This Week In Pittsburgh (Jan 28 – Feb 3)


After a week off, here's your list of things to do this week. My calendar is a little thin at the moment, but feel free to post a comment and I'll update the post!   Shift Change Wednesday 6p, Free Big Idea Bookstore, Bloomfield This 2012 documentary film tells the little known stories of employee-owned businesses that compete successfully in today’s economy while providing secure, dignified jobs in democratic workplaces. After the movie, there will be informal discussion about … [Read more...]

Pitt-Starter: FLIPSTAND for iPad


Occasionally we like to feature some Pittsburgh related Kickstarter projects here on the blog.  This one caught our eye because it was designed by the folks who own 21st Street Coffee and created the FLIPSTAND for use in their shops.  We know a few others local businesses that use an Ipad to process credit cards and could use something like the FLIPSTAND to keep their iPads from walking out the door. There are 4 days left to support this project - so if you think this is a nifty idea - make … [Read more...]

Our New Yinz Resolutions – Better Late Than Never


A belated happy new year!  I know - I am a little late with the new years resolution post.  Better late than never.  Back in November - I started making a list of all sorts of things that IheartPGH could be covering.  I have used the first few weeks of the year to refine this list and to plan out a few things for the coming year.  I started writing this post the first week of January - but it seems even more important to share this list now that the excitement of the holidays is starting to wear … [Read more...]

WebKite’s Founder Takes A Look at the State of StartUps in Pittsburgh


The following is a guest post from Eric Silver who is the founder of the Pittsburgh based company WebKite.  I have crossed paths with Eric a few times over the past couple of years - coincidentally I think I may have first been introduced to him at Bacon Night at the Harris Grill (All good things on this blog related back to bacon night).  Over the past few months I have been learning more about WebKite and how to use their tools to build some more great and Pittsburghy features for IheartPGH. … [Read more...]