Pittsburgh is awesome – and Pittsburgh in August is extra awesome. Now many Pittsburghers have fled to the beach before back-to-school and that is their loss. Pittsburgh in August is awesome – it isn’t too hot AND with a weekend like this – Pittsburgh makes the perfect staycation spot.
While there are a ton of awesome events this weekend – here are four fabulous events that are totally free to attend.
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Thanks to the DVE morning show – I learned that Billy Ocean is coming to Pittsburgh this weekend.
Billy Ocean @ Rivers Casino
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Here is a selection of Billy Ocean videos along with some of the tweets from Pittsburghers who are looking forward to the performance on Saturday night.
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The Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation is a great organization that has been doing some great work here in Pittsburgh since 1964. This workshop is just one of the many programs they offer throughout the year.
If you are looking to learn more about historic buildings or just want to meet some great people – check out one of their SOTS events. SOTS is short for the Society of Tavern Seekers – every few months they meet at a historic bar in Pittsburgh for a happy hour event.
‘Building Green’ with ARTEMIS Environmental
What does “building green” really mean?
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Ambridge is a borough located north of Pittsburgh along the Ohio River. The borough was incorporated in 1905 and named after the American Bridge Company. I haven’t been out to Ambridge in a while. A few years ago there was a lovely little coffee shop there – I think it was called the Silk House.
This Saturday is your chance to check out Ambridge with the folks of Urban Hike. Urban Hike is a group that plans out hikes around different urban areas. The organizers do a great job of mapping out the hike ahead of time and planning out… Read the rest
I just returned home after a visit to the Carnegie Museum of Art for the Culture Club. As much as I love blogging about museums here in Pittsburgh – I had not been to the Carnegie in at least a year. It was great to see the new exhibit – Biennial. And another great thing about tonight’s Culture Club – is that the museum was open for free.
Pittsburgh has great cultural ammenities like museums – and thankfully they are open to everyone for free for different events through out the year.
Which brings me to the Mattress Factory. Another… Read the rest