I learned about the House of Gold project over the summer and I wanted to share this Kicstarter project that only has a few more days to reach the funding goal. Artist Dee Briggs lives next door to this house on Swissvale avanue. Last year, Dee was able to purchase the house thanks to the Allegheny County Vacant Property Recovery program. This Kickstart project will help Dee deconstruct the house and re-imagine this site as a space for the community.
I think it is an important project for … [Read More...]
This impressive picture of the supermoon over PPG place was featured on Time.com last week.
The photo was taken by Pittsburgh photographer Dave Dicello, check out some of his other photography at davedicello.com and follow @DaveDiCello on Twitter.
Here is another supermoon photo that he shared on twitter -
Just a few more #supermoon over #Pittsburgh shots! This is the first view I captured, with the moon by 1 Oxford Ctr. pic.twitter.com/0mMcWzUyDL
— Dave DiCello (@DaveDiCello) … [Read More...]
So much to do in this town, so little time! Here are 25 events around town. Some are from our favorite organizations, many are new organizations hosting launch events, volunteer training and business fairs.
Boundaries: A collection of photographs that explores what holds us back @ Miss L Photography - Friday, September 12 // 7pm
The Pitch (Part of Thrival Festival) @ AlphaLab Gear - Saturday, September 13 // 11am-1pm // @ThrivalFestival @AlphaLabGear
Pittsburgh Brown Mamas Makeup N' … [Read More...]
If you are interested in who in Pittsburgh is helping others to turn ideas into reality then one of the organizations that you need to know about is Awesome Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh needs more people coming up and trying out crazy ideas. And I love Awesome Pittsburgh and the Awesome Foundation because they help people try out these ideas. One of the major theories in the world of startups in the idea of Lean Entrepreneurship and MVP (minimum viable product). How soon can you get your … [Read More...]
Just a heads up that the NPR show Wait Wait Don't Tell Me will be here in Pittsburgh on Thursday, October 16, 2014. There are some tickets still available - it looks like the $29 tickets have sold out but there are some $49 tickets in the first and second tier still available.
From the WESA website:
Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me! features host Peter Sagal, judge and scorekeeper Bill Kurtis, and a panel of comedians, humorists and journalists. In popular segments such as "Bluff the Listener," and … [Read More...]
This morning I clicked on the link in a recent tweet from Steve Case...
ON THE ROAD AGAIN: Announcing next #RiseOfRest startup tour #Madison #Minneapolis #DesMoines #KansasCity #StLouis http://t.co/cQYdDfzjoS
— Steve Case (@SteveCase) August 27, 2014
... and I spotted a familiar site on the Rise of the Rest website.
Take a look at the video that is on the front page of RiseoftheRest.com - while everyone talks about the view from Mt. Washington, I never get tired of the view of … [Read More...]
It's hard to believe that we are nearing the end of August. Back to school shopping has begun and this might be the last unofficial weekend of summer. If you are lucky enough to be in Pittsburgh this weekend - there are plenty of ways to seize the summertime fun.
Know of an event that should be on the list? Leave a comment below or share on Twitter with the #stufftodo412
https://storify.com/iheartpgh/stuff-to-do-in-the-412-august-22-24 … [Read More...]
If you haven't had a chance to check out TechShop Pittsburgh yet - you are in luck! On August 28, they are closing down the shop for a party of epic proportions. This is a great party and a great deal - a day pass to TechShop is $50. Tickets for Party@TechShop are $15, use the code TSlovesIheartPGH to save $5 off the ticket price. So for $10 you get access to the shop and whole lot of food and drink from some of the best local spots in town.
Party@TechShop - Thursday, August 28
When: … [Read More...]
A few years ago when my sister was in law school, she spent a summer working in Hawaii. She returned to the east coast with some legal knowledge, a tan and a love of surfboard sports.
I have become a huge fan of kayaking around Pittsburgh - if you haven't seen Downtown Pittsburgh from a kayak, you are missing out. And I am now an even bigger fan of standup paddleboarding on the three rivers.
Fortunately for me, there are some great people in Pittsburgh who are helping to get more people … [Read More...]
Yinz are really getting into to the yoga here in the steel city. What an incredible crowd of people at the OpenStreetsPGH event last week. So many people you couldn't squeeze another yoga mat into market square.
If you are looking for some other places to break out your yoga mats around town ... check out these unique yoga classes and events.
https://storify.com/iheartpgh/unique-yoga-classes-in-pittsburgh … [Read More...]