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Q&A: Dan Savage talks about the HUMP! National Tour

Nationally syndicated sex columnist Dan Savage talks about the national tour of his sex positive amateur adult film festival HUMP! which makes a stop in Pittsburgh on Fri., June 13.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: 1,2,3 return with ambitious double album "Big Weather"

Pittsburgh garage pop quartet 1,2,3 reemerge after label strife and personal crisis to release their most ambitious album yet, Big Weather.

An Art All Night exhibit celebrating Yayoi Kusama

State of PA: Artists help rebuild and unify up-and-coming neighborhoods across Pennsylvania

In an effort to upend gentrification and boost struggling areas, community groups such as Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation and Assemble and artists and art supporters like Nina Sauer are banding together to throw blockbuster events and push creative development strategies.

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Risky Business: Bringing single-screen cinema to Lawrenceville

Against the odds, Botero Development principal Brian Mendelssohn is chancing the success of opening a single screen movie theater in an old rowhouse in Lawrenceville.

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Five great neighborhoods for Pittsburgh twenty-somethings

Pittsburgh is getting younger according to recent census data. We've rounded up some of the neighborhoods millenials are calling home.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: Beers of the Burgh Festival

Over 30 local and regional craft breweries come together in Lawrenceville for a unique, Pittsburgh-only beer festival.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: Obvious Productions celebrates its two-year anniversary

Event production, artist management and streetwear designer, Obvious Productions celebrates its second birthday with a show featuring electronic musician Natasha Kmeto.

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What's with the cluster of new women-owned businesses in Lawrenceville?

Why do young female entrepreneurs feel so at home in Lawrenceville? We look at four new businesses that recently opened – from Werk to Jules – and the talented women behind them.

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Great places to drink coffee in Pittsburgh

It's not just the coffee but where you drink it. As coffeehouse culture in Pittsburgh keeps getting better, we invite you to check out our list of great spots to drink a great brew. It runs the gamut from classic one-of-a-kind places such as La Prima Espresso to newer faves including Espresso a Mano.

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The Pop City guide to French food and wine in Pittsburgh

From macarons in a rainbow of colors to dishes like savory lamb with black truffles, our writer explores the feast of French foods (and wines!) found here in Pittsburgh.

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Impressions of Pittsburgh: what the arts delegates had to say about our city

Recently, 1000 or so arts delegates from around the country converged in Pittsburgh to meet and to experience our arts scene. When we kept hearing them gush (like the newly turned-on fountain) about our city, we asked some to go on record with their impressions. From the president of PBS to the Director of the Austin Ballet, here's what they had to say.

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5 things not to miss in Lawrenceville

In a city known for cool neighborhoods, Lawrenceville is one of the coolest. There's plenty to explore and savor but we'll start you off with five spots not to be missed.

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What's next for The Pittsburgh Promise?

With a new infusion of funding and more evidence that it's working, The Pittsburgh Promise launches a new phase with the same outstanding promise to each city student who qualifies: $40,000 in college scholarships.

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Pittsburgh and beyond: How anchor institutions are shaping our cities

Oakland has long been a hub of commerce and spinoffs due to the concentration of universities, hospitals and research centers. Now the influence of these anchor institutions' is being felt in many other neighborhoods. We take a look at what's  happening in other cities, as well as Pittsburgh, as public-private partnerships increase and neighbors are getting more of a say in the shaping of their communities.

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How to get connected to Pittsburgh

Want to meet more people and get better connected in your city? Here's an informal guide to get you started, from finding events you'll enjoy to networking to help your career and helpful tips along the way.
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