Walking into Full Pint Brewing, located off of Route 30 (near Rivertowne), I wasn’t quite sure what to think. I’ve read plenty about the craft beer they produce and how great it is, and visiting the brewery and the pub has been on my Summer to-do list for some time. However, I was kind of thrown by the location and nature of it, in a good way. The brewery and pub are tucked away on the hillside and kind of difficult to see from the road. Walking up to the warehouse, all of the garage doors were wide open. I… Read the rest
Every Monday or Tuesday I’ll run you through a preview of what to do this week. Everything from live music and arts to brunch and more. Here’s your weekly preview.
Thursday, Dec 6 6p-9p
Children’s Museum Pittsburgh
Eat, drink, and make with us during MAKEnight, a special after-hours event for adults.
Experience the museum while making keepsake items in our MAKESHOP and STUDIO.
Feast on artisan foods provided by Bar Marco
Enjoy a speciality cocktail made by Wigle Whiskey (each guest will receive one cocktail, in addition to other beverages)
Please note that this is a 21+… Read the rest
This past Thursday I raided the wine rack (made of reclaimed shutters and purchased at Fresh Heirlooms – check out the shop on this year’s Joy of Cookies Cookie Tour in Lawrenceville) in search of a few bottles to take along to our friend Anne’s Thanksgiving dinner. Nestled between a Malbec leftover from a wine and cheese tasting and the bottle of mead I had refused to open on our wedding night, I found just the thing: a bottle of Black Currant wine from Greendance: The Winery at Sand Hill on the Southwest Passage Wine Trail. While my explorations of… Read the rest
Wanting to wake up in wine country ready to get to some serious tasting, me and the almost-husband (AH) decided to head down to the Laurel Highlands after work on Friday. With our reservation confirmed at the gloriously historic Summit Inn Resort and armed with the news that the dining room closed at 9pm, we planned to hit the road by 7. This gave me enough time to properly pack. For a weekend devoted to wine tasting I reasoned I really only needed five things: sundresses, sunglasses, sunhat, and sunscreen. Oh, and a swimsuit for the indoor and outdoor pools… Read the rest