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Peter’s Pub announces upcoming closing

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May 16, 2018

Peter’s Pub, a staple of the Oakland bar scene, will close its doors at the end of the month after 44 years of business. The popular bar on Oakland Avenue announced its upcoming closing on its Facebook...

Gene’s Place raises the bar in #PittMadness challenge

Gene Ney pours a beer at his Oakland bar, Gene’s Place.
April 13, 2018

Move over, Villanova — there’s a new bracket winner in town. Gene’s Place, located on Louisa Street in Oakland, won the Barstool Pitt #PittMadness bracket challenge April 11, beating out student...

Student renters raise the bar off-campus

Garrett Heid and a few of his friends built a homemade bar for their apartment, inspired by other college apartment bars they've seen. (Photo by Issi Glatts | Staff Photographer)
November 17, 2017

In his spare time this summer, Garrett Heid got crafty with some IKEA furniture he had lying around, a few pieces of wood and a 22-gauge stainless steel door from a fridge he found during his part-time...

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