Since the election in November there has been a tremendous amount of community engagement and a stunning amount of fundraising for specific issues and causes. I know many people who have quit Facebook cold turkey because the posts have become too much. Like many people I have a love/hate relationship with Facebook. But I must have a magic algorithm on my Facebook feed, most days when I browse over to Facebook, my feed is filled with people in Pittsburgh and all over the country working on community projects.
There are a lot of folks who have been doing things to… Read the rest
Every so often, I post something on the IheartPGH Facebook page that seems to strike a Pittsburgh nerve. The last hyper-popular post that I can remember was about the chipped ham pink nail polish. I know that there are many of you who aren’t Facebook users so I am reposting this little nugget of Pittsburgh love here for all to enjoy.
Photo credit: Breaking Burgh
Each Friday, there is a post in the Pittsburgh Bloggers Facebook group where folks share links to what they have written over the past week. Last Friday, in honor of Valentine’s Day, Breaking Burgh shared… Read the rest
So according to our trusty blog stats, the popular posts this week are the Valentine’s events posts we have published in years past (here, here and here). Since there are more than a few Pittsburghers who are still trying to figure out how to impress their sweethearts. So we’ve put together this is of Valentine’s Day events, classes and workshops happening around town. From new wineries to places to wear your finery, from running around in your underwear to classes to make things to wear, there is something that should impress even the coldest of hearts.
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Most Monday nights, Wigle Whiskey hosts Batnam Nights, where they open their tasting room to a different Pittsburgh area non-profit and donate a portion of the proceeds to the organization. This Monday night the Batnam night will be a Valentine’s trivia night to benefit a local historic preservation effort.
On Monday, February 13, 2017, Friends of Albright is hosting a special trivia night at Wigle Whiskey in the strip district – Big Heart Trivia. Friends of Albright, which I helped to establish in 2014, is a group of community members that has been working to preserve and re-purpose the Albright… Read the rest
For a neighborhood that is home to a population of guaranteed coffee drinkers, Oakland has 3 universities and a handful of hospitals, there has been a lack of coffee shops especially since the Pete’s Coffee closed a few years ago.
Redhawk Coffee which launched a coffee truck last year now has a storefront at 120 Meyran in Oakland. Thank you for Natrona Bottling for sharing this snapshot on Instagram. The shop opened in January and is just a popup location through March. You can read more about Redhawk coffee’s Oakland location in the Pitt News here.
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