Pittsburgh area native Capt Will Bill of Discovery's Deadliest Catch
[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/219715456″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] I want to say thank you to Captain Bill for taking the time to do this interview with me. I was nervous and couldn’t keep some of my thoughts straight but had a great time meeting him. He is an example of someone […]

A HUGE thank you to Pittsburgh area native Capt Wild ...


You need to know where this is
August 6, 2015 saw good friend Josette Brighenti and I enjoying the debut of downtown restaurant Braddock’s fabulous new menu. Braddock’s is a Pittsburgh destination located in the famous Renaissance hotel. Ms. Kristen Hackett – the organizer of the event – was welcoming and sweet immediately greeted us as we entered. […]

Jess – @pghdowntownlady – has her inner Pittsburgh foodie come ...


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 ...


MyGif
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