Meet the Sky Rocket and Be One of The First to Ride the New Coaster at Kennywood


We love to see Pittsburgh people working together - Kennywood has partnered with the Greater Pittsburgh Foodbank to launch their new roller coaster - the Sky Rocket. They are auctioning off the first 200 seats to ride on the new coaster - all of the money from the auction benefits the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank. Bidding starts at $50. Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - Must be at the park by 8:30 Bidding Details: Minimum bid = $50.00 - includes an all-day pass to Kennywood and a goodie … [Read more...]

Jam on Walnut 2010 – Walnut Street Closes for Traffic, Open for Concerts


Image via Wikipedia Back again for another summer of fun - free concerts on Walnut St. in Shadyside.  Walnut Street is closes to traffic and opens for music and more. All of the proceeds benefit the Western PA Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  It looks like the concerts are free - and that you can spend $2 on a wrist band for beer. If you know more about how this works please leave a comment below. Saturday June 26th -  Donora and Bon Journey Saturday July 24th -  Survivor Alexis Grace from … [Read more...]

Talking T-shirts – A Sampling of PGH T-shirts for T-shirt Day


Image by Hryck. via Flickr In honor of t-shirt day here is a collection of t-shirt related sites and shops.  Don't forget about the Pittsburgh t-shirt day event - Monday, June 21 3-8pm - all of the details are available here. Be a fan of the Pittsburgh T-shirt on Facebook here - as we started talking about t-shirt day we realized there is alot of great Pittsburgh t-shirts and that we needed a place to collect all of that info.  Share your favorite PGH t-shirts and check out some of the … [Read more...]

pghT – Pittsburgh Celebrates International T-shirt Day – Mon. June 21


Image by IheartPGH via Flickr It started with a tweet - for the past few years - has declared June 21st International T-shirt Day.  We posted a tweet yesterday suggesting a PGH t-shirt day celebration.  A few tweets later - we had an event.  Just finished a quick PGH t-shirt day get together with some of our PGH t-shirt friends from Commonwealth Press and Only in Pittsburgh.  Here is what we have got cooking - a t-shirt day celebration and later this summer a t-shirt show of … [Read more...]