One of my all time favorite movies is Clue – yes the Clue with Mrs. White, Professor Plum and the singing telegram – so I love that the upcoming fundraiser at the Carnegie Library includes a live action version of Clue. This Friday, September 23, its After Hours @ the Library. The Carnegie Library has been hosting these occasional fundraisers at different Libraries around town – this week the After Hours party is at the library in Oakland. For $25 you can support the library, have some snacks, enjoy some drinks, listen to the musical stylings of Joy Ike AND… Read the rest
Lets talk Pittsburgh trees! Trees are an important thing here in the city – they help to keep the air clean and the city cooler. Tree Pittsburgh (which used to be called Friends of the Pittsburgh Urban Forest) is an organization that works with the communities and neighborhoods to preserve and protect Pittsburgh’s urban forest.
Tree Pittsburgh has teamed up with Groupon’s charity site, G-Team, to plant more trees in Pittsburgh. This isn’t your usual groupon deal – just an opportunity to use the Groupon platform to help Tree Pittsburgh plant more Trees. Each donation of $10 will plant another… Read the rest
Even if you aren’t in Pittsburgh, you can support local businesses by shopping their websites. One of the interesting (and I think exciting things) about the internet is that it allows the smaller shops a way to compete with some of the conveniences of bigger shops. Sometimes it is just easier to order books online – but you can buy those books from local book shops. I usually check out Abe Books which lets you search lots of local shops from one site.
I read this article, Saving Broadway Books, last year in Inc. Magazine. The recession was catching up… Read the rest
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Social Coupons? both Groupon and Living Social offer a daily deal – a new one every 24 hours – that offers a coupon – usually for half off – to a local business. The deal only happens if… Read the rest