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Pittsburgh Art Festivals

May 30th, 2008 · 13 Comments

With all of the opportunities to observe art in Pittsburgh, it’s no wonder that Pittsburgh was named one of the five best places for the creative class (read more here). Starting June 6th, the Three Rivers Arts Festival will descend onto the streets of downtown Pittsburgh. Apparently, they didn’t hear that there is a shortage […]

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Pittsburgh Marathon – Welcome Back!

May 23rd, 2008 · 8 Comments

In what is being called a positive sign for the city of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Marathon will run in 2009 for the first time since 2003, thanks to sponsorship by Dick’s Sporting Goods. It will be the 20th running of the Pittsburgh Marathon. Read more in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, or the Pittsburgh […]

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Go Penguins!

May 13th, 2008 · No Comments

Photo by KitAy through a Creative Commons license.

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Pittsburgh Art Scene: Best for a Mid-Sized City

April 21st, 2007 · 6 Comments

That’s the report from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette based on a poll conducted by American Style magazine.  Last year, Pittsburgh ranked third.   Two quick comments on the article:  First, I was surprised that the article didn’t mention last night’s gallery crawl in the cultural district, which because of the good weather was very popular.  Second, the ranking is also interesting […]

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Busy Weekend in Pittsburgh

April 19th, 2007 · No Comments

Tonight at 6 PM: Charles Landry speaks at the Children’s Museum as part of the Charm Bracelet Project.  Friday night: Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District. Saturday: Sunday:  Earth Day!

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Tags: Blogging · North Shore · Pittsburgh · Theater District · Things to Do

This Weekend: Piratefest!

January 25th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Looking for an autograph from your favorite Pittsburgh Pirates player?  Itching for spring training and opening day already?  Try Piratefest this weekend (Jan. 26 – Jan 28, 2007) at the Convention Center.  More details here.

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Dancing in Pittsburgh

January 7th, 2007 · 10 Comments

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a great article today about dance clubs for middle age folks in Pittsburgh.  It even highlights those places that hold lessons.  The article can be found here.

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2006 in Review: Best of Pittsburgh

December 28th, 2006 · 8 Comments

With 2007 right around the corner, I’ve notice a number of reviews of the best of 2006 in Pittsburgh.  By far the most comprehensive that I have seen is the annual Best of Pittsburgh poll that the Pittsburgh City Paper publishes. Whether you are looking for the best blog, best outdoor dining, best martini, or best night […]

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Three House Tours and a Cookie Festival in Pgh this weekend

November 30th, 2006 · 4 Comments

Two weeks ago, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published a list of holiday house tours around Pittsburgh.  Since there are three house tours set for Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006, consider this your reminder to start planning them into your weekend.  Also worthy of mention this weekend is the International Cookie Festival in Lawrenceville.

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Celebrate Light Up Night Pittsburgh

November 17th, 2006 · 9 Comments

Check the schedule of activities in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette or the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

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Tags: Downtown · Pittsburgh · Things to Do