Last week, as I drove back from checking out the Canal Days festival in Saltsburg, I was catching up on my podcast listening and taking my sweet old time driving through Westmoreland County. A recent episode of the Happier podcast came on and caught my attention. Happier is the podcast from author Gretchen Rubin who is the author of the book The Happiness Project. I have heard about the book, but I’ve been skeptical of people who talk about being happy. A few months ago I stumbled upon the Happier podcast and I have to say that I have become… Read the rest
One of the hidden gems of summer in Pittsburgh for those who are Italian or who want to be Italian is the annual Feast of Saint Anthony Festival, which is happening this weekend in the Strip District. Follow the Pittsburgh Feast of St. Anthony Facebook page for more details.
I just spoke with one of the organizers for the annual Feast of Saint Anthony Festival. They are raffling off two tickets to the Stanley Cup Game 5 here in Pittsburgh on Thursday, June 9. They have sold less than 50 raffle tickets, so your odds of winning 2 seats to… Read the rest
It’s June! It’s raining in Pittsburgh. Which means it is time for the Three Rivers Arts Festival. Last year I was so looking forward to seeing Benjamin Booker perform and he was on stage for all of 5 minutes before a torrential downpour that lasted the rest of the evening.
Here is the line up for the main stage for the 2016 Three Rivers Arts festival (this is the big stage in Point State Park aka the Dollar Bank Main Stage).
All of these performances are FREE!
2016 Three Rivers Arts Festival Main Stage Music
Friday, June 3
7:30-9pm //… Read the rest
Negley Ave Bike Lane Public Meeting
Thursday, May 26, 6:00-7:00pm
Union Project, 801 N Negley Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Facebook Event: http://bit.ly/1s4WkiS
More info on the Bike Pittsburgh blog here: http://bit.ly/1qETTlR. … Read the rest
Photo Credit: Citiparks
Looking for a summer job or looking to pick up some extra work this summer? The City of Pittsburgh’s parks department, aka Citiparks, is hiring an assistant for the Roving Art Cart.
The Roving Art Cart, now in its 43rd summer here in Pittsburgh (I would love to know more about how this program started) travels around to parks and community centers to offer arts programming to kids all summer long.
To apply visit www.PghJobs.net (this is not the most user-friendly website, so I’ve copied and pasted the job description below).
POSITION DESCRIPTION – RECREATION ASSISTANT, TEMP… Read the rest