Hello Donny Showtunes Sing-A-Long – March 21st

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A group of enthusiast karaoke singers and showtunes lovers has been working hard to make this event a reality.  If you love singing showtunes - then you are going to want to save the date for March 21st!   Hello Donny Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 9:30pm Theater Square, 655 Penn Avenue From the organizer... Tired of the Cellblock Tango? Longing for the Heaven Hop? Just Can’t Help Loving that Man of Mine? We know It’s a Hard Knock Life. Well Good Morning Starshine – because things … [Read more...]

A Weekend of Comfort Food Events – BBQ, Chili, Mc & Cheese & More -

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Even if the weather outside isn't so frightful - we have hit the long winter slump.  But there is a weekend full of comfort food events from BBQ to Mac & Cheese to Chili to help you make it through.  Here is a round up of the events we shared on the WDVE morning show today. Two New BBQ Joints in the Burgh Union Pig & Chicken opens on Highland Ave YinzBurgh BBQ now open on Baum and Morewood Bistro to Go Culinary Open House - Learn to Cook German Food for Free Bistro to … [Read more...]

Two New BBQ Places in the Burgh

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Meat lovers rejoice! Not one, but TWO new BBQ places have opened in Pittsburgh. Kevin Sousa, who opened Salt of the Earth last year and Station Street Hot Dogs a few weeks ago - officially opened Union Pig & Chicken this eve.  Union Pig & Chicken is Located on Highland Avenue a few blocks from the intersection of Highland and Penn.  There is indoor seating, the menu is available online at www.UnionPGH.com.  They offer a selection of meats, sides, whiskey & burbon cocktails and … [Read more...]

Chili Cook-Off @ Mt. Lebanon Winterfest

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So we are in this sort of dreary slump of a Pittsburgh winter - football season has ended (and earlier than usual).  The weather is grey, not so cold, but not BBQ weather yet.  Pittsbughers have cabin fever.  I made the mistake of trying to stop at Trader Joe's last Saturday at 3:00pm.  The rest of Pittsburgh - eager to escape from their homes also decided to grocery shop at that time.  I made it through 1 aisle - saw an open cash register and made an escape.  But never feat Pittsburgh - we will … [Read more...]

Building Your Family Tree – History Center to offer FREE Workshops in on Researching African American and Jewish Family Histories

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Nowadays we can log on to ye olde Facebooks and keep tabs on our cousin and in many families Grandma and Grandpa are using the Facebooks to keep in touch.  But if you want to find out about previous generations - Facebook doesn't offer much.  Just the word Family Tree brings back memories of my mom helping me we a 2nd grad project.  She was determined to fill that piece of posterboard out correctly - probably because there was no other written location of the family history. The Heinz History … [Read more...]