From Lindsay: Thanks to the folks at Chevy for inviting us to the pre-auto show preview. I have been really impressed at how eager the team at Chevy is to work with local bloggers. They were kind enough to not only giveaway Steeler’s tickets last fall but they were also very happy to help turn the test drive party into a fundraiser for the CHS holiday drive and they even loaned vehicles to the CHS folks to use for delivery of holiday gifts. I just can’t say enough about how amazing the Pittsburgh community was in coming together to support… Read the rest
Are you single in Pittsburgh? Tired of flipping through Match.com or sad because OkCupid was just acquired by Match.com and your days of free online dating are limited. Here is a new way to meet some fellow art lovers. FE Gallery is hosting a Speed Dating Mixer – meet artists and art enthusiasts. Register online here – space is limited.
Read about other speed dating events around the country…
Speed dating goes literary (sfgate.com)
Austin Designer-Developer Speed Dating (centernetworks.com)
Green dating and its discontents (mnn.com)
Singles check one another out at S.F. Main Library (sfgate.com)… Read the rest
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Okay, Pittsburgh fans – we need to Pittsburgh on the Shorty Awards map. The Shorty Awards are like the oscars of Twitter. Each year they come up with a bunch of categories – and the winners are chosen by who gets the most votes.
This year I think we should create a Pgh category on the Shorty awards.
To nominate or vote for some one just post a tweet with the following info:
I nominate @TwitterUser for a Shorty Award in #PGH because [add reason here]
You can also send shorter votes like this: #shortyawards @username… Read the rest
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We’re back with our semi weekly Friday morning segment on WDVE – here are our picks for this weekend. We can’t say enough about the Pittsburgh Glass Center – check out the video from their football themed glass event last Friday here. Also – make sure you sign up to be a beta tester for Wawadoo – which is a great new start up here in Pittsburgh that is building an events suggestion website to answer the question What do you want to do.
If you are looking for something special for your Valentine – handmade gifts… Read the rest
Ryder Henry's "Plasma Wing Schmatic"
Ok, full disclosure here. The artist in this show, Ryder Henry, is my husband. But hey, I’m not the only one who thinks his work is cool, the folks at WildCard in Lawrenceville decided to give him a show! And you should come out Friday, February 11th for the opening from 6-9pm at WildCard (4209 Butler Street). There will be free food, drinks and music!
“4 Lydia is, was, and will be a great space nation” will feature building and spaceship models made out of reclaimed materials, paintings of the models, and will be the… Read the rest