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Tressa Glover and Don DiGiulio of No Name Players. Photograph by Brian Cohen
The insider's guide to Pittsburgh's South Side
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
It has everything you could want in a thriving and walkable neighborhood, from theaters to restaurants to one of a kind stores, with a riverfront location close to downtown. Pittsburgh's South Side, with its famed Main St. distinction, offers a wealth of attractions including historic architecture, many steps and scenic riverside trails for biking. Oh, and a few bars as well.
Why you should say hello to strangers in Pittsburgh
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Based on a recent experiment in D.C., we set out to see how many people on our streets would respond to a simple greeting. In D.C. it was a paltry 12%. We knew Pittsburgh would do better, but by how much? Find out how we did and why it matters. Then try it for yourself.
Pop Filter Hot Pick: Calling all geeks, artists and green innovators to Penn Avenue!
Wednesday, April 04, 2012
Pittsburgh has a legacy of innovation and invention and now local innovators have a place to geek out and go beta with like-minded techies and greenies. Teaming up with Unblurred, the annual GA/GI Festival is back with a bigger-than-ever showcase of homegrown eco, art and technology industries.
Pop Filter Hot Pick: get UNBLURRED by the arts along Penn Avenue
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The mild temps aren't the only reason to be out on city streets this Friday. From the grand opening of the one-of-a-kind Center for PostNatural History (think taxidermy meets Sea Monkeys!) to an open art studio at Assemble, Unblurred is your passport to experiencing local arts talent.
The updated guide to Squirrel Hill
Wednesday, February 08, 2012
It's one of the more international neighborhoods, with a diverse population of young and old, natives and foreign-born. And it boasts a big, thriving and walkable business district with an impressive range of shops and restaurants with a modern and beautiful library and a first-rate community center. Who doesn't love Squirrel Hill?
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