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See Yinz: PittGirl Says Goodbye July 2016

See Yinz: PittGirl Says Goodbye

After writing for seven years about the city for Pittsburgh Magazine and pittsburghmagazine.com, Virginia Montanez is discontinuing her blog and column.

PittGirl to Wooers: ‘Not Today Satan, Not Today’ June 2016

PittGirl to Wooers: ‘Not Today Satan, Not Today’

It only takes one person, one jagoff, one childish, attention-seeking, discourteous jerk to send a woo through PNC Park.

PittGirl, Perseverance, Penguins And a Dream Come True May 2016

PittGirl, Perseverance, Penguins And a Dream Come True

Dreams evolve — fade, even. But in Pittsburgh, with time and nurturing, they don’t have to die.

PittGirl's Last Laugh: The New, Old-School, Noah's Ark April 2016

PittGirl's Last Laugh: The New, Old-School, Noah's Ark

In 2016, our long nightmare is over. Kennywood is bringing back the whale and his squishy tongue.

God, Football, and The Wrong Seat on the Couch March 2016

God, Football, and The Wrong Seat on the Couch

Gatherings around the television for Steelers playoff games have made my family look like we’re filming the climactic scene of a Marx Brothers film. Change seats. Change socks. SOMEONE GO STAND ON THE LAWNMOWER AND LET’S SEE WHAT HAPPENS.

Pittsburgh's Third Renaissance and Complaints from 2007 February 2016

Pittsburgh's Third Renaissance and Complaints from 2007

This third Renaissance has allowed us to be spectators as Pittsburgh changed from a city suffering the damages wrought by the collapse of its steel industry to a vibrant, active place known for its academic, medical and technology sectors.

PittGirl: We Need a Word For That . . . January 2016

PittGirl: We Need a Word For That . . .

If Oxford can decide that “matchy-matchy” is now a real word then we Pittsburghers surely can come up with some words for some very specific Burghy circumstances, people and things.

PittGirl: Things You Might Not Know About Mister Rogers December 2015

PittGirl: Things You Might Not Know About Mister Rogers

Thanks, Fred, for all of the smiles you put on my lips — because I could read yours.

A PittGirl Thanksgiving: Share, Feel, Thank November 2015

A PittGirl Thanksgiving: Share, Feel, Thank

It's okay to let yourself be a rose-spectacled Pollyanna for just a minute this Thanksgiving.

Sign of the Times: How to Make Pittsburgh Welcoming for All October 2015

Sign of the Times: How to Make Pittsburgh Welcoming for All

"Racism in Pittsburgh is real. Racial inequality is real. The playing field is not level."

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