, the three cinemas run by Pittsburgh Filmmakers provide consistent quality.
Reevaluating NOLA on the Square

Reevaluating NOLA on the Square

The Cajun-themed bar and restaurant has become a staple in Market Square; five years in, how is it faring?
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.