Eat Pancakes for Tree Pittsburgh

Image courtesy of Tree Pittsburgh

On Sunday, March 6 from 10am to 2pm at the Double Wide Grill on the South Side you get all you can eat pancakes for $10 and your donation goes directly to benefit Tree Pittsburgh - an environmental non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the City's vitality by restoring and protecting City trees.  Why should you attend?  Well, pancakes are delicious (and there is a vegan option), you get free coffee and potatoes as well, tunes from Big Snow Big Thaw, and street trees are a critical … [Read more...]

Go Behind Closed Doors – South Side Home Tour – May 15, 2010


Image via Wikipedia You have probably walked past many of these house before - now is the chance to take a tour of the insides and back yards of a dozen different abodes in Pittsburgh's South Side neighborhood.  I know one of the homeowners and she has been working diligently to make sure everything is ready for you to take a peek around her house.  The South Side Home Tour should be extra interesting  -  many of the homes on the South Side look a lot different on the inside than they do on … [Read more...]

$5 Movies and More!


Do you know about $5.00 Bargain Monday at the South Side Works Cinema? You should! All day, every Monday, movie tickets to just about any film is $5. This includes new releases, so make sure you buy your tickets early to ensure your showing doesn't sell out. Some restrictions apply, for instance, Sony Pictures films are not eligible for Bargain Monday pricing for the first 14 days of the release. If you're hungry after the show and you'd like to stick with the theme of Bargain Monday, stroll … [Read more...]

Homemade Ho Hos at Big Dog Coffee


Homemade Ho Hos, originally uploaded by IheartPGH. I was finishing lunch with Friend of IheartPGH who suggested that we check out the newest coffee shop on the south side. Big Dog Coffee is located on Sarah street near the South Side works. This place is beautiful - the counter is an old wooden antique, bright walls, comfortable seats (I am sitting in a rocking chair as I write this), there is a patio for outside seating when the weather is a bit warmer. The main room has a lovely fire place … [Read more...]