There is new bar that quietly popped up right next to the Benedum Center downtown. The Warren opened this week and it looks and feels like a speakeasy. Spencer Warren has been known for his bartending skills all over the city and for the pop-up Christmas bar Miracle.
Located a block off of Butler Street in Lawrenceville is 11th Hour Brewing. Just open this past christmas this brewery is relaxed, fun and the brewers are ready to try new things.
Choolaah Indian BBQ opens this weekend in East Liberty with a sleek design and spicy food. Its home is at the corner of Penn and Centre, but might as well be the corner of delicious and hip.
The 2018/2019 season of Pittsburgh Public Theater ushers in a new artistic director and a spin on some great classics. The season is named Welcome Home.
There is this well-known rivalry between Pittsburgh and Cleveland. It goes from football to baseball and into how the city grows and how each city is different. Funny thing is the cities can learn from one another and are more similar as you think you know.
The holidays can be stressful. Between finding the right gifts for people, dealing with heavier traffic patterns while traveling, having to spend time with family members you may or may not like to see, and the end-of-year deadline crunches at work, it’s no wonder why you find yourself exhausted and run down.
Who doesn't love some good ol' papier mache? More and more often I've seen the cutest little guys popping up - from dinosaurs to zoo animals. I think the appeal for me is twofold: 1) I like the simplicity. They're not obnoxiously painted; and 2) they're super easy to make.
On February 23rd, Heinz History Center and Wigle Whiskey are debuting a collaboration decades in the making. Prohibition Rye will be released in limited supply in collaboration with American Spirits: The rise and fall of prohibition at Heinz History Center.
Pennsylvania has always had a rich history when it came to the era of Prohibition. Now in a partnership with the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Heniz History Center brings a traveling exhibit filled with gangsters, flappers and lots of bootlegged liquor.
Hailing from Denver, Colorado, Primitive Man pummel listeners with their unhinged take on sludge-ridden doom metal. Since their founding in 2012, they have continued to push genre boundaries. Primitive Man take the typical funeral stomp of doom metal and incorporate layers of squelching feedback and and blasts of furious chaos. This creates an unparalleled sense of raw, unburdened power.
This February 27, Austin, Texas’ death metal juggernaut Mammoth Grinder will bring their ferocious brand of mayhem to The Rock Room in Polish Hill. Supporting their powerful, boundary-pushing new album, Cosmic Crypt, (Relapse Records), their set is sure to pummel and impress. Coming four years after Mammoth Grinder’s last album, Cosmic Crypt finds the band a it’s most chaotic and intense, without sacrificing any of the razor sharp song-writing they’ve displayed since forming in 2006.
Rent opened on Broadway in 1996. Rent is the story of seven artists in one unforgettable year exploring their dreams. Rent brings the message of love in a time of fear. These seven artist struggle to keep going without selling out.
A few months ago I was introduced to Byron "Nasty" Nash's music when a new album debuted for him and his band Plan B. I started to listen to his jams and follow his musings on Instagram where he posts him just practicing almost daily.
One of the most important part to the holidays is the New Years Eve night out in Pittsburgh. Keep checking this post for more added as they are released. Click on the photo for information and to make reservation.