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A guide to Pittsburgh's indie movie theaters

Emma, a blogger for iheartpgh.com, offers up a twist on a familiar summer ritual. "When the weather starts heating up, sometimes the only thing to do is go inside. This season many of us will take to the air-conditioned refuge of our local megaplexes. To switch things up, I offer you a list of local independently owned theaters. Many of the theaters screen the same new releases, but also provide character and unique programming."

To read Emma's sweet guide to Pittsburgh's little guy theaters, click here.

The Frick's Draw Me a Story gets national attention

The Sacramento Bee is enthralled with the idea of the Draw Me a Story exhibit now at the Frick Museum. (We are, too.)

"This charming exhibition composed of 40 illustrations and 13 books provides an appealing survey of drawing styles and techniques from Randolph Caldecott in the 19th century to Chris Van Allsburg in the 20th and 21st—with many delightful and familiar artists in between, including Ernest Shepard, Maurice Sendak, Tomie dePaola and Jules Feiffer."

The exhibition continues through May 20, 2012. Admission is free.

Read the full article here.


Steel City weekend getaway: Museums, shopping, eating, sporting and more

Dave's Travel Corner, an online travel resource, features a weekend getaway guide to Pittsburgh. The piece profiles all the traditional attractions as well as some new hotspots. Site namesake Dave advises checking out the tried-and-true Carnegie Museums, Incline and Frick Art & Historical Center, as well as up-and-comers including the Square Cafe in Regent Square for soy sausage dishes, and Lawrenceville's Tamari for white tuna sashimi and Equita for green home goods and gifts.

Click here to read the complete Dave's Travel Corner article.

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Pittsburgh's neighborhoods serve up tasty treats and unique boutiques

The New York Post highlights Pittsburgh as an exciting travel destination, with a clear focus on our diverse neighborhoods and all the art, culture, shopping, food and drink they have to offer.

East Liberty's Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, Shadow Lounge and Kelly's Bar get some loving, as well as Bloomfield's authentic Italian food finds at Groceria Italiana and Donatelli's Italian Food Center. The article also drools over Legume's three-course vegetarian dinner and D's Six-Pax's Beer Cave in Regent Square; the lattes at Tazza d'Oro in Highland Park; Lawrenceville's Arsenal Bowling Lanes and independent shops and galleries; and the luxury lotions at the 105-year-old Schiller's Pharmacy in Shadyside.

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