Radio Round Up, more than a blog. Here is a round up of the events I talked about on WDVE this morning.  Thanks to Jim and Randy for having me back again. If you know of some unique Pittsburgh events coming up send an email info- at - Wine with Warhol Museum stays open late $12 4 wines and snacks from Big Burrito, includes museum admission Full Moon Paddle Kayaking Pittsburgh at night Saturday night No kayak experience … [Read more...]

YERT Launch Party


I have always wanted to take a cross country road trip and really see the country. Now that I spend a lot of time writing about Pittbsurgh I can only imagine that there are great stories all over this country. That is why I envy this project. YERT = Your Environmental Road Trip YERT (Your Environmental Road Trip) is a year-long eco-expedition through all 50 United States. With video camera in hand and tongue in cheek, we'll explore the landscape of America's unique approach to … [Read more...]



Podcast + Beer = Brewcast I was sitting here crying about the fact that I have missed the mirco brew festival this summer (Jason - how could you let me miss this). I was browsing through some of my favorite blogs and luckily the guys from Should I Drink That have got the beer festivals covered in their latest podcast. I have had the opportunity to meet Sick Puppy and Father Spoon, the hosts of Should I Drink That, last year at PodCamp. This is a picture of me and Sick Puppy at the Podcamp … [Read more...]

Wine with Warhol


Every Friday is Good Friday at the Warhol Mueseum. The museum stays open late, admission is half price and there is a cash bar in the entrance way. The last Friday is an even better than most Fridays - Wine Tasting at the Warhol Cafe.  For just $12 you get to sample 4 wines and tasty treats.  This in no boxed wine and american cheese.  The good folks from Big Burrito are the brains behind this so you know this is going to be some good food and wine. (Photo Credit: PENFAN *heart* … [Read more...]

Full Moon Paddle


Kayak tours are great times. I took one out for a paddle over memorial day weekend. Even if you are not an extreme sports enthusiast, urban kayaking is for you. These are super, non-rolling kayaks that any one can paddle. You can stop by Kayak Pittsburgh any time and take one out. This is an awesome way to see the city. All you need to do is show up wearing some confortable clothes, you might get a little wet but you won't get soaked. This Saturday, the folks at Venture Outdoors have … [Read more...]