Saturday, May 9: Wilkinsburg Vacant Home Tour

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This Saturday, May 9th, is the Vacant Home Tour of Wilkinsburg. Tour takers will spend 45 minutes walking through Wilkinsburg, be shown five vacant historic homes by knowledgeable tour guides, then be able to sit in on a workshop to learn what goes into buying one. If you're thinking "that sounds unique", you're right: it may be the first tour of its kind. And if you're thinking "I should go", then you're not alone: nearly 500 people have RSVP'd on their Facebook page. Best of all, the tour is … [Read more...]

Please vote for Srvd as Pittsburgh’s Hottest Startup by 6pm today!

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You can skip the mumbo jumbo if you want and just vote for Srvd, an app that makes it easier to order and pay for drinks at the bar, by 6pm today. One of the things we love about Pittsburgh (and one of the things that actually brought some of the I heart PGH team together) is the growing, vibrant startup community. Lindsay and I actually met and worked out at Thrill Mill, one the the local incubators, and you can usually find one or both of us at a startup or entrepreneur-related networking … [Read more...]

How Pittsburgh Gets Ready for the Pirates Postseason

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If you are new to Pittsburgh, or are just a casual Pirates fan - you may be wondering why everyone is walking around in an extra layer of black and gold.  It is a BIG day in Pittsburgh.  The Pirates play a postseason game tonight at PNC Park. Here are few of the ways that Pittsburgh is getting ready for the game tonight.  We want to see how you are preparing for the Pirates postseason game - share your tweets and photos with the #PGHfanatics The Independent Brewing Company Break Out The … [Read more...]

Urban Hike Heads to Millvale – Macaroons, Murals and More

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Urban Hike is one of the best ways to check out the city and meet some new folks.  The Urban Hike organizers have mapped out a route, found the best places to eat and lined up some local experts to share some local history.  This hike to Millvale will make a stop to see one of the best kept secrets in Western PA - the Maxo Vanka Murals. Urban Hike Millvale Saturday, July 19, 2014 10am - meet at Jean-March Chatellier's French Bakery, 212 North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15209 Facebook Event … [Read more...]

Pittsburgh House Blogs

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For those of you who like browsing photos of houses around town - take a look at this post that I wrote for Habilu.com - which includes a list 5 Pittsburgh house blogs to check out. Habilu.com is a new Pittsburgh startup that helps you find the best real estate agent for buying or selling your home.  If you are a looking to buy a house (or sell a house) take a moment to create a profile on Habilu. If you are looking for more on Pittsburgh house histories you can pick up a copy of Rick … [Read more...]