Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 19, 2015 is primary election day in Pittsburgh. Most of the registered voters in Pittsburgh are democrats (I have been trying to find the exact percentage of Pittsburgh voters who are registered as democrats, but I have yet to find that statistic). As a result, most of the elections in the City of Pittsburgh are determined in the Primary election. If you want to be able to vote for these candidates in the the primary election, you will need to be registered as a democrat. Voters who are registered as Republican, Independent or any other party can… Read the rest
Sorry for the last minute posting on this – but I think it is interesting and worth sharing some information about the Allegheny County Volunteer Firefighters – especially because I haven’t been able to find much information about this organization on the web. Even if you missed the parade and fireworks on Saturday – here are a few facts to check out.
I have always lived in the city of Pittsburgh – where the firefighters are full time employees, it wasn’t until I was in college that I realized that much of this country (and Allegheny County) are served by… Read the rest
Knit the Bridge has been mapping out all of its participants.
Knit the Bridge has been hard at work prepping to yarn bomb the Andy Warhol Bridge starting August 10th until September 8th. According to their website, “Knit the Bridge is a vision for a grassroots, community-led arts project that would bring the many diverse communities of Pittsburgh and Southwestern Pennsylvania together to create a large-scale, aesthetically stunning, fiberarts installation on a bridge in downtown Pittsburgh.”
As of right now, Pittsburgh neighborhoods are at 80% participation and Allegheny County’s municipalities are at 82%. KTB wants 100% participation in both of… Read the rest
Adventureland (film) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
This is the inaugural post of what will hopefully become a weekly event. Basically I watch movies based or filmed in and around the Pittsburgh area, give a quick spiel about the movie, and display all of the Pittsburgh locations shown in the movie. That way, if you so please, you can visit said locations and say, “Hey, Batman was on this sidewalk!” If that’s the kind of thing you’re into. Also for those movies filmed in Pittsburgh, but not set in Pittsburgh in the movie’s plot, I will reveal the giveaways of how the… Read the rest
Today – Tuesday, May 21, 2013 is election day in the city of Pittsburgh.
Election Day Information
Polls are open from 7am to 8pm.
Use the Allegheny County Polling Place Locator to find your polling place.
More details and Election Day Resources are available here
Looking for information on the candidates? Check out the following voter guides:
Voting Guide for the May 2013 Primary Election in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County – this is an extensive guide to candidates that was put together by a CMU grad student
Bike Pittsburgh – We Bike. We Walk. We Vote. Bike Pittsburgh has… Read the rest