TechShop Knows How to Hack a Party – Event on August 28 to Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters


If you haven't had a chance to check out TechShop Pittsburgh yet - you are in luck!  On August 28, they are closing down the shop for a party of epic proportions.  This is a great party and a great deal - a day pass to TechShop is $50.  Tickets for Party@TechShop are $15, use the code TSlovesIheartPGH to save $5 off the ticket price.  So for $10 you get access to the shop and whole lot of food and drink from some of the best local spots in town. Party@TechShop - Thursday, August 28 When: … [Read more...]

Treader’s Choice: Wine & Cheese at the Carnegie Science Center


Treading Art has been putting together an amazing list of weekend events around Pittsburgh.  Each week we will highlight one of those events here on IheartPGH and link you back over to Treading Art's weekly events post. This weeks Treader's Choice event: Wine & Cheese at the Carnegie Science Center Friday, May 24th 21 + Wine and Cheese For an after work treat enjoy live music, learn a thing or two about the chemistry of winemaking (while enjoying a glass) or get a lesson on … [Read more...]

Laser Gaga Costume Contest @ The Carnegie Science Center


Yes, its true the Carneige Science Center has a laser show set to Lady Gaga, appropriately named Laser Gaga.  In honor of Halloween and all things lady Gaga - the Science Center is hosting a Laser Gaga Costume Contest - put on your best poker face and head down to the science center - there will be prizes for the best costumes. Please note the fine print on this one - sorry folks - don't wear meat to the science center: While we encourage your costumes to be creative, they must be … [Read more...]

Get Swept Away at the Science Center This Weekend


Kind of ironic that I am writing this post during one of the rare times that Pittsburgh is under a tornado warning.  I have been talking about tornados recently - one of my dear friends just found out she will be moving with her new husband to Oklahoma this summer.  This is kind of sad news for me because right now she lives in Hawaii - and I think that I would rather visit Hawaii more than Oklahoma - although I am always up for visiting new places ( I had a surprisingly delightful trip to … [Read more...]

The Museums Miss You: Reasons to visit Pittsburgh Museums


With a 3 days weekend after a weekend of snow, everyone is in need of a reason to get out of the house - a perfect time to revisit one of the many great museums we have here in Pittsburgh.  Here is a run down of some exhibits that are not to be missed. Carnegie Museum of Natural History - Whales Tohorā - A whale of an exhibit about whales will be at the museum until May 2, 2010. Tuesday–Saturday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. , Thursday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m., Sunday: 12 p.m.–5 p.m. - The Museum will be open on … [Read more...]