Head Up To Harmony – Community Day on Saturday, June 18


Just a short drive north of Pittsburgh on 79N. is the tiny but historic town of Harmony, Pa.  The town may be small - but they have got some big things going on.  Saturday is the perfect day to drive up and check out Harmony. Harmony Community Day - Saturday, June 18, 2011 11am-6pm website for more info - http://historicharmony.com/communityday.html Car Cruise Kids Stuff Music Food Visit the Harmony Musueum for just $1 Hot Dog Eating Contest - 3pm A Very Brief History of … [Read more...]

Is Oakland Haunted?


Image by Talke Photography via Flickr You can find out if Oakland is really haunted on one of the Haunted Pittsburgh walking tours.  Now if I were visiting any other city - and saw a haunted tour - I would run the other way.  I have just never been a fan of touristy, haunted tours - really how haunted could Daytona, FL be? But a haunted tour of Pittsburgh - this could be interesting.  Pittsburgh has history and lots of it.  Oakland has a ton of history packed into one little neighborhood with … [Read more...]

World War II History Comes to Pittsburgh – The USS LST Ship Memorial

Image via Wikipedia On Friday, we posted a photo of the very large ship that is docked in the river next to Heinz field.  This is the USS LST ship - it served in World War II.  The USS LST is usually docked in Evansville but it has been out making a tour this summer.  The USS LST is in Pittsburgh September 1-7th. More details about the USS LST and it's visit to Pittsburgh are available here Image by boodie131 via Flickr www.lstmemorial.org Here is an article from the Post-Gazette about … [Read more...]

Oh My Gosh – It's Frothingslosh! The 15th Annual Iron City Brewing Oberbrau Haus Beer Collectibles Show


Image by garboden via Flickr Looking for some friends who also like to collect beer stuff - well it turns out that Pittsburgh has a club for that too.  Olde Frothingslosh is a Pittsburgh beer can and breweriana collecting club and they are always open to new members.  I want to join because they have such a great name.  In case you weren't sure about the legitimacy of this organization - please note that Olde Frothingslosh happens to be the 11th 11th Chapter of the Brewery Collectibles Club of … [Read more...]

Grandview Park Celebrates 100 Years – Celebration Saturday, October 3!


Image by Jeff Pang via Flickr For the past 10 year a group of dedicated volunteers has been working to bring back the grandness to Grandview Park - and the timing is perfect.  The park will celebrate its 100th birthday this Saturday, October 3rd with a big community birthday party. From 15211.org: The Friends of Grandview Park will host a birthday celebration in the park (499 Bailey Ave., Mt. Washington, 15211), on Sat., Oct. 3, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be activities for all ages … [Read more...]