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
One of the hobbies that I have picked up here in Pittsburgh in the past few years in kayaking. Thanks to Kayak Pittsburgh it is super easy to rent a kayak and paddle around the city. And it is one of the best ways to see the city. I am pretty sure I took this photo from a kayak on the river (not sure how it ended up on wikipedia).
When I tell people about kayaking their reaction is usually something like – “you are crazy” or “I am afraid of getting stuck under one of those things in that… Read the rest
Friday is National Donut Day
Free donut with any beverage purchase at Pittsburgh Dunkin Donut locations
First Fridays on Penn Avenue (forgot to mention this on DVE – but definitely worth a stop this eve)
Galleries and Businesses along Penn ave stay open late the first Friday of every month – free activities for all – check out the list here.
Hot Jam at Pittsburgh Glass Center
TeeRex at Cotton Factory
Check out Penn Avenue’s newest gallery Assemble – they have an awesome show, Random Output, that involves electronics.
Allegheny County Marbles Tournament
yes! Marbles! like glass Marbles! – actually… Read the rest
Tee Rex & Handmade Arcade
Friday, September 3, 2010 – Part of First Fridays on Penn Ave
Stop by The Cotton Factory to check out their limited edition t-shirts and make your own reusable tote out of a t-shirt
Mount Lebanon First Fridays
Friday, September 3, 2010
Music by Mac Martin and The Dixie Travelers
Holy Trinity Greek Food Festival
302 W. North Ave, 15212 – North Side
Thursday, Sept. 2 – Sunday, Sept. 5… Read the rest
Image via Wikipedia
Accordion Pool Party
Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009 3-7pm
Leslie Park Pool, Butler Street Lawrenceville
20+ Accordion players, ethnic dancers, local food and more – in an empty swimming pool
More info at accordionpoolparty.org
Johnny Cash Day
Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009
Elks Club – North Side
$5 gets you in the door – Chili, cornbread and $.25 drafts
A Fair in the Park 2009
Mellon Park, Fifth Ave and Shady Ave
2009 is the 40th Anniversary
September 11th-13th in Mellon Park, Pittsburgh.
Friday 1-7 pm, Saturday 10 am-7 pm, Sunday 10 am-5 pm
Bicycle Tour of Pittsburgh’s Industrial… Read the rest