Free Admission to Phipps Conservatory on Monday August 3rd!

via phipps.conservatory.org Image by Nrbelex via Flickr There is another glass exhibit at Phipps this summer that is supposed to be great to see. Grab the kids and head on over on Monday, August 3 to visit Phipps for FREE! Life in the Gardens : Fräbel Glass at Phipps features extraordinary sculptures from internationally famous glass […]

Are you the next David Letterman? Waffle Shop Guest Host Challenge

As you probably know I am a huge fan of the Waffle Shop – what started as a class poject for some student on community interaction has become a year round project.  Each weekend The Waffle Shop, located at the corner of Highlnad and Baum in East Liberty opens its doors for a live talk […]

Lebowski Bash @ Arsenal Lanes with DJ Swank Cat

Image by Sleeper Cell via Flickr As if a Sunday evening of bowling at Arsenal Lanes wasn’t great enough… The every popular DJ Swank Cat is bring the Summer of Swank to Sunday night. Sunday, July 26, 2009 – 9pm – Lebowski Bash2009 – Arsenal’s Tribute to The Big Lebowski.  Lebowski tunes and bowling prize […]

Whuffaoke = Social Capital Meets Karaoke – The Karaoke Road Trip Stops in Pittsburgh

Image by miss_rogue via Flickr What the Whuffie? Whuffie is a term used to explain social capital in a new book called The Whuffie Factor by Tara Hunt. I am reading this book now and it is a really interesting look at how social capital is playing an increasing role in business today and how […]

PGHRoots to Netroots Nation

Image by Matt Ortega via Flickr You may have read about Netroots Nation from some of the other bloggers in Pittsburgh recently.  The annual Netroots Nation will be held in Pittsburgh this year from August 13-16, 2009. Netroots Nation originated as the Yearly Kos in 2006 as a place for bloggers from the DailyKos to […]