Bikes, Beer & A Better Pittsburgh – Two Wheels Lots of Green, Aug. 11

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I love writing blog posts about events that combine lots of great things - I think it was last summer that I started noticing some super collaborations among Pittsburgh organizations.  Two Wheels and a Lot of Green may take the cake for an event that combines a whole lot of Pittsburgh goodness into one action packed day. Some of the folks who do amazing things for Pittsburgh that are partnering on this event... GTECH - GTECH is short for Growth Through Energy + Community Health. … [Read more...]

The Hills Are Alive…

Image via Wikipedia not with the sound of music, but with the sound of cyclists and Rick Sebak brought some video cameras along.  Tonight (Wednesday, January 26) and I am sure many other times because these things do get repeated - Rick Sebak's show Its Pittsburgh takes a look at The Dirty Dozen.  The Dirty Dozen is an "unofficial" bicycle race that goes something like 58 miles up and down 13 of the steepest streets in Pittsburgh, including Canton Avenue, arguably the steepest public street … [Read more...]

Bridesmaid Dresses on Bikes and Zombies at the Opera – Another Weekend in Pgh

Image by annstheclaf via Flickr Each Friday morning at 6:45am you can listen to IheartPGH on the DVE morning show (102.5fm).  Jim and Randy let us pick out a few events to share each week. Here is a round up of our picks for this weekend. Bridesmaid Dress Bike Ride October 15, 2010, 6-8pm Meet at the Bike Pittsburgh office - 3410 Penn Ave Wear a bridesmaids dress for this fun, easy bike ride Evenings in Quarantine: The Zombie Opera A film and theatrical production created by 2 … [Read more...]

Links Worth a Look – October 8th

Here are some links/articles/blog posts that are worth a look: Interview with Thick Bikes - Thick Bikes is one of those places in Pittsburgh that I have seen and thought there must be an interesting place but didn't know much about. Thanks to Brett at OnlyinPGH for this nice interview - I didn't know that they also did bike repairs. MECHA POLAMALU - the Lego Version of Troy Polamalu - Yes, it even includes Lego hair. Another amazing Steelers find from our friends at Pittsburgh Sports … [Read more...]

Links Worth a Look – August 16th

Here are some links/articles/blog posts that are worth a look: Review: Smiling Banana Leaf - FoodBurgh - The blog FoodBurgh has a nice review of The Smiling Banana Leaf in Highland Park. This place has been reccomended by a couple of IheartPGH readers in the past as well. Check out Mike's thoughts on the food and some photos of the place too. Steeltown Anthem Visits CommonWealth Press - Pittsburgh design blog, Steeltown Anthem, visits Commonwealth Press's shop on Carson St. - Lots of … [Read more...]