Weekend Events – Tar & Feathering, Beach Party, Rusted Root and Lots More

Allegheny County Music Festival 2012 with Rusted Root

Another perfect August weekend in Pittsburgh.  We hope you will use Yinztagram to share your photos of how you are enjoying these last few weeks of summer in Pittsburgh.  (If you are asking "what's Yinztagram?" right now you are missing out, or shall we say 'aht - click here to read up on the app for putting more Pittsburgh in your photos.) Here is a list of the events we shared on WDVE this morning.  There are lots of great ways to celebrate in Pittsburgh this weekend - kick off the weekend … [Read more...]

Add a Little Rick Sebak to Your Photos with Yinztagram


If you follow @IheartPGH on twitter - you know that I am a devoted Blackberry user.  I am constantly being asked why I use such a device when I could just "get an iphone."   I am loyal to the Blackberry. Until this week - something happened - that may be the reason I need to get an iphone - it is for the sake of all things Pittsburgh. Meet the app that may make me break up with my Blackberry (I might say that my relationship has been one of the longest and best of my life) - … [Read more...]

Let’s Get Tarred and Feathered


I am embarrased that I have not posted more about Wigle Whiskey here on IheartPGH.  Earlier this summer, the folks who own Wigle helped me to plan a tour and tasting of their fine facility as a going away party for a friend.  This was a tall order - I wanted the going away festivities to be something that would make my friend really want to stay in Pittsburgh.  Meredith, of of the family members that owns and operates Wigle, went above and beyond - the tour was fun, funny and educational - and a … [Read more...]

Sign Up to GrubWithUs on Thursday!


Earlier this year we were happy to host the first ever GrubWithUs dinner in Pittsburgh - we had a great dinner and met some great Pittsburghers - including Debbie Hardin who had just moved to Pittbsburgh. GrubWithUs is a website that plans family style dinners - you sign up online, pay a flat fee for food and gratuity, they pick the restaurant, you show up to eat a meal and meet some new folks. Debbie and I have decided it is time for another GrubWithUs dinner.  If you are looking for … [Read more...]

Vulture Fun for the Whole Family


Yep.  That is supposed to say vultures.  Now that the olympics are over - I know everyone has turned their attention to the I know everyone is thinking about shark week.  The National Aviary wants to remind you about another important member of our eco-system... vultures. The National Aviary is hosting a special program this weekend - the Value of Vultures. With paid general admission, visitors to the Aviary will be able to participate in a variety of fun vulture-themed activities for all … [Read more...]