Before environmental regulations, Pittsburgh looked like the capital of…

After World War II, Pittsburgh finally enacted smoke control laws to curb the release of coal emissions into the city. But prior to citizens' grassroot environmental reform efforts, this industrial murk enveloped buildings and streets in darkness and transformed day into the inky evening. » 6/04/12 8:35am 6/04/12 8:35am

A Batman Tyrannosaurus Rex stalks the streets of Pittsburgh

Given that all things Dark Knight Rises have momentarily taken over the Pittsburgh news cycle, it should be unsurprising that pranksters at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh (near the film's shooting) bestowed the cowl upon their campus' Tyrannosaurus Rex statue. And here I thought that dinosaur trophy in the Batcave » 8/10/11 8:45am 8/10/11 8:45am

Cosplay Abounds at Zombie Fest in Pittsburgh

We've already shown you zombie Simpsons today, but where were Zombie Bride, Zombie Jesus, and Zombie Sarah Palin this weekend? They were chilling with over a thousand of their undead cohorts at the Monroeville Mall in Pittsburgh, where the horrific and the consumer-driven collided for a gory two days. There to… » 10/26/08 2:00pm 10/26/08 2:00pm