Radio Round Up – October 12, 2007

12 hours of AIR Artist Image Resource 6th Annual Benefit Saturday, October 13th, Noon-Midnight $10 admission = beer, food, fun, print making, performances and more Troop Jazzercise Pittsburgh, The Mobile Museum, East End Beer StepTrek Sunday October 14, Noon-4pm Southside Slopes Neighborhood Association Self guided tour of the city steps and Southside Slopes neighborhood Of the three cities in the United States with the most public stairways, Pittsburgh, had 712, has more than the … [Read more...]

Steelers Withdrawal Hike

Thankfully, Venture Outdoors is here to help you make it through the bye week. Hike this sunday so you can eat wings and taco dip next Sunday. I am already signed up for the StepTrek, but this looks like my kind of hike. The folks at Venture Outdoors are great and very welcoming to beginners - no need to feel intimidated, everyone is welcome at their activities. Steeler Withdrawal Hike Join us for a hike that is sure to take your mind off the fact that your favorite Pittsburgh football team … [Read more...]

People who Play with Electricity

Dorkbot Pittsburgh has a meeting coming up.  Popular in other cities around the country, Dorkbot has had a Pittsburgh chapter for the past year.  I am a big fan of some of the people who have worked to bring dorkbot to Pittsburgh and I know they are involved in some interesting stuff happening here in Pittsburgh and around the country. What is Dorkbot? dorkbot is a regular meeting of people who like to do strange things with electricity. It's all volunteer and non-profit -- meetings are … [Read more...]

12 hours of A.I.R.

I have a special place in my heart for A.I.R.  Before IheartPGH.com was a .com, IheartPGH was a t-shirt that my friend and I printed on a very basic screenprinting set-up in my basement.  This screenprinting set-up was far from easy or professional.  Screens were burned with a lightbulb under a pie pan.  In 2005, a friend introduced me to A.I.R and my understanding of screen printing changed for the better. A.I.R. = Artist Images Resource and is one of the hidden gems of … [Read more...]

Trekable

I made sure to hop on the stairmaster at the gym last weekend so that I will be ready for the annual South Side Slopes StepTrek. If you are an urban hiker or a hiker in gerneral this is an event for you. This is the annual fundraiser for the South Side Sloped neighborhood association. The StepTrek is a well organized, self-guided tour (trek) up the city steps in the Southside Slopes neighborhood. I did the trek in 2005 and I would rank this as one of the best events I have attended. Sunday … [Read more...]