One easy way to connect to your elected representatives is to follow along on Twitter. Here is a list of Twitter names for Pittsburgh’s mayor and city council members.
Know of others who should be added to the list? Leave a comment below.
Followers as of Jan 9, 2013
City Council District 1
City Council District 2
City Council District 3
City Council District 4
City Council District 5
City Council District 6
R. Danielle… Read the rest
Note: Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson are NOT IheartPGH interns
What is it that the interns at IheartPGH spend most of their time doing all week? Well, aside from writing posts and helping to develop the web and social media content of IheartPGH, we take field trips and get out of the office and into the ‘Burgh frequently to check out what’s happening!
Just in the past two weeks we stumbled upon the Nathan’s Hotdog Eating Contest in Pittsburgh (Market Square) for the regional qualifier for the 4th of July competition in Coney Island.
Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest! Congrats… Read the rest
My great Aunt Ruth used to just say Merry Merry. We hope that you had a very Merry Christmas Day if you celebrate and continue to to enjoy the holidays for the rest of the week. We saw this photo on Twitter at the beginning of December and I’ve been meaning to share this tweet and photo on the blog ever since (with the permission of the author).
And a tiny family changed the worlds… @ East Cambridge instagr.am/p/SstWP-FvUq/
— Selena Schmidt (@selena_schmidt) December 1, 2012
We would love to see your Pittsburgh holiday photos too! Please share in the… Read the rest
Twitter is all abuzz about the newest establishment to open in Pittsburgh. Station Street Hot Dogs, located on Broad Street (kind of behind the new Target) in East Liberty, official opens today at 4pm.
We got a sneak peek at the place from Dave Lagnese (who is a super supporter of the neighborhood – stop by and say hello to him at the East Liberty Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings – he is the man behind the Kew Park coffee bar).
Here is his report on Station Street with a few photos…
Station Street Hot Dogs opened today at 5:00.… Read the rest
This evening, Aldo Coffee (which is located in Mt. Lebanaon) wrote a blog post linking to this post on the blog Coffee Strategies – which is a blog that covers all sorts of interesting things about the coffee business.
Coffee Strategies writes about Jonthan’s Card (http://jonathanstark.com/card/) – an image of Starbuck’s gift card that Jonathan Stark uploaded to the internet. The card is there for people to download to their phones to use to buy a cofee or to add money to so that other people can use. You can follow the balance of the card via @jonathanscard on Twitter.… Read the rest