Guide to Pittsburgh public pools: hours, cost, locations, rules

Image courtesy of Citiparks.

All 18 Pittsburgh city pools are officially open for the summer, until September 2! Check the Citiparks website to make sure your local pool is open for the day. While none of the locations provide refreshments, guests are welcome to bring their own food and drinks (no alcohol). Don't forget to check out the water carnivals, hosted by a different pool every few days in July. Basically an open pool party for the neighborhood, the carnivals feature unique themes, fun games, raffle prizes, … [Read more...]

Record a Custom CD Card for Mom with the Saturday Light Brigade


Mother's Day... Yes, Folks that important holiday is right around the corner.  (Dear Wigle Whiskey - please be planning a mothers day tasting event!).   Mother's day gifts can be tricky - but the Children's Museum has stepped into save the day! This is such a cool idea from the folks at Saturday Light Brigade.  If you aren't familiar with SLB - it is a a public radio show that has been on the air since 1978 with acoustic music and family friendly fun.  A few years ago the SLB started … [Read more...]

Dormont Street Fair & Music Festival


DORMONT FALL STREET FAIR & MUSIC FESTIVAL Pittsburgh legends Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers to headline free Potomac Avenue event DATE: Saturday, October 10, 2009 4—11 p.m. LOCATION: Potomac Avenue between West Liberty and Belrose Avenues,  Dormont, PA the Borough continues its ongoing Centennial Celebration and hosts its most exciting Street Fair to date! From 4 to 11 p.m., join friends, neighbors and surrounding South Hills community members for the 3rd Annual Dormont Street Fair … [Read more...]

Radio Round Up – November 7, 2008

Image by juliekaffe via FlickrStreet with a View Adding art to Google Maps Google Street view, Sampsonia Way on the North Side Bikes Before Christmas Kraynick's Bikes and Pittsburgh Police are collecting used bikes for kids. Mr. Kraynick and volunteers will fix up the bikes Last year 230 bikes were donated to area kids Drop off bikes at Kraynick's on Penn Ave in Garfield or any Pittsburgh police station Sprout Fund Harvest Festival and Penn Avenue First Fridays Stop by the Spround … [Read more...]

Donate Bikes and Mr. Kraynik will fix them for Kids


Image by lemonad via FlickrI have been fascinated by this bike shop ever since I read about this project last year in the Post-Gazette (click here to see the 2007 article). I wasn't even sure that shop was still in business but ever since I read the article I keep seeing people wearing Kraynick's Bike T-shirts (Where can I get one?). Well Bike Pgh just posted an article from the Post-Gazette - the Bike Before Christmas project is back for another holiday season. This is a project that is … [Read more...]