Anita Srikameswaran of the P-G gets to announce that yes, Virginia, there is a smoking ban. James G. Mitchell of Mitchell's Restaurant goes into history-onics:
"We faced the Prohibition, the Great Depression, the Great Flood and now we're facing another possible threat to the survival of the oldest restaurant in Pittsburgh."
The new most popular resource on the blurghsophere can be found HERE.
The P-G's Mark Belko previews the showdown at the Planning Commission today, and reveals what the Steelers may be getting at:
He added that if some accommodation can't be reached, one solution could be to close the casino during major events while a more in-depth traffic study is done. The science center now closes during Steelers game days.
The P-G editorial board endorses Ricky Burgess in District 9, calling him "head and shoulders above the rest of the field" because of his attention to our "massive debt and pension obligations."
Meanwhile, the TRIB editorial board mercilessly cheers on the Port Authortity cutbacks.