If you want to learn more about social media then this is the weekend for you.
This Saturday and Sunday is the 7th Annual Podcamp Pittsburgh – a free unconference where social media experts from Pittsburgh and beyond will be offering presentations and panel discussions on all things social media. There are lots of sesssions for every level. If you have been looking to learn more about how to use blogging, Facebook, Twitter, podcasts and a host of other tools to get better connected on the internet – then Podcamp is for you.
Podcamp starts Friday night with a happy… Read the rest
One of the Pittsburgh non-profits that has been doing what they do to make Pittsburgh a better place is the Sprout Fund – think of it as a Pittsburgh Kickstarter, before Kickstarter ever existed. The Sprout Fund has been making small grants to people/organizations with ideas for projects to make Pittsburgh a better place to live.
The Sprout Fund started with the Seed Award Program back in 2001 – in the past 11 years various Seed Awards have helped to launch many projects that are continuing to serve Pittsburgh today – Bike Pittsburgh, GTECH and Handmade Arcade all got started… Read the rest
This was sent to us by one of the organizers – not only do they have one fine looking event flier but they have put together a really neat event that shows off Pittsburgh and supports the Greater Pittsburgh Community Foodbank.
Bring your donations for the food bank and meet at the The Pump House (880 E. Waterfront Dr. Munhall, PA) then the group will hop on the bike trail and ride to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank in Duquesne.
The ride is suitable for all levels of cyclists.
The food bank is most in need of:
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Each year the folks who plan all of the Urban Hikes end the season with a huge scavenger hunt around a Pittbsurgh neighborhood. I have competed in the past – it is tricky, educational and a ton of fun all at once. There are some serious competitiors and lots of folks who are just there to explore a new neighborhood.
Previous UH Scavenger Hunts have visited East Liberty, Squirell Hill, Lawrenceville and Bloomfield. The 2012 Urban Hike Scavenger Hunt will be tackling the neighborhood of Regent Square. This is a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon – plan for… Read the rest
Hello Pittsburgh, wipe those post Steelers game tears of your face – because there is a whole weekend of perfect fall events to take your mind off last nights losses. From fall festivals to classic movies (Singing in the Rain, Office Space & Friday the 13th) to a Food Truck Rally – there are plenty of ways to enjoy what looks to be a perfect fall weekend.
Even if you can’t make to the Food Truck Rally on Sunday – please keep an eye on PghMobileFood.com and follow @PGHMobileFood on Twitter. A group of Pittsburgh businesses owners is working very… Read the rest