To understand how I, a lapsed Catholic from the East, came into possession of a small, slightly cracked trampoline that used to belong to Pittsburgh’s most famous “labor priest,” you must begin, as South Hills summers always do, with the St. Anne’s Fair.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading (and other wonders of the St. Anne’s Fair)
In an empty annex of the Strip District’s typically post-​industrial Gage Building, propped against a supporting beam on the hard factory floor, disparate objects sit like the sad leftovers from a garage sale. Karla Boos, founder and artistic director of Quantum Theatre, surveys the items with Jed Harris, veteran Pittsburgh written theater experimentalist…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading After 20 years, the Quantum Theatre is still seeking new ground
Dot’s in McKeesport is just that — a dot on the side of the road that is easily missed if it is not your intended destination. There was a time when this stretch of Fifth Avenue on the fringe of the city was more neighborhood street than highway.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading Soup for all seasons
Back from the endangered list, the “little school that could” has a plan to revive Downtown. Can it create a Latin Quarter by the Mon?

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading A $170 million expansion aims to bring life to the university’s corner of Downtown
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