Passion and community are the main ingredients for these Black-owned catering companies
Pittsburgh City Paper
by Stacy Rounds
3d ago
These Black-owned catering companies in Pittsburgh offer more than just food, strengthening the community with their focus on sustainability, health, and lifting others. When I met Tierra Thomas last year, I knew I was meeting a kindred spirit. There are a few people in my orbit who also enjoy and understand the intricacies of creating a colorful and balanced charcuterie board ..read more
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What does it mean to be “good at sex”?
Pittsburgh City Paper
by Jessie Sage
4d ago
The things that make a person good at sex often have much more to do with soft skills, not hard ones (pun intended). Some time ago, after a particularly intense and satisfying session with a regular client, we laid quietly under the covers, my head resting on his chest, his fingers running through my hair ..read more
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Kelli Shakur and FroGang empower Black girls through natural hair care, dolls, and more
Pittsburgh City Paper
by Kahmeela Adams-Friedson
4d ago
What started as a hashtag in 2016 became a movement and a nonprofit organization that unapologetically promotes, empowers, and encourages natural hair and Afros and the symbolic power they hold. Self-expression — our individuality and the features, skills, and personality traits we choose to highlight — sets us apart from others. While that’s often good, at some point in our lives, most of us have felt that we don't belong ..read more
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Biblical bitches, bread service, and baked Alaska: Why Lilith is devilishly different
Pittsburgh City Paper
by Sarah Hamm
4d ago
Lilith, the passion project of Pittsburgh James Beard nominees Jamilka Borges and Dianne DeStefano, has become a sought-after culinary haven that’s deeply personal, yet homey and inviting. If you don’t like dynamic women, decor featuring mushrooms with callipygian backsides, or craveable, seasonally-driven food, you probably won’t like Lilith. The 36-seat spot at the former Cafe Zinho location in Shadyside is the passion project of Pittsburgh culinary mainstays Jamilka Borges and Dianne DeStefano ..read more
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What's the "Lady Gaga of Vietnam" doing here in Pittsburgh?
Pittsburgh City Paper
by Ethan Beck
4d ago
Mai Khôi, the former popstar who left Vietnam in order to avoid arrest for her anti-censorship activism, has steadily worked on an autobiographical, multimedia show of songcraft and storytelling since arriving in Pittsburgh. Mai Khôi, the former popstar who left Vietnam in order to avoid arrest for her anti-censorship activism, has steadily worked on an autobiographical, multimedia show of songcraft and storytelling since arriving in Pittsburgh. Now, Khôi is hosting a performance of the completed Bad Activist at an Artivist Academy Showcase through 1Hood Media on March 1 ..read more
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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY Feb. 22-28
Pittsburgh City Paper
by Rob Brezsny
4d ago
Plan your week with a little help from this week's Free Will Astrology, a forecast filled with world travel, flying carpets, lazy bugs, and the Tarot's feared devil card. ARIES (March 21-April 19): Aries filmmaker Akira Kurosawa was one of the greats. In his 30 films, he crafted a reputation as a masterful storyteller ..read more
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Lynn Cullen Live - John Oliver makes an offer to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas (02-20-24)
Pittsburgh City Paper
by Lynn Cullen
5d ago
Lynn and Susan want to change President's Day holiday to Election day so we have the day off to vote. Presidential lists, letters to their spouses, Trump's ugly tennis shoes, and that Abraham Lincoln pardoned Biden's great-great grandfather after Civil War-era brawl ..read more
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A sweet move for Sarris Candies, a new Korean bakery, and more Pittsburgh food news
Pittsburgh City Paper
by Rachel Wilkinson
6d ago
Nothing Bundt Cakes 5824 Penn Ave., East Liberty. nothingbundtcakes.com Nothing Bundt Cakes is coming to the East End with a grand opening ..read more
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Beer and no clothing at the 2024 Pittsburgh Cupid Undie Run
Pittsburgh City Paper
by James Paul
1w ago
Cupid's Undie Run in Pittsburgh alone has raised close to $2 million for the Children's Tumor Foundation for NF research since in 2013. Clothing is strongly discouraged. Trickling into McFadden's Saloon is a slapstick ensemble of 21+-year-olds wearing an even mix of nothing-but-their-underwear and stripped-down Halloween costumes ..read more
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Now Hiring in Pittsburgh: Library Program Coordinator, Pet Groomer, Tree Nursery Assistant, and more
Pittsburgh City Paper
by Morgan Biddle
1w ago
Looking for a new job? We searched through local employment guides to curate a list of the best job openings throughout the region, including a barback at Spirit, a photography manager at The Carnegie Museum of Art, a nursery assistant at Tree Pittsburgh, positions right here at City Paper, and more. Pittsburgh City Paper Jobs ..read more
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