After a week off, here’s your list of things to do this week. My calendar is a little thin at the moment, but feel free to post a comment and I’ll update the post!
Wednesday 6p, Free
Big Idea Bookstore, Bloomfield
This 2012 documentary film tells the little known stories of employee-owned businesses that compete successfully in today’s economy while providing secure, dignified jobs in democratic workplaces. After the movie, there will be informal discussion about the movie and cooperative owned businesses.
More information: (412) 687-4323
Pitts-burrrrgh Drowned Hog Swim
Saturday 11a, Charity Event
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Here’s your first weekly preview of 2013!
Check Out The New Franktuary
3810 Butler St, Lawrenceville
The much anticipated upscale hotdog shop is finally opening in Lawrenceville. I, for one, am thrilled because I’m never able to be downtown during the day to enjoy their original location.
Check out our other coverage here: http://iheartpgh.com/2013/01/04/a-sneak-peek-at-franktuary-the-second-coming/
Downtown Reddit Bar Crawl
Vote for a time here: http://doodle.com/bkxy4rpni4tvyeye
Good drinks, good people, good god let’s party now that the holidays are over.
Reddit thread: http://www.reddit.com/r/pittsburgh/comments/160o9z/vote_for_rpittsburgh_bar_crawl_date/
Pittsburgh Improv Jam (21+)
Thursday 10p, $3
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Earlier this year I stumbled upon the Food Network show Restaurant Impossible. In each episode the host, Robert Irvine, steps in to help a struggling local establishment with a kitchen, menu, staff and decor makeover. This show is interesting to watch because part of it is about helping local restaurants learn to succeed. And it is fun to see the extreme makeover of the place happen on a $10,000 in just a few days.
We have just learned from the Yelp Pittsburgh message board that Restaurant Impossible is taking over Del’s in Bloomfield today and tomorrow. Del’s is a third… Read the rest
Image by Cvalentine via Flickr
Apple Fest 2009
4th Annual Celebration of Apples
Saturday, October 24, 2009, 11am-2pm @ Union Project in Highland Park
Pie Baking Contest, Apples, Kids Activites, Performances by the Mother/Son Juggling Team “All In Jest”
RiverQuest Spirits of the River Haunted Boatride
Friday October 23 and Saturday October 24, 7pm
Cruise the Pittsburgh rivers on RiverQuest’s green boat while listening to ghost stories about Pittsburgh’s river past.
Urban Hike Scavenger Hunt – Bloomfield
Saturday, October 24, 2009
Meet at the Friendship Parklet at 1pm
Teams of up to 5 people
Bring a digital camera
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Image via WikipediaFriday, Saturday and Sunday (Sept 26-28, 2008) celebrate Pittsburgh’s little Italy. Bloomfield knows how to celebrate – they will have food, music, games and festivities all over Bloomfield.
The 2008 festival features free activities and entertainment for young and old. This year 12 musical groups perform on the Main Stage at Liberty and Cedarville, along with strolling musicians throughout the weekend. Other activities include a bocce tournament and an Italian Mass, followed by the “Procession of the Madonna del la Civita”.
Click here for the full schedule of events.… Read the rest