Blogging Batman In The Burgh

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Batman is here, in case you missed it, or maybe you are reading this blog post from another city - the next batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises" is being filmed in Pittsburgh for the next few weeks.  Lots of photos and info are being shared online.  We have set up a Tumblr blog and Twitter  to try to track all of the info.  Check out Batman'at and follow @batmanat on Twitter. Have a photo to share? Submit batman photos and news here. Are you a Tumblr user? If you want to help us with the … [Read more...]

The Beginning of a Bookstore

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You may have noticed a post here on I<3PGH a few weeks ago about the East End Book Exchange.  Book lover and occasional I<3PGH blogger Lesley Rains is exploring the idea of setting up a used book store here in Pittsburgh. This is hopefully good news for Pittsburgh.  Not so long ago, there were many a book shop to be found in the east end... Sq. Hill Bookshop (which is now Massage Envy on Forbes) Atlantic Booksellers (also on Forbes ave - but I am not sure what is there … [Read more...]

Run, Bike, Swim Through This Weekend of Fun

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Here is a run down of our weekend top picks that we shared on WDVE this morning.  Lots of great ways to beat the heat and celebrate the end of July. Party like its 1986 - Penn Brewey Celebrates their 25th Birthday 80's party weekend at Penn Brewery Friday - DJ Zombo Saturday - Velveeta Seven Springs Rib and Wing Festival Friday, July 29-Sunday, July 31 $7 for adults, free for kids music all weekend - Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers, Pop Rocks, Good Brother Earl, … [Read more...]

Party Like Its 1986

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Penn Brewery is celebrating their 25th birthday with an 80's bash.  Bring back your big hair and rewind your wardrobe to celebrate with Penn Brewery. Friday, July 29, 2011, 7pm-Midnight - DJ Zombo Saturday, July 30, 2011, 7pm-11pm - Velveeta (how can you not like a band whose url is http://www.80scheese.com/) Here is a fun fact about the place from the Penn Brewery Wikipedia page - the brew pub opened in 1989 and Sophie Masloff tapped the first keg. … [Read more...]