January 2011

January 2011

Features

Is Pittsburgh The New Hollywood?

Is Pittsburgh The New Hollywood?

Pittsburgh is on track to become a major player in the entertainment industry, generating jobs and revenue. But there are challenges to realizing this dream.
Pittsburghers of the Year: Jamie & Ali McMutrie

Pittsburghers of the Year: Jamie & Ali McMutrie

Jamie and Ali McMutrie, for their inspiring bravery and selflessness while saving orphaned children of Haiti—both before and after the country’s devastating earthquake—are Pittsburgh magazine’s 2010 Pittsburghers of the Year.
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Archive »Scoop

Snowpocalypse Now

Snowpocalypse Now

A year after this chaotic event, Pittsburgh Magazine recalls some of the most harrowing figures from that remarkable fortnight.
Creative Capital

Creative Capital

This fall, several Pittsburgh universities received a windfall of federal and private grants to pursue groundbreaking research and development for everything from flying robot soldiers to spicy curry.
Overrated, Underrated in Pittsburgh

Overrated, Underrated in Pittsburgh

Cleveland transplant-turned-local-blogger gives a fresh take on her new home: Pittsburgh.

Archive »Sports

Lauren Fisher: Cinderella Woman

Lauren Fisher: Cinderella Woman

Lauren Fisher has a fighting chance at competing for female boxing’s first gold medal at the 2012 Olympics.

Archive »Sebak's Secrets of the City

An Original Road Master

An Original Road Master

The journey for this bicycle starts and ends in Troy Hill.

Archive »Living

Outer Office Space

Outer Office Space

Carnegie Mellon’s Don Marinelli combines work and play by surrounding himself with planes, trains and games.

Archive »Dwellings

Ultimate Oasis

Ultimate Oasis

A heavenly master bathroom in this dream house is designed for maximum relaxation.

Archive »Taste

Salt of the Earth

Salt of the Earth

This new restaurant in Garfield challenges our traditional ideas about food and fine dining.
Pepper

Pepper

Pepper, the prized spice of the ancient world, is a cook’s best friend during the winter.

Archive »Chris Fennimore

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Ring in 2011 with a tasty twist on a time-honored tradition: New Year’s stuffed cabbage rolls with ground pork.

Archive »Healthy Living

Are Cellphones Dangerous?

We asked Dr. Lara Kunschner, co-director of the neuro-oncology program at Allegheny General Hospital, to respond to one of your health questions.

Archive »Datebook

The Reduced Shakespeare Co. takes the Public

The Reduced Shakespeare Co. takes the Public

For years, the Reduced Shakespeare Co. has performed its abridged comedy shows at Pittsburgh Public Theater. Now, the group takes on the most Pittsburgh-centric topic of all: The Complete World of Sports.

Archive »PittGirl's Last Laugh

Letters I've Been Meaning to Write

Letters I've Been Meaning to Write

I took the time to sit down and compose my thoughts to a couple of people and personalities in the region.