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How Pittsburgh Gets Ready for the Pirates Postseason

If you are new to Pittsburgh, or are just a casual Pirates fan - you may be wondering why everyone is walking around in an extra layer of black and gold.  It is a BIG day in Pittsburgh.  The Pirates play a postseason game tonight at PNC Park. Here are few of the ways that Pittsburgh is getting ready for the game tonight.  We want to see how you are preparing for the Pirates postseason game - share your tweets and photos with the #PGHfanatics The Independent Brewing Company Break Out The … [Read More...]

One of my favorite photos of Pittsburgh, snapped on a previous StepTrek

Links N’At – What is the correct glassware for an IC Light?

Here are A few links about Pittsburgh n'at that we think are worth a click... Robotics Incubator coming to Oakland // @PghBizTimes In case you haven't noticed - non-pittsburghers are moving to town.  NextPittsburgh has profiles 6 people and what brought them to town - New talent: 6 recent hires and what drew them to Pittsburgh //  @NEXTPittsburgh Wanna hang out with a bunch of developers?  Check out the Pittsburgh Code & Supply MeetUp For the serious beer drinkers and history … [Read More...]

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Watch the Steeler Game in the Shadow of a Steel Mill

I often try to think of the MOST Pittsburgh place one can watch the Steeler game, that doesn't involved going to the game.  Well I don't think it gets more Pittsburgh than this - now you can watch the game next to a steel mill. The Brew Gentleman is a new brewery that opened this year in Braddock, just down the road from the Edgar Thomson Steelworks, which is a steel mill that is still that opened in 1872 and is still in operation today. The brewery was founded by two wonderful fellows who … [Read More...]

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Pittstarter – A Gentle Demolition of The House of Gold

Update 9/24 - Just 24 hours left til the Kickstarter deadline and the artist needs to raise $12,000.  Click here to go directly to the Kickstarter page for the House of Gold. I learned about the House of Gold project over the summer and I wanted to share this Kicstarter project that only has a few more days to reach the funding goal.   Artist Dee Briggs lives next door to this house on Swissvale avanue. Last year, Dee was able to purchase the house thanks to the Allegheny County Vacant … [Read More...]

Photo Credit: David Dicello http://davedicello.com/

(Super) Moon Over Pittsburgh

This impressive picture of the supermoon over PPG place was featured on Time.com last week. The photo was taken by Pittsburgh photographer Dave Dicello, check out some of his other photography at davedicello.com 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. pic.twitter.com/0mMcWzUyDL — 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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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The Best View of Pittsburgh featured on Steve Case’s RiseoftheRest.com

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 http://t.co/cQYdDfzjoS — 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 RiseoftheRest.com - 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 https://storify.com/iheartpgh/stuff-to-do-in-the-412-august-22-24 … [Read More...]