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Liz in kitchen with cover

🗣 Locals to Know: Meet Liz Fetchin, food allergy blogger

Courtesy of Liz Fetchin Today’s Local to Know is Liz Fetchin. Liz typically works behind the scenes, helping awesome folks share their work with the media — she’s even sent a few other Locals to Know our way! This time, she’s stepping out from behind the curtain to reveal how she works around her family’s […]

Food and drink / November 2, 2022

🍖 November 2022 Pittsburgh restaurant roundup

@explore_pittsburgh It’s been quiet this past month, though signs of life at yet-to-open restaurants mean there are more tasty treats coming our way. Read on for the latest in Pittsburgh food openings, changes and closures. 👋 Welcome! 🥩 Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse has landed: the fancy eatery now takes up two floors of the […]

Food and drink / November 1, 2022

A procrastinator's guide to the 2022 election

The Incline’s 2022 procrastinator’s guide to the election

Welcome to our 2022 midterm ballot bonanza! There’s a lot to vote on this year in Pittsburgh. Below, we’re rounding up what you need to know heading toward November 8. First up are this year’s statewide elections for Governor and U.S. Senate. There are no state-level amendments to vote on this time around, so outside […]

Elections / October 28, 2022

🗣 Locals to Know: Meet Seiko Sisco, chemist-turned-maker of adorable goods

Today’s Locals to Know makes some of the cutest baby goods you ever saw. Seiko Sisco is a chemistry Ph.D. who now runs Waku Waku Baby, a boutique baby goods business that purveys adorable slipper sets, bibs, burp cloths and much more. “Waku waku” means happy and excited in Japanese, and we’re happy and excited […]

Arts and culture / October 19, 2022

An aerial shot of a small city at the confluence of two rivers

🇱🇹 Meet Kaunas, Pittsburgh’s Lithuanian doppelgänger

u/Strategy_Man Kaunas might look like the ’Burgh, but it has an interesting history all its own. What if I told you there was a city nearly the same size and shape as Pittsburgh complete with eerie parallels and its own interesting history? During the worst of the pandemic when we all had plenty of time […]

Good to know / October 18, 2022

🗣 Locals to Know: Meet Naomi Tannenbaum of PA Women Work

Today’s Locals to Know knows for herself — her focus at work is connecting Pennsylvania women with the opportunities they need to launch, reinvigorate or rethink their careers. When she’s not helping area workers, Naomi Tannenbaum is picking apples, taking care of her family and/or exploring local destinations. Let’s learn more about Naomi and what […]

Locals to know / October 11, 2022

A plate of handmade pasta on a candlelit table.

🍝 October 2022 Pittsburgh restaurant roundup

@bitesbrewsbridges Fall is here, and so are some new Pittsburgh restaurants! Even if life behind the scenes has been tough for restaurateurs, our food scene keeps diversifying. In the past weeks, ownership has changed in time-tested establishments and a favorite local brewery closed its doors. Read on for the latest in Pittsburgh eats. 👋 Welcome! […]

Food and drink / October 4, 2022

DS Kinsel, a skinny Black man with long dreadlocks, stands near a graffitied wall.

🗣 Locals to Know: Meet DS Kinsel, artist, agitator and family man

Courtesy of DS Kinsel This morning’s interviewee is an artist, community organizer, activist and then some who co-founded BOOM Concepts and has shown his art everywhere from the streets of our city to the Westmoreland Museum of American Art. In addition to making vivid multimedia art, he funds other creatives and holds the powers that […]

Arts and culture / September 28, 2022

Clusters of golden balloons in a neoclassical hall.

🖼 A look inside the 58th Carnegie International

With a history dating to 1896, the Carnegie International is America’s oldest exhibition of contemporary art. This year’s edition is the 58th and features over 100 artists. In the four years since the last exhibition, much has changed — the pandemic shattered our sense of normalcy, protests over racial injustice rocked the nation and political upheaval called into […]

Uncategorized / September 27, 2022

A woman with white hair and glasses peeks from behind a paperback book.

🗣 Locals to Know: Meet Catherine Raphael, author and feminist

Courtesy of Books Forward Today’s Local to Know is an author who wanted to buck the trend of male-dominated fantasy novels. Meet Catherine Raphael, a self-described feminist who helped found the Women and Girls Foundation of SWPA and whose debut novel, Journey to the Heart Stone, comes out next week. The book takes place in […]

Locals to know / September 21, 2022