Maxo Vanka Murals, Millvale – 1 (Photo credit: the justified sinner)
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… Read the rest
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 Sebak‘s DVD Houses… Read the rest
On Tuesday, May 13, 2014 the p2PAC will be having a fundriaser at the Sharp Edge Bistro on Penn Ave downtown – more details about the event are at the bottom of this post.
One of the projects outside of IheartPGH that I am most proud of being a part of is the p2PAC. For the most part I haven’t shared many political posts here on IheartPGH, so bear with me as I give a brief history of the p2PAC and I hope you will consider supporting the p2PAC at our first big fundraiser on Tuesday, May 13.
p2PAC is… Read the rest
Pothole (Photo credit: _chrisUK)
Mayor Peduto launched a pothole repair blitz this week to attempt to try to patch most of the holes that have been wreaking havoc on city roads.
The city can only fix the potholes if they know about them. If you see a pothole you can use the following links to report it to the city, county or state. Not sure who maintains the road – contact the state and they will forward the request to the appropriate place. If this is an emergency and a response is needed immediately – call 911
City of Pittsburgh… Read the rest
Earlier this week we were asked a question about where one can volunteer in Pittsburgh.
@iheartpgh thoughts on places to volunteer in #Pittsburgh?
— NewUrbanHipster (@NewUrbanHipster) January 15, 2014
We recieved a similar question last month and we are happy to connect Pittsburghers who want to volunteer with organizations that need help/.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day offers a great place to start. Pittsburgh Cares is an organization that exist to be a matchmaker between people that want to volunteer and groups the need volunteers.
MLK Day – “a day on, not a day off”
Here is some history on… Read the rest