Where are gender inequities in Pittsburgh? How do factors like race, zip code and education play a part in those inequities? What can be done to address that? Pittsburgh’s first-ever intersexual gender analysis, spearheaded by the city’s Gender Equity Commission, aims to answer these questions for the city workforce and across Pittsburgh. Find out more about its work — and how it plans to make the city a better employer.
In the saucy, cheesy battle that was the Ultimate Pittsburgh Pizza Final Four, two clear victors emerged to head to the championship. Throughout the bracket’s bouts, these two reigning pizza powerhouses have triumphed. You all have already cast more than 10,000 votes to show some love for your favorite Pittsburgh slices, and now's the time to vote for the ultimate champion. Here's who made it to the Two Two and how to vote.
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It's billed as the steepest 5K in the world — and it's back for a second year. Beechview's Hell on Hills returns this weekend and whether you're running or watching from the sidelines, organizers say it promises to be one hell of a good time. Catch up on the Hell on Hills plans for this year.
Where: Canton Avenue & Coast Avenue (Beechview)
When: October 28, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
How much: $45 registration
Take a trip through Ukraine without ever leaving Pittsburgh during "Whirlwind of Ukraine," a new full-length Ukrainian Folk Ballet that whisks viewers on a journey across the country. Performers from the Kyiv Ukrainian Dance Ensemble will explore the wonder, beauty and excitement of each stop on their journey.
Where: Andrew Carnegie Music Hall at 300 Beechwood Ave. (Carnegie)
When: October 28, 2017 at 2:30 p.m.
How much: $18
Dress to impress the judges at Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership's Fright Up Night, featuring a costume contest, live music, face painting and drink specials. The costume contest categories are: Best couples costume, best group costume, scariest costume, most creative costume and funniest costume. The Incline's own MJ Slaby will serve as one of the judges, so say hi to her, and try to wow her with your look. Need some inspiration? Here ya go.
Where: Market Square at Market Square (Downtown)
When: October 28, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
How much: Free admission
Step into a Rocky Horror-themed pop-up bar Downtown. Watch dueling screens looping "Rocky Horror Picture Show," admire decor inspired by the film, snap photos and sip on themed cocktails from The Commoner’s bar program. The theme for Saturday night is: "Dammit Janet, it's our last night."
Where: The Commoner (head to the Salk Room on the second floor of the attached Kimpton Hotel Monaco) at 620 William Penn Place (Downtown)
When: October 28, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Tour the Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park after dark at the site's first-ever 21+ night. Sip cocktails, sample a historically-inspired menu, take a lantern-led tour of eerie exploration through Point State Park after dark, and learn something new in a docent-led tour of the Fort Pitt Museum.
Where: Fort Pitt Museum at 601 Commonwealth Place (Downtown)
When: October 28, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
How much: $25