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The Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park series resumes for the 2013 season this Saturday, June 8 at dusk. The free event, hosted at various local city parks, invites movie-goers to lay back, relax, and enjoy weekly movie screenings.
The series features both kid-friendly G- and PG-rated flicks, such as Finding Nemo and Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, as well as popular PG-13 films like The Dark Knight Rises, The Hobbit, and The Hunger Games.
Guests are asked not to bring alcoholic beverages, but snacks, drinks, and chairs and blankets are encouraged.
Flagstaff Hill also has… Read the rest
Happy New Year! There were a few comments yesterday on Facebook and Twitter about the January slump – hopefully you will find one of the following events a good reason to get out of the house and enjoy January in Pittsburgh. Here is a round up of the events we shared on the DVE morning show today.
Snow Shovel Riding Championships
Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012 @ Noon – weather permitting
Old Economy Park
Mascot Skate @ Schenley Park Skating Rink
25th Annual Mascot Skate – who knew pirate parrot was that old?
Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012
Volunteer for MLK… Read the rest
As if you needed another reason to love Schenley Park. The parks, oh the parks. One of the reasons Pittsburgh continues to be rated as an awesome place to live is our parks.
Schenley Park just added more fun for the summer season – today, June 16 – the mini golf course opens at Schenley Park.
Schenley Park Mini Golf Course Website
Location: Schenley Park Skating Rink
Schedule: Tuesday-Friday, 4-9 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 1-9 p.m.
Cost: $4 adults/$3 children
The mini golf course idea was the result of an audit of the Schenley Park skating rink audit from Controller… Read the rest
Urban Hike is one of our favorite Pittsburgh organizations. Every month or so the Urban Hike organizers plan out a hike through a different neighborhood. There is always a great crowd of people and some local experts. The hikes are free and move at a leisurely pace. There are usually some stops for water along the way and those who choose go out for some snacks at the end.
Urban Hike South Oakland
When: Sunday June 5th, 9:45am
Where: Dinosaur Park, Map
What: Urban Hike adventure in South Oakland
Who: Come one and all, and bring friends
Facebook Event: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=168674839858971… Read the rest
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Before I get started, there has been a pretty lengthy debate as to whether riding a sled in the snow is termed as sledding or sled riding. Now, I never considered the term sled riding EVER to be incorrect since I’ve grown up in either central/western PA my entire life. As soon as I went to college, though, things changed. For example, here’s a conversation I had with my friend from New Jersey:
Me: “Hey Brian! Do you want to go sled riding with us on Flagstaff Hill?”
Brian: “. . . What? You mean sledding.”
Me: … Read the rest