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Following Lawrenceville’s resurgence of cultural hot spots and local business, the town has quickly become a prime location for shops and cafes. A notable, recent addition to the neighborhood is Nine Stories bookstore–a locally owned shop stacked with unique selections...

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July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Since its establishment in 2011, James Street Gastropub & Speakeasy has become one of the city’s favorite local spots for live music. Located in Pittsburgh’s historic Deutschtown, the restaurant exudes “whispers of a bygone era” in its...

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Since the summer of ’95, local organizers at Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank have helped coordinate and host the production of the revered annual Pittsburgh Blues Festival. This year, they’re bringing forth a new twist...

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Pogopalooza Springs into Swissvale

July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The World Championship of Extreme Pogo is bounding into the Burgh this weekend… Presented by Flybar, Pogopalooza–the largest pogo sticking competition in the world–has been held every summer in locations across the globe since 2004....

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Bayardstown Social Club and WQED are teaming up to celebrate Pittsburgh’s 200th birthday with a two-week mini film fest featuring back-to-back screenings of Rick Sebak’s quirky, Pittsburgh-based documentaries. Throughout 2016, people have been celebrating the bicentennial...

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Entrepreneurs, startups, and artists, unite: Alloy 26, Pittsburgh’s largest new co-working space, is up, running and open for business. The innovative space opened nearly a month ago to provide startups and organizations with an attractive alternative to...

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  The Corpse usually rises at night… Last time he came, he terrorized Pittsburgh with his stench for 20 hours–starting at 6PM, and continuing on until 2PM the next day. He’s coming again. They say he could...

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Pittsburgh VegFest 2016

May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

After a successful first year, VegFest is back again to bring a free day of animal appreciation to Pittsburgh’s North Side. The annual outdoor food festival was designed to bring our community together while broadening compassion for...

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The Strip District’s go-to hangout for backyard cookouts and music just kicked off its summer season… Since 2014, the Bayardstown Social Club has provided a backyard for those city dwellers without one, in addition to a...

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This May marks a decade since Down & Derby’s infiltration of culture, nostalgia and 70’s-era roller disco parties hit Pittsburgh. Created and inspired by the original roller disco at NYC’s historic Roxy nightclub, Down & Derby guests are transported back in time...

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Belvederes Is BACK!

April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s been a while since Belvedere’s was the cornerstone of the Lawrenceville hipster scene. It attracted curious tourists and comfortable locals due to its shameless brand of good-time, laid back party vibes. Once the Belvederes...

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Medical Weed Gets the Green Light in PA

April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last weekend, PA Governor Tom Wolf made history when he signed off on Senate Bill 3, making medical weed legal in the Keystone State; and residents rejoiced over success in a long-fought battle with state government officials....

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