North Side Restaurant Round Up


Going to Fringe Fest this weekend and looking for food? Try these local North Side restaurants. Max’s Allegheny Tavern is a German restaurant and the weekend home for Storyswap storytellers, Michael McGovern: Stand Up Horror and several other performances. Grab a schnitzel or bratwurst and enjoy. Max’s is located a few blocks from Fringe Central, Bistro To Go and several other venues. Bistro To Go hosts several performances. Pick up a salad or sandwich before, during or after Major, … [Read more...]

Don’t forget about Dave & Andy

dave and andys ice cream pittsburgh

Today, Tuesday, April 14, 2015 is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's locations around the US.  That means everyone who walks into the shop (usually after standing in line) get a free ice cream cone of your choice. I like to use Free Cone Day (I wrote about this last year) to everyone in Pittsburgh about Dave & Andy's Ice Cream in Oakland.  This fine ice cream establishment has been making and serving ice cream to Pittsburghers since 1983.  If you want to skip the lines and spend a few … [Read more...]

Laser Etch Your Pumpkin Pie at TechShop Tomorrow

laser etched pumpkin pie

Not a baker? Not a problem.  You can impress your family with a custom laser etched pie. TechShop Pittsburgh is offering a pretty cool class for Thanksgiving.  You and your guest will get to use the Trotec laser cutter and will take home a custom laser-etched desert. If you haven't had a chance to explore TechShop yet - this is a great starter class.  I am a huge fan of using the laser cutter and this pie workshop is a great way to spend an evening preparing a special Thanksgiving … [Read more...]

Go to this: Whiskey Loves Beer Dinner on November 20

shot and a beer dinner at Independent Brewing

Hopefully this event wont be sold out by the time you read this blog post.  The cool kids who run the Independent are teaming up with the folks at Wigle Whiskey for a four course dinner that will redefine the shot and  beer.  The food at the Independent Brewing Company is awesome and at $65/person this is a steal for what promises to be a delightful evening.  Tickets are available here.   Read more about local beer and booze in Pittsburgh... Beer: In Pittsburgh things really are … [Read more...]

Shop Late Night in Lawrenceville is Tonight!

Shop Late Night

Most of us don't shouldn't take off work early to go shopping - and there is nothing more frustrating than getting to your favorite store and realizing it closed while you were waiting for the bus.  Fear not!  While many shops in Lawrenceville stay open late every Thursday, shops and galleries will stay open until 9pm the second Thursday of every month as part of Shop Late Night in Lawrenceville (SLN).  This year this event is better than ever with more shops, an online map, and specials at … [Read more...]