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You can now get dirt cheap flights from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh on Frontier Airlines. (Photo illustration by Jamie Leary)
City Life

It’s Now Cheaper to Fly to Pittsburgh From Philadelphia Than Drive

Check phillymag.com each morning Monday through Thursday for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly […]

Life & Style

PA Road Trip: A Philadelphian’s Guide to Pittsburgh and the Laurel Highlands

When my son, a junior in high school, announced he wanted to tour the University of Pittsburgh, my wife said we could leave early in […]

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City Life

A Philly-to-Pittsburgh Hyperloop Just Got a Tiny Step Closer to Reality

The drive between Philly and Pittsburgh isn’t as bland as, say, the drive from Philly to New York City or Albany. As you get closer to […]

City Life

Temple Tuition Could Go Up $12K, Penn State $10K Due to Pa. Budget Stalemate

Pennsylvania’s infamous budget stalemate could end in-state tuition discounts at at least three – and likely more – state-related schools. PennLive reports that officials from Temple, […]

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City Life

Coca-Cola Somehow Manages to Confuse Philly and Pittsburgh

How quickly can you spot the mistake? https://twitter.com/CocaCola/status/876430688152506368 Probably faster than the Coca-Cola employee (or intern) who sent this tweet out into the unforgiving world this past […]


One City in Pennsylvania is Poised to Crush the 21st Century …

I came to Pittsburgh to see the future. On a blustery late-winter morning with a light whorl of snowflakes falling near the banks of the […]


Philly and Pittsburgh to Team Up on Tech Commercialization

Good things come from strong partnerships, and a new collaboration between the University of Pittsburgh and University City Science Center is definitely something the region […]


Pittsburgh Newspaper to Lay Off 153 Staffers

Less than a week after nearly 50 journalists were laid off at Philadelphia Media Network, a paper across the state is laying off even more […]

Things to Do

WATCH: Chris Rock Calls Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger “The Original Cosby”

Last night, at a media event in Baltimore for his upcoming film Top Five, comedian Chris Rock may have opened a can of worms when […]

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City Life

Gov. Corbett Not Welcome at Pittsburgh’s Labor Day Parade

Gov. Corbett has been un-invited from marching in Pittsburgh’s Labor Day parade. Why? Because he’s not seen as a friend of labor.

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City Life

Even Pittsburgh Is Pleading for Philly Schools Now

Hey, sometimes we can make common cause in the State of Pawnsylvania Pennsylvania. Today, the editorial board of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette chastises the Pennsylvania House […]

City Life

WATCH: Woman Arrested, Beat By Cop for Standing Up to Anti-Gay Activists at Pittsburgh Pride [UPDATED]

UPDATE: [6/16/204, 4:17 p.m.]: According to edgeonthenet.com, the police officer depicted in the video below “has been put on desk duty after video surfaced showing […]

City Life

Heinz Ketchup Will No Longer Be Served at McDonald’s

Heinz Ketchup has a new C.E.O., and he still sits on the board of Burger King, which he used to run. You know what that […]

City Life

Pittsburgh “Go Topless Day” a Massive Fail

Yesterday was global “Go Topless Day,” a campaign organized by a group that’s trying to achieve topless equity among men and women. Philly apparently didn’t […]

City Life

On Our Gaydar: Pittsburgh

LGBT guide to Pittsburgh featuring the Andy Warhol Museum and more.