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

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Image by IheartPGH via Flickr It started with a tweet - for the past few years - Spreadshirt.com 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...]

Rugby, Roller Derby, Pet Friendly Concerts and Contests Radio Round Up – June 18, 2010

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Image by colin j. via Flickr Rugby - Pittsburgh vs. Boston Friday, June 18, 2010, 7pm @ Founders Field Pittsburgh Vipers vs. Boston Thirteens FREE - bring your own cooler, snacks, etc. Make a Mug for Dad Family friendly workshop in the ceramics studio at the Union Project Saturday, June 19, 2010 - 10am $25/family Love Your Pet - Pet Friendly Block Party at South Side Works Saturday, June 19, 2010 5-11pm, FREE This Saturday's party at South Side Works is Love Your Pet Day Pet … [Read more...]

Collaboration + Illustration. East End Brewing + Toonseum = Illustration Ale. Release Party Sat. Night

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Image by 顔なし via Flickr The good folks from East End Brewing who have been providing good beer and really good events are back with another good thing.  This time East End Brewing has partnered with the Toonseum for their limited edition Illustration Ale. Illustration Ale is a a Belgian Dark Strong Ale and it is a very limited edition - only 700 bottles.   There are 6 labels designed just for this beer by Pittsburgh cartoonists. The custom labels were designed by David Coulson, Dave Klug, Pat … [Read more...]

Urban Garden Party Fancy and Free Events

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Over on the Northside, tucked into the Mexican War Steets is an old Mattress Factory that is now a museum which showcases works of art that incorporate the entire room.  From their website: The Mattress Factory is a museum of contemporary art that exhibits room-sized works called installations. Created on site by artists from across the country and around the world, our unique exhibitions feature a variety of media that engage all of the senses. Each June the Mattress Factory hosts an Urban … [Read more...]

Contests and Giveaways – Burgh Blogs Have Lots to Giveaway

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You could be a winner! Check out some of the contests happening around the burgh blogoshpere. 2 Tickets to Zoo Brew - That's Church is giving away 2 pairs of tickets to the Zoo Brew in August I Made It Market Tote Bags - Invite your friends to be a fan of I Made It Market on Facebook and you could win a totebags printed by The Cotton Factory Mattress Factory Urban Garden Party Tickets - Follow the Mattress Factory on Facebook and Twitter - they will be giving away tickets to their gala … [Read more...]