Random Acts of Pittsburgh Kindness

Here are a few links and websites I wanted to share because Pittsburghers are nice people and a few clicks or dollars can go along way. First, I want to start by linking to this post on BikePGH - R.I.P. William Thomas, kid’s bike mechanic extraordinaire - this is a really nice post about a really nice Pittsburgher who donated his time to fixing bikes for kids. Just Vote to Help a Greenburg Family win a $10,000 Family Room Makeover I have posted about this on twitter but I wanted to give one … [Read more...]

Radio Round Up – July 31, 2009 – Talking Pierogi


Image by brianbutko via Flickr Return of the Living Dead Friday @ 10pm Saturday @ Midnight The Oaks Theater in Oakmont Waffle Shop Guest Host Challenge Saturday, August 1 at the Waffleshop Corner of Baum and Highland in East Liberty Konopalooza YMCA Camp Kon-o-Kwee FREE Family Festival Saturday August 1pm-9pm Camp Activities - Zip line! Live Music All Day from great performers like Grushecky and the Houserockers and more Reservoir of Jazz Free Every Sunday in August at … [Read more...]

The 48 Hour Film Project: Pittsburgh – August 7


via 48hourfilm.com The 48 Hour Film Project is happening in Pittsburgh and 80 other cities this summer. Teams of filmmakers get together and have just 48 hours to make a short film. You can still register to participate. The project kick off is on August 7 and screenings will be the following week. Check out the 48 Hour Film Project website to see some of the previous films from Pittsburgh. Some other local bloggers talking about the 48 Hour Film Project - Bittersweet Harvest, Venango-go, … [Read more...]

Friday and Saturday at The Oaks Theater : Return of the Living Dead


via theoakstheater.com For the horror and comedy fans in Pittsburgh - The Oaks Theater will be showing Return of the Living Dead on Friday, July 31, 2009 @ 10pm and Saturday, August 1, 2009 @ Midnight. What if Night of the Living Dead actually happened? And the government DID try to cover up a zombie outbreak, and then allow a movie studio to make a film about it? AND, what if during the clean-up of said film some of the zombies were taken to the wrong place and accidentally unleashed on an … [Read more...]

Reservoir of Jazz @ the Highland Park Reservoir – Every Sunday in August


Image by michaelgoodin (scarce for a few days) via Flickr Another great FREE activity for your Sunday evenings. There is a great dedicated community group, I should say groups in Highland Park and the park and the surrounding areas just keep getting better. Enrico's Tazzo D'Oro is just a few blocks from the park and rumor has it that Point Brugge will be opening a second location in Highland Park in the near future.  Sundays in August 5-7pm. Reservoir of Jazz Highland Avenue and … [Read more...]