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Reverence for beer

Once a trend, creative church reuse is now a modern tradition in Pittsburgh

Creative entrepreneurs have been resurrecting former Pittsburgh churches and turning them into all manner of gathering spaces for years. The movement has gained such momentum in the region that lately, the trend has turned into a kind of modern tradition. 

An Advent calendar of local craft brews

Count down to Christmas with an advent calendar of Pittsburgh's best seasonal brews

Pop City's resident craft beer experts, Tim and Devon Murdoch of the blog PintsPenniesPittsburgh.com, created an Advent calendar of local brews. As you say farewell to 2014, fill your seasonal cup of cheer with a tasty homegrown beer.

Philly residents and police working together

Police-community partnerships offer way to improve neighborhood safety

Dozens of communities across the U.S. have formed effective, ongoing partnerships with the police that have improved safety and trust between residents and police.

We will grow

10 little things that will pack a big Pittsburgh punch in 2015

From its tiniest residents to its biggest ideas, Pittsburgh made some strategic moves in 2014 that have the potential to reap big rewards in 2015 and beyond. Pop City Media predicts the people, projects and places to watch. 

Grandview Avenue

9 DIY fixes to spruce up your block on a shoestring budget

Fixing up the common areas in your neighborhood can have a butterfly effect that enlivens the whole community. Cheap and easy, these nine do-it-yourself tips can transform a street from so-so to showstopper.

Shopping al fesco

'Tis the season for shopping local: 6 can't-miss holiday markets

Support Pittsburgh's arts-and-crafts entrepreneurs on Small Business Saturday and every day through the holidays. With so many choices for locally made gifts, you're sure to find a special something for everyone on your list.

broughtonrulessmall

Pop Filter Hot Pick: Broughton's Rules album release party

Brillobox hosts an album release party for Anechoic Horizon, the sophomore effort from Pittsburgh supergroup Broughton's Rules.

Sleeping accommodations at Not Another Hostel.

Reddit saves Not Another Hostel

Jon Potter, 24, runs Pittsburgh's only hostel. After hosting a string of subpar guests this summer, he considered closing down. But the people of Reddit restored his faith in humanity.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: Pop City Presents Wilco documentary at Row House Cinema

For the second installment of Pop City Presents at Row House Cinema, we are showing the music documentary "I Am Trying to Break Your Heart: a Film About Wilco." To honor the band's Windy City home, we paired the film with a handful of Chicago beers. 

Dazzletine

Pop Filter Hot Pick: Dazzletine marks return to Pittsburgh with show at Brillobox

Relocated glam rock revivalists Dazzletine return to Pittsburgh to promote their new album with a show at Brillobox. 

Night of the Living Stout

Candy + local craft beer = Halloween heaven for adults

Pittsburgh brewers treat us to their tricks for pairing local craft beers with classic Halloween candy.

The Strip District is Pittsburgh's destination for one-of-a-kind wholesale and retail finds.

Take a trip through the Strip

As the Strip District expands its business district into neighboring Lawrenceville, the city's go-to marketplace for exotic foods, one-of-a-kind shopping and locally made spirits is evolving beyond its wholesale roots. 

Blood Simple

Pop Filter Hot Pick: Pop City Presents Blood Simple at Row House Cinema

Pop City is partnering with Row House Cinema, Lawrenceville's new single-screen movie theater, to bring you the first film from the Coen brothers, Blood Simple.

Pittsburgh Asian Market

Community development corporations give power to the people (part 2 of 2)

From thriving communities like Oakland and Lawrenceville to hilltop communities seeking to fulfill basic needs, CDCs address their neighborhoods' individual concerns.


Kuenta small

Pop Filter Hot Pick: Drusky and VIA bring Kuenta i Tambu to Cattivo

Forward thinking production crew VIA lines up another excellent concert with internationally renowned island dance crew Kuenta i Tambu.
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