Arbor Aid is an annual fundraiser for Tree Pittsburgh, an environmental non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the City’s vitality by restoring and protecting City trees. This fundraiser has grown over the years into one of Fall’s more fun and unqiue events. Art made from salvaged wood is exhibited, food and drink is plentiful, and entertainment this year is provided by Pairdown, and the Armadillos. And the folks at Tree Pittsburgh know that to make it a true Pittsburgh celebration you need to include an epic Cookie Table … and a Hug a Tree Photo Booth. So strap on your dancing… Read the rest
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For those of you looking for a way to celebrate Halloween while getting some exercise – think of it as canceling out the candy – or you really love bicycles and beer – this is the event for you. Its time for the annual Reverse Keg Ride.
What is a Reverse Keg Ride?
A few years ago, End End Brewing decided that the best way to get the first keg of Pedal Pale Ale to the bar was by bike. And thus the keg ride was born. And each year a few more people decided… Read the rest
One of the questions we are often asked is “is there anything fun to do for 4th of July/Labor Day/Halloween/President’s Day in Pittsburgh?” Well, we may never have a good answer for how to celebrate President’s Day but we do have some answers for Halloween. This year there are a TON of great ways to celebrate Halloween.
The fun loving folks from Mad Mex are putting together a big bad Halloween party for Monday, October 31st – at the new, super large and super great Mad Mex Location in Shadyside. $20 gets you in the door and includes snacks a… Read the rest
Yes, its true the Carneige Science Center has a laser show set to Lady Gaga, appropriately named Laser Gaga. In honor of Halloween and all things lady Gaga – the Science Center is hosting a Laser Gaga Costume Contest – put on your best poker face and head down to the science center – there will be prizes for the best costumes.
Please note the fine print on this one – sorry folks – don’t wear meat to the science center:
While we encourage your costumes to be creative, they must be appropriate for a family-friendly establishment.
Costumes must NOT… Read the rest
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Jim Krenn RAW is a video podcast by Jim Krenn. In this video series is a kind of behind the scenes look at what happens in Pittsburgh when Jim isn’t on the radio. If you are new to Pittsburgh – these videos are a great way to learn about some of the things that are staples here in Pittsburgh. Start with this episode on the Primanti Brother’s sandwich. Just in time for Halloween Jim Krenn checks out one of the Haunted Pittsburgh Tours.
Sean Collier has been running Haunted Pittsburgh Tours since 2008. Tours… Read the rest