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Quantum Theatre Presents: Tamara – August 7 – September 14

Quantum Theatre's Tamara

Quantum Theatre is getting ready for what sounds like a promising night of entertainment and good eats with Tamara. Drink champagne, follow the characters around the house (Rodef Shalom Congregation), then settle down for dinner on the terrace. Each week will feature food from different venues. Quantum fans may want to plan on attending this show more than once since ... Read More »

Oakland traffic is about to get a lot worse

Fifth Avenue University Place New Red Light

The last thing Fifth Avenue in Oakland needs is another traffic light, but that’s exactly what it’s getting. This week, a new pole was installed at University Place… about 20 paces from the red light at the Bigelow Blvd intersection. They turned on the blinking yellow light today. Maybe to test it, or perhaps as a mockery to all the ... Read More »

Batman Filming: Downtown Traffic is Gonna Be Hell

Batman doing a mic check on the steps of Mellon Institute

Batman the Dark Knight Rises has finished up filming in Oakland around CMU and Pitt (at least the outdoor stuff), and now they have made way into Downtown Pittsburgh. They are supposed to have snow, chase scenes, and explosions! As if traffic isn’t bad enough getting into, around, and out of the city. Check out the current list of road closures… Read More »

Batman: Dark Knight Rises Set Pics and Videos – Part 3

Christian Bale as Batman on the set of Dark Knight Rises in Pittsburgh

Batman made an appearance in Pittsburgh today during the filming of the Dark Knight Rises, taking place at CMU’s Mellon Institute. They have Fifth Avenue blocked off between S. Bellefield Ave and S. Craig St. The day included snow, fake pillars, lots of fighting extras, and a very special appearance by Pittsburgh rain. Read More »

Batman: The Dark Knight Rises Filming at CMU – PICS!

Batman filming at CMU in July/August

Holy bagpipes, Batman! Magnus Rex The Dark Knight will be filming around Carnegie Mellon University in Oakland at the end of July and throughout the beginning of August! Boring Pittsburgh doesn’t want to spoil the story, but trust us when we tell you that these are going to be among some of the most important, action-packed scenes in the movie! ... Read More »

Getting Hot Out Here, So Take Off All Your Clothes

This happened yesterday afternoon, smack-dab in the middle of the Smithfield Street/Fifth Avenue intersection in Downtown Pittsburgh. Temperatures were in the 90′s. It’s supposed to storm all weekend (Of course it is! These are the final days of the Arts Festival, what else would you expect from Boring Pittsburgh weather?) so hopefully the rain will cool things down before other ... Read More »