Dollar Cupcakes at Dozen in Sq. Hill on Wed. April 30

I have received some rave reviews from friends and family about the cupcakes at Dozen. I have now received phone calls from some of these cupcake lovers to ask if I know if Dozen is open after 6pm on Sundays because said cupcake lovers “must have a Dozen cupake.” I promise I will post some pictures of a recent visit to Dozen soon but if you are a cupcake lover or have been looking for an excuse to try Dozen I think you will be happy to see this announcement. [Read more…]

Pittsburgh is about the Neighborhoods – A documentary about East Liberty

Chris Ivey is a Pittsburgh based filmmaker who has traveled around the world working on documentary films. Over the past 2 years he has been working on a film about East Liberty called East of Liberty. I had a chance to see some of the raw footage when Chris started working on this and in the past year he even shown the film in London. East of Liberty is a look at the stories and the people of East Liberty who aren’t usually the ones getting the media attention around some of the current development there. The Union Project is showing the film as part of their Monday conversation series about the neighborhood. I think this is well worth attending. I am including the details below the video clip. [Read more…]

Radio Round Up – April 25, 2008

Urban Hike Crafton

  • 3 hours of walking and talking history about Crafton
  • Home of the area’s only 24 hour donut shop and childhood home of Bill Cowher
  • FREE
  • Saturday, April 26 – Meet at the Sharp Edge Creek house at 1:30

More Hockey

  • Saturday, April 26, 3pm
  • The Pittsburgh Celebrity Hockey Team plays the Pittsburgh Pharoahs to benefit Muscualar Distrophy
  • Celebrity Hockey include former Steelers, Penguins, City Council Members, Larry Richert and more
  • Ice Castle Arena in Castle Shannon

All Art, All Night

  • 11th Annual Art All Night in Lawrenceville
  • Saturday 1-4 – Anyone and Everyone is welcome to drop off their art
  • Show opens at 6pm and runs until 2pm the next day
  • # 2 57th Street, former Roomful Express,
  • FREE for everyone

The Big Lebowski on the Big Screen

  • Calling all Coenheads – 4 weeks of Coen brothers films
  • Sunday, April 27, 2008, 8pm at Regent Square Theater,