Please vote for Srvd as Pittsburgh’s Hottest Startup by 6pm today!

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You can skip the mumbo jumbo if you want and just vote for Srvd, an app that makes it easier to order and pay for drinks at the bar, by 6pm today. One of the things we love about Pittsburgh (and one of the things that actually brought some of the I heart PGH team together) is the growing, vibrant startup community. Lindsay and I actually met and worked out at Thrill Mill, one the the local incubators, and you can usually find one or both of us at a startup or entrepreneur-related networking … [Read more...]

A brief history of IheartPGH the t-shirt, the blog & the PGH t-shirt show

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Thursday, April 23 is the 5th annual PGHTee, a celebration of Pittsburgh t-shirts. This event suits me to a T, well to a T-shirt.  Bad t-shirt puns aside, this blog is the direct result of a t-shirt.  Before I give you the not so brief history of why I love Pittsburgh t-shirts as much as I love Pittsburgh, here are the details on the Pittsburgh Tee Show: PGHTee 2015 - A Celebration of Pittsburgh T-Shirts The PghTee is a T-shirt show and sale. This is one of the many events for Pittsburgh … [Read more...]

Seeking Storytellers Who Love Pittsburgh

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I originally titled this post "Writers Wanted" but we are really looking for anyone who wants to share Pittsburgh stories.  This fall, IheartPGH will turn 10.  I have been thinking about where this blog has been (you can read a not-so-brief history of IheartPGH here) and where it should go next. One of the things that I would like to do is build the community of people who write and create content for this site.  It was never my intention for IheartPGH to be just my take on Pittsburgh.  There … [Read more...]

Pittsburgh’s RedRaven Studios one of 25 Artists at NASDAQ for Etsy IPO

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Congrats to Amy Hamley, a Pittsburgh artist who runs RedRaven Studios, who was one of 25 artists from around the globe that joined the executives of Etsy.com in Time Square today to ring the opening bell in honor of Etsy's IPO. https://instagram.com/p/1jD69ySMdu/ .@Etsy rings the @Nasdaq Opening Bell in celebration of #IPO! #sellerbration $ETSY pic.twitter.com/inpQYRSl8h — Nasdaq (@NASDAQ) April 16, 2015 RedRaven Studio has been making porcelain jewlery and home decor in … [Read more...]

Don’t forget about Dave & Andy

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Today, Tuesday, April 14, 2015 is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's locations around the US.  That means everyone who walks into the shop (usually after standing in line) get a free ice cream cone of your choice. I like to use Free Cone Day (I wrote about this last year) to everyone in Pittsburgh about Dave & Andy's Ice Cream in Oakland.  This fine ice cream establishment has been making and serving ice cream to Pittsburghers since 1983.  If you want to skip the lines and spend a few … [Read more...]