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Raising the bar: niche hangouts around town

Raising the bar: niche hangouts around town

By Thomas Wick, Senior Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Not only is Mana, located on the North Shore, the only board game bar in Pittsburgh, but it is the latest in a trend of niche bars and restaurants in the Pittsburgh area, including Row House Cinema and Kickback Pinball Cafe.

Redhawk caffeinates the masses with wholesale roastery

Redhawk caffeinates the masses with wholesale roastery

By Charlie Taylor, For the Pitt News

September 30, 2019

Redhawk Coffee owner and roaster Braden Walter plans to open a new roastery in Sharpsburg by Nov. 1.

Staff Picks: Where to find the best coffee on campus

Staff Picks: Where to find the best coffee on campus

By The Pitt News Staff

September 25, 2019

A lot of college students drink coffee, 71.4% in fact. So, there’s a good chance if you’re reading this, you probably fill up with only two — or three, or four, or five — cups of coffee a day. You’re in luck, because our staff has assembled the best of the best places to get coffee on and around campus.

A nightmare pops up on Forbes Street

A nightmare pops up on Forbes Street

By Delilah Bourque, Culture Editor

September 25, 2019

Most people’s first instinct would be to run far, far away from a place like this. But inside, groups laugh and stroll — horror is part of the fun at Nightmare on Forbes Street pop-up bar.

Mike Chen talks food, YouTube and traveling the world

Mike Chen talks food, YouTube and traveling the world

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Contributing Editor

September 4, 2019

The Pitt Asian Student Alliance was responsible for bringing in Chen, a Chinese-American YouTuber specializing in food and travel vlogging known best for his channel, strictlydumpling. Strictlydumpling follows Chen’s journeys to different countries around the world and his explorations of the food scene in each respective place.

Staff Picks: Our favorite homemade snacks for a study break

Staff Picks: Our favorite homemade snacks for a study break

By The Pitt News Staff

April 15, 2019

When dining hall meals and Pop-Tarts won’t satisfy a body that is mentally and physically worn out from the semester, look no further than our staff favorite DIY snacks. Not to mention, spending some time cooking presents the perfect opportunity to take a study break or procrastinate.

Winter is here: Bar of Thrones opens doors in Market Square

Winter is here: Bar of Thrones opens doors in Market Square

By Delilah Bourque, Senior Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Winter has come to Pittsburgh’s Market Square. While the weather has been warming up, Bar of Thrones, a Game of Thrones themed pop-up bar, has opened downtown. The bar serves Game of Thrones-themed cocktails, along with beer, wine and certain food offerings.

FOMO, grocery shopping and Netflix binging: Our 2019 spring break bucket list

FOMO, grocery shopping and Netflix binging: Our 2019 spring break bucket list

By Alex Dolinger, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

For those of us staying in Pittsburgh or heading back home for the week, here are some ideas to make this spring break worthwhile.

Pitt Italian Club gets cheesy at 8th annual Italian Cheese Night

Pitt Italian Club gets cheesy at 8th annual Italian Cheese Night

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Listening to classical opera while eating fresh Italian cheeses is not how many students picture spending a typical weekday night, but for the 139 students who attended the Italian Club’s cheese night, this was an exciting opportunity that only presents itself once per year.

Studying, snacking, and [not] sleeping: Our 2019 midterm survival guide

Studying, snacking, and [not] sleeping: Our 2019 midterm survival guide

By The Pitt News Staff

February 21, 2019

Another midterm season is upon us, here are some tips to make it through the stressful weeks ahead:

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