Night of the Living Dead Fest


Image via WikipediaOne of my favorite fun facts about living in Pittsburgh is that homewood cemetery is the location that Night of the Living Dead was filled.  Well, after learning about this event - I realized that I have been misinformed.  Regardless, Pittsburgh is still the birth place of this horror film and it is something to be celebrated, even if the scenes were filmed in Evans City. So head on up to Evans City to celebrate the 40th Anniversary Celebration of the film Night of the Living … [Read more...]

Radio Round Up – October 31, 2008


Image by nouQraz via FlickrCoolspring Corn Maze 10 Acre maze carved into a corn field Day time fun for the family and open Friday and Saturday nights for a spooky experience Cartoon Factory: Scaring Up the Vote at the Warhol Museum Saturday and Sunday at the Warhol Draw political cartoons, make your own campaign buttons and t-shirts Hosted by Rob Rogers of the Post-Gazette Rotary East Pancake Breakfast Saturday at Eastminster Presbyterian Church Tree Planting Along East Liberty … [Read more...]

This Looks AMAZeing! Coolspring Corn Maze


Image by fotos via FlickrI caught a glimpse of this thing from the article in the Post-Gazette last Friday and I can't believe I didn't find it sooner. The Coolspring Corn Maze is a 10 acre maze of cornfields, which is impressive enough but the whole maze is in the shape of a stage coach. This field of fun is located near Mercer, PA it is probably about an hour and a half drive away from Pittsburgh. This year's theme is the Wild West, so that explains the stage coach and they … [Read more...]

Free Ben and Jerry's on Election Day


Bring your voting stub to Ben and Jerry's between 5-8pm on Nov. 4, 2008 and get a free scoop of ice cream. I think that the only Ben & Jerry's in Pittsburgh is in Sq. Hill on Forbes Ave. I guess it has been a while since I have been in Ben & Jerry's (probably because I am often seeking the ice cream at Oh Yeah!) - I didn't know Steven Colbert had his own flavor - Americone Dream. h/t Progress Pittsburgh … [Read more...]

Kidsburgh: deCARstruction


Image via WikipediaThis Saturday, the Children's Musuem will be taking apart a grand wagoneer and looking at creative ways to reuse the parts.  Happy Harry the Saturday Mechanic will be on hand to help deconstruct the car and see what's inside.  While I hate to see a grand wagoner go to waste, I think this sounds like a pretty neat exhibit for kids and adults. Sat, Nov 1, 10a.m. until 5p.m. Children's Museum of Pittsburgh 10 Children’s Way, Allegheny, North Side … [Read more...]