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Photo slide show: Pride Parade 2013

From the award-winning Cadets to the Pride Colorguard, from last-minute preparations at Firstside Park to Pride Fest on Liberty Avenue, the rain couldn't dampen the enthusiasm at Pittsburgh's annual Pride March. Catch the spirit here. 

Pop Filter Hot Pick: Pittsburgh PRIDE hosts street festival, march & more!

Pennsylvania's premier LGBT community festival, PRIDE, spans four days and boasts an exclusive pool party atop Mount Washington, a tour of the city’s hippest clubs, a street festival headlined by Grammy-nominated Adam Lambert, and a signature march. Ready to show your pride?

For the love of bikes: bike entrepreneurs in Pittsburgh and beyond

As cities such as Pittsburgh continue to become more bike-friendly, bike-based businesses are springing up to support the movement. They're banking on and promoting a growing interest in riding and, in the process, boosting cities' economies.

Photo slide show: A tour of public art downtown

Hot off the press is the new updated guide, Pittsburgh Art in Public Places: Downtown Walking Tour. Get a preview here in this wonderful slide show of art throughout downtown and including the North Side. Then snag a free guide today (June 12) from 5:30 to 7:30 at Agnes Katz Plaza.

MeetUps: a fun, low-stress way to get connected

Yes, there's a meetup for you. And you and you and you. From the Pittsburgh Vegan Meetup to the Dining 'n at Meetup, local meetups are a great way to meet people with similar interests. Read how one newcomer to Pittsburgh used Meetups to her advantage.

Start up? Start Young. Entrepreneuring Youth shows the way.

The goal of Entrepreneuring Youth is to instill early experience in running a business and get teens stoked to start their own some day. The yearly George W. Tippins Business Plan Competition scheduled this week gives them a taste of the big time.

Pop Filter Hot Pick: Three Rivers Arts Festival & Riverlights at The Point

400 performers, 300 artist-vendors, public art installations, and one very important fountain. This Friday, June 7th, Three Rivers Arts Festival and Riverlights at The Point join forces to kick off summer in the city with a historic convergence of creativity and civic pride.

How welcoming is Pittsburgh? An update on that biggest welcome dinner ever. And more.

Think Pittsburgh is a welcoming city to newcomers? Read this before you make up your mind—a report on those welcome dinners on April 20th and the consensus of newcomers as to how welcoming we truly are.

5 Pittsburgh theater troupes that continue to surprise

Want to get turned on to eccentric, cutting-edge theater where you'll see something you’ve never seen before? Here are five Pittsburgh theater groups that are hard to categorize but well worth watching.

A day in the life of: Chef Bill Fuller of Big Burrito

As corporate chef for Big Burrito, the restaurant group credited with starting the transformation of the Pittsburgh food scene, Bill Fulller has a big-city appreciation for restaurants and the way they should work. 

Pop Filter Hot Pick: Toonseum hosts city's first Comic Arts Festival and Block Party

Hundreds of world-renowned cartoonists are descending on Downtown, as Pittsburgh welcomes the National Cartoonists Society Conference for the first time. To celebrate, Toonseum is hosting its own first: Pittsburgh's inaugural Comic Arts Festival and Block Party, and you're invited.

Off for Memorial Day; See you on June 5th!

We're taking off next week for Memorial Day but we'll be back on June 5th with another issue of Pop City and the people and places advancing Pittsburgh. From all of us at Pop City, Happy Memorial Day!

5 things not to miss on Penn Avenue in the Strip

Bustling Penn Avenue in the Strip is the must-see place for tourists and the go-to place for Pittsburgh residents. To help you better explore, we offer five exceptional choices for your next visit. 

Mentoring women business owners in Pittsburgh

There's no better time for women to own a business in Pittsburgh. More than ever, resources for mentoring women are helping them bust through barriers and grow, grow, grow.

Pop Filter Hot Pick: Silver Eye's 8 x 8 Photo Party

Silver Eye Center for Photography is hosting a first-of-its-kind photo party. Showcasing square-shaped prints culled from the gallery's open call--372 images from 13 countries and 30 states--the 8 x 8 bash features an exhibition, sale, vintage photo booths, DJ Nate Da Phat Barber and more.
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