You’ve got some eating to do: With a dozen new restaurants and bars opening in the past few weeks, here’s the list of where to head this month. From a fried chicken spot that’s become an instant go-to to a holiday-themed pop-up bar to a suburban staple that’s moved into Pittsburgh’s hipster haven, there’s a lot to talk about.
Superstore Walmart bought Pittsburgh-created ModCloth eight months ago, and it's not going so well for employees. ModCloth's 300 staffers here are at the center of a campaign — #ByeModCloth — that asks people to not buy from ModCloth until Walmart offers better health insurance, Next Pittsburgh reported. The campaign launched earlier this week with support of Walmart and ModCloth workers and more than 100,000 people have signed a petition so far.
Robert Trostle of Squirrel Hill has a parasite that "eats away at the cornea of the eye," and he's suing Kennywood because of it. Trostle claims the parasite, which hasn't totally gone away, came from riding the Raging Rapids in July, TribLive reported. Meanwhile Trostle's lawyer says he can't access a sample of the ride's water pulled by the health department, and Kennywood isn't commenting.
Join the ToonSeum for its celebration of all things Wonder Woman, and unleash your inner Gal Gadot. As part of the event, local women cartoonists will be contributing and discussing art focused on what Wonder Woman meant to them.
Where: Toonseum at 945 Liberty Ave. (Downtown)
When: December 1, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
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Students crammed into the Cathedral of Learning on a Tuesday isn't unusual. But instead of being there for class, they were there taking a study break with dogs from the College Canines program at Humane Animal Rescue, WESA reported. Petting dogs helps relieve stress — and there's the science to prove it. So the next time you're stressed, go hang with your dog.
It's rivalry month for the Steelers, as four of their final five games are against the Bengals, Ravens, Patriots and Browns. But who are the Steelers' biggest NFL rivals? We had DJ Gallo run down the list of the team's top 10 foes. And no, No. 1 isn't the Patriots.