Every so often, I post something on the IheartPGH Facebook page that seems to strike a Pittsburgh nerve. The last hyper-popular post that I can remember was about the chipped ham pink nail polish. I know that there are many of you who aren’t Facebook users so I am reposting this little nugget of Pittsburgh love here for all to enjoy.
Photo credit: Breaking Burgh
Each Friday, there is a post in the Pittsburgh Bloggers Facebook group where folks share links to what they have written over the past week. Last Friday, in honor of Valentine’s Day, Breaking Burgh shared… Read the rest
The MTP Train at the Denver, Colorado Station.
All Aboard. This post provides some background on my participation in the Millennial Trains Project and details for the MTP info session which will be held in Pittsburgh on Monday, February 1, 2016 at TechShop. Scroll to the bottom for the info session details.
This is one of my favorite topics to write (and talk about). There is so much more to share about this experience than I can pack into one blog post, each person I met, place I visited and each train car deserves their own post. So I hope… Read the rest
I was browsing the Pittsburgh subreddit which is a great place to find out about local events, news and interesting facts about this town. There is a post about the fact that Thursday, October 8 is National Pierogi Day. I don’t know who created National Pierogi Day or why it is in October. I come from a family that is pretty serious about pierogi making, I associate pierogi with the holidays, especially January. I do know that the lone comment on the Pittsburgh subreddit explains how most Pittsburghers react to National Pierogi Day: “every day is pierogi day, in pittsburgh.”… Read the rest
This Monday, local Pittsburgh software community, Code & Supply gathered some of their best and brightest in the old Paramount Film Exchange (now a co-working space) to show off what they’re working on.
Matthew Beatty (@beattyml1) gave the developers a tour of his code generation suite called “Codgen“. This little library lets programmers speed up their development by helping them generate the same basic code architectures in a way that works on Android, iOS, the web, and anywhere else a developer wants to target, without forcing them to rewrite the same code again and again.
On the softer skills side,… Read the rest
Congrats to Amy Hamley, a Pittsburgh artist who runs RedRaven Studios, who was one of 25 artists from around the globe that joined the executives of Etsy.com in Time Square today to ring the opening bell in honor of Etsy’s IPO.
A huge thanks & congratulations to @etsy and their amazing staff for everything today! Seeing my studio portrait four stories high in Times Square was surreal. #sellerbration
A photo posted by Amy Hamley (@redravenstudios) on Apr 16, 2015 at 12:38pm PDT
.@Etsy rings the @Nasdaq Opening Bell in celebration of #IPO! #sellerbration $ETSY pic.twitter.com/inpQYRSl8h
— Nasdaq (@NASDAQ) April 16,… Read the rest