Easter Brunch Ideas


Image via Wikipedia Here are some delicious dining options if you are looking for a place to go out to eat for Easter brunch... Casbah - extended brunch hours for Easter 10am-4pm (Fixed price menu $22 for adults, $12 for children) Kaya - 11am-3pm E2 - The new dining space from Enrico's biscotti, located on Bryant St. in Highland Park The Big Buirrito newsletter also notes that Mad Mex, Soba and Umi are NOT open on Easter.  I guess the Easter Bunny doesn't like margaritas. … [Read more...]

Radio Round Up – April 2, 2010: Geek, Green and Spring Things


Image by IheartPGH via Flickr Here is what we discussed on WDVE today – you can listen to IheartPGH chat with Jim and Randy of the DVE morning show most Friday mornings at 6:45 am. Geek Arts/Green Innovators Festival This months First Friday on Penn Ave has a giant art and enviroment festival Friday, April 2 5-11pm - Start at Pittsburgh Glass Center Demonstrations, Activities, Live Music, Food, Wine, Fashion Show, Art and More - see what is happening with geek and green in … [Read more...]

Tee Rex, T-shirts Not Dinosaurs


An added bonus to the First Friday's on Penn Ave and the GA/GI festival is the Cotton Factory Studio Sale! Calling all t-shirt lovers! The Cotton Factory is a nifty little website that has been selling t-shirts online for awhile now.  Their shirt designs have gained praise and fame from the t-shirt community and few people know that The Cotton Factory has recently located their headquarters to Friendship.  Check out this great post from the Pittsburgh blog Steel Town Anthem with lots of photos … [Read more...]

Festival of Geek Meets Green Meets Arts on Penn Ave – Friday April 2nd


Since tomorrow is the first Friday of the month - it is First Friday's on Penn Avenue - where business and galleries stay open late and have special programs for the evening. This Friday is also the Geek Arts/Green Innovators (GA/GI) Festival.  One of the great things about Pittsburgh, and I feel like I say this often, but it is true and worth repeating is how different communities come together to create innovation.  GA/GI celebrates the intersection of geek and green in the arts. The … [Read more...]

Punked by Google – Google Fiber a Hoax


Image via Wikipedia So a few weeks ago we blogged about the Pittsburgh goes Google project. Well it turns out that the Google Fiber Network that sounded too good to be true is really too good to be true. The folks at Google took a page out of the Ashton Kutcher's playbook with Google Fiber project.   Turns out the whole thing was just a joke and Google executives were stunned to see the lengths that local mayors and residents would go to to attract Google's attention.  To win over the … [Read more...]