This Saturday, May 9th, is the Vacant Home Tour of Wilkinsburg. Tour takers will spend 45 minutes walking through Wilkinsburg, be shown five vacant historic homes by knowledgeable tour guides, then be able to sit in on a workshop to learn what goes into buying one. If you’re thinking “that sounds unique”, you’re right: it may be the first tour of its kind. And if you’re thinking “I should go”, then you’re not alone: nearly 500 people have RSVP’d on their Facebook page. Best of all, the tour is free for you to take because of a Small & Simple… Read the rest
I often try to think of the MOST Pittsburgh place one can watch the Steeler game, that doesn’t involved going to the game. Well I don’t think it gets more Pittsburgh than this – now you can watch the game next to a steel mill.
The Brew Gentleman is a new brewery that opened this year in Braddock, just down the road from the Edgar Thomson Steelworks, which is a steel mill that is still that opened in 1872 and is still in operation today.
The brewery was founded by two wonderful fellows who I had the good fortune of… Read the rest
I know this is a bit of a detour from our usual postings about things to do in Pittsburgh. But, I wanted to post about this event because I think the League of Women Voters is an important organizations that more people need to know about and because I think this is an important issue for cities. Please take a moment to follow the League of Women Voters Pittsburgh on Facebook here.
The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization – that means that they cannot advocate for any specific candidate or position. The League of Women Voters exists… Read the rest
Pittsburgh’s startup scene is flourishing. Local entrepreneurs, founders, developers, designers, investors, mentors, accelerators and incubators are working together to help dream and create new promising ideas.
We’ll be profiling local startups throughout the summer. Know one that should be featured? Email us at catherine @iheartpgh.com, leave a message on Facebook, tweet us, or leave a comment here!
One of the most promising startups making a buzz in Pittsburgh is SolePower, an energy-generating shoe insert that charges portable electronics, like your cell phone, as you walk. We sat down with Hahna Alexander, co-founder and CTO of SolePower, who received both her… Read the rest
This Friday, April 12, 2013 – you are invited to celebrate the neighborhood of Oakland. The Oakland Task Force has organized Oakland Forever. Okland Forever is a mega event at Schenley Plaza and includes the food tour A Taste of Oakland. More details on the event are belwo.
While I know many of you are thinking I’ve lost my mind – Oakland is a crowded place where you sit in traffic and try to avoid hitting the many college students and doctors who are criss-crossing Forbes and Fifth Ave 24 hours a day. Well, sometimes that is the case, but… Read the rest