Could you wear a hijab for a day? The Pitt Muslim Student Association put the challenge to fellow students on Thursday as part of Islam Awareness Week (which organizers said got a lot more attention thanks to the election). Wearing a hijab is empowering, MSA board members said. “They don’t look at your appearance. They look at you."
The holidays in Pittsburgh start TONIGHT with Light Up Night, and there's a lot happening. From shopping to concerts and tree lights, make sure you see as much (or as little) as you want. Use this guide to build your own Light Up Night agenda. More info below, too.
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Turns out Uber is paying attention to where you're going and when you go there. And they used that to create a restaurant guide specific to Pittsburgh. (We're one of 12 cities Uber picked.) Warning: There are some places on the lists that will probably upset you. But what fun is a restaurant guide if you can't critique it?
This is what two Smallman Galley chefs — Stephen Eldridge of Provision PGH and Jacqueline Wardle of Josephine’s Toast — learned in its beta class. They, and two other chefs, will be at the nation’s first restaurant incubator, 54 21st St., through June 2017. Applications for its next class close Dec. 31.