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 – https://www.facebook.com/events/1439057913021684/
Join us for a 4-mile walk in… 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
One easy way to connect to your elected representatives is to follow along on Twitter. Here is a list of Twitter names for Pittsburgh’s mayor and city council members.
Know of others who should be added to the list? Leave a comment below.
Followers as of Jan 9, 2013
City Council District 1
City Council District 2
City Council District 3
City Council District 4
City Council District 5
City Council District 6
R. Danielle… Read the rest
Here’s an obvious fact: Pittsburgh’s identity was, and still is, deeply entwined with the steel industry. After all, we’re nicknamed the Steel City, which we’re reminded of whenever prime time football comes to town and floods our televisions with images of steel mills, by the numerous Pittsburgh-related projects that are given names referencing steel (for example, our own Steel of the Week), and whenever we pass through any of the formerly-thriving steel towns.
But those of us who have lived in, worked for, and loved this city for any significant amount of time know how very much more there is… Read the rest