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Gene Ney runs Gene’s Place — a bar located on Louisa Place. Ney has only sold takeout cocktails, drafts and other specials for the past few months, but on April 4, he plans to open the bar again at a limited capacity.

Oakland bars, restaurants adapt to restrictions with increased takeout

By Ashton Crawley, Assistant News Editor March 24, 2021
With continued restrictions and less students on campus due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, bars and restaurants in Oakland have had to adapt in a number of new ways.
Panther Pitt fans cheer “Let’s go Pitt” while “Sweet Caroline” played during Pitt’s game against Georgia Tech Sept. 15.

Touching me, touching you: The story behind ‘Sweet Caroline’ at Pitt

By Tessa Sayers, Staff Writer October 4, 2018
Just like any great idea Pitt students have, the school’s most beloved tradition of singing “Sweet Caroline” was born at Hemingway’s Cafe, in 2008.
The exterior of Peter’s Pub in Oakland. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Point: Going out in Oakland gives a feeling of home

By Henry Glitz | Opinions Editor April 13, 2018

Read Assistant Opinions Editor Sarah Shearer's counterpoint column here. Like most Pitt students of age, I only really have a hazy recollection — at best —of going to Peter’s Pub on my 21st birthday...

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