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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 summer, writers, editors, foodies and drinkers will gather for the first ever literary conference about Pittsburgh’s food scene, the Three Day Blow Festival. From August 25-28, the festival features a fully stacked line up of...

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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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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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