Last week I shared the Next Pittsburgh article about the house in Stanton Heights that was designed by a Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice and our Facebook post about the affordability of this house was quite popular. I thought that those interested in reasonably sized and price houses might be interested in this event that showcases some of the homes for sale in Swissvale
Why Swissvale is Worth A Second Look
Swissvale is one of those places that you might not know much about, but you have probably drive through before, or if you are a parkway commuter, everyday.
Swissvale is… Read the rest
I need your help making sure every resident of Pittsburgh is registered to vote in the most fun way possible. Since May, I have been working for NextGen Climate, an organization that is working to elect climate change champions across the country.
Before I tell you about some of the fun stuff, I want to share two reasons why I think this is an important issue for Pittsburgh and Western PA.
The environment matters – we cannot just keep, keeping on with the way things are going. We can’t keep throwing plastic into landfills and look the other… Read the rest
The Second Steel City Pizzafest of the season. ZA Wars! Now we will have Craft Beers!
Free to the public (you pay for food and drinks). All ages. Dog friendly. Family friendly. Local Celebrity pizza judges. We have the whole block of 56th next to the brewery. Parking in Shop n’Save lot. Cheers!
May the Sauce be with you!
Pizza Eating Contest at 2pm (Spak Bros. Pizza)
Judging at 5pm
Rain or Shine
Lots of craft vendors!
The Pizza Shops participating in Steel City Pizzafest #2
Pittsburgh Pizza Truck
Frank’s… Read the rest
Letter to Book ‘Em. Photo Credit: Book ‘Em Facebook Page. Click here to read the text of the letter.
Attention book lovers! Book ‘Em is a Pittsburgh non-profit that needs your help to send books to prisoners in Pennsylvania.
I spent a few hours yesterday in the basement of a building on Penn Avenue yesterday with a group of volunteers who were picking out books and packing them up to be sent to prisoners across the state. I had no idea that the basement below the Thomas Merton Center was set up as a little book-shop by mail. If you… Read the rest
Sunday May 1, 2016 is a busy day in the City of Pittsburgh. Today is the Pittsburgh Marathon and graduation at University of Pittsburgh.
Here is a .jpg of the Pittsburgh Marathon Map. You can download a larger .pdf of the map here: 2016 Pittsburgh Marathon Course Map.
Pittsburgh Marathon Hashtags & Twitter Accounts to Follow
If you are following the race on social media, here are some hashtags to follow…
#RunPGH – I’m using #RunPGH because I think that is what I’ve used in the past.
#3Cheers – mostly for community events happening around the marathon… Read the rest