Cool Picks Monday July 23, 2012

1) Rockers, Counting Crows brings their Outlaw Roadshow tour to town with special guests: We Are Augustines, Kasey Anderson, and Field Report. Stage AE. Gates open 6 p.m. North Shore.

2) Chicago Cubs play the Pirates in the start of a three-game series. PNC Park, 7:05 p.m.

3) “Hop on” Martha, Louise, Greta or Esther. No, these aren’t horses. They’re the names of red double-decker buses direct from London. The buses are operated daily by The Pittsburgh Tour Company taking locals and visitors on sightseeing tours all over the city.

4) When you “hop off” the double decker bus, have a pint and sample the British fare at Piper’s Pub, South Side;  or the Fox and Hound Grille, North Hills.

5) The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn-Part 1 (PG-13) is showing at dusk in Arlington Park at Fort Field as part of the Dollar Bank, CITIPARKS Cinema in the Park series.