Zombies Save Pittsburgh – A Halloween Party for A Good Cause

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Can Zombies Save Pittsburgh?  With your help yes! (If you are just looking for details on the Zombie Halloween Party scroll to the bottom of the page - keep reading for details on how and why I think you should check out the party). For the past few holiday seasons, IheartPGH has joined with other bloggers to help a Pittsburgh non-profit - Community Human Services (CHS) - make sure that some of the less fortunate Pittsburghers have some holiday gifts.  I was happy to support this project and … [Read more...]

Raising the Jolly Roger

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I'll make this one quick. I don't have much time to mourn, because it's midterm week in the Bronx, and I have to get prepared. It's been 21 years since the Pittsburgh Pirates have had a winning season, let alone a playoff appearance. I won't spend much time listing all the things that have happened since then and now, but suffice it to say that it's been a long time coming. I wrote for IHeartPGH this summer, hoping to give a die-hard fan's perspective on the Pirates. I'll boil down my … [Read more...]

Treader’s Choice: DISCOVER PITTSBURGH

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[note]The Treading Art folks have put together an awesome series of events called Discover Pittsburgh.  The series kicks off this evening and runs through Monday.  If you haven't yet been to see the Maxo Vanka murals - this is a MUST DO!!!! - Lindsay [/note] Thursday Oct. 3rd -  DISCOVER PITTSBURGH: Pop-Up Lounge Join us for the kickoff of DISCOVER PITTSBURGH and  become enthralled by video installations from three local artists, oodle at handmade furniture (also of local origin), … [Read more...]

A Conversation About Gun Safety

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I know this is a bit of a detour from our usual postings about things to do in Pittsburgh.  But, I wanted to post about this event because I think the League of Women Voters is an important organizations that more people need to know about and because I think this is an important issue for cities.  Please take a moment to follow the League of Women Voters Pittsburgh on Facebook here. The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization - that means that they cannot advocate for any … [Read more...]