Always a Home Game. Last year, former Steelers punter and current sports-talk host Josh Miller and writing partner Shawn Allen set out to document Steelers fandom by visiting dozens of Steelers bars across the country. Read about what they found (hint: plenty of black and gold) in their new book. www.alwaysahomegame.com
Mario Zucca's Illustrated Map of Pittsburgh. Find something new every time you look at this incredibly detailed map: the big yellow duck, Potato Patch fries, Rick Sebak! www.mariozucca.com/shop
Allegheny Coffee & Tea Exchange's Burgh Blend. Not bitter, not too strong, just a comforting cup of coffee to have in the morning. 2005 Penn Ave., Strip District
- Photo by Al Hoff
The Secret Shape of the Lawrenceville Library. From the street, it resembles an ordinary right-angled building, but the sunny back room is semi-circular, with stacks arranged in a fan-like formation. 279 Fisk St.
An Honorable Woman. Maggie Gyllenhaal anchors this dense, twisty British series, a geo-political thriller about a well-connected British-Israeli family and the ongoing troubles in Palestine. Honorable mention for slyest hangdog portrayal: co-star Stephen Rea. Now on Netflix.
DJ Earworm. Each December, DJ Earworm releases a mashup of hits from the past year and this year's version includes a cameo from everyone's favorite: Frozen. www.djearworm.com