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The Carnegie Museum of Art is hosting Inside Out, an outdoor event series of art, food and music, as a way to unite the Pittsburgh community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Carnegie Museum of Art shakes up summer with Inside Out event

By Jessica McKenzie, Staff Writer
The Carnegie Museum of Art is not only offering the community their expansive collection of exhibits this summer, but they are now including food trucks, musical performances and easels where guests can explore through art.
Picklesburgh will return from Aug. 20-22 on the Andy Warhol Bridge. The summer food festival centered around pickles will also include cooking demonstrations, pickle drinks, pickle ice cream and more.

Picklesburgh to return in late August

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief
Picklesburgh, the iconic pickle festival held every summer on one of Pittsburgh’s three sister bridges, will return in full fermented form from Aug. 20-22 on the Andy Warhol Bridge.
Culture Editor Diana Velasquez argues that despite “Black Widow’s” stellar cast and unexpected success in humor, the movie falls flat as an awkwardly constructed prequel.

Review: ‘Black Widow’ is a fun yet fruitless sidequest

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor
Culture Editor Diana Velasquez argues that despite “Black Widow’s” stellar cast and unexpected success in humor the movie falls flat as an awkwardly constructed prequel.
With businesses continuing to reopen, ice cream shops in Pittsburgh, such as Millie’s Homemade Ice Cream, hope to provide a treat for everyone.

Pittsburgh ice cream shops head into a summer business revival

By Grace Hemcher, For The Pitt News
Ice cream parlors often offer a radiant atmosphere complete with nostalgic fluorescent signs and rows of delicious flavors, but just like any food establishment, the COVID-19 pandemic affected shops serving up the classic dessert.
Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks presented a Shakespeare-inspired comedy with “Bottom’s Up” Saturday night.

Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks ditches the script for ‘Bottom’s Up’

By Charlie Taylor, Senior Staff Writer
The works of Shakespeare recall passionate romance, witty humor, breathtaking sword fights and, for the improv team of Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks, rocket ships made entirely out of sausage.
There are fireworks to enjoy right at the heart of Pittsburgh, just a quick car drive away in the neighboring suburbs or further away in about an hour’s commute.

A guide to Pittsburgh area Fourth of July fireworks

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor
Nothing says summer like fireworks, and luckily for those who will be in Pittsburgh on the Fourth of July there are plenty of firework shows to choose from in the area.
The Songburghs, a co-ed a cappella group at Pitt.

Pitt a capella groups reflect on past year, discuss new season

By Anna Ligorio, Senior Staff Writer
A cappella groups aren’t just performance outlets for talented student vocalists. Joining a cappella groups isn’t always competitive, and it is a way to meet other students and create friendships.
Fish are a popular pet choice among college students.

A Pitt student’s guide to buying the perfect fish

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor
One of the more drastic steps you can take in your college journey is getting a living, breathing companion to share your space with. Fish rank pretty high on the list of low-maintenance pets.
There are plenty of iconic film locations in Pittsburgh to visit in your time here, such as the ones seen in “Happiest Season.”

Staff Picks: Movies made in Pittsburgh

For those who may be unaware, Pittsburgh has a thriving film industry. The City is full of cool and quirky places that filmmakers love using for set locations. There are plenty of iconic film locations in Pittsburgh to visit during your time here.
Students in Oakland can visit a few different shops close to Pitt’s campus to try bubble tea for themselves, such as Fuku Tea.

‘I love it so much’: Pitt students share their favorite Oakland boba tea shops

By Sinead McDevitt, Senior Staff Writer
Bubble tea is a popular drink among students, and they can visit a few different shops close to Pitt’s campus to try bubble tea for themselves.
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