Have you been doing some spring cleaning? To you have some items that need a new home?
If you are in the Oakmont area – the Oakmont Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 2nd Annual Recycle Rama Event on Saturday April 27, 2013.
Second Annual Recycle Rama Event
Saturday April 27th, 2013 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Riverview High School Parking Lot
Electronics-All items will be collected for Free by Guardian Storage Solutions
Cell Phones-Working or Broken. They will be recycled through Cell Phones for Soldiers Program
Appliances-Must be FREON Free
Plastic Grocery Bags
Mobile Shredding Site-$3.00… Read the rest
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 is Primary Election Day – and it is an important election. Residents of the city of Pittsburgh will be voting for our next mayor. The next 33 days of campaigning provide an incredible opportunity for the city of Pittsburgh to talk about what this city should look like going forward.
You have 4 days left to register to vote or to update your voter registration.
Important Dates for the May Primary Election
Monday, April 22, 2013 – Last day to register to vote before the May Primary Election
Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 5pm – Last day… Read the rest
Back in March, a group of Pittsburgh bloggers organized a March Madness bracket challenge – we all agreed that each blog would write a post about the winning bloggers favorite nonprofit organization.
Kate Stoltzfus (aka the brains behind the blog Yinzpiration) had the winning bracket and her nonprofit of choice is PULSE. I am more than happy to write about PULSE as I think this is one nonprofit that has been quietly making a big impact on some Pittsburgh neighborhoods and is well positioned to continue to do more for the city.
PULSE stands for Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience. … Read the rest
I’ve got two great projects to share with you, both are related to sharing stories about rustbelt cities including Pittsburgh.
If you have been a regular reader of IheartPGH over the years, you have probably read a few of our posts about GLUE. GLUE stands for Great Lakes Urban Exchange – a project that was started by a Pittsburgher and a Detroiter (is there a Detroit equivalent to the word Pittsburgher?). I’ve been fortunate to attend many of the GLUE conferences, the most recent conference was held in September 2011 here in Pittsburgh. Through GLUE I have had the chance… Read the rest
A little Easter treat. Every Wednesday evening is Banjo Night at the Elks Club on the North Side (the Elks club is the big building across from the Giant Eagle). Admission is free and from 8-11 pm – live banjo music. (You can read more about Banjo Night from PopCity Media and Everything Better Pittsburgh)
This peeps display was sitting on the table in the back of the room. I am not sure who created it – if you know, please leave a comment so we can give them credit. If you haven’t been to banjo night yet, yes there… Read the rest