The FedEx Ground Fan Zone outside of Consol Energy Center unveiled a new “big screen” last week for the Penguin’s 2013 Stanley Cup playoff run. Since 2008, “Mario’s TV” (officially dubbed the Trib Total Media “Big Screen”) has been a great chance for fans who don’t have the opportunity to experience playoff hockey to come together, get rowdy, and support the Pens. It’s become a playoffs staple, and a great Pittsburgh tradition the past 5 years.
And now there’s even more to be excited about as the new screen is 11′ wider 6′ taller than before and boosts a high-resolution… Read the rest
Treading Art has been putting together an amazing list of weekend events around Pittsburgh. Each week we will highlight one of those events here on IheartPGH and link you back over to Treading Art’s weekly events post.
This weeks Treader’s Choice event:
Opening Reception: Sweet Mortality
Saturday, June 1st
Self-taught mixed media sculptor Scott Hove, behind “Cakeland” in Oakland, CA, comes to Pittsburgh with his frosted-cakelike assault-weaponry creations.
The Gallery 4 @ 206 S Highland Ave – Shadyside
7-11pm // FREE
Click here to see all of the Weekend Treadings for May 30th- June 2nd, 2013… Read the rest
This is quite the story of three local organizations supporting, networking, and helping each other out. It starts with Awesome Pittsburgh, a chapter of the Awesome Foundation which helps grant people, groups, or organizations catch-free money to help them put their brilliant ideas into action. Every month a new winner is announced. Awesome Pittsburgh wants “to hear your best ideas for making the Pittsburgh region stand out in the global economy, for connecting our communities, for celebrating art or technology, for making the community a better place to live, work, and play, or for simply surprising and delighting your fellow… Read the rest
internship (Photo credit: Sean MacEntee)
Are you from the Pittsburgh area, and love it? Are you interested in writing/blogging, social media, photography and other multimedia tools and using them in a way to connect people in the Pittsburgh area and share what’s happening in the city? Come contribute to IheartPGH and make this summer the opportunity you want it to be by providing fresh ideas to IheartPGH and BlogLocal.
Here is some more detail about what we are looking for from Writers, Designers and Developers:
Writers: We’re looking for contributors to join the team that are enthusiastic about Pittsburgh and… Read the rest
This Saturday, June 1, Penn Brewery will host the 17th annual PA Microbrewers’ Fest. The beer fest will be held over two, three hour sessions from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will feature around 30 local brewers as well as live performances by the Flow Band and Big Leg Emma along with a food tent featuring Penn Brew food favorites like pulled pork sandwiches, grilled sausages, and hot kraut.
Tickets are $45 each and can be purchased here or at the door on Saturday. If ordered online tickets must be picked up at… Read the rest