Pittsburgh Holiday YouTube Fun


Image by richeditor via Flickr I am sorry I didn't get to post this before Christmas but the Eat N  Park star commercial is a classic - so we can still enjoy it after Christmas too. (I love that EatNPark continues to air this commercial each holiday season - read more about the commercial and lots of other smiley things on the EatNPark Blog here). And here is another holiday video that is sure to bring some joy (and I believe it was filmed here in Pittsburgh too!) what is sure to become a … [Read more...]

WYEP Holiday Hootenannny this Thursday!


I started out with a lot of clever openings to this post ... and then I decided to look up the exact definition of 'hootenanny.'  The first definition is exactly what you envision, (n.) "a social gathering or informal concert featuring folk singing and, sometimes, dancing."  However, an older use of the word hootenanny is in fact a 'thingumbob.'  If I was going to a thingumbob on Thursday night I figured I should find out what it was.  And there it was... the definition of thingamabob, according … [Read more...]

I Made It and Handmade Arcade Gifts Ideas


Image by madflowr via Flickr A few weeks ago I had the great fortune to meet some of the folks who work at ModCloth, an online retailer of fabulous fashions that is based here in Pittsburgh.  One of the cool tools I learned about is Polyvore - which is a website that lets you "clip" your favorite items and group them into sets to share on your blog, Facebook and Twitter.   I have been having some fun creating sets of items for Spreadshirt so I thought I would do the same for IheartPGH too. (I … [Read more...]

Radio Round Up – December 11, 2009

yikes!  sorry I didn't get to post this on Friday morning -  but all of these events are for Saturday! Santarchy 2009 Holiday Bar Crawl Must wear a santa suit Meet outside of Cheesecake Factory in South Side Works at 2pm on Sat. Handmade Arcade Sat. Dec 12 Hunt Armory in Shadyside Awesome handmade items from crafters near and far, tasty food and fun times The Goodie Truck Holiday Party Help get the truck back on the road Sat. Dec. 12, 9pm-1am, $10 at the door 300 Saline St, … [Read more...]