This Weekend in Pittsburgh – Mmm Bop, Bocce and Gene Kelly's Birthday (Radio Round Up Aug. 20, 2010)

Image by calebwilkerson via Flickr Here is the list of things we talked about on WDVE this morning. You can hear our weekend list most Friday mornings at 6:45 on 102.5FM. Mmm Bop in the Burgh Hanson @ Carnegie Music Hall Friday, August 20, 2010 - 7:30pm Flock of Cycles Monthly bike ride around the burgh Meet at Dippy the Dinosaur in front of the museum in Oakland Everyone is welcome - easy flat ride for those that are new to cycling in the city Ribs on the River with Donnie … [Read more...]

Stanton Heights Neighborhood Yard Sale

Image via Wikipedia First ever Stanton Heights Neighborhood wide yard sale! Over 40 families will be opening up their garages and bringing their stuff out to sell. Saturday, August 21, 2010, 8am-2pm Where: Stanton Heights ... conveniently nestled between Morningside and Lawrenceville You can be a fan of Stanton Heights on Facebook here and check out the Stanton Heights Neighborhood Association blog here. Here is a map of all of the homes who will be participating in the yard sale on … [Read more...]

Links Worth a Look – August 19th

Here are some links/articles/blog posts that are worth a look: 140 lbs of Bacon - Pittsburgh’s 2010 Bacon Bash Recap from Mr. Baconpants - If you missed the 2010 Bacon Bash - you can see photos and videos of all of the bacon fun at MrBaconPants.com. Over 100 people attended the event and over 140 lbs of bacon was consumed. Follow IheartPGH on Twitter - we share more links there almost daily! … [Read more...]

Celebrate Gene Kelly's Birthday!

Image via Wikipedia Another fun Pittsburgh trivia fact is that Gene Kelly - the iconic American actor, dancer and singer in the rain - was born in the Highland Park neighborhood of Pittsburgh.  The Kelly-Strayhorn Theater in East Liberty is named after Gene Kelly and Billy Strayhorn (another Pittsburgher who is best known for collaborating with Duke Ellington). The Kelly-Strayhorn Theater opened in East Liberty in 1914 as the Regent Theater and has had many different roles through out the … [Read more...]