Emergency Toy Drive – Late Sunday Update #PGHSavesXmas

1am - Mission Accomplished

I have never loved Pittsburgh more.  Today, and really all weekend - I've seen the best of what Pittsburgh has to offer.  And, I didn't even have time to watch the Steeler game. Less than 60 hours ago - I put out a call for help on Facebook.  And Pittsburgh - you have stepped up in ways I could have never imagined.  I had no idea what I was getting into.  We aren't done yet - but I want to tell you what the volunteers accomplished today. First of all - THANK YOU to everyone who has … [Read more...]

Halloween in Pittsburgh: Local Bloggers Offer Treats to Read


http://gty.im/130566918 I was just planning on putting up a blog post that highlights some of the best photos and tweets about Halloween from around town (you can find all of that stuff below).  I have spent this week writing about Halloween parties and I have spent this afternoon writing about Halloween apps over here.  All fun and fluffy stuff.  I clicked over the the Pittsburgh Bloggers Facebook group to add my links to the Friday link share post and I stopped to read what some of the … [Read more...]

List of Pittsburgh Halloween Parties for 2014


Have an awesome costume that you are looking to show off? Looking for an excuse to get out of the house? Pittsburgh is notorius for Halloween parties (The infamous Evaline Halloween Party which ended its 15 year run last year was featured in Spin Magazine).  Check out one or several of these upcoming Halloween parties around Pittsburgh.  Some are free and some are a little more expensive but benefit a good cause. Even if parties aren't you thing, be sure to check out some of the posters and … [Read more...]

Have a Handmade Halloween – Halloween Classes & Activities Around Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Halloween Classes

In addition to pumpkin pickin and hay rides, there are lots of other ways to get into the Halloween spirit around Pittsburgh this week.  While the Pittsburgh Glass Center's blown glass pumpkin workshop has already sold out, there is still plenty of space left in the other workshops.  I know the glass workshops are popular and we're already working on a post about ornament workshops for the holiday season. Friday. 10/24 - Make-It-Now Workshops @ Pittsburgh Glass Center Make-It-Now … [Read more...]

14 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Pittsburgh

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Thanks to the folks at Romeo Delivers for putting together our 2014 Valentine's Day in Pittsburgh Guide.  Romeo Delivers is a Pittsburgh startup that is on a mission to help  bring a little more romance into relationships. For some there’s an inverse relationship between Valentine’s Day and, well, happiness. It’s one of those holidays that taunts both singles and couples with anxiety. With a host of noteworthy things to do on the infamous day, and gift options that up your sex appeal and … [Read more...]