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!

Make a custom branding iron

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 […]

This Weekend in Pgh – History UnCorked, Beer Hike, Roller Derby, Empty Bowls and More!

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The last few weekends of winter!  Spring is almost here (just a reminder that it is spring forward weekend and you’ll loose an hour of sleep on Saturday night).  There are lots of events to distract you from these last few winter days. There are just 75 days until primary election day in Pittsburgh! On […]