Are Your Ready to Vote? Polling Place Locator


Image by Theresa Thompson via Flickr Tuesday, November 2, 2010 is election day in Pennsylvania. On the ballot this Tuesday - Governor, Senate, Congress, State House and State Senate For more information on the candidates check out the League of Women Voters Guide to the 2010 Elections Need to know where to vote? Just enter your address below. Thanks to the New Organizing Institute - an awesome non profit organization focused on using technology in civic engagement - for the heads up on the … [Read more...]

Arbor Aid – Taking Care of Pittsburgh's Trees


I know this is short notice for an event but I wanted to highlight this event and the organization that it supports.  Arbor Aid is the annual fundraiser for Friends of the Pittsburgh Urban Forest - which is an amazing group that has been working to preserve, protect and plant new trees in Pittsburgh. You may have noticed that Pittsburgh continues to be ranked highly on list of places to live and one of the many reasons that Pittsburgh is getting high scores for liveability is the green space in … [Read more...]

The List of Halloween Parties in Pittsburgh

Update 10/24/2014: We've updated this post for 2014! Click here for for our 2014 List of Halloween Parties in Pittsburgh! ======================================== Looking for an excuse to put on a costume this weekend? Check out some of these Halloween parties happening around town this weekend. MadMex Robinson Halloween Party Saturday, 9pm-2am, $10 at the door includes snacks, $6 Margaritas all day.  Call 412-494-5656 to reserve your spot (this event sold out last … [Read more...]

Where is the Best Bar to Watch the Steeler Game in Pittsburgh?


Image by Rebecca Williamson via Flickr I have been asked this question more than once and I just don't have a great answer.  There are lots of bars in Pittsburgh and if they have a TV, you can pretty much bet you can watch the game there. But, there are alot of factors that go into making it a great game day location - the menu, the beer selection, the crowd - I know it was standing room only at Buffalo Blues last Sunday as the crowd was literally spilling out on the the street. I just got an … [Read more...]

Food N'at – Some delicious things happening in the Pittsburgh dining scene


Image by nickwheeleroz via Flickr There are some delicious things happening in the Pittsburgh dining scene... E2 is now open for dinner. The folks from Enrico Biscotti opened E2 last spring.  Located on Bryan Avenue in Highland Park - E2 was just serving brunch. They have now expanded to offer dinner on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.  E2 is BYOB. … [Read more...]