Even though today is International Beer Day, it’s a great chance to go local with these Pittsburgh businesses that know and love beer.
Coming soon to Braddock, this promising venture is a collaboration between two CMU grads. They’re working on getting a full production brewery set up, and are eventually planning to add a taproom and lounge. Even though it’s not open yet, it’s totally worth keeping an eye on!
church brew works interior (Photo credit: calamity_hane)
Church Brew Works
While their beer is tasty and their food menu interesting, the most impressive thing about Church Brew Works… Read the rest
This Saturday, June 1, Penn Brewery will host the 17th annual PA Microbrewers’ Fest. The beer fest will be held over two, three hour sessions from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will feature around 30 local brewers as well as live performances by the Flow Band and Big Leg Emma along with a food tent featuring Penn Brew food favorites like pulled pork sandwiches, grilled sausages, and hot kraut.
Tickets are $45 each and can be purchased here or at the door on Saturday. If ordered online tickets must be picked up at… Read the rest
Penn Brewery is celebrating their 25th birthday with an 80’s bash. Bring back your big hair and rewind your wardrobe to celebrate with Penn Brewery.
Friday, July 29, 2011, 7pm-Midnight – DJ Zombo
Saturday, July 30, 2011, 7pm-11pm – Velveeta (how can you not like a band whose url is http://www.80scheese.com/)
Here is a fun fact about the place from the Penn Brewery Wikipedia page – the brew pub opened in 1989 and Sophie Masloff tapped the first keg.… Read the rest
One of the things city dwellers haven’t thought much about for years is where our food comes from. A few years ago I would have answered that question with the Giant Eagle or back in the day The Food Gallery – does anyone else remember that grocery store – it was located where the Shadyside Market District is now located.
Anyhow – we are learning – processed food isn’t so good for us, and shipping food around the country and the globe has some drawbacks too. So there are lots of people who are doing something about local food.
PASA… Read the rest
Image by Mr. Velocipede via Flickr
Here are some of our picks for this weekend and for Mardi Gras celebrations. You can listen to IheartPGH live on DVE on friday mornings at 6:45 (or just sleep in read our updates here in the blog).
Looking for King Cakes in Pittsburgh? Check out the list of bakeries that have King Cakes here – you can even order online from a few of these places too.
March Mardi Gras Hot Jam @ Pittsburgh Glass Center
The first friday of every month – the Pittsburgh Glass Center stays open late for a FREE… Read the rest