What I heart about Steeler fans is that EVERYONE gets into it. Like the fact that the Pittsburgh Glass Center is blowing black and gold glass this Friday:
Special Glassblowing Demonstrations to Show Support for Pittsburgh
Steelers; Free to Public
WHO: Everyone is welcome
WHAT: Two Steelers-themed glassblowing demonstrations
WHEN: 6 – 7:30pm Hot blown and sculpted glass football helmet
7:30 – 9pm Blown Lombardi trophy and 3’ Steeler emblem hot poured in a
sand mold. Artists will attempt to create a spectacular display of fire,
molten glass and Steelers pride as they hoist the emblem into the air behind… Read the rest
There is an important Pittsburgh and Steelers related effort that needs your help! This is a matter of Pittsburgh pride. It seems that the White House has placed an order from a Wisconsin brewery for the super bowl, but not from Pittsburgh.
From the East End Brewing email – I could summarize for you but then you would miss the beer puns – so I will just paste in their works…
It seems that during a recent visit to Wisconsin, The Whitehouse placed a beer order from fellow Craft Brewer, Hinterland Brewing Company in Wisconsin, so that they could have… Read the rest
Trail & creek at Emmerling (photo by Andrew)
One of the great things about the outlying Pittsburgh areas is the plethora of township parks that are more than just a dilapidated playground and a pavilion with a few well-worn picnic tables. So many parks in this region feature unique structures or landforms, not to mention neat trails…
Emmerling Community Park is one of these parks; the “main” section is attractive on its own, with visually appealing picnic shelters, gorgeously spacious fields, and wonderful landscaping. The park is located very close to Rt. 910, but there is surprisingly little traffic noise.… Read the rest
Nope, that is not a spelling mistake – and if you are a long time reader you know that I was not an A+ student is spelling. But Twerrible is the correct spelling in this case. Yes, the Twerrible Towel is the name of the twitter powered terrible towel.
We are still collecting all of the details about this – but it looks like the folks at McKinney – an advertising firm in Durham, NC – have built a twitter powered terrible towel. Everytime some one posts a tweet with the hashtag #steelersnation – the motorized hand twirls the terrible… Read the rest
David Berkeley will be having his CD Release Show TONIGHT at Club Cafe at 7pm for his new album Some Kind of Cure. This CD is based on his experiences living in a very small village in Corsica with his wife and young son.
If you like to listen to Joseph Arthur, Damian Rice, David Gray, or Nick Drafe — you will throughly enjoy his album. A few of my personal favorites on the album include: “Homesick,” “George Square,” and “Marie.” The music is so raw and pure, and each song paints a different story and experience. His lyrics make… Read the rest