There is an entirely unremarkable looking brown-bricked, double-spired chapel in a steep neighborhood on the North Side of Pittsburgh.
5th & College: 10:07 a.m.: Cameron messaged me. He was on board. So began our adventure — riding Pittsburgh’s 64 bus line end to end.
“Can you tell me which one is the fennel?” I looked up at the voice, annoyed at being drawn out of my own panicky thoughts.
“This is just a simulation, but you’ll lay there in the bed, and we’ll slide you into the tube,” the technician points at the fMRI bed and motions for me to lay. But it’s not a real fMRI, it’s just a big, cheap-looking model of one.
Pittsburgh is changing. I don’t know if it’s for the better or for the worse. I once worked for the USW ... as a camera-man for their secretly-funded protest of Chinese goods.
The one thing gun rights advocates and public health experts agree on is that offering money in exchange for weapons doesn’t reduce crime.
Eugene Smith arrived in Pittsburgh in March 1955, a man hellbent on salvation. He had recently resigned as a staff photographer at Life, protesting what he considered the magazine’s botched layout of his photo essay ...
Transportation cartography focuses on making complex systems easy to understand by exaggerating certain elements while suppressing others. This is great for helping us figure out how to get from point A to point B but ...
In the 1940’s, a Pittsburgh steel baron named G. David Thompson began collecting the paintings of an obscure 19th century artist, David Gilmour Blythe.
Let’s show ‘em what Pittsburgh is made of. And no, it isn't all steel. Belt magazine is continuing their successful series of Rust Belt anthologies (Cleveland, Cincinnati, Detroit, Youngstown) with a collection on the City of Champions.
Dawn Weleski was on a flight to Houston to attend a conference when she got word that Conflict Kitchen, the critically acclaimed restaurant-qua-public art project she runs with Carnegie Mellon art professor Jon Rubin
Amy Jo Burns is the author of Cinderland, a memoir about coming of age in a small town in Western Pennsylvania while carrying the burden of a lie.