View of the Allegheny River from Chapel Harbor (Photo by Andrew)One interesting consequence of Pittsburgh’s mad professor topography is the manner in which even the most mundane constructions can be made interesting if they are placed properly. For example, I generally hate malls and outlets, particularly in other cities where the stores are simply a large, ugly mass of commerce placed off of an interstate in a flat, boring tundra somewhere untouched by features that would make for interesting photography.
However, even the more generic malls in the Pittsburgh region (the Waterworks, the Waterfront, the South Side Works) are at… Read the rest
Here are a few things – events, blog posts, etc. – that are worth a look …
Another Inspiring Pittsburgh Interview – Yinzpiration Meets Carrie Nardini @yinzpiration @imadeitmarket – Learn more about Carrie and the I Made It Market. Includes a great list of place to eat in Pittsburgh.
Because everyone needs a little Shakespeare in their life – Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks’ “Bring Your Own Bard” Monthly Reading Series
Winter Vegetable and the East Liberty Farmer’s Market – Article from the Post-Gazette about winter vegetables and a nice mention of the East Liberty Farmer’s Market which is open… Read the rest
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Happy President’s Day! President’s Day means that many people have Monday as a holiday. One IheartPGH reader sent us an email asking for some suggestions on how to spend the extra day off. This is a tricky one because lots of fun things are often closed on Mondays. But thanks to our Facebook fans we have a great list of some things that are open on Monday. Here is a list of what government offices and services are open on President’s Day.
Eat Something Tasty – Head to the Strip District for some breakfast and shopping
Pamela’s… Read the rest
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Here is a run down of what we talked about on WDVE this morning. You can listen to IheartPGH on WDVE FM 102.5 at 6:45 am on Friday mornings
No Soup for You! Sadly, the South Side Soup Contest is already sold out but there are a ton of other things happening in town this weekend. While the soup might be sold out here is a different way to beat cabin fever – the Monster Truck Jam is in town this weekend and tickets are still available for all four shows.
Friday, February 18, 2011 … Read the rest
I would make some joke about this being a great cure for the winter blues – but since it is spring like weater outside – I will spare you the bad jokes and get to the point.
6.5 hours of live blues music and it is all for a good cause.
The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank knows that 12 months is along time to wait for the next annual blues fest which is held during the summer. So they bring you a little mid winter break of blues.
$10 gets you in the door – all of the money… Read the rest