Let me start this post by giving credit to the Pittsburgh bloggers AND blog readers. Remember back in September – I wrote a post about how the Light of Life men’s shelter was in desperate need of underwear – Pittsburghers stepped up to the plate and not only donated tons of new underwear, but we also raised $1385 for Light of Life to purchase even more clean underwear.
With the holiday season upon us – I’m hoping you will read this and consider lending your support to another Pittsburgh organization that is working very hard to bring some holiday cheer.… Read the rest
If we were giving out awards for most beloved neighborhood in Pittsburgh – it might be Polish Hill. This weekend – you can see why this neighborhood is so awesome, and the residents love it so much at the Polish Hill Arts Festival.
Blogski, the blog of the Polish Hill Civic Association has the complete run down of events, food and music here.
We’re loving this amazing poster for the festival by artist Andy Scott.
Thanks to Diana Nelson Jones for the reminder about this awesome event, she writes about all of the Pittsburgh neighborhoods at City Walkabout.
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Last Friday night I stopped by the WYEP Summer Music Fest – holy smokes – what a crowd – Pittsburgh loves an outdoor concert. Schenley Park looked amazing and the entire lawn was covered with people. It was a perfect Pittsburgh summer night.
Thinking about the WYEP summer Music Fest and all of the other awesome outdoor concerts… I just can get the song Dancing in the Street out of my head today…
Callin’ out, around the burgh
Are you ready for a brand new beat?
Summer’s here, and the time is right
For dancin’ (and drinking) in the street… Read the rest
Once again I am out of town for the festivities (I am visiting a Pittsburgh friend in Lawton, Oklahoma) – but a dear friend (who is Pittsburghs biggest non-Italian supporter of Italian events) kindly reminded me that Sunday is the annual Feast of St. Anthony Festival. It promises to be an amazing time with even more amazing food.
The festival takes place at 21st and Smallman Streets. Here is the line up for Sunday
The Festival runs from Noon – 8 PM.
1:30 – Italian Mass by his Excellency Bishop Emeritus Anthony G. Bosco
~2:30 PM – Procession with the… Read the rest
[note] Say hello to Iva! She comes to IheartPGH with photo skills and a super camera! We’re excited for more of her posts that will have way better photos than the ones from my sad little Blackberry camera. Check out her awesome photos from the East End Brewing Keg ride last weekend [/note]
Cyclists love getting together and riding in absurdly large groups. I believe we’re entertained by the idea of being a spectacle — children shout “Wow! Bicycles!”, people stand on stoops taking video with flip cameras, traffic patterns react to the bikes and not the other way around. … Read the rest