TechShop Knows How to Hack a Party – Event on August 28 to Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters

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If you haven’t had a chance to check out TechShop Pittsburgh yet – you are in luck!  On August 28, they are closing down the shop for a party of epic proportions.  This is a great party and a great deal – a day pass to TechShop is $50.  Tickets for Party@TechShop are $15, use […]

E-waste, Jobs Creation & The Green Electronics Challenge

Kabira showed me some of the more vintage electronics that Isidore recycles

Since today is Earth Day, it is the perfect day for me to share a couple of green related things that I have been talking over the past month.  I hope you will take a moment to read through this post and learn more about the e-waste and Isidore recycling. Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 23, 2014 […]

Steel of the Week: TechShop Membership

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This week’s Steel of the Week is truly a steal: membership to TechShop at over 50% off regular price. What exactly is TechShop you may be wondering? “TechShop is a community based workshop and prototyping studio with locations nation-wide. Our seventh and newest location,TechShop Pittsburgh, offers the Pittsburgh maker community more than 16,000 square feet […]

Guide to unique, interesting, and fun classes and workshops in Pittsburgh

Hooping class at the Union Project.

School may be out for the summer but there’s still plenty of opportunity to get your learn on. From day-long workshops to weekly evening classes, there’s tons of chances to try something new or pick up long-forgotten hobbies once again. Knitting/crocheting Whether you’re picking up a pair of needles for the first time, looking to […]

TechShop Open House – Try the Plasma Cutter, Weld a Custom Branding Iron, And More!

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TechShop Pittsburgh, located in Bakery Square, is hosting an all day summer social Saturday, June 22. The communal space offers a ton of different professional equipment and workshops for members to start creating. The interns took a field trip there today, and I have to say we were impressed. There are so many machines and cool projects going […]