Urban Hike Heads to Garfield

urbanhike

One of our favorite Pittsburgh activites (and its totally free) kicks off the 2013 season this Saturday with a hike around the neighborhood of Garfield. The Facebook event page for the hike is available here. Calling all urban hikers … Are you ready for the first hike of the year? Join us this Saturday, April 27th as Urban Hike heads to Garfield! It’ll be a short, sweet, and steep hike — around three miles in total. We’ll more

Intro to Kayaking – Indoors at the YMCA

kayak-pgh-logo

One of the hobbies that I have picked up here in Pittsburgh in the past few years in kayaking.   Thanks to Kayak Pittsburgh it is super easy to rent a kayak and paddle around the city.  And it is one of the best ways to see the city.  I am pretty sure I took this photo from a kayak on the river (not sure how it ended up on wikipedia). When I tell people about kayaking their reaction is usually something like – “you are crazy” or “I am afraid more

This Week In Pittsburgh (Jan 28 – Feb 3)

bigidea

After a week off, here’s your list of things to do this week. My calendar is a little thin at the moment, but feel free to post a comment and I’ll update the post!   Shift Change Wednesday 6p, Free Big Idea Bookstore, Bloomfield This 2012 documentary film tells the little known stories of employee-owned businesses that compete successfully in today’s economy while providing secure, dignified jobs in democratic workplaces. After the more

Map & Compass Orienteering in Frick Park – Dec. 1

wpaoc-logo

Some of the most popular posts here on this blog have been about scavenger hunts – so we wanted to share this event from the Western PA Orienteering Club. This Saturday, December 1, 2012 the Western PA Orienterring Club is headed to Frick Park for their last event of 2012. Here are the details for the event from the Meet-up page: For the first time, Frick Park has been mapped into a standardized Orienteering (the sport) format, using map symbols more

Bike to Feed Families: Food Drive Delivered By Bike

Bike to Feed Families Poster

This was sent to us by one of the organizers – not only do they have one fine looking event flier but they have put together a really neat event that shows off Pittsburgh and supports the Greater Pittsburgh Community Foodbank.   Bring your donations for the food bank and meet at the The Pump House (880 E. Waterfront Dr. Munhall, PA) then the group will hop on the bike trail and ride to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank in Duquesne. The more

You are using the BNS Add Widget plugin. Thank You!