You’ll find yourself toe-tapping along to swinging songs about trains and heartbreak when you don your ornately flowered Western shirt and make your way to Nied’s Hotel, in Lawrenceville, to catch local country stalwart Slim Forsythe.
Pittsburgh is a city that celebrates its neighborhood bars. In some of those spots, second- and third-generation regulars are pulling up their stools to be served by someone who started pouring drinks decades ago.
Slim Forsythe, hitting that age of plentiful senior discounts, will celebrate his 62nd birthday Friday night at the Nied’s Hotel, 5438 Butler St., with the release of a new 7-inch single on the Get Hip Folk Series.
A press release issued in October — we’ll get to that later — sparked debate about the health and viability of the Pittsburgh music scene.
Ron Beitle was the white boy told to “Play That Funky Music.”
Anthony Bourdain came, he saw, he talked about Pittsburgh’s past and challenges of the future, and he left. […]
Kevin “Slim” Forsythe’s resume includes stints as an oil field roustabout, apartment building concierge and typewriter cleaner. He’s published four novels and has a law degree from the University of Pittsburgh.
There’s a lot of past in the present of Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville, and the two haven’t always commingled peacefully. With a burgeoning spate of new restaurants and shops bringing national attention to the Butler Street corridor […]
During the heart of the Lenten season or when you’re simply in the mood for a taste of the sea, Pittsburgh ranks high for quality, fresh fish sandwiches.
Many Pittsburgh bars have solid beer lists, well-mixed cocktails or a bartender who’s handy with a shot and a story. We need more than that. What makes these bars the best? […]