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The Bavarian Peasant Platter with (top to bottom) grilled bratwurst, smoked pork loin chop, and knackwurst accompanied by German potato salad, and potato pancakes with apple sauce and sour cream.

Max’s Allegheny Tavern, A Wunderbar Dining Experience

North Side restaurant is a consistent winner.
Animal Collective in a 2008 concert (l. to r.) Geologist, Avey Tare, and Panda Bear. photo: adrigu and Wikipedia.

Animal Collective Create Audiovisual Masterpiece at Mr. Smalls

New songs, deep cuts, a brilliant cover round out set list
So simple and yet so puzzling: Jason Shavers (center) says it all with a look while Mary Elizabeth Drake and Jamen Nanthakumar expound in "The Fantasticks."

‘The Fantasticks’ is a Marvelous Musical Comedy

The Pittsburgh Public Theater opens their season with an American classic.
Manager Jen San Rocco and owner John Keefe take a moment out of their busy opening night for The Pub at 333 to say hello.

Oakmont Pubs Bring City Energy To Quaint Suburb

The EC Recon Patrol visits Carnivores, The Pub at 333, and Oakmont Tavern
Rial's photos capture visions of hope: Jalia, a girl from the Bright Kids Uganda orphanage, contemplates the waters on an outing to Lake Victoria. She lost both parents to AIDS and her goal is to be a surgeon.

New Martha Rial Photo Exhibit: Back to Africa, This Time for Promising News

The Pulitzer winner's Uganda pictures show children being lifted from a sea of troubles.

Emily Blunt at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival. photo: gdcgraphics and Wikipedia.

‘The Girl on the Train’ a Digressive, Dizzying Ride

2015 novel receives faithful Hollywood treatment
The West Virgina Hot Rod with chicken and bacon accompanied by Southwestern Slaw and tortilla chips.

Road Trip: Morgantown, West Virginia

A fun drive south of the border for burritos, coffee, dessert and more.
Lighted booths line the Murray Avenue promenade.

Rock the Block Squirrel Hill

It was a beautiful night for a street fair on Murray Avenue.