Image by michaelrighi via Flickr
From April 1-4, 2010 the Stanley Cup will be on display at the Heinz History Center in the Strip District. Included in the price of general admission you an visit the Sports Museum and even have your photo taken with the Stanley Cup. The Museum will have extended hours during this weekend.
More info is available HERE.
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This weekend is the 3rd Annual Quilters Weekend at the Heinz History Center. I have developed an interest in quilting and local quilt shows for a few reasons. First – one of the most interesting events I attended because I wanted to blog about it was the Quilt show in July of 2008. Keep reading to learn more about the Pittsburgh Friendship Quilt. The program for the quilt show is one of the things that I keep on my desk.… Read the rest
With a 3 days weekend after a weekend of snow, everyone is in need of a reason to get out of the house – a perfect time to revisit one of the many great museums we have here in Pittsburgh. Here is a run down of some exhibits that are not to be missed.
Carnegie Museum of Natural History – Whales Tohorā – A whale of an exhibit about whales will be at the museum until May 2, 2010.
Tuesday–Saturday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. , Thursday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m., Sunday: 12 p.m.–5 p.m. – The Museum will be open on Monday,… Read the rest
If you are a regular reader you will know that we really like signs (and sometimes climb over guard rails to photograph them) and that we have been following the Pittsburgh Signs Project from its beginnings as a blog to a published book.
The book – Pittsburgh Signs Project: 250 Signs of Western Pennsylvania – is now available on Amazon.com. I have a copy and I gave some copies of the book to friends for Christmas. It is even easier to order a copy for your friends who don’t live in Pittsburgh.
If you would prefer to shop local…
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Image via Wikipedia This is a steal, maybe I should say steel, of a deal – plus they even have bikes and helmets for you. The Young Preservationists are a great group – looks like an awesome way to spend a Saturday morning in Pittsburgh. I like that they have 3 different tours – a great opportunity to check out a neighborhood that may be new to you.
Young Preservationists Association (YPA) Wheeling Through History bike tours, which take place this Saturday, Sept. 20, from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.
There are three tours from which to choose (tour descriptions are… Read the rest