Please welcome two new authors to IheartPGH – Wendy and Lance will be writing about theater in Pittsburgh. And I apologize for taking so long to get this posted – but you still have a few more days to catch The Monster in the Hall at the City Theater.
So, you may ask yourself, what are those two doing writing theater reviews? Well, long story short, we wanted to celebrate the Pittsburgh theater community that has fostered us lo these many years, and the editor of this fine blog supported the concept. (Thanks Lindsay, you’re the goods.)
First assignment: City… Read the rest
Say hello to Sarah! She has just moved to Pittsburgh from the west coast and will be blogging about discovering Pittsburgh
A recent misfortune that resulted in my getting lost for an hour around the West End Bridge led to a happy mistake: finding the California Taco Shop in Overbrook.
This place has been on my mind since I moved out here about two months ago from San Diego and it did not disappoint. And since I was the only person in the joint, I chatted with the owner, Gustavo, who’s also a fellow (former) San Diegan.
Gustavo opened the… Read the rest
I have been working on this for the past year and I am excited to share this with you. I don’t think I have shared much about this project here on IheartPGH yet, I wanted to get the first version of the website working. We still have alot more work to do on this – she is in need of a facelift but the site is functional. I am eager to introduce you to BlogLocal.
BlogLocal is literally a map of local blogs, in the future you will also be able to sort and view blogs by topic as well. … Read the rest
If you would like to compete against fellow IheartPGH readers and basketball lovers – please enter your bracket in to the 2012 IheartPGH bracket challenge. We moved over to Yahoo sports this year – the Yahoo site seems to be much easier to use.
March Madness kicks off right here in Pittsburgh this year with some of the games being held at the Consol Energy Center. Tickets for these games are sold out but you can watch online. Wednesday practices are free to attend. A detailed schedule of practices and parking info is available here.
Round 2: Thursday, March 15… Read the rest
The Western PA Orienteering Club sent us an email about the upcoming scavenger hunt at Raccoon Creek State Park on March 25. I know there are quite a of our readers who have participated in previous scavenger hunts, the Urban Hike folks organize one every fall. This looks like a neat way to check out Raccoon Creek state park and patricipate in a scavenger hunt. Raccoongaine III is limited to 150 entries – according to the facebook group for the event – 115 have registered thus far so there is still room to enter.
In a rogaine-style format, individuals or… Read the rest