Dirty Dozen: The Best Pittsburgh Sporting Event You Probably Haven’t Heard About

From the 2012 Dirty Dozen bike ride - why not take the tandem bike out for a spin on the 13 steepest hills in Pittsburgh?

I have been known to head out to watch some of the more unusual sporting events that have stopped in Pittsburgh.  For the record, watching the weighin for the Bass Masters tournament live was far more exciting then one would think.  A few years ago, in my effort to participate in all things Pittsburgh, I convinced a few friends to join me on the Saturday after Thanksgiving to stand in the freezing cold and snow to watch the Dirty Dozen bike race. The Dirty Dozen bike race has been taking … [Read more...]

The (Party) People Behind The Hitchcock Halloween Party

Pittsburgh Halloween Party Carrie Furnace

I know that I included the Hitchcock! A Halloween Party at the Carrie Furnace on the big list of Pittsburgh Halloween Parties, but the folks who are working to make this a fabulous party and this location both deserve a more than the few bullet points that were included on that list. The hosts of this upcoming soiree have been sending some amazing updates about the party, more on that in a minute.  First the party details... Hitcock! A Halloween Party Date: Saturday, November 1, … [Read more...]

20 Events You Need to Know About – September 2014

Pittsburgh Events Listing

So much to do in this town, so little time! Here are 25 events around town.  Some are from our favorite organizations, many are new organizations hosting launch events, volunteer training and business fairs. Boundaries: A collection of photographs that explores what holds us back @ Miss L Photography - Friday, September 12 // 7pm The Pitch (Part of Thrival Festival) @ AlphaLab Gear - Saturday, September 13 // 11am-1pm // @ThrivalFestival @AlphaLabGear Pittsburgh Brown Mamas Makeup N' … [Read more...]

October 16 – Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me Comes to Pittsburgh

Wait Wait Don't Tell Me Pittsburgh

Just a heads up that the NPR show Wait Wait Don't Tell Me will be here in Pittsburgh on Thursday, October 16, 2014.  There are some tickets still available - it looks like the $29 tickets have sold out but there are some $49 tickets in the first and second tier still available. From the WESA website: Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me! features host Peter Sagal, judge and scorekeeper Bill Kurtis, and a panel of comedians, humorists and journalists. In popular segments such as "Bluff the Listener," and … [Read more...]