Here is a tasty event for a good cause (we love good events for good causes). But first a little background – if you are a regular IheartPGH reader then you probably know a little about Braddock and how there has been some cool stuff happening in what is often seen as an abandoned steel mill town. If you are a newer reader – first of all hello and thanks for reading. You may have seen some stuff about Braddock on tv and through the Levi’s “We are all workers” campaign” – which was photographed in Braddock and ran in… 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
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I was thinking surely there has to be a few posts in the Pittsburgh blogosphere about Fort Ligonier Days – but nothing. I think this is one of the biggest and most spectacular community history celebrations in Western PA (and any where else I have been I try to stop at the local festivals when I am away from the burgh. I can tell you the the Venice, FL Sharks Tooth Festival is nice but it is no Fort Ligonier Days.
All of the festival details are available here: http://www.ligonier.com/fld.html
5 Reasons to attend Fort… Read the rest
4th Annual Dormont Street Fair and Music Festival
DATE: Saturday, October 9, 2010, 4-11p.m.
LOCATION: Potomac Avenue, between Belrose & West Liberty Avenues
The family-friendly event promotes Dormont’s many amazing local businesses and will feature more than 30 local vendors, artisans, independent businesses, and food merchants.
Join friends, neighbors and surrounding South Hills community members, visit local Dormont businesses, boutiques, artists, and organizations, dance along to featured entertainment, support the town’s vibrant commercial district, and rock the night away with local legend Joe Grushecky!
On the stage—and back by popular demand—is Dormont’s own Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers. The legendary… Read the rest
While I know we mostly blog about Pittsburgh things – we are also happy to support some of the great communities that are with in a reasonable drive of Pittsburgh. The Bottlebrush Gallery is one of those places. Located in historic Harmony, Pa – which is about a 20 minute drive north of Pittsburgh on 79N. The founders of Bottlebrush Gallery have transformed this old antique shop into a great place to find local arts of all kinds.
The first floor of the building houses a shop with art and handmade items of all shapes, sizes and prices. There is… Read the rest