So the dilemma was this: New Year’s Eve was approaching and I had nothing to do that I hadn’t done before. When suddenly out of the sky falls Bar Marco’s niche bash, including all-you-can-drink, all-you-can-eat, and a burlesque show… problem solved.
Having only been to Bar Marco once, I had only somewhat of an idea what the clientele and drink selections were. I arrived to a swanky cocktail party filled with people dressed to the nines. The upstairs hall was subtly-lit with red spotlights and candles on a bunch of small tables. For the first time in recent memory, this… Read the rest
Here’s your weekly events for your pre-holiday fulfillment. If anybody knows of a cool end-of-the-world party going on, let me know and I’ll write about it! firstname.lastname@example.org
PGH Vinyl Con Happy Hour (21+)
Wednesday, Dec 19 6p-12a
Drinks on the first floor, live DJ’s on the second, and vinyl vendors on the third! What more could you want? Oh yeah, there’s no cover. I’ll be there.
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/434313089960519/
It’s A Wonderful Life
Tuesday, Dec 18 thru Saturday, Dec 22
Tue-Fri 8p, Sat 5p & 8p
Regent Square Theater
Bring your family to see this Christmas classic on… Read the rest
While I am sitting here bemoaning the end of summer – I have noticed that many others are taking the arrival of fall in stride because they are excited about 1 thing – all things pumpkin. Apparently – yinz can’t wait for the pumpkin flavore to return to your lattes, muffins and of course beer.
For all of the pumpkin beer loving readers – here is an advanced notice of super pumpkin beer night at the Harris Grill. From their latest newsletter
Tuesday October 16th marks our 3rd annual Smashing Pumpkins punkin’ beer tap takeover. As many pumpkin beers as… Read the rest
Penn Brewery is celebrating their 25th birthday with an 80’s bash. Bring back your big hair and rewind your wardrobe to celebrate with Penn Brewery.
Friday, July 29, 2011, 7pm-Midnight – DJ Zombo
Saturday, July 30, 2011, 7pm-11pm – Velveeta (how can you not like a band whose url is http://www.80scheese.com/)
Here is a fun fact about the place from the Penn Brewery Wikipedia page – the brew pub opened in 1989 and Sophie Masloff tapped the first keg.… Read the rest
Image by Rebecca Williamson via Flickr
I have been asked this question more than once and I just don’t have a great answer. There are lots of bars in Pittsburgh and if they have a TV, you can pretty much bet you can watch the game there. But, there are alot of factors that go into making it a great game day location – the menu, the beer selection, the crowd – I know it was standing room only at Buffalo Blues last Sunday as the crowd was literally spilling out on the the street.
I just got an email… Read the rest