The Story Behind Google’s Mysterious ‘Happy Birthday’ Window
Why does Google’s Bakery Square office display a quirky piece of East Liberty ambiance?
Pittsburgh Tattoo Hall of Fame: Classy Edition
Forget wearing your heart on your sleeve. Wear your city on it.
Luke Ravenstahl Returns to Twitter to Act Like a 13-Year-Old
The former mayor throws shade at Bill Peduto via some passive-aggressive retweeting.
The Pittsburgh That Could Have Been
An Arc de Triomphe over Bigelow Boulevard? A Central Park in the Strip District? Twin towers downtown? It could have happened.
10 Reasons Why Pittsburgh Owned 2013
From a giant rubber duck to cutting-edge restaurants to a yarn-bombed bridge, our city had the world buzzing this year.
Dear UPMC and Highmark: Stop Being Ridiculous
After weeks of gross TV attack ads, the next step is shin-kicking and wet-willies.
Three Rivers Stadium Website Still Exists, Is Amazing
Take a trip back to the time of Kordell Stewart, Mayor Murphy and Netscape Navigator.
The World-Famous Yinzer Gift Guide: 2013
If you read this list, it will be absolutely impossible to mess up your holiday shopping.
Mayor-Elect Bill Peduto is Karaoke Royalty
Watch the future mayor of Pittsburgh sing Cheap Trick’s “Surrender” to Sally Wiggin’s delight.
Oprah’s Book Club, PittGirl Style
We eat local, so why not read local, too? Check out these books from Pittsburgh-based authors.
Yinzer Christmas Came Early
PittGirl reveals the first item on her 2013 Yinzer Gift Guide extra early because you’ve all been such good boys and girls.
R.I.P. Ghost of Sid Bream
Grab a shovel. We’re burying the ghost of Sidney Eugene Bream and his weird mustache.
Leave A.J. Burnett Alone!
After making an innocent observation about game-day attendance on Twitter, the Pirates pitcher was met with a deluge of tweets.
Last Time Pirates Were Winners, We All Had Mullets and Perms
The only thing more tragic than the Buccos’ 21-year losing streak is how we looked in the early ’90s.
6 Reasons Not Not to Move to Pittsburgh
PittGirl drops some truth bombs on contrarian critics of the ‘Burgh.
Leave Sidney Alone!
Yes, Sidney Crosby was allowed to skip a DMV line. Get over it.
Director’s Cut: 7 Things You Might Not Know About Pittsburgh
Think you’re an expert on all things 'Burgh? Take PittGirl’s final exam.
UPMC Bans Smoking and PittGirl Says ‘That’s Church’
If you have a problem with UPMC’s upcoming smoking ban, it’s time to reframe your perspective.
The Can’t-Miss List
Four things every proud Pittsburgher needs to do in the next four months.
UPMC Hits Ravenstahl With Surprise Uppercut
The fight between the healthcare giant and the outgoing mayor is getting good.
This is the Best Zoltan Sign Ever
Bless you Travis Snider, for you have officially revitalized the Zoltan movement in 2013.
Why You Must Vote in Pittsburgh's Mayoral Election
If you fail, 2 percent of the city could decide our next mayor. Do not fail.
'Burghy Gift Guide: Mother's Day
Don't even think about Bed Bath & Beyond. Get mom something amazing and Pittsburgh-inspired this year.
Pittsburgh Politics Just Got Dirtier
A strange loophole has allowed mayoral candidates to take in unlimited contributions. Here's why that should make you mad.