Road Trip: Pittsburgh to Philadelphia

Crossing Pennsylvania with stops throughout the state

The drive across Pennsylvania—beginning in Pittsburgh and ending in Philadelphia—is notoriously dull if you adhere to the statewide Turnpike aka America’s Super Highway, built in 1940. The ride isn’t that long (just under five hours) but its design prohibits small businesses and sightseeing destinations from populating its path. When embarking on this trip, we suggest making a few stops in the beginning for breakfast and …

Pittsburgh Firm mossArchitects Revamps Thai Restaurant Pusadee’s Garden

Recently reopened, the minimal, modern outpost features its own built-in bookends

Upper Lawrenceville Thai restaurant Pusadee’s Garden pleased Pittsburgh diners until closing in 2017 for what they called “a major renovation.” Plans were in the works for a total revamp. Locals opined over how long they imagined the idyllic, though relatively DIY, spot would remain shuttered—and what exactly the renovations would look like. Publications pondered the same questions until a poster taped inside the restaurant’s front …

The Andy Warhol Museum’s “Fantasy America” Group Exhibition

Works by five contemporary artists form an exhibition on the current state of the States

On now, The Andy Warhol Museum‘s new exhibition Fantasy America celebrates the artist’s immense influence by showcasing thoughtful art pieces by several contemporary New York-based artists: Nona Faustine, Kambui Olujimi, Pacifico Silano, Naama Tsabar and Chloe Wise. Each provided works (mixed media, video, photography, silkscreening, collage and beyond) that reflect on the status of the United States, the nation’s intertwined identity with products and entertainment, …