Pittsburgh

Features

Pittsburgh's Rap Scene Is Wounded But Optimistic

Following the deaths of two of the city's most prominent exports, Mac Miller and Jimmy Wopo, rappers like Benji. and My Favorite Color are doing their best to pick up the pieces.
Casey Taylor
5.14.19
Mass Shootings

After Pittsburgh, American Jews Are Mournful, Afraid, and Defiant

"We shouldn’t be shocked that something like this happened.”
Eve Peyser
10.30.18
Views My Own

A New American Civil War Feels Closer Than Ever After Pittsburgh

After the worst attack on Jews in American history, it's time to be afraid for the future.
E.J. Graff
10.29.18
Features

A Weekend at Heavy Metal Summer Camp Reminded Us Why We Love Riffs So Much

The bands, the friends, the venue, the city, and even the free bottled water—Migration Fest was the summer weekend of our collective hesher dreams.
Teddie Taylor
8.8.18
LGBTQ

Why Being a Lesbian Stripper Is Harder Than You Might Think

Though most strip clubs are known for being aggressively heterosexual environments, many queer women are making waves on the scene.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
7.16.18
New music

Listen to Jimmy Wopo's First Posthumous Single, "Lane Life"

It's taken from 'Muney Lane Muzik 2,' a full-length release which is set to be released later in the summer.
Alex Robert Ross
7.4.18
Noisey News

Jimmy Wopo Shot Dead in Pittsburgh

Wopo's manager confirmed the news on Facebook.
Shaad D’Souza
6.19.18
Beerland

Talking Beer, Bowling, and Gentrification in Pittsburgh

This three decade–old bar has seen some shit over the years.
Munchies Staff
6.12.18
Interviews

How the Destruction of Appalachia Inspired Its Black Metal Scene

Stream the new LP from Pittsburgh's Slaves BC, and explore how Appalachian black metal artists find inspiration from beauty and destruction.
Mason Adams
3.14.18
Frontier

This Neighborhood Without a Grocery Store for 40 Years Is Changing How It Gets Good Food

Without a large supermarket to feed local residents, a movement of nonprofits and other initiatives took its place to provide fresh and healthy produce.
Helaina Hovitz
12.4.17
Interviews

Metal Mary Is the Steely Backbone of Pittsburgh's Metal Scene

Bassist, mechanic, and lifelong hesher “Metal” Mary Bielich has made her mark on the world of metal with her work in Derketa, Penance, Mythic, and more.
Margaret Welsh
11.28.17
Voices

A Retired Miner is Fighting for Those Left Behind When Coal Leaves Town

An unlikely activist is fighting for jobs and a cleaner city.
Meg Charlton
7.14.17
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