Gaby et Jules: A Little Bit of Paris in Downtown Pittsburgh

Originally published on February 19, 2019 in The Downtowner newsletter.  In 2013, owners Lori Rongier, Frédéric Rongier and David Piquard decided that Pittsburgh needed a dedicated business to sell macarons, so they founded Gaby et Jules, a French patisserie located inside Market Street Grocery at 435 Market Street. The group has since dedicated themselves to […]

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Romantic Downtown Restaurants for Valentine’s Day

Originally published on February 5, 2019 in The Downtowner newsletter.  Are you looking for the perfect place to take your special someone to dinner this Valentine’s Day? Look no further, because here at the Downtown CDC we’ve compiled a list of perfectly romantic restaurants for you. The Terrace Room Located in the Omni William Penn […]

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An Afternoon in Buckingham Palace

After all my summer research about London, I absolutely knew I wanted to visit the State Rooms of Buckingham Palace. The rooms only open up for 10 weeks during the year, and on my arrival to London in early September, I was almost out of time. I decided to book my tickets as soon as […]

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Review: “A Star is Born”

Originally published on April 12, 2019 in The Holcad Student Newspaper. Last weekend, CPC hosted “A Star Is Born” in Mueller Theater. The film, released in October 2018, was a box office success, but I hadn’t been able to watch it until this past weekend. Since it was my first time viewing, I thought it […]

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