There were so many questions going into Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final after Pittsburgh lost two games in Nashville and were outplayed in each of the first four games. They needed a good Game 5. Instead, they got a perfect one. Matt Murray and Sidney Crosby were outstanding, Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel lit the lamp and even the role players contributed. Relive Thursday's 6-0 blowout, which was truly a perfect Penguins win.
Members of the Pennsylvania House unanimously voted Thursday to approve a proposal to put the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority under state oversight. The bill, introduced by local lawmakers Mike Turzai and Harry Readshaw, now goes to the Senate. Mayor Bill Peduto’s administration has said it is open to additional oversight, but opposes legislation that would lead to the privatization of PWSA.
Then you should attend a June 15 meeting Downtown organized by a coalition opposed to the authority's impending use of armed officers to enforce a cashless fare system on the T. Reps from the groups, including the Thomas Merton Center and Pittsburghers for Public Transit, met with the authority this week, the Post-Gazette reported, but wasn't happy with the response to their concerns about potential racial profiling. The coalition is also circulating a petition that asks Port Authority to delay implementation of the policy.
Row House Cinema is showing four Wes Anderson movies all week, which theoretically means you could spend nine hours Friday watching some of the tweetastic filmmaker's films: "The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou," "Bottle Rocket," The Royal Tenenbaums" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel." Showtimes vary as does tolerance for Anderson.
Where: Row House Cinema at 4115 Butler St. (Lawrenceville)
When: June 9, 2017 at 12:30 p.m.
How much: $7-$9
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Anthony Bourdain, everyone’s favorite bad boy chef turned surly and wise TV personality, is apparently in Pittsburgh filming “Parts Unknown.” He was spotted at the Squirrel Hill Cafe on Thursday, where he ate a burger, according to a staff member. Where will he show up next? Will he manage to get out of the city without eating at Primanti's? Tell us where you think Bourdain should go while he's here.
It's time for Pittsburgh Pride, and City Paper has a list of events that "are meant to both entertain and educate." That includes a craft market that celebrates LGBTQ artists and makers, the People’s Pride March 2k17 and a resource fair held by Mayor Bill Peduto’s LGBTQIA+ Advisory Council. See the full list here.