$5 Movies and More!


Do you know about $5.00 Bargain Monday at the South Side Works Cinema? You should! All day, every Monday, movie tickets to just about any film is $5. This includes new releases, so make sure you buy your tickets early to ensure your showing doesn't sell out. Some restrictions apply, for instance, Sony Pictures films are not eligible for Bargain Monday pricing for the first 14 days of the release. If you're hungry after the show and you'd like to stick with the theme of Bargain Monday, stroll … [Read more...]

A. B. C. Always Be Closing – Glengarry Glen Ross @ New Hazlett Theater

My apologies to the folks at Barebones Productions for not writing about this sooner - I have been looking forward to this play for a few months.  In college I read and reread this play for two, if not three different classes.  And as I have worked in more jobs and visited more real estate delevopments I continue to think of some of the lines from Glengarry Glen Ross. You still have 2 more chances to see Barebone's Productions Glengarry Glen Ross at the New Hazlett Theater on the North … [Read more...]

10th Annual "Joy of Cookies" Cookie Tour

Lawrenceville merchants will serve up tasty samples of cookies to visitors during the tenth annual Joy of Cookies Cookie Tour, Thursday December 3 through Sunday December 6, 2009, at participating stores along Butler Street, Penn Avenue, 43rd, 44th, and Hatfield Streets.  Become a fan on Facebook! Merchants invite visitors to experience the many fabulous, independently-owned shops, galleries, and boutiques that offer a range of unique, eclectic, and handcrafted treasures perfect for gift … [Read more...]

Eating Fresh and Local along the Penn Avenue Corridor


Everyone is surely thinking about food a lot more this week than usual. While planning your Thanksgiving feast, did you stop and think about eating fresh and local? This year for Thanksgiving, I'll be enjoying my first taste of a fresh and local turkey from Pound's Turkey Farm. I wouldn't have thought about a fresh and local turkey as an option for Thanksgiving if it wasn't for my partner in crime, Rob de la Cretaz, who decided to weed out processed foods from his diet and eat fresh and local … [Read more...]

Links Worth a Look – November 24th

Here are some links/articles/blog posts that are worth a look: Pittsburgh Chef, Sonja Flinn from Dinnette named one 40 chefs under 40 in the Country - Sonja Finn is the owner/chef at Dinette - which is located at the corner of Highland Ave and Centre Ave in East Liberty. Sonja has been named one of the top 40 chefs under 40 by the Mother Nature Network Fourth Annual Vodka & Latke Party! - Shalom Pittsburgh hosts their annual Vodka & Latke party on December 5, 2009 at the Shadow … [Read more...]