Happy Friday! Sorry things have been a little quiet here on the blog for a few weeks – but the weather is warmer and there is a ton of stuff to do here in Pittsburgh. Here is a round up of what we talked about on WDVE this morning. You can listen to the IheartPGH segment most Friday mornings on 102.5 FM at 6:45 am.
Bike to Work Day
Friday, May 20, 2011 – National Bike to Work Day
Bike Pittsburgh has got breakfast for the cyclists – Market Square, CMU, Southside
Discounts for bike commuters too
Late Night at… Read the rest
Pittsburgh has been gaining quite a bit of attention from other places for our bicycle friendly community. This is due in large part to the hard work of the folks at BikePgh and the people in Pittsburgh who ride their bikes and want to make this a better place for all bike riders.
Even if you don’t have a bike or like to ride a bike (the only bike I have been on in the past 10 years is the spinning bike – I am great at pedaling and going nowhere) – we can all celebrate the community of cyclists… Read the rest
Image by marshlight via Flickr
You can sample all of these and more in Pittsburgh this weekend – This is the weekend when Pittsburgh wakes up from its long winter nap. Lots of great reasons to get outside and check out the neighborhoods! Lots of good – free (and low costs) ways to check out the city.
Agave Nights @ Phipps Conservatory
The agave plant at phipps is blooming – the agave plant can live for 100 years and only blooms once in its lifetime, currently the plant is growing 12 inches a day
Tequila is made from agave, Phipps… Read the rest
Image by planetschwa via Flickr
Pedal Pittsburgh takes place on Sunday, May 17 and offers 3 different bike routes to see the city. You can bike the route your self or take a guided tour.
Check out this post from 2006 that links to a list of steepest hills in the city.
All of the proceeds from Pedal Pittsburgh support the CDCP – the Community Design Center of Pittsburgh which is a non profit organization dedicated to good design in Pittsburgh – they offer lots of great support and services to people looking to remodel or do historic restoration on… Read the rest