On one of the first warm days after what has been never-ending and cold winter, we got to go outside and take our dog to the dog park (in our case the Highland Park Dog Run). And thank goodness we got to go out; our little dog has been chomping at the bit after being limited to short walks. The dog park was super muddy, which made it even more fun!
Our adventure was your pretty standard with a long classic game fetch; i.e., we throw a ball and our dog, kind of, brings it back.
After forty minutes of… Read the rest
We love beer, and so we were happy to have been invited to the PGH Beer Blogger Dinner last Wednesday on December 6th. The event, presented by the Pennsylvania Beer Alliance (PBA), a full-service trade association representing the wholesale tier of distributors of malt and brewed beverages in PA, featured beers from Fat Head’s Brewery and Great Lakes Brewery paired with dishes from Lot 17 where the event was hosted.
At the beginning of the event, attendees were given a packet full of PBA related information, including a document that indicated the economic impact of the beer industry here in… Read the rest
One of the best kept patio secrets in Pittsburgh, is the patio at the East End Brewing Brewery in the Larimer neighborhood. Last year they transformed the parking lot into a delightful beer garden.
The East End Brewing Brewery has always been a family-friendly spot for spending an afternoon. The patio makes this a great place for everyone to spend a hot summer afternoon with a cold beer (or root beer, which they usually have on tap). Just a heads up that East End Brewing also has a location in the Strip District, the East End Brewing Taproom, so make… Read the rest
This is one of this historic things about Pittsburgh that I think is so fascinating that I assume everyone knows. But I am amazed how many people don’t know that the new(ish) bar in the basement of the William Penn Hotel which is named Speakeasy, really was a speakeasy back in the day.
I love old hotels. I love visiting old hotels. I love the book “Eloise,” which is about a girl who grew up in the Plaza hotel in New York city. I love the stories about the New Yorkers who lived in the Plaza hotel for years. (Check… Read the rest
UPDATE: Looking for details on the 2019 Gobblerito Day? Head over to Very Local for an update to this post.
Yes, Pittsburgh, for one day only, you can celebrate Thanksgiving in April. The Gobblerito is the much loved thanksgiving-dinner-in-a-burrito that MadMex offers each fall. But according to the most recent newsletter from Big Burrito (the parent company of MadMex), Tuesday, April 25, 2017 is Gobblerito Pumpking Day.
It’s Thanksgiving in April as The Gobblerito comes out of hibernation for just one mad Tuesday, and brings along the last of our Southern Tier Pumking stash.
Both are available while supplies last.… Read the rest