I’ve spent the past few days at home with the flu, which has given me plenty of time to watch the Presidential debate previews, documentaries on the candidates, the debates and the debate recaps. Twelve years ago, I had never voted, but a few month after attending a candidate MeetUp at the Church Brew Works, I quit my job and went to work full time on the presidential campaign.
Today, September 27 is National Voter Registration Day, a perfect excuse for a post on registering to vote.
October 11, 2016 is the LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE before the… Read the rest
Join NextGen Climate Pennsylvania for their first NextGen Social hour with special guest Gisele Barreto Fetterman. Topics will include the 412 Food Rescue Program, NextGen Climate, and the FreeStore.
6-630pm: Arrival and Socialize Time
630pm-7:15pm: Gisele Fetterman Speaks/NextGen speaks
Franktuary Food Truck will be on site and you can purchase drinks from the Brew Gents. Come join us for this kickoff to the series!
Learn more about NextGen Climate in Pittsburgh!
NextGen Climate is rolling out a massive effort to register and engage voters around the issue of climate change before election day. To learn more about NextGen’s work… Read the rest
The Pennsylvanian, moments after arriving at Pittsburgh’s Penn Station. It rolled in 20 minutes ahead of schedule. The Amtrak route’s on time performance is 91.7%.
Gloria Skillings arrived at Pittsburgh’s Penn Station from Philadelphia on a recent August evening. She opted to take the train for the scenic value and because it’s less hassle than flying.
Still, Skillings laments Pittsburgh’s Amtrak service, “It’s limited.”
She’s right. Only one train per day departs from Pittsburgh and services Harrisburg, Philadelphia, New York City, and places in between. Likewise for travellers coming from NYC. They get one shot at getting to Pittsburgh on… Read the rest
CommonWealth Press, aka printer of the finest shirts in Pittsburgh is opening a new shop in Mt. Lebanon. Go there, buy t-shirts, drink beer, meet nice people.
TONIGHT. 7PM. 691 WASHINGTON RD.
A photo posted by @cwpress on Aug 7, 2015 at 8:52am PDT
Pittsburgh screen-printing business Commonwealth Press expands with second location (post-gazette.com)… Read the rest
Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 19, 2015 is primary election day in Pittsburgh. Most of the registered voters in Pittsburgh are democrats (I have been trying to find the exact percentage of Pittsburgh voters who are registered as democrats, but I have yet to find that statistic). As a result, most of the elections in the City of Pittsburgh are determined in the Primary election. If you want to be able to vote for these candidates in the the primary election, you will need to be registered as a democrat. Voters who are registered as Republican, Independent or any other party can… Read the rest