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
We’re happy to kick off the new year with a visit to a new Pittsburgh establishment. Opening very soon – as in a few hours – is the newest outpost of Pittsburgh most local hot dog shop – Franktuary. 8 years ago Franktuary opened in the basement of a church downtown. This week – Franktuary opens their second location in Lawrenceville. The owners have been referring to the opening of the Lawrenceville location as “The Second Coming” – you can see lots more tweets and photos of the build out on Twitter with the #PrepareYeForTheSecondComing
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Check out these 4 awesome places for a flaky, buttery snack in Pittsburgh – due to time and transit constraints the team didn’t make it to Jean-Marc Chatellier’s Bakery in Millvale – I promise you there will be a follow up on that.
(Beautiful pictures by Iva. Words by Sarah and Ray)
In order to bring you info on the best croissants in the city, the I Heart PGH gang went on a croissant tour, sampling four bakeries. (Eating delicious croissants all day was an enormous burden, but you’re welcome.) We chatted with the staff and rated each croissant by… Read the rest
Pittsburgh is a city of many things, bridges, French Fries on everything, some of the friendliest people in America, and now with the recent addition of YinzBurgh BBQ, Pittsburgh is the home of an authentic Southern Barbeque. Located right on Baum Boulevard in Bloomfield, YinzBurgh is owned and operated by Richard Coursey, a native of Southern Georgia. Richard came to Pittsburgh originally as an engineer and decided to open his own restaurant and says he is as happy as he’s ever been.
YinzBurgh has three equally unique sauces it serves with all of its dishes, all having distinct Southern origins.… Read the rest
Next week forget about cooking and cleaning up your kitchen, and make a reservation somewhere for Pittsburgh Restaurant Week! From January 16-22, participating Pittsburgh restaurants will be offering discounted specials and dining options for locals to get out and enjoy some delicious food at inexpensive prices.
It’s a chance for people from the city, suburbs, and surrounding areas to eat out at some great local restaurants even if they’re on a budget. OpenTable has teamed up with Pittsburgh Restaurant Week to make your dinner plans even easier by letting you make reservations online for select restaurants.
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