CCAC Community Education

CCAC – the Community College of Allegheny County – has some really cool non-credit courses coming up in the spring. I just looked at their web site for Community Education (click on the PDF schedule of classes) and I found neat options like: Wine Appreciation With Henry Block Learn about and savor the wonderful French […]

Those Asphalt Tiles Downtown

You know those asphalt tiles along Smithfield Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh? These ones? Ever wonder who did that? And how they’re made? Well, we can’t answer the first question. But we can answer the second! Some DIY folks have posted a neat little article with their story of how they stumbled across the Pittsburgh tiles, […]

pittsburgh candle company

located just outside city limits is a successful woman-owned business called the pittsburgh candle company. susan miller manufactures and sells 100% soy-based candles at her west view shop. so, for those people that you don’t know what to get for them for the holidays and were going to buy the generic candle anyway, please consider […]

Measure 4 Measure

A Carnegie Mellon Arts Management student just sent me a rave review for the Pittsburgh production of Measure for Measure at the Public Theater: It’s the Globe Theatre’s production. It is, in no uncertain terms, exquisite. If you have any love for theatre go. Find some money, find some time – go. I don’t like […]