Category Archives: Pittsburgh

What? You WANT Pittsburgh to be home to Amazon’s HQ2?

There are two ways to make a lot of people in Pittsburgh angry. First, make fun of one of the city’s professional sports teams (most especially the NFL or NHL variety). Second, publicly voice support for HQ2 coming here. How … Continue reading

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Oh my: The voters might elect a (Democratic) Socialist…in PITTSBURGH

The New Yorker has the details. Here in this tiny race is the larger, existential battle over the future of the Democratic Party that is taking place across the country. Will it be centrist, establishment candidates who lead the much-anticipated … Continue reading

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Watch “Andrew McCutchen takes the field in the bottom of the 1st inning, at PNC Park on May 11, 2018” on YouTube

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Welcome home Cutch!

One photo says it all

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The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Editorial Board appears to not give a da*n about the city

The Columbia Journalism Review has the story. Burris’ appointment, however, seems destined to sustain the outrage of Post-Gazette readers and staffers, many of whom were alarmed and offended by Burris’ January columns. The Post-Gazette’s new editorial page arrangement indicates the … Continue reading

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Attention Pittsburgh soccer fans: Riverhounds games on regular ol’ TV

Most excellent news for those of us who are soccer fans. If you live in Pittsburgh, then the CW is our new friend. The Pittsburgh Riverhounds announced today that 16 of the team’s 34 games this season will be shown … Continue reading

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Sure, I’ve got something to say about the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s endorsement of Rick Saccone

If the leadership of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was interested in generating conversation about its endorsement of Rick Saccone, oh boy, did it succeed. On Tuesday, voters (I’m one of them) in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District will head to the polls … Continue reading

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