Vol. 28, No. 48
November 28, 2018 - Pittsburgh City Paper
Volume 28 Issue 48
White nationalism stickers posted outside Belvederes in Lawrenceville
For the second time this month, alt-right Patriot Front vandalized Pittsburgh public property, possibly targeting an all-inclusive night club.
By Ryan Deto
Faith, labor, and pro-immigrant groups call for removal of Colcom Foundation's name from holiday market
The coalition condemns the anti-immigrant donations of Colcom and wants local groups to reject its funding.
Swastikas and anti-Semitic vandalism found in book in CMU library
Carnegie Mellon University officials condemn the anti-Semitic vandalism and are investigating the incident.
Superior Motors has ice cream for dinner with six-course spread
Gourmet flair added to a childhood favorite.
By Maggie Weaver
This holiday season, give the gift of a talking wine bottle that delivers lectures on Australian history.
Visually, the video resembles one of those talking paintings from Harry Potter, the torso relatively stiff as the head bobs and turns expressively.
By Alex Gordon
Abjuration Brewing celebrates its first birthday with a milkshake IPA, food trucks, and movie screenings
“We’ve put Boo Berry in beer. We’ve put Fruity Pebbles in beer. We keep it unique.”
By Alexander Popichak
Burk's Barbeque brings smoked ribs, chicken, pork, and brisket to Oakmont, with a grand opening Dec. 1
“You know the product is good before there’s a customer sitting at a table, waiting for food.”
Abstract photography exhibits open at Silver Eye Dec. 6
The In-Between by Trisha Holt and Door Into the Dark by Lauren Semivan explore abstract photography in contrasting ways.
By Hannah Lynn
After $205 million and three years of construction, Carnegie Mellon University's David A. Tepper Quad is complete
It's a praiseworthy achievement across many of its stated goals, but it also falls terribly short in some crucial areas of architecture.
By Charles Rosenblum
The Warhol brings Shade Compositions multimedia performance to Pittsburgh
“Through repetition and through technology, I’m taking the Black vernacular and turning it into contemporary music."
By Amanda Waltz
Nevada Color releases Rosewater EP
It's been four years since the band last released new music.
By Jordan Snowden
Point Park’s Conservatory Dance Company to christen new PNC Theatre with star-studded production
With such a lineup of choreographers and works, the production has the potential to be one of the year’s best.
By Steve Sucato
Holiday Movie Advent Day 1: Mingle All the Way
They have the same amount of chemistry as two napkins.
Holiday Movie Advent Day 2: A Shoe Addict's Christmas
I did not expect a movie called A Shoe Addict’s Christmas to be so little about shoes and so much about Christianity and time travel.
Holiday Movie Advent Day 3: Albert
Albert believes he is the greatest tree alive!
Holiday Movie Advent Day 4: The Ultimate Christmas Present
Two kids wreak havoc on Christmas by making it snow in Los Angeles.
Holiday Movie Advent Day 5: Jingle Belle
The all-black cast is a refreshing change from the Candace Cameron-Bures and Lacey Chaberts that typically fill holiday TV movie screens.
By Lisa Cunningham
Lynn Cullen Live - 11/28/18
Audio & Video Archive
By Lynn Cullen
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Tips for mental self-care on a budget
Not everyone can afford a personal psychiatrist or a spa day.
Levity Day Spa: Float Tank Review
I wasn’t blown out of the water
Cupping therapy pulls tension up, like the opposite of massage, but in a soothing way
I immediately felt looser, as if the cups had lifted all of my muscle tension away, like my body was detoxed. Placebo or not, I’m a cupping believer.
Caving to the pressure of the Himalayan salt trend
Release your negative ions with salt therapy
The Health Issue
How to combat seasonal affective disorder
“We can’t count on motivation to push us through; you have to do the action first.”
Healing Roots Massage Review: Yoga Nidra
“My mind wanders too much, and with her voice guiding me, I was able to focus.”
Orangetheory understandably has an almost cult following
But its workout style won’t fit every regimen
Social media probably makes you feel bad — here’s how to limit usage
From turning the screen to grayscale to throwing your phone in the ocean, there are plenty of tools.
Q&A with a professional exerciser
"I am nothing other than a member of a gym, the only difference is I’m in the front leading the class."
Does CBD oil work?
We tried it for a week to find out
After a sauna, I couldn’t give two shvitz
It’s a unique experience to be half-naked at 3 p.m. in front of a florists’ loading dock.
By Josh Oswald
Paint a happier you with art therapy
Art therapy offers another way to treat mental health and disorders.
Fall Social at the Village
South Side Historical Village Hookstown Fairgrounds
Sun., Oct. 13, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
U.S. Steel exec out after company loses billions in value; still given $1.4 million payout
By Ryan Deto
Q&A with the partner of a sex worker — my husband
By Jessie Sage
Documentary The Last Scene needs your photos and videos from early 2000s emo and pop-punk shows
By Alex Gordon
Exhibit to commemorate Miles Saal's art and promote advocacy for mental health awareness in the Pittsburgh African American arts community