Polish Hill’s Annual Arts Festival this Sunday

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What could be a better way to beat the Sunday blues than heading over to Polish Hill for its annual arts festival? Started in 2008, the festival features crafters, food trucks, and live music. There will be over 30 vendors present, and these aren’t your rinky-dink, run of the mill crafts. Polish Hill Arts Festival […]

Steel of the Week: Custom Chuck Taylors

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This week’s featured item is a pair of one of a kind Converse Chuck Taylor shoes. Mad Momma Designs on the South Side hand-painted these sneakers. They are being auctioned on eBay with proceeds benefitting The Feast of Saint Anthony Festival Committee. The Feast of St. Anthony of Padua commemorates the life of the patron […]

2012 Feast of St. Anthony Festival is Sunday

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Once again I am out of town for the festivities (I am visiting a Pittsburgh friend in Lawton, Oklahoma) – but a dear friend (who is Pittsburghs biggest non-Italian supporter of Italian events) kindly reminded me that Sunday is the annual Feast of St. Anthony Festival.  It promises to be an amazing time with even more amazing […]

5 Reasons to Attend the Millvale Brewfest

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Just across the river from Lawrenceville, Millvale has got a ton of cool stuff going on: New Sun Rising – a non profit organization that is supporting and funding more community projects in Millvale The Saxifrage School – an innovative project that is getting started in a Millvale storefront to rethink college educations Millvale Community Library – […]