Links Worth a Look – July 30th

Here are some links/articles/blog posts that are worth a look:

  • Recipe – Chocolate Chip and Pecan Blondies from Burghilicious – These look amazing – click the link to check out the photos and get the recipe from Pittsburgh food blogger – Burghilicious.
  • Maki – Cool Tool for Working on Website Mock Ups – Congrats to Pittsburgh's bearded studios (located in East Liberty) – Smashing Magazine (blog about making pretty websites) featured Maki – a tool that bearded created to make it easier to look at website mock ups.
  • More Great Blogs from the Burgh! – Great round up of some more Pittsburgh blogs – food, beer, rivers – Pittsburghers are blogging their passions. Check out the profiles of 365 days/ 365 Beers, Brown Eyed Baker Blog , Table and Spoon and Today on the Allegheny River blog.

Follow IheartPGH on Twitter – we share more links there almost daily!

Free Festivals, Free Movies, Free Yo La Tengo Concert – Radio Round Up – July 30, 2010

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The Clarks @ The Fayette County Fair

  • Every Friday Nights at Salsa night at the Cabaret at Theater Square
  • 10-10:30 Salsa Lessons
  • 10:30-1:30 am Salsa Dancing
  • Friday, July 30 – Los Ciegos Del Barrio from NYC – literally translates to “the Blind Boys from the Hood.” Together since 1997, most of the band members are legally blind and perform Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cumbia, Reggaeton and Rock music in English and Spanish.
  • Learn more about Salsa dancing in Pittsburgh at SalsaPittsburgh.com

Social Media Share – How Do You Use Social Media for Your Business/Blog/Organization/Non-profit?

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Tomorrow I will be a panelist for one of the sessions at the Pittsburgh Craft Collective’s  The Business of Craft workshop.I am sitting here at my computer putting together some links and ideas on how I use social media – blogs, facebook, twitter – for IheartPGH and some of the other projects I manage for work.  I thought it might be interesting to have a conversation here in the comments about how other Pittsburgh groups, businesses, blogs, non-profits are using online tools.  [Read more…]

Blues, Pool Parties, Free Scuba Lessons, Vintage Car Racing – Radio Round Up – July 23, 2010

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Here is the list of things we talked abbout on WDVE this morning. You can hear our weekend picks most Friday mornings at 6:45 on 102.5FM.

Pittsburgh Blues Festival

  • Benefits Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank
  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday (July 23-25, 2010) @ Hartwood Acers
  • Friday is FREE with a donation of a bag of groceries to the Food Bank
  • Saturday + Sunday, July 24-25, 10am-4pm
  • Lessons take 45-60mins
  • Bring a towel, they will supply the wet suits
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  • Saturday, July 24, 2010 @ The Union Project
  • Day long workshop for anyone interested in starting/running a small business
  • Lots of info about using the web and social media to promote your business
  • Here is a chance to see where your food comes from
  • Saturday, July 24, 2010 10am-6pm
  • $10 per car load gets you in to visit 20+ farms in Western PA

STARPARTY2(Empty) Pool Parties – 2 Parties in the Leslie Park Swimming Pool, Lawrenceville

  • Surfs Up on Saturday, July 24, 6pm – $5  Music in the deep end of the pool – Enjoy the sounds of 1960s surf rock from DJ Zombo and other bands from Pittsburgh and Hunstville, Alabama
  • Deep Sky Star Party on Sunday, July 25, 8-11pm – telescopes, star gazing and star mappers from Google will be there showing you how to find those constellations you can’t ever seem to find again.

Links Worth a Look – July 21st

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