Startup Weekend Pittsburgh

Who Should Attend Startup Weekend Pittsburgh?

The next Startup Weekend Pittsburgh, aka Startup Weekend Pittsburgh 6,  starts this Friday, November 21, 2014.  Startup Weekend is a weekend long event where folks will come together to build a business in 2 days and it isn't just for entrepreneurs. This is one of my MOST favorite events in Pittsburgh.  I have attended twice and it has been an … [Read More...]


A Good Reason to Clean Out Your Closet Before Christmas

For the past few years, I have been part of a group of Pittsburgh bloggers who have helped the Pittsburgh nonprofit Community Human Services aka CHS raise money for their holiday gift project.  One of the things that I have learned about CHS is that they provide many important services to Pittsburghers who don't fit into other social service … [Read More...]

shot and a beer dinner at Independent Brewing

Go to this: Whiskey Loves Beer Dinner on November 20

Hopefully this event wont be sold out by the time you read this blog post.  The cool kids who run the Independent are teaming up with the folks at Wigle Whiskey for a four course dinner that will redefine the shot and  beer.  The food at the Independent Brewing Company is awesome and at $65/person this is a steal for what promises to be a … [Read More...]

election day pittsburgh

Election Day 2014: Resources for Pittsburgh Voters

Today, Tuesday, November 4, 2014 is Election Day.  The big race on the ballot is for the Governor of PA.  The polls are open until 8pm. Share your voting stories with the #votePGH hashtag. Links to polling place locators, voter guide and more are included … [Read More...]


Halloween in Pittsburgh: Local Bloggers Offer Treats to Read I was just planning on putting up a blog post that highlights some of the best photos and tweets about Halloween from around town (you can find all of that stuff below).  I have spent this week writing about Halloween parties and I have spent this afternoon writing about Halloween apps over here.  All fun and fluffy … [Read More...]

Pittsburgh Halloween Party Carrie Furnace

The (Party) People Behind The Hitchcock Halloween Party

I know that I included the Hitchcock! A Halloween Party at the Carrie Furnace on the big list of Pittsburgh Halloween Parties, but the folks who are working to make this a fabulous party and this location both deserve a more than the few bullet points that were included on that list. The hosts of this upcoming soiree have been sending some … [Read More...]


48 Hours Left to Apply to Thrill Mill StartUp Incubator

Have you always wanted to start a business or do you have an idea that you think might make a great business, but you aren't sure where to start?  Then you should apply to Thrill Mill for the 2015 class.  Thrill Mill is an incubator located on Broad St. in East Liberty.  They are now accepting applications for their third class of companies. I … [Read More...]


List of Pittsburgh Halloween Parties for 2014

Have an awesome costume that you are looking to show off? Looking for an excuse to get out of the house? Pittsburgh is notorius for Halloween parties (The infamous Evaline Halloween Party which ended its 15 year run last year was featured in Spin Magazine).  Check out one or several of these upcoming Halloween parties around Pittsburgh.  Some are … [Read More...]