Links Worth a Look – June 16th

Here are some links/articles/blog posts that are worth a look: FoodBurgh visits the JuiceBox Cafe - Nice review with lots of photos from FoodBurgh of the new cafe in Shadyside. Juice Box Cafe offers smoothies, wraps and salads - all with a focus on fresh and healthy. Plans for a new sustainable cafe in Homewood - Construction scheduled to start in August. The building will be powered by a geothermal energy system. "More than just a coffee shop, Café 524 hopes to spur the rebirth … [Read more...]

Links Worth a Look – June 14th

Here are some links/articles/blog posts that are worth a look: Fizzy Drinks Class - Hack Pittsburgh hosts a class on Fizzy Drinks - the history, techniques, and equipment behind a range of fermented carbonated beverages. Also will be making root beer. Sat - June 26. La Gourmandine - New French Bakery Opening in Lawrenceville this week - A couple from Paris has moved to Pittsburgh and will be opening a French bakery on Butler Street. The soft opening is on Tuesday. (via Pittsburgh Magazines … [Read more...]

Rocking the Block Parties, Celebrating Saints – Radio Round Up – June 11, 2010


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…. 5-Alarm Chili Festival @ Nemacolin Saturday, June 12, 2010 10am-6pm A serious Chili festival - sanctioned by the International Chili Society Participants can compete in three categories: Red Chili, Chili Verde and Salsa. Over $5,000 in cash prizes with … [Read more...]

One Big Italian Celebration – The Feast of St. Anthony Festival


Image via Wikipedia This festival comes highly recommended from a friend of IheartPGH (FoIHP) very enthusiastic Pittsburgher - he has been talking about this festival since the last festival.  I think FoIHP is pretty serious about his festivals and I know he has been volunteering his time to make this years festival amazing. Who is St. Anthony? Saint Anthony of Padua (Italy), lived from 1195-1231. Born in Portugal, he was a Franciscan monk and lived in Morocco before settling in Padua. He was … [Read more...]

And they're off…A Night at the Races to Benefit Dormont Boosters


Head on down to the Dormont Recreation Center (1801 Dormont Avenue) on Saturday night for some gambling fun to benefit the Dormont Boosters.  All of the proceeds from the evening support athletic programs for kids in Dormont. A Night at the Races Saturday, June 12, 2010 8pm-Midnight Dormont Recreation Center Click here for more info … [Read more...]