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Book Reviews: ‘We Show What We Have Learned & Other Stories’

Clare Beams leads her audience into a twilight middleground of the dark corners of the imagination in this her debut story collection.

Top 10 Things to Do in Pittsburgh in February

This month's best bets in the ’Burgh.

John Henry Lives

The power of song brings a legend back to life.

Pittsburgh's Can't Miss Concerts in February

This month's lineup includes Valerie June, Greensky Bluegrass and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performing Tchaikovsky and Gershwin.

Pittsburgh Flicks and Nightlife in February

Penn Hills Cinemas, which celebrated its 50th year in 2016, is the sort of place that dotted the landscape throughout the 1980s and ’90s but has all but disappeared since. Here, customer loyalty is built via value.

February: Best of Culture in Pittsburgh

Check out some of the finest stage plays, dance performances and exhibits taking place this month in Pittsburgh.
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Scoop

A Place in Pittsburgh Where You Can Work Hard and Play Hard

Office area, meeting room, kitchen and gaming –– all in the same place.

Exclusive Urban Getaway: Meet You at the Club

The 34-year-old Rivers Club Downtown is undergoing an extensive renovation.

Unusual Events & Things Good to Know in Pittsburgh

This month: Downtown's first dog park, 2017 Vision Board Meet-Up and the Animal Rescue League finds a new home.

‘The Inventor’s Paradox’: Can You Escape with Time to Spare?

“The Inventor’s Paradox” is the second escape-room game at Enter the Imaginarium, a co-creation of Bricolage Production Company and the ScareHouse.
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Buzzworthy

City Guide: The Best Things to Do in the 'Burgh and Beyond

We scour Allegheny County (and beyond) and visit the region’s neighborhoods and municipalities to bring you our favorite things to do, eat, drink, buy and more.

Best Restaurants 2016

Which 33 Pittsburgh-area establishments did our independent Restaurant Review Panel include among its top picks this year? Find them here.

Six Pittsburgh Chefs Who Are Outstanding in Their Field

In addition to awarding Best Restaurant honors this year, our Independent Restaurant Review Panel also voted to recognize six chefs for their contributions to Pittsburgh’s culinary community in 2015.

50 Most Powerful People in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Magazine consulted dozens of power brokers and behind-the-scene players to determine and rank the 50 individuals who, in Pittsburgh, make things happen.
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Sean Collier's Popcorn for Dinner

Great Wall Crumbles, Fist Fight Whiffs

Reviews of "The Great Wall" and "Fist Fight," plus local movie news and notes.
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After Dark

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.
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Culture + Entertainment

In the Frame: Julie Sokolow Sees the Future

After making films focused on Pittsburgh, Sokolow is rising through the ranks of U.S. women documentarians.

In Concert: What's Next for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra?

Melia Tourangeau, CEO and president of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, looks to lead the ensemble forward after a discordant strike.

The TV Series ‘Outsiders’ Finds a Home in Millvale

Go behind the scenes to meet set and production designers and artisans who work magic, transforming neighborhoods into rural Kentucky.
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Talk of the Tahn

Talk of the Tahn: Pittsburgh Symphony Has More Talent than Steelers

Maybe the Steelers have a few more big stars, but as a group, the PSO is one of the best in … the world. And when I say, the world, I mean, The Whole World. American football is big. Music is bigger.

Talk of the Tahn: The Consequences of Trespassing

I snuck into a steel mill. Bethlehem, Pa. I’d been bragging about how big Pittsburgh’s industrial ruins were when a woman in a bar told me, “Bethlehem’s are bigger.” Size matters.

Talk of the Tahn: The Gift I Was Given

My brother taught me how to ski on rented metal sticks. Boyce Park. It was the first thing we ever did together besides fight over the last slice of pizza.

Why You Can't Beat The Weather in Pittsburgh in The Winter

I’ve traveled a lot of miles, and I still stare in bewilderment at people who tell me they’ve moved to a place because “You can’t beat the weather.”

Talk of the Tahn: Memories of Holidays Past in the 'Burgh

How many prodigal sons and daughters have come back to Pittsburgh for the holidays and found that sometimes, in the best sense, nothing’s changed.
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Pitt Girl's Last Laugh

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’

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

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

Watch This

2014 Pittsburgher of the Year

The Fred Rogers Company

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