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Jobs Added In Region

by Julia Fraser

The Pittsburgh region closed out 2018 with an uptick in employment opportunities as employers added 17,100 jobs in December, a year-​over-​year increase of 0.8 percent dating to December 2017

Between the Issues

We Are Forever Grateful for Your Sacrifices, Part II

by Greg Curtis

Amazingly, I passed all my first year law school exams (okay, by the skin of my teeth), and that fall I was back in Cambridge ready to start my second year …

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Food & Wine

Introducing the Pittsburgh Quarterly Restaurant Review Board

by PQ Staff

Pittsburgh Quarterly is happy to introduce a major new food and dining section, featuring Pittsburgh’s leading food experts–a group that for the past 25 years has chosen the region’s best restaurants. ...

Food & Wine

Essential Dining: Winter

by Tatiana

While Pittsburgh winters often begin with sparkling lights, a gentle first snow and holiday splendor, they can quickly become slush and ice. The constant threat of the wintry mix, the steady ...



Food & Wine

New and Noteworthy: LeoGreta, Fish nor Fowl

by Tatiana

Longtime Pittsburgh chef Greg Alauzen has opened his own restaurant in Carnegie paying homage to his parents, Leon and Greta with his homemade Italian cuisine. His enthusiasm as chef/​owner is palpable. …

Arts

Enter Stage Left

by Douglas Heuck

Prior to her first directorial effort with the Pittsburgh Public Theater (“The Tempest”: Jan. 24­ – Feb. 24), Pittsburgh Quarterly posed a few questions for artistic director Marya Sea Kaminski.

Arts

The Peak of Its Powers

by Teake Zuidema

The No. 1 seat in the grand stage box is the best place to be at Heinz Hall. And that’s exactly where I sit with my noiseless camera. All the other …

Opinion

On a Pedestal: Pittsburgh Playhouse, Literacy Pittsburgh

by PQ Staff

The Pittsburgh Playhouse at Point Park University made its debut Oct. 11, opening its doors to a new era for the school, its students, theatergoers and the city. It’s built to …

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Spotlight

Desperate for Affordable Housing, Cities Try Rewriting Zoning Laws

by Jeffery Fraser

The last Penn Plaza apartments were vacated on a cold February day in 2017, ending an exodus of 200 tenants from one of the largest complexes of affordable housing in Pittsburgh. …

Between the Issues

This Week’s Astrology: Jan. 1723, 2019

by Judi Vitale

Reverie and reverberations could result from the planetary action we have in store. You may remember that eclipse of the sun that had people talking on January 5th. That was the …

Between the Issues

The Man Who Was Too Nice to be a Car Salesman …

by Kate Benz

Mark just got his desk back. It’s a nice spot in the showroom of Ron Lewis Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Cranberry. Right next to the doors. Right in front of …

Between the Issues

We Are Forever Grateful for Your Sacrifices

by Greg Curtis

Thank you to all of our alumni veterans for your service. We are forever grateful for your sacrifices.” – Email received on Veterans Day by Your Humble Blogger from Harvard Law …

Regional News

Local Unemployment Slides Lower

by Julia Fraser

Unemployment fell in November throughout southwestern Pennsylvania, continuing the downward trend seen for most of 2018. But peer regions did a better job whittling away at their unemployment rates, as has …

Between the Issues

Remembering Prominent Pittsburghers Who Passed Away in 2018

by PQ Staff

From Adam Lynch to Barbara Luderowski, we’ve said goodbye to many influential Pittsburghers this year. Remember those who have passed away and their impact on the region — and the world — in this compilation …

Between the Issues

Herbert Simon: 20th Century Galileo

by James H. Morris

James H. Morris is a retired professor of computer science and dean of the School of Computer Science as well as the Silicon Valley campus of Carnegie Mellon University. In a

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