Nightlife in Carrick

"The Glass Menagerie" at Pittsburgh Public Theater on October 2–5 or 7 (Up to 51% Off)

"The Glass Menagerie"

Pittsburgh Public Theater

$50 $25

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Tennessee Williams' classic memory play about a troubled family, performed as part of a 40th-anniversary Season of Legends

Nick Carter & Jordan Knight at Byham Theater on October 1 at 8 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

Jordan Knight & Nick Carter

Byham Theatre

$58.25 $35

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Members of New Kids on the Block and the Backstreet Boys debut a new collaborative album on a tour full of harmonies and choreography

Totally Bitchin' 80's Halloween Featuring The Legwarmers for Two on Friday, October 24, at 9 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Totally Bitchin' 80's Halloween featuring The Legwarmers

Altar Bar

$32 $16

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'80s tribute act plays hits from bands such as Devo, Madonna, Duran Duran, Journey, and Def Leppard while sporting period-appropriate duds

Modern American Food for Two or Four at Cavo (50% Off)

Cavo

Strip District

$40 $20

Wild mushroom flatbread, pan-seared halibut, scallops drizzled in a fruit reduction, and grilled rib eye with asparagus

River City Brass Presents "Legends" on October 2, 3, 4, 7, or 9 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 79% Off)

River City Brass Presents "Legends"

Multiple Locations

$61 $20

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A brass band known for its versatility takes on epics both mythic and real, from The Lord of the Rings to soldiers from ancient Rome

$29 for a Comedy Show for Four at Latitude 40 ($60 Value)

Latitude 40

North Fayette

$60 $29

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Guests can nibble on casual cuisine between bouts of laughter during upcoming comedy shows

Dalton Lee: Magic + Illusion at Frank Sarris Public Library or On-Location Birthday Magic Show (Up to 50% Off)

Dalton Lee: Magic + Illusion

Frank Sarris Public Library

$46 $23

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Parents and children alike will be amazed by sleight-of-hand and illusions at the library or their own home

Stage Right!'s "Sleeping Beauty" at The Palace Theater on September 26–28 (Up to 40% Off)

"Sleeping Beauty"

The Palace Theater

$25 $15

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The classic Brothers Grimm fairytale about a princess under a sleeping enchantment gets a new musical adaptation

Hookah with Bubbles and Drinks at Karma Kafe (Up to 66% Off). Four Options Available.

Karma Kafe

Downtown Akron

$29 $10

More than 30 hookah flavors include lime, mango, cinnamon spice, pink lemonade, and mint chocolate

Rob Schneider, Jon Lovitz, and Tim Meadows: Veterans of SNL at Akron Civic Theatre on November 6 (Up to 50% Off)

Rob Scneider, Jon Lovitz, Tim Meadows: Veterans of SNL

Akron Civic Theatre

$60.10 $30

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Alumni behind the SNL characters "The Richmeister," Master Thespian, and The Ladies Man join forces for a night of uproarious standup

Movie for Two or Four with Popcorn and Drinks at Dipson Theatres (Up to 30% Off)

Dipson Theatres

Multiple Locations

$32 $23

Everything from summer action flicks to independent dramas, arthouse films, and family features lights up a network of 29 screens

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In Dead Life 2: Necrodevils, a film created by William Victor Schotten, a militia of survivalists hunts down a new, dangerous species: zombies. The zombies' hive mentality and hunger for human flesh make them formidable opponents, but they show occasional flashes of humanity, adding a layer of complexity to the bloodbath.

333 John St
Pittsburgh,
PA
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Established by a group of seven theatrically dedicated friends, the recently inaugurated Throughline Theatre Company stages ambitious productions of both famed and upcoming works within Seton Center’s sizeable 300-seat theater. Tennessee Williams’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof stretches its tangible drama across the main stage, giving theatergoers and feline apologists an in-depth glimpse into a highfalutin Southern family’s complicated goings-on. Set at the ailing patriarch’s birthday party, the play exposes the conniving nature of the family members while exploring the need for more breathable roofing material. While not included in today’s Groupon, a ticketed after-party celebrating Elizabeth Taylor’s life and contributions will follow the June 11 performance.

