In the 1979 cult classic The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh, a down-on-their-luck basketball team called the Pittsburgh Pythons is desperate for a change of fortune. They lose constantly, despite being led by the legendary Julius “Dr. J” Erving, and in a strange twist they turn to an astrologer (Stockard Channing) for help…
Once derided as cesspools of Reagan-era consumerist excess, the shopping mall somehow became an unlikely sort-of, quasi-public space that is now disappearing.
Stan Thangaraj on the city and the communities he loves, in an ocean of tragedy.
The flu appeared to be losing its grip on the city, suggesting that Fresno’s strict social distancing measures were bearing fruit.
Historian Kristin Szylvian schools us about the forgotten history of mutual housing in America
Goldberger’s book unintentionally reveals that baseball is a representation of America — in its everyday realities of discrimination, exclusion, and inequality.
By adopting a fine-grained, street-level perspective, we can see how everyday individuals have helped to shape the history of our city, says historian Marni Davis.
We know you nasty little tweakers can’t get enough raw coverage of the SACRPH (Society for American City […]