While I’ve been working on a few personal things and some HUGE upgrades to my site…let’s support a great cause! FIFTH ANNUAL VIDEO-GAME MARATHON TO SUPPORT LOCAL ARTS PROGRAMS Chachi Plays for Kids Scheduled for August 7 and 8, 2014  PITTSBURGH, PA — Back for its fifth installment, Chachi Plays […]

a video game marathon in downtown Pittsburgh. nuff said.

Three Rivers Regatta Logo courtesy of Markowitz Communications
MUSICAL LINE-UP ANNOUNCED FOR 2015 EQT PITTSBURGH THREE RIVERS REGATTA PITTSBURGH, PA, Wednesday, June 10, 2015 –The 2015 EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta, July 35, is gearing up for a celebration that promises to be bigger and better than ever. Peony Entertainment is proud to present an abundance of musical […]

music for the Three Rivers Regatta!

the party that was open streets pittsburgh
  We had a blast at the second Open Streets Pittsburgh event for the year… We took a Bike Share (also called healthy Ride Pittsburgh) from the kiosk right outside the convention center. Here is a quick video of how easy it is to rent a bike:   We rode […]

the awesomeness of Open Streets Pittsburgh and Healthy Ride

Pittsburgh jazz fest animated GIF
Just a quick post about the International Pittsburgh Jazz Festival… The above GIF was from a late show yesterday with Roger Humphries and Sean Jones. I’ve talked about both amazing musicians on this blog before…and was determined to see them even through the rain. I’ve got a few more videos […]

international Pittsburgh jazz festival pics and a short video

Flyer courtesy the Penn state Creamery
I was lucky enough to stumble on an awesome event – The Klavon’s Ice Cream Parlor celebration of the history of the Penn State Creamery. the owner of Klavon’s, Jacob Hanchar was kind enough to send me a little about the history of the building and how he came to fall […]

Tomorrow! Ice Cream and Pittsburgh History at Klavon’s in the ...

Jess and I recently took a Roger Humphries jazz cruise on the Gateway Clipper. He stayed on the top deck the whole time and enjoyed this view.   This video is one of the directors of the downtown Pittsburgh family friendly theater company Bricolage. He couldn’t help but show his enthusiasm […]

some of my favorite Pittsburgh youtube videos and some thoughts ...

Pie and Ice Cream
A HUGE thanks goes out to my good friend Laura for this post. Her blog is The Friendly Pittsburgh Foodie and you should follow her and visit! Links are at the end of the article… Enjoy!   Well folks, the moment has finally arrived: the first Urban Supper of the […]

Urban Supper Picnic? A review by @lauraelizabethj

Bike Share Pittsburgh Kiosk
You’ve seen them around town – there are at least five within a few block walking distance of our apartment on Liberty Ave. The Bike Share kiosks – also promoted as Healthy Ride Pittsburgh – were unveiled recently. The program is run by the Nextbike company out of Germany (that’s who you call when […]

our first thoughts of using Bike Share Pittsburgh

kristy and Jethro Nolan of the Arcade Comedy Theater 1
This post highlights a special event for one of the institutions that make living in downtown special. My wife and I have been to the Arcade Comedy Theater many times. The earlier shows are always family friendly and they open their doors for downtown events like the EQT Children’s Festival. […]

Tonight! – a celebration of the best comedy club in ...