Intro to Kayaking – Indoors at the YMCA


One of the hobbies that I have picked up here in Pittsburgh in the past few years in kayaking.   Thanks to Kayak Pittsburgh it is super easy to rent a kayak and paddle around the city.  And it is one of the best ways to see the city.  I am pretty sure I took […]

Questyinz: Where can dogs swim in Pittsburgh?

Image via Wikipedia Alona asked, “We just got a new puppy! He’s a black lab mix – and boy is this heat getting to him. Where’s a good place in or around Pittsburgh to take a dog for a swim? Thanks!” So glad that Alona asked “in or around” as the following places are scattered […]

Radio Round Up – September 11, 2009

Image via Wikipedia Accordion Pool Party Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009 3-7pm Leslie Park Pool, Butler Street Lawrenceville 20+ Accordion players, ethnic dancers, local food and more – in an empty swimming pool More info at Johnny Cash Day Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009 Elks Club – North Side $5 gets you in the door – […]

3rd Annual Friends of Dormont Pool Pub Tour

Image via Wikipedia Dormont is a neighborhood that is just south of Pittsburgh and it is home to an enormous, amazing and historic  swimming pool which is supported by a community with a huge heart that has been working like crazy to keep the pool afloat (I couldn’t resist). Friends of Dormont Pool will be […]

Dormont Pool 2nd Annual St. Patrick's Day Party

A green party to raise some green for this very important swimming pool. What: 2nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Party Why: Fundraiser for the Dormont Pool When: Saturday, March 15 Where: Dormont Rec Center (above the pool) Cost: $15/person $25/couple – singles welcome! More info: and Save Dormont Pool Available will be beer, soft […]