Arts + Culture

Northside is rich with history of famous artists, national sites, and a lost city that continue to inspire today’s landscape of defining communities and individuals.

Local Northsider serves up Italian comfort food

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Photo by Rachael Rennebeck Basil, Feta, Pine Nut dip made by Jen Saffron By Rachael Rennebeck Sprezzatura is an Italian word meaning nonchalance; effortless. It is the...

Northside attractions help Pittsburgh gain worldwide recognition

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Photo by Alyse Horn The Aviary's two-toed sloth, Valentino. By Ed Skirtich Northside attractions, venues, and accommodations have helped Pittsburgh earn the honor of being a...

2017 Northside Mardi Gras kicks off with Parliament Funkadelic

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Back for its second year and expanding the festivities to two weeks, the Northside Mardi Gras began specials on Wednesday, February 15 and will...

Valentine’s celebrations around the Northside

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Photo courtesy of the Mattress Factory This year Valentine’s Day is on Tuesday, February 14, and there are several Northside events happening to celebrate the...

Manchester Bidwell Corporation celebrates Black History Month

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Manchester Bidwell Corporation is honoring Black History Month in conjunction with MCG Jazz’s 30th anniversary by highlighting the contributions African Americans have made to...

Orwell’s timely book takes center stage in March

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By Rachael Rennebeck Celebrating 20 years of bringing literacy to life and stories to stage, Prime Stage Theatre strives to entertain, inspire and enrich their...

Huszar hires Hungarian Master Chef to head kitchen

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Photo by Jen Saffron Peter Gurbacs, from Papa, Hungary, was hired in November by Huszar owners Judy and Michael Torma. By Alyse Horn Huszar, 627 E. North...

Q&A with Ecuadorian cartoonist, activist Vilma Vargas

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Photo by Neil Strebig Vilma Vargas, who was part of the Artists in Exile program at City of Asylum, working on one of her political...

Wine, cheese focused restaurant to open this Friday

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After a series of soft opens, Casellula @ Alphabet City will open Friday, January 20 to the public. Housed in the Masonic Building at...

Homeless leave lasting impression using handprinted mugs

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Photo by Sam Ditch The mugs created by Daniel See and men from the Pleasant Valley Men's Shelter are being sold at the Mattress Factory...