Today’s preservation month post is inspired by the Millvale Musical Festival, which is happening on Saturday, May 13. Millvale continues to gain popularity as a destination for breweries, music, community projects and some impressive community events. If you are headed to Millvale then you need to know about the Maxo Vanka murals, which might be one of the best kept secrets in Pittsburgh.
If you are headed to Millvale for the music festival, you might want to take a little break to check these unique works of art. Even if you are not headed to the music festivals, the Maxo… Read the rest
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