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
Pittsburgh may be at the top of a lot of lists – best place to retire, 10th most romantic city in the US, most liveable city. However, Pittsburgh and the entire state of Pennsylvania are WAY behind when it comes to women in politics.
Some sobering stats on the state of women in politics in Pennsylvania:
Pennsylvania ranks 47th when looking at the number of women holding elected office, and 47th in terms of women’s overall political participation in our state. (via WomenVotePA)
State Senate – only 16% are women
State House – only 18% are women
Pennsylvanian ranks 38… Read the rest
This is the inaugural post of what will hopefully become a weekly event. Basically I watch movies based or filmed in and around the Pittsburgh area, give a quick spiel about the movie, and display all of the Pittsburgh locations shown in the movie. That way, if you so please, you can visit said locations and say, “Hey, Batman was on this sidewalk!” If that’s the kind of thing you’re into. Also for those movies filmed in Pittsburgh, but not set in Pittsburgh in the movie’s plot, I will reveal the giveaways of how the movie messed up in hiding… Read the rest
Treading Art has been putting together an amazing list of weekend events around Pittsburgh. Each week we will highlight one of those events here on IheartPGH and link you back over to Treading Art’s weekly events post.
This weeks Treader’s Choice event:
Saturday, June 15th
Penn Avenue Arts in Motion
Celebrate the East End and all the changes the Penn Avenue Arts District has made and those to come! Learn about current Penn Ave dwellers, what’s in store and explore some music, art and “I Made It! Market.”
Penn Ave Arts District @ 4800-5500 Penn Ave – Garfield
12-6pm//FREE, but… Read the rest