Fairs, Flowers and Flea – Radio Round Up – April 16, 2010

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Here is the list of things we discussed on WDVE this morning.  You can hear our weekend picks Friday morning at 6:45 on 102.5FM. Since your dad was a lad...Gus and Yia Yai's Ice Balls Located next to the Tennis Courts in West Park, stop by for the best ice ball in Pittsburgh Tribune Review article about Gus and Yia Yia from June 2001 Facebook Fan page for Gus and Yia Yia's Lawrenceville Blossom Tour Check out some of the local businesses along Butler St. Friday - Sunday, April 16-28, … [Read more...]

Links Worth a Look – April 15th

Here are some links/articles/blog posts that are worth a look: Pittsburgh Parks CEO to Attend White House Conference on America’s Great Outdoors - Meg Cheever, CEO of the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy has been invited to attend the White House Conference on America's Great Outdoors. From the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy email "The conference focuses on conservation and connecting people to the nature. Cheever and the Parks Conservancy are improving quality of life for the people … [Read more...]

Lawrenceville Blossom Tour

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Celebrate spring with on the Lawrenceville Blossom Tour!  Beginning Friday April 16th and running through Sunday April 18th, this free event will involve 24 participating businesses along Butler, 43rd, 44th, Hatfield and 50th streets. These businesses will distribute flower and herb seeds (while supplies last), offer Blossom Tour specials, sales, raffles, garden tips and demonstrations. This year's tour has five newcomers with Common Thread, Cavacini Garden Center, Body Shop Tattoo & … [Read more...]

Farm to Table, and more!

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I had the pleasure of attending the Farm to Table conference a few weeks ago where several of the area's farms and natural food companies were represented, showing off their goods. Here are a few of my favorite organizations who were represented at the event: The Green Chef PA is a collection of four lovely women based in Sewickley who are on a mission to change the way people think about, shop for and prepare food. They were preparing a few of their favorite fresh and fast treats for the … [Read more...]

Latin Goes Local at Seviche

I recently visited Seviche for a tasting of their finest offerings during a warm Pittsburgh spring evening. During happy hour, Seviche offers a special menu with select tapas for $5, select glasses of wine for $4, special cocktails (including mojitos) for $5 and Latino beer for $3. Seviche also has Chickita Tuesdays when all ladies get their first drink on the house, all day long. Seviche's mojito selection is crisp and refreshing; I enjoyed the Seviche Mojito Classico, made with Bacardi … [Read more...]