Best of the 'Burgh: 2017 Readers' Poll

Diners, food trucks, hair salons and more. Here's the most popular stuff in town.



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PERSONALITIES


photo courtesy of aaron kleiber

 

Pro Athlete
Sidney Crosby, nhl.com/penguins/roster

College Athlete
James Conner (University of Pittsburgh), twitter.com/JamesConner_

High School Athlete
Cole Waxter (Fox Chapel High School), twitter.com/Cwaxter10

Meteorologist
Ashley Dougherty, twitter.com/AshleyD_WTAE

News Anchor
Kelly Frey, facebook.com/KellyFreyWTAE

Street Reporter
David Highfield, twitter.com/DavidHighfield

Sports Reporter
Bob Pompeani, twitter.com/KDPomp

Local Journalist
Tony Norman, twitter.com/TonyNormanPG

Local Author
David McCullough

Blogger/Columnist
John Chamberlain (Ya Jagoff), twitter.com/YaJagoff

Morning Drive Team
102.5 WDVE Morning Show (Randy Baumann), twitter.com/DVERADIO, twitter.com/DVERandy

Tattoo Artist
Sarah Miller, twitter.com/valkyriesbard

Comedian
Aaron Kleiber, aaronkleiber.com

Bartender (tie)
Cecil Usher (Butcher and the Rye), twitter.com/cocktailian84
Max Stein (Hidden Harbor), twitter.com/lambic88

Write-In
Durty Art, durtyart.bigcartel.com
 

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Hot Reads

2017 Pittsburgher of the Year: Kelly Frey

2017 Pittsburgher of the Year: Kelly Frey

No one would blame the veteran WTAE anchor if she took time off while undergoing intensive breast cancer treatment. Instead, she chose to use humor and grace to educate and inspire others, all while in the public eye.
Green Medicine: The Business of Medical Marijuana

Green Medicine: The Business of Medical Marijuana

For many, medical marijuana is a panacea capable of alleviating a wide range of symptoms. As Pennsylvania begins allowing the drug’s medical use, patients are relieved — and business is booming.
Restaurant Review: Casbah Still is Rocking

Restaurant Review: Casbah Still is Rocking

More than 20 years into its run, Casbah remains one of Pittsburgh’s most relevant restaurants.
First There Was Hot Yoga. Then There Was Goat Yoga

First There Was Hot Yoga. Then There Was Goat Yoga

Believe it or not, yogis have been practicing with goats in the Unites States for more than a year.
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Best of the 'Burgh

Best of the 'Burgh: 2017 Readers' Poll

Diners, food trucks, hair salons and more. Here's the most popular stuff in town.

Best of the 'Burgh: Personalities

From a burlesque bridge-builder to a philosopher-fermento –– our favorite Pittsburgh originals.

Best of the 'Burgh: Food & Drink

From the bar snacks to egg sandwiches to nightcaps, our recommendations for when you are hungry, thirsty or both.

Best of the 'Burgh: Style & Shopping

From a boutique where it's actually fun to shop with your kids to finding champagne-taste eyewear on a beer budget –– our favorites to get the perfect 'Burgh style.

Best of the 'Burgh: Kids & Family

From a children's book about a Monongahela Mermaid to a place where women can give birth in a home-like environment –– our favorite things for kids and family.

Best of the 'Burgh: Activities & Experiences

From banjo night to moonlit horseback rides to taking a 10-meter plunge –– our favorite things to do in the 'Burgh.

Best of the 'Burgh: Business & Education

From a 'Burgh-based board game to a revitalized airport –– our favorites in business and education in Pittsburgh.

Best of the 'Burgh: Arts & Culture

From a dark cabaret to time travel without ever leaving home –– our favorites of Pittsburgh's Arts & Culture.
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The 412

Yinzers Eating Chicken Wings Are Going to Be on TV

Mt. Washington’s Bigham Tavern is the latest ‘Burgh eatery to host a film crew.

32 Years Celebrating Pittsburghers of the Year

As we honor the 2017 Pittsburghers of the year, take a look back at the previous honorees and their significant, unforgettable contributions to our city.

Wish a Steeler a Speedy Recovery in a Big Way

An oversized get-well-soon card for Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier is waiting for your signature Downtown.

Watch: Who is Faster on a Zamboni? Crosby or Malkin?

Sid and Geno love to compete, especially against each other. This time, the future Hall-of-Famers climbed aboard Zamboni machines for a race across a parking lot.

Mail Time: A Pittsburgh Icon Will Be in Your Mailbox

The U.S. Postal Service revealed designs for its 2018 Forever Stamps, and one features a neighbor you may recognize.

A Gothic Stroll in the City

Take a beautiful and potentially eerie walk through a Pittsburgh historical landmark: Homewood Cemetery.

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