Welcome to day 2 of the 12 Giveaways of Pittsburgh! We’re giving away 12 Pittsburgh gifts for you to give to your favorite Pittsburgher or to keep for yourself.
To enter – we ask that you help save Christmas for some folks served by a local nonprofit. Please help support the Community Human Services Holiday Gift Project. (We’ve helped raise funds for this each holiday season and we are currently only at HALF what we raised last year.
Before I share today’s giveaways – I just wanted to share a quick fact about the CHS Food Pantry, this is one… Read the rest
There are some new shops that have opened on Liberty Avenue in recent months and they are trying to get the word out about some of the cool stuff happening in Bloomfield. The East End Book Exchange and Clothes Minded have teamed up with The Big Idea Book shop to bring you an evening of local shopping and snacks.
East End Book Exchange – used books and new book from local authors
Clothes Minded – vintage and preloved clothing
The Big Idea – book shop and cafe
Show your receipt from any shop and get 10% off your purchase at… Read the rest
Like it or not the holiday season swings into gear – today! Can we please go back to calling it Sparkle Season? Celebrate light up night downtown this evening or at one of the many other light-up-night-like events around Western, Pa in the month of November. Share your photos with us by using the hashtag #lunPGH.
Here are the links for the events we shared on WDVE this morning plus a few more.Lots of great ways to explore Pittsburgh this weekend. Just a reminded that you can find more events on our events page here.
PS – I didn’t get… Read the rest
Last July my friend Lesley wrote a post about wanting to open a book shop in Pittsburgh. I wrote a follow up post reminicing about all of the book shops that used to be open in Sq. Hill and Oakland. I am happy to write yet another post to tell you about the next chapter of East End Book Exchange!
For the past year – the East End Book Exchange operated out of the Pittsburgh Public Market – open each Friday, Saturday and Sunday with an extensive collection of books for their little space.
While the Pittsburgh Public Market may… Read the rest
Its Chrismas Card time. Cards are fun to get but sometimes a pain to write and send. There is just something great about getting a letter in your mailbox that has been hand addressed. Sure, we have email and text messaging but there is something about putting words to paper and sending them through the mail.
A few weeks ago when I was browsing through the books at the EEBE I noticed a facinating book of love letters, which got me thinking about letters and modern day communications. Another fascinating thing about used books is looking at the inscriptions –… Read the rest