Stairs and (frozen) waterfall at Fall Run Park (Photo by Andrew)
Fall Run Park is a delightful little park in Shaler Township, located off of (guesses, anyone?) Fall Run Road. From the parking lot (which is located just past a small jungle gym and a soccer field), a gentle trail leads over numerous bridges (appositely mirroring its mother city’s plethora of said structures) to a waterfall. The waterfall, the park’s primary attraction, is a genuinely impressive spectacle (at least for this region; no humble half-hearted trickle is Fall Run’s cascade). It may not rival Angel Falls in any manner, but… Read the rest
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Just in time for a big big BIG sports weekend … Pittsburgh own Kellee Maize has just put out a new video for her song City of Champions. I have known Kellee for many years – she brings an incredible energy to this city. Her video has some amazing Pittsburgh shots too – filmed all over town – this is a great salute to the city.
You can download her most recent album, Aligned Archetype, for free on Amazon here. (She is currently the most downloaded female rapper on Amazon too). Also check out her website –… Read the rest
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Before I get started, there has been a pretty lengthy debate as to whether riding a sled in the snow is termed as sledding or sled riding. Now, I never considered the term sled riding EVER to be incorrect since I’ve grown up in either central/western PA my entire life. As soon as I went to college, though, things changed. For example, here’s a conversation I had with my friend from New Jersey:
Me: “Hey Brian! Do you want to go sled riding with us on Flagstaff Hill?”
Brian: “. . . What? You mean sledding.”
Me: … Read the rest
And we are back! Happy New Year! We are honored to be back with another weekly Friday update on the DVE morning show. (You can listen to us chat about weekend events Friday mornings at 6:45am on WDVE). Here is what we talked about this week. Check back soon – we are going to be giving away tickets to the Bon Jovi concert next week!
Whatever it Takes – Steelers Fan Collections, Rituals and Obsessions
This is the perfect weekend to check out the gallery exhibit showing off the best of Steeler Nation
Amazing collection that looks at how Steeler’s… Read the rest
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These are some interesting links for January 10th through January 11th:
New Blog in Town – On the Fringe – Thanks to the Pittsburgh Women’s Blogging Society for the heads up on this. Susan Veraldi who runs Veraldi’s Salon in Oakland has started a new blog about Pittsburgh.
Another Inspiring Pittsburgher – Yinzpiration Interviews Sonja Sweterlitsch – Yinzpiration – a fantastic new blog here in Pittsburgh – has posted another awesome interview with more great photos. This week Kate interviews Sonja Sweterlitsch, who is the curator of the 709 Penn Gallery and is a painter.… Read the rest