Bill Peduto at Union Project (Photo credit: TheNoxid)
If you read one post on IheartPGH this year – I hope it is this post. There are some very exciting and important things happening right now that are important in the future of this city.
In January 2014, Bill Peduto will become the next mayor of the City of Pittsburgh. Mayor-Elect Peduto has pledged to make his administration transparent and knowledgeable. There is a lot of interesting stuff happening around the transition from the current mayor to Bill Peduto and the transition team is working very hard to make sure as… Read the rest
English: Flag of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Image created by uploader based on and image at the North American Vexillological Association web site and other images on the web. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Last Tuesday, we went to the ballot box and Bill Peduto was ellected to be the next mayor of Pittsburgh. One of the reasons why I think Peduto is a great choice for Pittsburgh is the amount of time he spends studying other cities .
I have personally had the opportunity to learn about cities that are similar to Pittsburgh through GLUE (the Great Lakes Urban Exchange). GLUE was founded… Read the rest
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 over the past few years I have learned a lot more about… Read the rest
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 specific candidate or position. The League of Women Voters exists… 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