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
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 local restaurants and bars for SLN shoppers!
Shop Late Night in Lawrenceville! … Read the rest
With all the trouble and conflict of interest in drinking Samuel Adams in this Eastern Conference Finals match-up against the Boston Bruins, I thought it’d be a good idea to provide some possible options of places to watch the Pens game for tonight, Friday night’s game, and future game nights (Pens in 6, of course).
So here’s a quick list of some good places and where they’re located that have some great specials for game nights:
Primanti Bros– All Suburban Location Primanti Bros offer $1.00 drafts and $1.00 pizza slices for dine-in customers during all Penguin games. Plus there’s also… Read the rest
ToonSeum, Cultural District
Based on the groundbreaking cartoon series, this 1988 animated Japanese film is set in an obsessively detailed version of a post-apocalyptic Japan.
More info: http://www.toonseum.org/
Obscure Game Night
Not much on the website, but it looks as if it’s a night dedicated to weird and obscure board games. Sounds ridiculously fun.
More info: http://www.barsmart.com/bars/events.cfm?evnt=2A987CA4-A612-8638-C3FCEB69BDE5D8DD&id=990
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, North Side
Create keepsake items, feast on local artisan foods & specialty cocktails, more. Ages 21+.
More info: http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/makenight/Event?oid=1610569
Gojira with Devin Townsend and The Atlas… Read the rest
Here’s your first weekly preview of 2013!
Check Out The New Franktuary
3810 Butler St, Lawrenceville
The much anticipated upscale hotdog shop is finally opening in Lawrenceville. I, for one, am thrilled because I’m never able to be downtown during the day to enjoy their original location.
Check out our other coverage here: http://iheartpgh.com/2013/01/04/a-sneak-peek-at-franktuary-the-second-coming/
Downtown Reddit Bar Crawl
Vote for a time here: http://doodle.com/bkxy4rpni4tvyeye
Good drinks, good people, good god let’s party now that the holidays are over.
Reddit thread: http://www.reddit.com/r/pittsburgh/comments/160o9z/vote_for_rpittsburgh_bar_crawl_date/
Pittsburgh Improv Jam (21+)
Thursday 10p, $3
Cabaret… Read the rest