Ahead of a planned far-right protest against Google in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Mayor Bill Peduto said Tuesday that he hopes to see the protest's location moved from Google's Bakery Square offices to a more "isolated" location. Peduto also said that while the city would likely have to approve any permits sought for the "free speech rally," he told the Post-Gazette that he remains seriously opposed to the viewpoints represented.
The next time you're standing close to a self-driving Uber, listen for a puffing sound. That's the cleaning system that keeps the cameras and sensors clean, especially when it's raining. Uber's head of hardware engineering at the ATG said the team is working to make the cars work in even the grossest Pittsburgh weather. Their priorities are based on the most common weather, so don't expect an autonomous car in heavy hail or dense fog anytime soon.
Pittsburgh is one of 44 cities on a list of possible locations to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup as part of a joint hosting between the U.S., Canada and Mexico. But while there's plenty to be excited about with this news, our Dan Levy makes a pretty clear case that Pittsburgh has no shot to actually host anything.
|What||Women will be in spotlight at this Ladies-Only Comedy Jam. A stageful of women will perform improv, stand-up, musical comedy and storytelling. Performing is not a requirement, and the audience is open to everyone.|
|Where||Brillobox at 4104 Penn Ave. (Bloomfield)|
|When||August 16, 2017 at 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.|
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A word of warning for those Pittsburgh Steelers fans banking on the team to help carry their fantasy football team this season: Don't let your love of all things black and gold cloud your fantasy judgement. We run through all the tough questions, including Bell or Brown, when to take Ben and if you should trust Bryant. There are only two or three can’t-miss Steelers this season, the rest are probably not worth the risk. But when you take who matters, so let us help.
The New York Times retraced playwright August Wilson's steps in Pittsburgh, a place that informed much of his work. The Times found that many of the hubs of black life chronicled by Wilson have since disappeared. Wilson's legacy, however, remains.