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 together for this project. They filmed this intro at the Hollywood Theater in Dorming… Read the rest
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
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), dance, lounge in oversized bean bags, drink, eat chocolate, and catch a gander of Kurt Hentschlager’s riveting Hive on the second floor!… Read the rest
This weekend is the 2nd Pittsburgh StartUp Weekend – teams have 72 hours to create a business. The fun starts on Friday night and teams work all day Saturday and Sunday – the weekend concludes on Sunday evening with presentations to judges.
If you would like to attend and see the final presentations on Sunday afternoon – Tickets are still available here.
My team has created a business called InvenStory – the idea is a super simple app that lets you create an inventory of stuff you own.
WE NEED YOUR HELP – part of our presentation to the judges… Read the rest
I know there are a few folks that read this blog that LOVE mac and cheese. The Carnegie Library in East Liberty is hosting a Mac & Cheese Cook-off on Saturday, February 25, 2012.
Think you have the best mac & cheese recipe in town – you can enter to win fame and prizes too.
Registration is required.
Judges for the event include:
Danielle Brendel: Retail Manager of Sweet Tammy’s Bakery
Megan Lindsey, Co-owner of the Franktuary Hot Dog Truck
More details and registration information available here.
The World’s Best Mac and Cheese (whitehothair.com)
3 Tips for Making… Read the rest
Twitter is all abuzz about the newest establishment to open in Pittsburgh. Station Street Hot Dogs, located on Broad Street (kind of behind the new Target) in East Liberty, official opens today at 4pm.
We got a sneak peek at the place from Dave Lagnese (who is a super supporter of the neighborhood – stop by and say hello to him at the East Liberty Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings – he is the man behind the Kew Park coffee bar).
Here is his report on Station Street with a few photos…
Station Street Hot Dogs opened today at 5:00.… Read the rest