World Records, Free Hot Dogs, and Rugby – Radio Round Up – June 4, 2010

Image by planetschwa via Flickr Most Friday mornings at 6:45 am, you can listen to IheartPGH talk live with Jim and Randy on the WDVE morning show about things to do in Pittsburgh on the weekend.  Here is our list of events and links to more information for this weekend.... First Fridays on Penn Avenue Galleries and more stay open late on Penn Ave Stop the Sprout Fund for their Summer Social to learn more about some of their recent projects Paddle at the Point - Pittsburgh to attempt to … [Read more...]

Oh My Gosh – It's Frothingslosh! The 15th Annual Iron City Brewing Oberbrau Haus Beer Collectibles Show

Image by garboden via Flickr Looking for some friends who also like to collect beer stuff - well it turns out that Pittsburgh has a club for that too.  Olde Frothingslosh is a Pittsburgh beer can and breweriana collecting club and they are always open to new members.  I want to join because they have such a great name.  In case you weren't sure about the legitimacy of this organization - please note that Olde Frothingslosh happens to be the 11th 11th Chapter of the Brewery Collectibles Club of … [Read more...]

Questyinz: Where can dogs swim in Pittsburgh?

Image via Wikipedia Alona asked, "We just got a new puppy! He's a black lab mix - and boy is this heat getting to him. Where's a good place in or around Pittsburgh to take a dog for a swim? Thanks!" So glad that Alona asked "in or around" as the following places are scattered all over the Pittsburgh metro area.  The good news is that there are a lot of different options to try - check out each of these until you find one that your new puppy wants to call his swimming hole of choice.  Anyone … [Read more...]

Artichoke Fest, Kaya Fest, Restaurant Week – Radio Round Up – May 27, 2010

Image via Wikipedia We are kicking off the weekend a day earlier this weekend. As we were putting this list together we came across an old article about snomageddon - and it is so great to see Pittsburgh emerging from the long, cold winter nap.  Here are just a handful of events to get you out of the house this weekend. 1st Annual Pittsburgh Artichoke Festival Thursday, May 27, 2010, 5:30-7pm @ Elisco Advertising, 3711 Butler St. All things artichoke - appetizers, pizza from Piccolo Forno, … [Read more...]

Wed. May 26 – Knitting for Absolute Beginnger (Free class and dinner)

Image via Wikipedia Always wanted to learn to knit? Here is your chance to get a free lesson (and some free dinner) and to check out the Fe gallery in Lawrenceville. CommuniTeach is a website that is co-founded by a Pittsburgher one of his friends in Chicago.  The idea is to create a website where people can share their skills and learn new things.  Communiteach offers Learn-its on all kinds of things from guitar lessons, yoga, cooking, knitting and more. This Wednesday, CommuniTeach will … [Read more...]