June 2016

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Top Ten Things to Do in Pittsburgh in June

The month's best bets in The 'Burgh.

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.

Citizen Artist: Vanessa German

German blends a collage of community activism and soul-searching artistry.

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.

Daytripping: Canonsburg is a City of Antiques

Nearby Canonsburg is a rare find for antiques collectors.

U.S. Open at Oakmont: Will The Town Finally Be a Player?

The U.S. Open is returning to Oakmont — and unlike previous tournaments, this one could make the community a vital part of the action.

The Backyard Buzz: How to Harvest Your Own Honey

Honeybees are essential to our ecosystem, and the environment in Pittsburgh is ideal for cultivating your own hives. Local beekeepers are eager to share the basics to help you get started.

Designing Nature: A Renowned Landscape Architect Reflects on His Life's Work

Joel Le Gall is renowned for his ability to build from existing space. A native of France, Le Gall has a knack for incorporating symmetry and creativity into a garden to create a fresh look.
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Chef Awards 2016

Pittsburgh Magazine hosted its Annual Chef Awards on Monday, May 13 at The Commoner.

Pittsburgh’s Can’t Miss Concerts in June

Dolly Parton, Ray LaMontagne and more take the stage.

June: Best of Culture in Pittsburgh

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

Spotlight: Heart and Sole — Plus Heels

The Frick Art Museum puts its best foot (fashion) forward in showcasing sensational shoe masterpieces in a new, high-level exhibition.

Book Review: Whiskey, Etc.

Sherrie Flick, who teaches in Chatham University’s Creative Writing and Food Studies masters programs, is a virtuoso of pocket-sized fiction, and her new story collection, Whiskey, Etc., makes that abundantly clear.

Pittsburgh Flicks and Nightlife in June

We've got the schedule for the summer's Rooftop Shindigs Downtown.

Fitness With a Twist: Trust the Silk

Aerial Movement in Blawnox offers a high-flying, flexible adventure.

You Should Know: Jimmy Hoyson

After winning six Grammy Awards as a record engineer working in Los Angeles, Jimmy Hoyson has been spending more time in his home city working with Pittsburgh bands.

Lance Armstrong's Climbs (and Decline)

Long before the accomplished cyclist’s cheating was exposed, he triumphed in Pittsburgh — but, as Rick Sebak explains, Armstrong’s local achievements aren’t without controversy.

Farmers Greg Boulos and Jennifer Montgomery Look to the Future

The duo behind Blackberry Meadows Farm in Natrona Heights began working to change the regional food system in 2007.

Hungry For Something Good, Pittsburgh? Where We're Eating in June.

We're loving ethically-sourced chocolate, street food at Streets on Carson, vegan cuisine at B52 and more. Plus we chat with The Commoner's executive chef Wyatt Lash.

Top Ten Things to Do in Pittsburgh in June

The month's best bets in The 'Burgh.
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