One of the hidden gems of summer in Pittsburgh for those who are Italian or who want to be Italian is the annual Feast of Saint Anthony Festival, which is happening this weekend in the Strip District. Follow the Pittsburgh Feast of St. Anthony Facebook page for more details.
I just spoke with one of the organizers for the annual Feast of Saint Anthony Festival. They are raffling off two tickets to the Stanley Cup Game 5 here in Pittsburgh on Thursday, June 9. They have sold less than 50 raffle tickets, so your odds of winning 2 seats to… Read the rest
I don’t know if you saw this story in the news last week or not – last Wednesday a cyclist was violently attacked by a driver on the South Side. Please take a moment to read the story in the Post-Gazette here – they have released a description of the driver who has still not been identified.
The cyclist, Colin Albirght, has been in the hospital but he will be okay. I have seen some photos of his injuries, I don’t think it is appropriate to share those with out talking with him first – but shocking is not strong… Read the rest
Long time readers of IheartPGH know how much we <3 the Steel City Big Pour. The Big Pour is beer festival/annual fundraiser for Contruction Junction. We didn’t even blog about this years event because the tickets sold out so quickly – a testament to the popularity of this event. Not only does the Big Pour give one a chance to support a great organization like Construction Junction while drinking beer, but it is a very well organized event. We know there is a hard working crew of dedicated volunteers who work year round to make sure this event is a… Read the rest
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This is possibly the best raffle prize ever! And the whole thing benefits the YMCA programs in Pittsburgh – specifically the programs at the Y in Hazelwood, the North Side, the Hill District and Homewood.
The Ultimate Sports Raffle Presented by the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh
1 lucky winner will win
2 STEELERS Season Tickets Club Level
2 PENGUINS Season Tickets Club Level
2 PITT Basketball Season Tickets
2 PIRATES Season Tickets
Only 2500 tickets are available.
Tickets are $100 each and available online here – http://www.showclix.com/event/11701/… Read the rest
This Thursday, folks from around the world will be gathering to support a great cause. The Pittsburgh Twitter community will be getting together at local bars, restaurants, bowling alleys, malls, movie theaters, parks etc… to raise money for Charity:Water.The event is being dubbed as a “Twestival“.Charity:Water is a non-profit organization that helps to bring clean, safe drinking water to those that cannot otherwise afford or obtain it. Let’s break the numbers down… 1.1 billion people don’t have clean drinking water. That is 1 in every 6 people. WOW!
The event, sponsored by BarkleyREI, an interactive agency in Pittsburgh’s Strip District,… Read the rest