48 Hours Left to Apply to Thrill Mill StartUp Incubator

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Have you always wanted to start a business or do you have an idea that you think might make a great business, but you aren't sure where to start?  Then you should apply to Thrill Mill for the 2015 class.  Thrill Mill is an incubator located on Broad St. in East Liberty.  They are now accepting applications for their third class of companies. I was part of the first Thrill Mill class and the Thrill Mill incubator has only improved.  Even though I am still not as far as I would like to be with … [Read more...]

20 Events You Need to Know About – September 2014

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So much to do in this town, so little time! Here are 25 events around town.  Some are from our favorite organizations, many are new organizations hosting launch events, volunteer training and business fairs. Boundaries: A collection of photographs that explores what holds us back @ Miss L Photography - Friday, September 12 // 7pm The Pitch (Part of Thrival Festival) @ AlphaLab Gear - Saturday, September 13 // 11am-1pm // @ThrivalFestival @AlphaLabGear Pittsburgh Brown Mamas Makeup N' … [Read more...]

Secrets of the City: This Sunday Take A Tour to the Top of East Liberty Presbyterian Church

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One of the most interesting tours I have taken in Pittsburgh - also offers a spectacular view.  Back in June of 2012 I happened to be at East Liberty Presbyterian Church they day they were offering a tour of the entire church - all the way up to the very top. I am sure I took some photos of East Liberty from the top of the church, but I can't find them.  It took some digging - but I found one of the photos I tweeted from the tour... Guess where I took this photo of East Liberty from? … [Read more...]

Watch the Trailers and Vote for Your Favorite Pittsburgh Film Projects

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While you know that some big blockbuster movies are shot in Pittsburgh, there are quite a few Pittsburghers who are working on their own film project.  The Sprout Fund has put together a special round of grants to help some of these local filmmakers finish and promote their films. The public is invited to watch the trailers here and vote for your favorite films.  The deadline for public voting is December 2, 2013.  (Take a minute to watch the intro video that The Sprout Fund put … [Read more...]

Treader’s Choice: DISCOVER PITTSBURGH

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[note]The Treading Art folks have put together an awesome series of events called Discover Pittsburgh.  The series kicks off this evening and runs through Monday.  If you haven't yet been to see the Maxo Vanka murals - this is a MUST DO!!!! - Lindsay [/note] Thursday Oct. 3rd -  DISCOVER PITTSBURGH: Pop-Up Lounge Join us for the kickoff of DISCOVER PITTSBURGH and  become enthralled by video installations from three local artists, oodle at handmade furniture (also of local origin), … [Read more...]