UPDATE 8/13/2019 – Visit Very Local Pittsburgh for an updated guide to the Duquesne Incline Museum.
I have been saving this post about the Duquesne Incline for May 20. Today is the actual birthday of the Duquesne Incline, 140 years ago (May 20, 1877) the Duquesne Incline opened to the public. The Duquesne Incline as well as the Monongahela Incline are both still operate daily. Riding the incline and viewing Pittsburgh from Mt. Washington are staples on things to do when you visit Pittsburgh lists the incline image is one that is frequently featured in Pittsburgh photos.
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The old Allegheny County Jail building sits are the corner of 5th and Ross Streets was designed by architect H. H. Richardson. This jail and was part of a larger complex designed by Richardson and built between 1884 and 1886. In 1995, Allegheny County built a new jail, (the one over by the Allegheny River that you have probably biked past on the Eliza Furnace trail, which most Pittsburghers refer to as “the jail trail”). After the new jail was built, the old Allegheny County jail was converted to house the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Family Division.
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Tuesday – Sunday
Heinz Hall, Cultural District
An all-new musical based on Green Day’s Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album.
More info/tickets: http://culturaldistrict.org/venues/heinz-hall
Night Of The Living Dead
Senator John Heinz History Center, Strip District
This classic, locally-made 1968 horror movie is the terrifying take of a group of people trapped in a rural farmhouse who are attacked by unnamed “living dead” monsters. Ghostly attire is encouraged but not required.
More info: (412) 454-6000
Manor At Midnight Oscar Classics: Chinatown
Manor Theatre, Squirrel Hill
The Manor Theatre ends their midnight Oscar run with 1974’s… Read the rest
ToonSeum, Cultural District
Based on the groundbreaking cartoon series, this 1988 animated Japanese film is set in an obsessively detailed version of a post-apocalyptic Japan.
More info: http://www.toonseum.org/
Obscure Game Night
Not much on the website, but it looks as if it’s a night dedicated to weird and obscure board games. Sounds ridiculously fun.
More info: http://www.barsmart.com/bars/events.cfm?evnt=2A987CA4-A612-8638-C3FCEB69BDE5D8DD&id=990
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, North Side
Create keepsake items, feast on local artisan foods & specialty cocktails, more. Ages 21+.
More info: http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/makenight/Event?oid=1610569
Gojira with Devin Townsend and The Atlas… Read the rest
Here’s your weekly events for your pre-holiday fulfillment. If anybody knows of a cool end-of-the-world party going on, let me know and I’ll write about it! firstname.lastname@example.org
PGH Vinyl Con Happy Hour (21+)
Wednesday, Dec 19 6p-12a
Drinks on the first floor, live DJ’s on the second, and vinyl vendors on the third! What more could you want? Oh yeah, there’s no cover. I’ll be there.
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/434313089960519/
It’s A Wonderful Life
Tuesday, Dec 18 thru Saturday, Dec 22
Tue-Fri 8p, Sat 5p & 8p
Regent Square Theater
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