Help me build a Pittsburgh Summer List

I am having a hard time getting my brain around the fact that summer is here.  I have been out of town for much of may – and it seems like spring just merged into summer. I have also been inspired by reading some other works and I am thinking about a little blogging challenge […]

Meet Your Farmer Happy Hour – June 13


One of the things city dwellers haven’t thought much about for years is where  our food comes from.  A few years ago I would have answered that question with the Giant Eagle or back in the day The Food Gallery – does anyone else remember that grocery store – it was located where the Shadyside […]

Infographic – Why Buy Local?


One of the things I mentioned in the post about KayaFest – was supporting local businesses like the BigBurrito restaurants because they support good things in Pittsburgh. Thank you to my friend Tara (who runs Daffodil Vintage – an online vintage shop that is based here in Pittsburgh) for sending me this infographic on buying […]

Nonprofit Laws You Should Know


Thought this would be of interest to some of our readers who are interested in non-profits and how they work.  The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network is hosting a workshop on nonprofit laws. YNPN Pittsburgh Presents: Nonprofit Laws You Should Know REGISTER NOW!May 25, 2011; 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Allegheny HYP Club, 619 William Penn Place, […]

The Best Fest of All The Rest – KayaFest


With Memorial Day weekend a few days away – we are entering one of the best times of year here in Pittsburgh – summer time also means neighborhood festival time.  Pittsburgh celebrates neighborhoods and cultures like no other place – there will be weekend after weekend of amazing free activities, music and ethnic food.  The […]