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Bloomfield boasts eccentric music scene

Howler’s Bar is one of the most popular music venues in Bloomfield. (Photo courtesy of Susan Coe)

By Charlotte Couch and Emma Maurice | Staff Writers

April 19, 2018

The eclectic, little neighborhood of Bloomfield holds a secret within it: an erupting music scene. Bloomfield’s booming music and arts culture has created a niche community of creators, bands and artists — all aiming for the scene to thrive. One of the most popular hubs in the neighborhood — kno...

Editorial: On Columbus Day, teach explorer’s whole history

Controversy surrounding Christopher Columbus’ statue in Schenley Park has led to vandalism in recent years. (TPN file photo)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 10, 2017

Pitt students undoubtedly enjoyed yesterday’s day off — officially the University’s designated fall break. Unofficially, however, the day’s status as Columbus Day has long created more controversy than calm. Columbus Day — named after the Italian-born, Spanish-financed explorer from the 1...

Jam on: PB&J restaurant opens in Bloomfield

Peanut Butter Jelly Time is a new restaurant that opened in Bloomfield. Photo Courtesy of Peanut Butter Jelly Time

By Nick Mullen / Staff Writer

January 14, 2016

Finally, someone other than your parents will make you peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Located on Liberty Avenue in Bloomfield, Peanut Butter Jelly Time has become Pittsburgh’s latest haven for childhood recipes turned functioning restaurant. Chris, 29, and Lauren Firman, 23, a brother and siste...

Far and away: some students prefer life well outside of Oakland

Far and away: some students prefer life well outside of Oakland

By Danah Bialoruski / For The Pitt News

November 14, 2014

The grimy, dingy houses of Oakland aren’t for everyone.Some students trade the convenient location to move further off campus for a variety of reasons. In some cases, they got in the house-hunting game too late, and in others, students simply felt like living in a neighborhood outside of Oakland.S...

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