Image by lil moe72 via FlickrOne of the easiest ways to support Pittsburgh is to spend your money locally. One of my hopes for this blog is to connect more people to the local businesses here in Pittsburgh. With the start of the holiday season, I can’t believe it is already the holiday season – I tried to ignore the robotic Santa Claus that started singing at Costco before Halloween was even here. But after stopping by the Shady Side Presbyterian Church Bazaar last weekend, I can no longer pretend that the Holiday Shopping Season is weeks away.
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Homemade Ho Hos, originally uploaded by IheartPGH.
I was finishing lunch with Friend of IheartPGH who suggested that we check out the newest coffee shop on the south side. Big Dog Coffee is located on Sarah street near the South Side works. This place is beautiful – the counter is an old wooden antique, bright walls, comfortable seats (I am sitting in a rocking chair as I write this), there is a patio for outside seating when the weather is a bit warmer. The main room has a lovely fire place – if IheartPGH was a podcast I would be… Read the rest
Image via WikipediaTweet Up at the Matress Factory
To kick off their newest exhibit which looks at the effects of all of this digital communication, the Mattress Factory is inviting all people who use facebook, twitter, blog and anything else that your friends call geeky to the Mattress Factory.
Friday, November 14, 8-10pm – Sign up here and get into the event for free.
hosted by Pittsburgh Rugby Club to raise money for PLEA, an organization that helps families with children who have developmental challenges
November 14, 2008, 6-9pm at Saddle Ridge in Station Square
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Lawrenceville, PA has everything I love about Pittsburgh right in a row. Cupcakes at Dozen, pizza at Piccolo Forno, vintage gems at the several thrift shops and great art in a collection of galleries. I lunched at a new eatery today, Coca Café and can safely say it is one of my favorite restaurants in the city. Just a few doors down from Piccolo, Coca Café sits comfortably on the corner with a trendy red and blue paint job. The specials were written on the sign outside and my eye went directly to the pumpkin bisque, YUM! The eclectic chairs… Read the rest
For this month’s Tweet Up, we have joined forces with the Mattress Factory. Jeffrey Inscho has been instrumental in planning a Social Media Meet Up in conjunction with the opening reception for the MF‘s newest exhibit, PREDRIVE: After Technology. In order to become part of this event you will need to register here. Join us on Friday the 14th. from 8-10 pm to enjoy free beer, wine and apps as well as great art and good conversation. If you want more information check out Pittsburgh’s Tweet Up page and if you aren’t already following the Mattress Factory on Twitter, you… Read the rest