Here are three amazingly awesome crowd-funding projects by some of my favorite Pittsburghers and my current project that are looking for some crowd-funded support. I know each of these projects creators personally and I think all of these are great projects for Pittsburgh. Check out some of the great thank-you perks for supporting each projects.
http://storify.com/iheartpgh/four-awesome-pittsburgh-project-to-support… Read the rest
Back in March, a group of Pittsburgh bloggers organized a March Madness bracket challenge – we all agreed that each blog would write a post about the winning bloggers favorite nonprofit organization.
Kate Stoltzfus (aka the brains behind the blog Yinzpiration) had the winning bracket and her nonprofit of choice is PULSE. I am more than happy to write about PULSE as I think this is one nonprofit that has been quietly making a big impact on some Pittsburgh neighborhoods and is well positioned to continue to do more for the city.
PULSE stands for Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience. … Read the rest
Image by william.k via Flickr
I saw this on the Venture Outdoors blog this week and thought it was worth sharing.
Visit Pittsburgh has a poll on their site – vote on a name for the new park or suggest a name – deadline is August 31, 2009. Cast your vote and enter to win a night at the Renaissance hotel.
Cast Your Vote, Submit Your Big Idea, and Enter the Prize Drawing!
Pittsburghers know Mt. Washington provides the perfect vantage point of the city’s legendary three rivers and triangular urban center. Just an incline ride away from downtown and… Read the rest