I am going to the Quilt Show to see the Pittsburgh Friendship Quilt


Well, here is an event I never thought I would think about attending but I am actually looking forward to this Quilt Show. While Quilt Shows aren't one of my normal weekend hangouts, I am often looking for unusual events to check out. This is what caught my eye: There will be a MUST-SEE SPECIAL DISPLAY of the Buhl Science Center's PITTSBURGH FRIENDSHIP QUILT, that was in storage since 1989. The quilt is made of more than 32,000 squares signed by National and Local Political Figures, including … [Read more...]

Pictures from the Water Balloon Fight

I really didn't know what to expect when I agreed to volunteer at the Market Square Water Balloon Fight. It was an awesome afternoon - there had been a group of volunteers who spent all day filling water balloons. When I arrived around 3, a crowd had formed and was enjoying the music of Joy Ike (Joy is fan of IheartPGH and it was great to hear her preform). Omar-Abdul took over as DJ to get the crowd pumped up. I am not just saying this because I Omar-Abdul is a friend, he is one of the … [Read more...]

Live from the donut eating competition

Live from the donut eating competition Originally uploaded by IheartPGH (Click here to see more pictures...) I am in market square for the donut eating contest. This is a picture from round 1. The top competitor has consumed 16 donut holes in the 1 minute. Over 30 people have signed up to compete. I am posting other pictures on flickr - click on the above picture to see more. Rumor has is the the number 6 competitive eater in the world is competing this evening. … [Read more...]

Radio Round Up – July 25, 2008

Friday: Red Dress Run The Hash House Harriers, Pittsburgh's drinking club with a running problem, are running in red dresses to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Donut Easting Contest Part of PUMP's Stay and Play Friday's in Market Square - eat donuts, win prizes You must preregister for the contest Saturday: North Side Celebration in the Park Noon-5pm Car Cruise with the Rodfathers of Butler Treasure Hunt for the Kids - "Where's Allegheny City" Crafts, Music and Food Market … [Read more...]

Running in A Red Dress

The Hash Hound Harriers, Pittsburgh's Drinking Club with a Running Problem are back in RED.  Friday, July 25th, 2008 is their Red Dress Run.  Yep they will be running around town in red dresses - Men and Women, in red dresses.   Check out my post on one of their past runs for a definition of a hash run . Friday July 25th at 6:30pm Gene's Last Chance (in the Strip) 2533 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Donation to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society - $11 Bring money for trail. Start shopping for your … [Read more...]