We are thrilled to learn that the cafe space at The Union Project has reopened as Cafe Ola Appetite! The Union Project is a former church that through a lot of volunteer work has been transformed into a community space. The cafe closed a few years ago and they have been searching for the right person to take over the cafe space.
The Union Project is located at the corner of Stanton and Negly Avenues in East Liberty. It is a great place to meet for a lunch or coffee meeting because there is a bus stop right out front… Read the rest
I have been thinking a lot about how Pittsburgh could be an amazing urban test lab for some of the best ideas from around the country. Pittsburgh is a big city that isn’t too big and Pittsburghers are passionate and ready to help other people who are in need. I continue to be awestruck by just the power of the bloggers who have been collaborating on charity projects and have been raising money and doing good things for Pittsburgh and beyond.
We have some good ideas happening here in Pittsburgh – for example – The Union Project has transformed an… Read the rest
This must be the year of great collaborations. I have been spending all morning finalizing some details for the Steelers Watching/Chevy Test Drive Party on Sunday – I will post all the details as soon as I get everything finalized.
But I am also happy to share this event on Monday – which is another great collaboration – 3 local vintage businesses, Daffodil Vintage, Red Pop Shop, Crazy Hot Clothes are teaming up to throw a fashion show. Each of these businesses operates online from their homes here in Pittsburgh so this is a rare chance to check out their… Read the rest
Maybe you are sitting at your desk right now – reading IheartPGH and other hilarious blogs – just trying to make it to 5pm. You have dreams of opening your own cafe – spending your days brewing coffee and talking to regular customers. Well here are 2 opportunities here in Pittsburgh that might just be the ticket to your own cafe with the support of some great Pittsburgh community organizations.
Image by 18brumaire via Flickr
Open Your Own Business – First up, the Union Project is accepting proposals for their cafe space. If you are a long time reader of… Read the rest
The answer is probably not – because it is a pretty rare type of apple. But it is apple time here in western PA and you can get your fill of all kinds of apples at the 5th Annual Apple Fest.
Help put Pittsburgh on the mao as the Apple Pie Baking capital of the world! Complete with an apple pie competition – stop by the union project to pick up some apples – including the Black Amish Apple – apple pies, pork sandwiches and more tasty fall treats.
The Black Amish Apple is a very rare – heirloom apple… Read the rest