Lawrenceville has long had a tradition of spaghetti dinners. A group called the Boys of Lawrenceville started holding these dinners back in 2004 as a way to bring the community together. The Post-Gazette has an article about the 2007 Spaghetti dinner here which offers a little bit more into the history of the group.
The Lawrenceville Spaghetti dinner is back for 2012 to raise funds to support the Bernard Dog Run, an off leash do g park to be constructed in Lawrenceville which is named after one of the founders of the Boys of Lawrenceville.
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Over the holidays, the Post-Gazette reported that over 30 restaurants opened in Pittsburgh last year! Which new restaurant was your favorite? We are looking forward to trying a bunch during Pittsburgh Restaurant Week.
2012 is already looking like another great year for the Pittsburgh food scene as well. Here are a few openings to look forward to…
Station Street Hot Dogs
Salt of the Earth’s Kevin Sousa and partners are reopening the hot dog shop that is located behind the new Target in East Liberty. Pittsburgh food blogger Cooking For My Dad has been tweeting with Station Street about their… Read the rest
Just an update on helping to send the Steelers Fans to Hawaii – there is still time to vote for Jack D. from Pittsburgh – currently he is behind some Jets fans to win a trip to the Pro Bowl in Hawaii.
Dan Gigler who writes Blog’n’Gold for the Post-Gazette – just wrote about another Pittsburgh family who is competing to win a trip to the super bowl. They are in the lead but need your vote. Dan also included a link to our post about voting for Jack D. to win a trip to Hawaii. Thank Dan!
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One of the many organizations that does good things in Pittsburgh is PUMP. PUMP stands for Pittsburgh Urban Magnet Project and was founded 15 years ago when a grad student wrote a letter to the editor of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. What started as a group of volunteers looking to connect more young people to Pittsburgh has grown over the past 15 years into its own non profit organization with 4 staff members and many different events through out the year. PUMP’s annual 40 Under 40 turns 10 this year as well.
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Here is the list of things we talked abbout on WDVE this morning. You can hear our weekend picks most Friday mornings at 6:45 on 102.5FM.
Whatever It Takes –coming this fall – a gallery show of Pittsburgh sports memorabilia – share your photos of Pittsburgh sports t-shirts, tattoos and more. Read more about the project on the Post-Gazette blog here.
PSAMP – Pittsburgh Sports and Mini Ponies – check out the Great Moments in Unlicensed Pittsburgh Sports Merch posts here
When a problem comes along, you must whip it…
Devo @ Trib Ampitheater
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