Photo Credit: David Dicello

(Super) Moon Over Pittsburgh

This impressive picture of the supermoon over PPG place was featured on last week. The photo was taken by Pittsburgh photographer Dave Dicello, check out some of his other photography at and follow @DaveDiCello on Twitter. Here is another supermoon photo that he shared on twitter - Just a few more #supermoon over #Pittsburgh shots! This is the first view I captured, with the moon by 1 Oxford Ctr. — Dave DiCello (@DaveDiCello) … [Read More...]

Pittsburgh Events Listing

20 Events You Need to Know About – September 2014

So much to do in this town, so little time! Here are 25 events around town.  Some are from our favorite organizations, many are new organizations hosting launch events, volunteer training and business fairs. Boundaries: A collection of photographs that explores what holds us back @ Miss L Photography - Friday, September 12 // 7pm The Pitch (Part of Thrival Festival) @ AlphaLab Gear - Saturday, September 13 // 11am-1pm // @ThrivalFestival @AlphaLabGear Pittsburgh Brown Mamas Makeup N' … [Read More...]


Awesome Pittsburgh to Hold Office Hours on Sunday

If you are interested in who in Pittsburgh is helping others to turn ideas into reality then one of the organizations that you need to know about is Awesome Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh needs more people coming up and trying out crazy ideas.  And I love Awesome Pittsburgh and the Awesome Foundation because they help people try out these ideas.  One of the major theories in the world of startups in the idea of Lean Entrepreneurship and MVP (minimum viable product).  How soon can you get your … [Read More...]

Wait Wait Don't Tell Me Pittsburgh

October 16 – Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me Comes to Pittsburgh

Just a heads up that the NPR show Wait Wait Don't Tell Me will be here in Pittsburgh on Thursday, October 16, 2014.  There are some tickets still available - it looks like the $29 tickets have sold out but there are some $49 tickets in the first and second tier still available. From the WESA website: Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me! features host Peter Sagal, judge and scorekeeper Bill Kurtis, and a panel of comedians, humorists and journalists. In popular segments such as "Bluff the Listener," and … [Read More...]

Rise of the Rest Website - Pittsburgh skyline

The Best View of Pittsburgh featured on Steve Case’s

This morning I clicked on the link in a recent tweet from Steve Case... ON THE ROAD AGAIN: Announcing next #RiseOfRest startup tour #Madison #Minneapolis #DesMoines #KansasCity #StLouis — Steve Case (@SteveCase) August 27, 2014 ... and I spotted a familiar site on the Rise of the Rest website. Take a look at the video that is on the front page of - while everyone talks about the view from Mt. Washington, I never get tired of the view of … [Read More...]

Pittsburgh Events August 22-24, 2014

#Stufftodo412 – Carrick Cornfest, Little Italy Days, Pedal Pgh & More

It's hard to believe that we are nearing the end of August.  Back to school shopping has begun and this might  be the last unofficial weekend of summer.  If you are lucky enough to be in Pittsburgh this weekend - there are plenty of ways to seize the summertime fun. Know of an event that should be on the list?  Leave a comment below or share on Twitter with the #stufftodo412 … [Read More...]


TechShop Knows How to Hack a Party – Event on August 28 to Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters

If you haven't had a chance to check out TechShop Pittsburgh yet - you are in luck!  On August 28, they are closing down the shop for a party of epic proportions.  This is a great party and a great deal - a day pass to TechShop is $50.  Tickets for Party@TechShop are $15, use the code TSlovesIheartPGH to save $5 off the ticket price.  So for $10 you get access to the shop and whole lot of food and drink from some of the best local spots in town. Party@TechShop - Thursday, August 28 When: … [Read More...]

Ian Smith of SurfSUP Adventures & Micalla Mikus of Freeport Paddleboarding getting ready to race (Photo Credit: Mike Briggs)

Race on Water – Standup Paddleboard Race at the Lake Arthur Regatta

A few years ago when my sister was in law school, she spent a summer working in Hawaii.  She returned to the east coast with some legal knowledge, a tan and a love of surfboard sports. I have become a huge fan of kayaking around Pittsburgh - if you haven't seen Downtown Pittsburgh from a kayak, you are missing out.  And I am now an even bigger fan of standup paddleboarding on the three rivers. Fortunately for me, there are some great people in Pittsburgh who are helping to get more people … [Read More...]


Unique Yoga Classes in Pittsburgh (Yoga w/Beer, Brunch, Boards & More)

Yinz are really getting into to the yoga here in the steel city.  What an incredible crowd of people at the OpenStreetsPGH event last week.  So many people you couldn't squeeze another yoga mat into market square. If you are looking for some other places to break out your yoga mats around town ... check out these unique yoga classes and events. … [Read More...]

View of Millvale (Photo Credit: Millvale Bogough Facebook Page)

Urban Hike Heads to Millvale – Macaroons, Murals and More

Urban Hike is one of the best ways to check out the city and meet some new folks.  The Urban Hike organizers have mapped out a route, found the best places to eat and lined up some local experts to share some local history.  This hike to Millvale will make a stop to see one of the best kept secrets in Western PA - the Maxo Vanka Murals. Urban Hike Millvale Saturday, July 19, 2014 10am - meet at Jean-March Chatellier's French Bakery, 212 North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15209 Facebook Event … [Read More...]