1900 Pioneer Avenue
Pittsburgh,
PA
US

Kaleidoscopic Egyptian tapestries hang on the stone walls of both Sphinx Cafe locations, while tendrils of jasmine- and mango-scented smoke drift up to high, vaulted ceilings. Though it was once a church, the space now exudes an aura of opulence and leisure that matches the warmth of the coffee houses in Egyptian owner Remy and Syrian Amera's native homes. “Hookah bars are different from the norm [in the U.S.], which is either a restaurant or a bar. It slows you down. You just relax here.”

Plush cushions help patrons relax at both of Sphinx Pittsburgh locations, as do more than 30 imported tobacco flavors that servers can enhance with creative add-ons such as wine, fruit syrups, and talking caterpillars. On some nights, belly dancers, fire eaters, and live musicians wind their way between hookahs. On quieter nights, Ms. Andrawes says you can find people playing card games, chatting, and sampling platters of homemade hummus and kibbeh.

901 E Carson St
Pittsburgh,
PA
US

Named "Best Deli" by Pittsburgh City Paper and "Best in City" by Pittsburgh Magazine, Carson Street Deli owns up to its accolades with a menu full of fresh, locally sourced ingredients. New York-style sandwiches ($6–$8) throw plenty of elbows alongside more mild-mannered sides ($1–$3.50), salads ($4–$7), and conversational lunch-goers (free after administering a low-five handslap). Ramp up meat locker training efforts with help from the Balboa—piles of sopressata, imported Di Lusso Genoa salami, prosciutto, spicy capicola and hard salami on a French baguette ($8)—or the slightly spicier diversion, Montezuma's revenge, which melds grilled buffalo chicken breast, green and red peppers, onions, melted cheeses and hot sauce into a warm pita ($7). Vegetarians appease appetites with buffalo mozzarella layered within the handheld veggie Roma ($6).

1507 E Carson St
Pittsburgh,
PA
US

Carson City Saloon dishes up plates full of Americana and glasses full of sharable libations within a three-story, four-bar entree emporium. Housed in the building of a late 19th-century bank, the saloon now trades in edible equities, such as the real estate of the reuben, where the dressings of a thousand-islands spread over mountains of corned beef, sauerkraut, and swiss cheese ($8.99). Sink incisors into a house specialty, including the Titan Toothpicks, an entourage of tortillas stuffed with spicy chicken and cheese, deep fried to a golden brown, and served with a dollop of sour cream and barbecue sauce ($8.59). Satisfying every level of the male homo sapiens's food pyramid—made up of protein, protein, and spicy stuff—the Bada-Bing burger amasses a conglomeration of provolone, salami, capicola, fried egg, banana peppers, and italian dressing ($8.99).

1401 E Carson St
Pittsburgh,
PA
US

Local Bar + Kitchen serves up a menu of American grill fare crafted from locally sourced breads, vegetables, and meats that earned the restaurant the title of Best New Bar in Pittsburgh Magazine's 2011 Best of the 'Burgh poll. Before embarking on feasts, diners can warm up appetites with pierogies ($9) that are hand-stuffed in McKees Rocks by disembodied mittens. The signature Geno's meatball linguini flaunts house-made tomato-basil sauce ($12), and the barbecue pulled-pork sandwich adds a zesty edge to its tender filling with fried shallots ($9). Chefs craft the buffalo-chicken pizza by loading a hand-tossed crust with french fries sourced in Somerset and cheese from Monroeville's Turner Dairy Farms before slipping the pie into a wood-fired oven ($13.50 for an entree size). On weekends from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the restaurant slings eclectic brunch fare, such as coffee-dusted flatiron steak accompanied by eggs ($9) or french toast ($8.50), which is stuffed with caramelized banana to weed out baboons disguised as wait staff.

1515 E Carson St
Pittsburgh,
PA
US