A quick reminder that this Saturday, June 1, 2019, is the annual Mexican War Streets Yard Sale. I’m told this is one of the best neighborhood yard sales in Pittsburgh.
This Saturday is also a very special Northside event. Very Local Pittsburgh is hosting Local x Global: Northside.
Tickets are $12 and include a special Northside sandwich from Blue Sparrow Food Truck and a beer from Allegheny City Brewing.
Big Yard Sale Weekend in Pittsburgh
Check out this guide to Pittsburgh Neighborhood Yard Sales.
Saturday, June 1 – Mexican War Streets Yard Sale
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Saturday, May 11, 2019, is the annual Balkan brass band festival in Schenley Park. It is one big, bad, brass band potluck and it is all FREE.
While Pittonkatonk happens one day a year, there are a lot of great things that happen the other 364 days a year to lead up to the festival.
Here are a few of the articles about this year’s festival that are worth your time.
Pittonkatonk is more than a music festival // Downstream… Read the rest
This Saturday, May 12, 2018, is the annual Highland Park House Tour. From 10 am to 3 pm visitors are invited to tour 12 houses around the Highland Park neighborhood.
One of the most popular posts on the blog is the profile of the Moltrup Steel Mansion, which was for sale in Beaver Falls. Some of the other posts about old homes around Pittsburgh regularly make the top 10 list, so I thought some of our old home loving readers might be interested in the Highland Park House Tour.
2018 Highland Park House Tour
Date: Sat, May 12, 2018
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Art All Night turns 21 this year and like many Pittsburghers who turn 21, Art All Night is heading to the South Side to celebrate. Thankfully, the Carson Street metaphor ends there. Everything about the event is the same, except for the location. To get to Art All Night this year, you will have to cross a river (or two depending on your route) to the South Side. The 21st annual Art All Night will be held at the Terminal Buildings (which have been renamed The Highline, but this is a Pittsburgh blog and we prefer to give directions that… Read the rest
One of my favorite events as a kid was attending the annual holiday bazaar at our church. While my parents shopped, I would sit in the Sunday School room crafting elaborate gingerbread houses, consuming just as much candy as I was attaching to my graham cracker abode. I have a vague memory of my dad telling me we need to leave and I was insistent that I finish my gumdrop landscaping project before my masterpiece was complete. If only I spent that much time today on the maintenance of my own home today.
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