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 timid Peaches. (She of the greatest post … [Read 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 initiatives gave us a jump on most areas of the country. To this day, … [Read more...]

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 you have that you no longer use and is … [Read more...]