It's the first round of the Ultimate Pittsburgh Food Truck Bracket and races are tight. In half of the matchups, the votes are at a 50-something percent to 40-something percent split. But, it could all change by time voting closes Monday. So vote here. And use this Big List to help you do tasty research this weekend.
Controversy? What controversy? Matt Murray was picked to mind the net for the Penguins Friday night and he rewarded head coach Mike Sullivan's confidence by saving 18 of the 20 shots he faced, including a
fleury flurry as time expired in the third period. Pittsburgh got goals from Ollii Maatta, Sidney Crosby and Brian Dumoulin to secure the win, tie the Eastern Conference final, and earn back home ice advantage. The Pens come back home Sunday with a chance to take the series lead, with Game 5 at the Paint Can at 3 p.m. Sunday.
So what is inclusionary zoning? It's "any mechanism under local law that requires or encourages private-sector developers to construct affordable units," PublicSource reported. That approach could be the most effective suggestion from a report given to Mayor Bill Peduto's office a year ago. But it's not so simple. This is why policy and goals around inclusionary zoning matter from day one.
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Attention cat lovers: Come to Lawrenceville to see adoptable cats and kittens at the shops and eateries on Butler Street. Buy a shopping pass in the PNC Bank parking lot for specials at multiple businesses. Proceeds go to Animal Friends.
Where: Butler Street (Lawrenceville)
When: May 20, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
How much: Buy a shopping pass in advance for $10
See the classic and quotable "Pulp Fiction" while feasting on brunch. Each ticket gets you a handcrafted beermosa, three Onion Maiden donuts and entry to the movie.
Where: Row House Cinema at 4115 Butler St. (Lawrenceville)
When: May 20, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
How much: $20
This new Wilkinsburg festival includes a climbing wall, performances, dance workshops, music, food trucks and more.
Where: Wood Street between Penn and Franklin avenues (Wilkinsburg)
When: May 20, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
How much: Free
The Pittsburgh Symphony's brass ensemble, Orchestra de Nile, will perform a variety of songs from classical to funk. Enjoy music with cocktails and food from the Pittsburgh Tortas food truck.
Where: Wigle Barrelhouse & Whiskey Garden at 1055 Spring Garden Ave. (Spring Garden)
When: May 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
How much: Free
See a late-night stand up comedy show that "technically" starts on Sunday. BYOB.
Where: Arcade Comedy Theater at 811 Liberty Ave. (Downtown)
When: May 20, 2017 at 11:45 p.m. to May 21, 2017 at 1:00 a.m.
How much: $7