Last week we wanted to know what you love about Pittsburgh and took nominations for our first ever #UheartPGH. Now it is time to vote! Below we have listed the nominees and the polls for you to vote for what you think is Pittsburgh’s best.
Voting ends Friday August 9th. Winners will then be announce and profiled next week.
Best Happy Hour Draft Special
Church Brew Works
– Located in Lawrenceville, ½ off drafts from 4:30 to 6:30 Monday through Friday.
– Near the Southside Works, their special boasts $3 drafts from 5 to 7 and 9 to… Read the rest
These ConenctCard machines can be found at all T Stations and at the major stops along the East and West Busways. Use them to add passes or value to your card.
Port Authority of Allegheny County has begun its transition of using ConnectCards for 10-trip, weekly, monthly, and yearly passes, as well as stored value. As a college student, intern, and part-time captive to the restaurant service industry, I have become a frequent user of public transportation here in Pittsburgh. And while I definitely find the ConnectCard to have its share of hiccups, it is definitely a step in the… Read the rest
Knit the Bridge has been mapping out all of its participants.
Knit the Bridge has been hard at work prepping to yarn bomb the Andy Warhol Bridge starting August 10th until September 8th. According to their website, “Knit the Bridge is a vision for a grassroots, community-led arts project that would bring the many diverse communities of Pittsburgh and Southwestern Pennsylvania together to create a large-scale, aesthetically stunning, fiberarts installation on a bridge in downtown Pittsburgh.”
As of right now, Pittsburgh neighborhoods are at 80% participation and Allegheny County’s municipalities are at 82%. KTB wants 100% participation in both of… Read the rest
Whether you are someone who just moved to the ‘Burgh, a first year student at one of the city’s colleges or universities, just visiting for a day, or your car broke down and the bus is your last resort, here are a couple of things to know to handle your Port Authority of Allegheny County experience like a pro.
The Bus Stop and Boarding
A typical bus stop sign in Allegheny County. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
To makes sure you are at the right stop, each stop can be identified by the blue sign that says “Bus Stop”. Under most of… Read the rest