- Photo by Lisa Cunningham
Thin Man Sandwich Shop’s Goat Pita Sandwich. The goat kheema matar is spiced to perfection. Grab it while you can — it’s a seasonal offering. Pair it with a refreshing strawberry-rhubarb seltzer. 50 21st St., Strip District
Cadillac Desert. As California’s drought hits panicky new lows, pick up Marc Reisner’s magisterial 1986 history of the (mis)management and twisted politics of water west of the Mississippi.
- Photo by Al Hoff
Postcrossing. Harnessing the modern power of the Internet to do something wonderfully old-fashioned, this website lets you send a postcard to a random person in another country and receive one in return. www.postcrossing.com
- Photo by Rebecca Nuttall
Yoga in the Square. Free community yoga sponsored by Lululemon and the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership. 10 a.m. Sundays through September, at Market Square, Downtown
- Photo by margaret welsh
The Lavender Vanilla Latte at Commonplace Coffeehouse in Squirrel Hill. Summer means flowers everywhere — even in this delicately sweet latte.