Hacking a Better Pittsburgh – The National Day of Civic Hacking is Saturday

Pittsburgh National Day of Civic Hacking

I am WAY late writing a blog post about the National Day of Civic Hacking, which is tomorrow, Saturday, May 31.  But I want to make sure you know about all of the great stuff that is happening in Pittsburgh around civic hacking. Pittsburgh Event for the National Day of Civic Hacking OpenPittsburgh Open House Saturday, May 31, 2014 10am-3pm (lunch will be provided) Homewood Branch of the Carnegie Library, 7101 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15208 Register Here Facebook … [Read more...]

2014 Art All Night is coming to Pittsburgh this weekend

2014 Art All Night Lawrenceville

Art All Night, Pittsburgh's annual free art event, pops up in Lawrenceville this weekend for its 17th year. The completely volunteer-run event is held non-stop from 4pm on Saturday, April 26, 2014 until 2pm on Sunday, April 27, 2014. Never heard of Art All Night? The idea behind the censorship-free, non-juried event is to encourage participation from all types of artists. Everyone is welcome to come, share, and experience a variety of local art and activities. Besides original artwork, … [Read more...]

8 Things to Store Around Town for Pittsburgh Events

If you're visiting Pittsburgh for the 1st or 500th time to attend a big event, you might travel with supplies and equipment. Luckily, you can use Spacefinity.com - an online marketplace to connect with friendly neighborhood residents to store your stuff around town. Here's a list of some of the big annual events and the stuff you can put in storage: Art - Over 10,000 visual and performing artists have presented work at the Three Rivers Arts Festival since the event started in 1960. With all … [Read more...]

Treaders Choice: 4th Annual Farm Dinner

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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 is the 4th Annual Farm Dinner.  check out their entire list of Weekend Treadings here. Fill your evening with beautiful views of Pittsburgh and have a dinner outdoors with the Friends of Grandview Park. Grandview Park @ 499 Bailey Ave - … [Read more...]

Paddle Without Pollution: Nominated for Canoe & Kayak Magazine’s ‘Paddle With Purpose’ award

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Local non-profit (and I heart PGH favorite!) Paddle Without Pollution is up for an award celebrating the best philanthropic effort involving paddlesports. You can vote for the best "Paddle With Purpose" contender, plus those in other categories, until this Sunday, June 30, by visiting the Canoe & Kayak Magazine awards page. The group was nominated by their fellow paddlers and peers and winners are honored at the annual ceremony, held this year on August 1 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Paddle … [Read more...]