Advocates of self-driving cars, like Mayor Bill Peduto and Uber leaders, have touted the technology for its ability to increase mobility. But what does that look like, and how does it happen? A class of Carnegie Mellon University students are working to answer those questions. Later, they'll give their policy recommendations to city council. But what could it mean for municipalities like Duquesne?
Today's Halloween, and that means two things. First, if you don't have a costume, you need one ... and fast. Here are a few ideas that are both topical and inexpensive. Second, it's that time of year when Thanksgiving gets forgotten as Christmas kicks off earlier and earlier, so why not just combine the two? It doesn't get more Pittsburgh than this costume.
Tomorrow, we celebrate our Who's Next: Music class with a party at the North Side's James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy. Join us to meet the 21 recipients, who range from singer-songwriters to hip hop lyricists to promoters and educators. All are up-and-comers shaping Pittsburgh’s scene. Get your tickets here.
Celebrate Halloween (and the grand re-opening of Regent Square Theater) with a night of cinematic entertainment. The movie line-up features "ParaNorman," "Beetlejuice," "Effects," "The People Under the Stairs" and "The Ring." In addition to the film roster, the theater’s storefront will be decked out with a ghoulish photo booth and plenty of photo props.
Where: Regent Square Theater at 1035 S. Braddock Avenue (Regent Square)
When: October 31, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.
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Express your unpopular opinion: Pumpkin beer is the worst. In Four One Brew, Chris Togneri rips pumpkin beers and talks to local brewers about their feelings — and let's just say, they have a lot of *very strong* opinions. For example: "Making pumpkin beer is like getting a flu shot — you don’t like it, but every year you do it. It’s a necessary evil." That's one of the nicest things they have to say.
In what may be the most adorably yinzer news of the week, a miniature version of Primanti Bros. is moving into Carnegie Science Center's railroad scene, next to the model of Mr. Rogers' house. Opening Nov. 20, the spot-on portrayal of the iconic Strip District restaurant is the latest to join the menagerie of miniaturized historic Pittsburgh buildings at the Science Center's Miniature Railroad & Village. And, yes, of course, it features tiny sandwiches and tiny mugs of beer. Here's a sneak preview of the railroad's newest addition.