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Whether you’re an avid globetrotter, an art collector, or pop culture enthusiast, chances are you’ve come across DANK. Artist Dan Kitchener (DANK) resides in Essex, London, where he’s painted more than a dozen street murals in and around the city....

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Brooklyn transplant Jeremy Malvin–a.k.a. Chrome Sparks–is en route to Pittsburgh for his homecoming reunion show this weekend. Those who’ve stayed up with Chrome Sparks’ career path may have first caught him at Warped Tour in 2012, where he...

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On July 15, Glass Light Films released “Inwards,” a 30-minute music film that spans the EP “In Words” by Pittsburgh band William Forrest. The film goes beyond an ordinary music video, breaking conventions in length,...

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This spring, locals Olivia Ciotoli and Indigo Baloch joined forces to combine their passions for coffee, furry friends and all things Pittsburgh; and come later this year, the pals plan to launch our city’s first-ever Cat Cafe. Originating in...

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Thrival Festival 2016

April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Already into its fourth year, the early lineup drop for Pittsburgh’s own Thrival Innovation & Music Festival has made major waves. Beginning with a week full of innovation-centered programming and ending with an outdoor weekend concert, you won’t...

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A new restaurant will be joining the ranks in our city’s flourishing food network just in time for Spring… Taking ownership of the name, “Spork,” the East Liberty establishment will be manned by a handful...

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  If you’ve been keeping up with Burgh-based blogs and local music recently, you’ve probably stumbled upon Sound Scene Express. Facilitated by Randy Jarosz, the outlet covers everything from album and show reviews, to artist...

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Tall Order: An Interview with John Fetterman

January 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

For most Pittsburghers, Braddock Mayor John Fetterman needs no introduction. Since taking office in 2006 (after knocking on doors and winning the election by a single vote), he has worked to revitalize the Mon-Valley town...

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Back in 2014, lawyers Peter and Matthew Kurzweg threw caution to the wind and opened up their own bar: the Independent Brewing Company in Squirrel Hill. Here, guests can choose from a wide selection of...

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We talk a lot about our city’s thriving music scene, mainly, to appreciate the emerging and established artists who’ve come forth to create it. Thanks to dozens of diehard creatives and dedicated local leaders, our...

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Ace Hotel Opens its Doors in Pittsburgh

December 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you’re familiar with Ace Hotels, you know their boutique-style layouts, incorporations of local flavor, and artistic approaches to hospitality have won guests over, far and wide. With locations in just over half a dozen...

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The Goldmark: An Interview with DJ Nugget

December 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

For most dedicated music lovers, the name “Goldmark” can easily be referenced to the creator of the long-playing phonograph disc–more commonly known as the vinyl record. But that name might hold a new meaning for Pittsburghers...

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