#tbd: Paint a mural during the Three Rivers Arts Festival

TBDMural_AcrossRiver

The Three Rivers Arts Festival opened yesterday. Lots of people are planning on coming down to see the art, but come between 11am and 2pm from today through June 14th and you can help create it. Muralist Kim Beck has begun stenciling an 850-foot mural underneath the Fort Duquesne Bridge and is ready for volunteers to help fill in the "paint by number" with black, white and gray paint. Looking at her Tumblr, you can see that Kim Beck (previously featured on I Heart PGH) has a fascination … [Read more...]

Walk, Don’t Drive Down Penn Ave. On Sunday Morning

I took this photo at the 2014 OpenStreetsPGH event.

This Sunday, May 31st, 2015, the streets from Market Square to Lawrenceville will be closed to traffic and open to people. Don't panic, this is a good road closure.  Last year Open Streets spanned from Market Square across the Roberto Clemente Bridge.  This year, OpenStreetsPGH will be over 3 miles long from Market Square to Lawrenceville. Paris, Bogata, Tucson and now Pittsburgh One of the ideas behind Open Streets is to give people an opportunity to interact with their city in a way … [Read more...]

TEDxPittsburgh is this Saturday– get 25% off tickets!

TEDxPittsburgh

Get your tickets to TEDxPittburgh and the TEDxPittsburgh After Party. Use code "bridgespgh" for 25% off! We all know about TED talks: the moving, inspirational, educational videos that pop up in our social media feeds and emails from friends and family. They make us think, they make us laugh, and sometimes they even make us cry. Best of all, they explore, celebrate, and share the things, both good and bad, that make us human. So wouldn't you love to see some TED talks, in person, … [Read more...]

Please vote for Srvd as Pittsburgh’s Hottest Startup by 6pm today!

SRVD - Rectangle Logo (1)

You can skip the mumbo jumbo if you want and just vote for Srvd, an app that makes it easier to order and pay for drinks at the bar, by 6pm today. One of the things we love about Pittsburgh (and one of the things that actually brought some of the I heart PGH team together) is the growing, vibrant startup community. Lindsay and I actually met and worked out at Thrill Mill, one the the local incubators, and you can usually find one or both of us at a startup or entrepreneur-related networking … [Read more...]

Celebrate space with Yuri’s Night Pittsburgh tomorrow!

Yuri's Night Pittsburgh

Space is pretty awesome. Blockbuster hits like Gravity and Interstellar, privatized space exploration such as Elon Musk's SpaceX and Virgin Galactic, and incentives like Google's Lunar XPRIZE, which awards $30 million to the first private company to send a robot to the moon, have renewed our interest beyond our atmosphere. And Pittsburgh has great representation with local NewSpace company Astrobotic leading the race to the moon, having won initial milestones of the Lunar XPRIZE and currently … [Read more...]