Git Aht: Things To Do This Weekend

(Things to do while getting ready to sing “Oh Say Can Yinz See”) Friday, June 30 Nine Inch Nails, 7:00 p.m., Post Gazette Pavillion Mercer High School band member Trent Reznor brings the Nails to town, so pale yourself up and enjoy the angst. Openers are 80′s Goth stalwarts Bauhuas and the delightfully reserved and more

Photographing Fireworks -or- “How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Boom”

Good tips on how best to capture fireworks. And the fact that we live in Pittsburgh (where fireworks happen, on average, every two to three hours per night from May through September) means there should be ample opportunity to practice. Credit where credit’s due: Found via Lifehacker more

Git ahta tahn!

Several years ago, I was a bike geek. 50 to 80-mile Saturday rides were typical, and I’d race across the city – after work – to meet my riding buddy for a weeknight sprint of 20 miles or so. While most of those rides were on the country roads of Westmoreland County, we also spent a lot of time on the vast array of rail-trails at our disposal. Southwestern PA is blessed in this regard. Mid-1990s more

Blogging Job Available in Pittsburgh area

Found a blogging job available in Greensburg on HotJobs. Thought some would like to know … don’t all apply at once! It didn’t seem right for me — besides, I’ve got my own blog already! PHD

Pittsburgh’s First Clothing Swap

SWAP & SHOP @ Pittsburgh’s First Citywide CLOTHING SWAP Saturday, June 24 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Guest DJs Brillobox – Corner of Penn and Main Streets in Lawrenceville SUGGESTED DONATION: Bring your own clothes and swap for a bag – $2 OR no clothes to contribute? Just fill a bag – $5 All proceeds and remaining items will be donated to the Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh. FIRST: Clean out your closet, remove clutter, and make a change. Anything more

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