After World War II, Pittsburgh finally enacted smoke control laws to curb the release of coal emissions into the city. But prior to citizens' grassroot environmental reform efforts, this industrial murk enveloped buildings and streets in darkness and transformed day into the inky evening.
From the annals of moving large objects come two stories, one of a rock, the other a bridge.
Given that all things Dark Knight Rises have momentarily taken over the Pittsburgh news cycle, it should be unsurprising that pranksters at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh (near the film's shooting) bestowed the cowl upon their campus' Tyrannosaurus Rex statue. And here I thought that dinosaur trophy in the Batcave…
Pittsburgh was plunged into a Tinseltown tizzy yesterday when The Dark Knight Rises dropped by to film some fight scenes. Unfortunately, the shoot also brought out the city's criminal lot, which was less cowardly and superstitious and more unlucky and dumb.
We've always trumpeted local news as the most exciting news, and this report only validates our claims further. A ninja in Pittsburgh enacted shinobi vengeance against some hapless parked cars last Sunday, and local news was asking the hard questions.
The Toonseum in Pittsburgh, PA is currently hosting the largest collection of art ever displayed from Katsuhiro Otomo's 1988 anime classic Akira. The exhibit only runs until July 18th, so grab your Capsule jacket and ride to the Steel City.
If you've been putting off that trip to Pittsburgh, now might be the time to call your travel agent. Yesterday, the Steel City kicked off the Robot 250 Festival, a 17-day celebration of robot art and technology, featuring art exhibits, workshops, lectures, parties, film, and theater, all with a robot theme.…