I have been a Zipcar member for a few years. I can’t say enough about how much I like Zipcar – it a great service if you just need a car sometimes or if you need to borrow a larger car or truck for an afternoon. Cars are easy to reserve and use, the customer service is great and very helpful. The Zipcar I was using this weekend got a flat tire. I don’t blame Zipcar for this – I am cursed with flat tires, car breakdown or some situation that involves a plumber on a holiday weekend. The good… Read the rest
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I am back on a diet – a low car diet that is. The good folks at ZipCar have included me in another year of low car dieting – I give up driving for a month and they supply some Zipcar credits and fun giveaways (I hope we can give away some Zipcar gifts here on the blog too). After participating in the low car diet last year – I was more than happy to join again – it turns out driving less is really a good thing for me and for the environment too.
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Tee Rex & Handmade Arcade
Friday, September 3, 2010 – Part of First Fridays on Penn Ave
Stop by The Cotton Factory to check out their limited edition t-shirts and make your own reusable tote out of a t-shirt
Mount Lebanon First Fridays
Friday, September 3, 2010
Music by Mac Martin and The Dixie Travelers
Holy Trinity Greek Food Festival
302 W. North Ave, 15212 – North Side
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One of the other things I talked about on WDVE this am is the Zipcar low-car diet that just ended last week. Pittsburgh is one of the 50+ city that has Zipcars parked around town. Once you are a member, you can reserve a car online and drive it when you need it.
I know Pittsburgh is a driving town – but if you are a student and just need to use a car once in a while for a trip to the grocery store or Ikea – or maybe you have a car for your family… Read the rest