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Mnemonic: Piecing together your past, connection after connection

Mnemonic: Piecing together your past, connection after connection

Mnemonic: Assisting or intended to assist in a memory. It is important to keep this definition in mind when you see Quantum Theatre’s newest play of the same name, Mnemonic (running now through July 28th). The show, which features dual storylines with slight connections, creates an intense interwoven plot that sometimes becomes difficult to follow closely. It becomes important to ...

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S. Highland Ave. bridge closed. Businesses suffering.

South highland Ave Bridge Closed for Construction

The South Highland Avenue bridge was closed on March 4th for repair. Every aspect of the overpass is now inaccessible, even the stairs going up to S. Highland Ave. from Ellsworth. If everything goes as planned, the $3.5 million renovation is supposed to last until November 2013. It is true that the bridge is in need of an update, but ...

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PetSmart to Open in East Side Borders

PetSmart is coming soon to East Side

What is more boring than 12,000 square feet of empty commercial space? A store that isn’t needed. PetSmart is gearing up to open a new location in the bottom level of the bankrupt Borders in East Side. It isn’t needed, and we implore you not to shop there. …Because there are already two fantastic, locally owned pet stores within a ...

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Let the (Obscure) Games Begin This Weekend!

Steel City Games Fest in Pittsburgh brought to you by Obscure Games

Pittsburghers are invited to come out and play with Obscure Games at the 2nd Annual Steel City Games Fest on Aug. 27 and 28 in East Liberty. SCGF is a 24-hour festival of new and original sports, street games and physical games. The festival’s goal is to celebrate the power of play, revitalize urban space, foster community and explore creativity ...

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Poll: The Worst Parking Lot in Pittsburgh?

Whole Foods Might be the Worst Parking Lot in Pittsburgh

Healthy eaters beware! All of the good stuff you put in your body may be counteracted by toxins created due to increased stress levels when parking at Whole Foods in Eastside. If you typically shop for overpriced junk food from the other local grocers, then you’re in luck because those stores probably have a much better place to put your ...

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Borders Eastside Becomes “Fleeting Pages” May 7

Fleeting Pages takes over the old Borders in Eastside for one month

Pop-up Indie Bookseller Fleeting Pages will re-open the doors at the empty Borders on Penn Circle South in East Liberty at 10am on Saturday, May 7, 2011. Fleeting Pages will sell independently published material of all stripes, as well as host writing workshops, literary readings and other events. Per their website, Fleeting Pages will take over “a space, left empty ...

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East Side Borders Closing, Bookstore Bankrupt

Borders in East Side closing due to bankruptcy

Borders officially filed for bankruptcy and they are closing about 30% of their stores. The East Side Borders is one of those 200 stores scheduled to close. Pittsburgh is losing bookstores left and right. First Barnes and Noble, then the much-loved Joseph-Beth Booksellers closed twice, and now, the last remaining big box bookstore in the city, Borders in East Liberty. ...

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