Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Marathon Weekend

If you didn't register to run, you can still be a part of the race weekend fun - register to volunteer and support runners! Every volunteer will receive: an official volunteer t-shirt, $10 DICK'S Sporting Goods gift certificate, Volunteer of STEEL lapel pin, and an Invite to the Volunteer Appreciation Party. Of course, you can also be a spectator.
The Marathon Website Marathon Website provides a huge amount of detailed information for runners and spectators – there’s even a map that shows driving routes for avoiding the marathon!
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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

May Market at Phipps Conservatory
 – May 9 and 10
A nice outing for Mothers' Day! Check out a huge selection of high-quality garden plants from Phipps and local garden clubs on Phipps’ lawn. You’ll find sustainable plants, tropical plants, native and rain garden plants, organic herb and vegetable seedlings, bulbs, and water plants.

Phipps staff and Master Gardeners will be on hand to share advice, and delicious hand-dipped fondant strawberries will be served.
The Market is held on the lawn and parking is a bit limited so come with a friend, wear boots or comfy shoes and bring newspapers or plastic to protect your car.

Location: Phipps Conservatory, 1 Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 
Time: 9:30am until 7pm on Friday, and 9:30am until 5pm on Saturday
Cost: Free to attend, plus half-off admission to Phipps Conservatory during Market hours. Note: some vendors accept cash only.
Visit the Phipps Conservatory website for more details.

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Pittsburgh ranked #1 for first-time homebuyers

Pittsburgh  is ranked #1 among the top 10 national markets for first-time homebuyers this year, according to a recent report by®.® analyzed several factors: city popularity, home prices, inventory, time on market, and unemployment rates to arrive at a  list of the top 10 markets for the spring homebuying season. Find out more about the aggregate Pittsburgh market.

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Silk Screen  Asian American Film Festival
April 26th – May 4th

The Festival features 47 screenings of 27 films at four locations and showcases the best in Asian and Asian-Amercan film. This year films will be playing at Regent Square Theater, Melwood Screening Room, Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s Earth Theater, and Waterworks Cinemas.
The Festival opens with Palestine’s Oscar-nominated film “Omar” on April 26th and closes with the Japanese melodrama “Mourning Recipe” on May 4th. Foodies, thrill seekers, and sports fans alike will enjoy the line-up including a remake of the Oscar-winning “Unforgiven”, Bollywood-style films, a documentary about cricket, and family drama about hula dancing culture.

Click to See more about the Festival

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Monday, April 21, 2014

Just Between Friends Spring/Summer Event: April 25-27

The Just Between Friends Sale Pittsburgh North is Pittsburgh's leading children's and maternity consignment sale event and we want you to join us!   JBF is a one-stop-shop to buy and sell new & gently-used clothing, toys, baby gear & equipment, furniture, and so much more! 
Make plans to be a part of the Pittsburgh North Spring Sale April 25-27. 

 There is still time to consign for the show at RMU Island Sports Center, Neville Island.
 Go to the  JBF Website  for consignment and shopping details.

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Friday, April 18, 2014

Heinz Field Tours


Take your spring and summer visitors on a tour of Heinz Field. Guests get a behind-the-scenes look into the Great Hall, Clubs, Luxury Suites, Press Box, Field, South Plaza, and much more! Get up close and personal with this famous Pittsburgh landmark, and it’s affordable too! The tour is about 90 minutes long.

You can either do a "walk-up tour" or make a reservation for a group tour. The walk-up tour is designed for groups of less than 10 people.

Tour prices are the same for walk-up and group tours. There are not any group rates or discounted rates.

Adults (Ages 18-55) = $8.00
Children/Senior Rate (Ages 5-17 and 55+) = $7.00
Children under age 4 = FREE

 Check the Steelers website for black-out dates and other information
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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Friday SkyWatch at the Science Center

The Carnegie Science Center invites you to learn about the wonders of the stars and explore globular clusters, nebulas and planets with their 16-inch Meade LX200 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope! Volunteers from the Amateur Astronomers Association will show you the ropes as you get a spectacular view of outer space…for only $2! Parking is $5 for non members and $3 for members. 

Call the hotline at 412-237-3327 for the latest information - the event is weather dependent and the time can vary based on the season.

Location: Carnegie Science Center (1st Floor – A guide will lead you to the observatory on the first floor for a mesmerizing view of the Point and Downtown Pittsburgh).

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Special Event and Improv Shows at Arcade Comedy Theater


There are five shows this weekend at the Arcade Comedy Theater: Dahri Ferks; “Last Chance to See” Comedy Show offers $5 student rush tickets; the Arcade Hootenany show also offers $5 student rush tickets; The Death Show has $5 student rush tickets; and Sunday’s show, Bonus Stage: Improv + Jam, is only $5. Regular tickets are typically $10 or less.

 Location: Arcade Comedy Theater, 811 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Go to the  Theater's website to find out more re schedule, ticket costs.
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Monday, April 14, 2014

Discounts at the National Aviary

Looking for Spring Break activities? Check out these discounts at the National Aviary!

Tot Tuesdays – 1/2 Off Admission for Kids Five and Under: Children five years and younger receive half priced admission with a paying adult on Tuesdays. Enjoy a special story time and activities just for little ones. Tuesdays at 10:15 am and 12 pm. Presented in part by Today’s WISH 99.7.

Senior Days - $2 Off Admission for Seniors on Wednesdays: Seniors 60 years and older receive $2 off General Admission price on Wednesdays. Presented by BNY Mellon and WJAS 1320am.
 Active duty military - Active duty military receive FREE General Admission to the National Aviary every day!

Locations:  700 Arch Street,  Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Go to the website to find out times and costs for special shows.

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Rock It Resale Event


Rock It is a fabulous 2-day consignment event for girls, juniors, and ladies.  The sale features new and gently used clothing from the hottest brands, cool shoes, and endless accessories for a fraction of the retail price.
Location: Iceoplex at Southpointe, Canonsburg, PA

Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12, 2014
Find out more and plan to be a vendor next time

Thursday, April 10, 2014

PNC Carousel Opens April 14

The PNC Carousel in Schenley Plaza is a Victorian-style carousel, built by American craftsmen and generously funded by the PNC Financial Services Group. Visitors of all ages and abilities can enjoy its lively colors and old-fashioned pipe organ music.

2014 hours of operation
      April 14th - May 11th: 12:00pm - 6:00pm
      May 11th - August 31st: 12:00pm - 10:00pm
      August 31st - October 12th: 12:00pm - 6:00pm
You can buy a season pass ($50) or use tokens ($1.25 each) to pay for rides. Riders must be taller than 4 ft. or accompanied by an adult.
Find out more about the PNC Carousel

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

DreamOn Pittsburgh

DreamOnFest_OFFICIAL FlyerOmicelo and Dream Cream Ice Cream present DreamOn Pittsburgh, the first ever ice cream music festival, April 11-­‐13, 2014 in Pittsburgh, PA.

DreamOn Pittsburgh takes over Market Square, in the center  of downtown Pittsburgh, to present 25 musical acts and 75 flavors of Dream Cream Ice Cream.

Location: Market Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 — Sunday, April 13, 2014
Time: 12:15 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; 10:00 a.m. on Sunday
Cost: FREE
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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Breakfast and a Movie– Easter Parade

Get ready for Easter with breakfast catered by Kelly James (formerly of Sugar Cafe) and the charming musical Easter Parade, starring Judy Garland and Fred Astaire. YOU MUST GET YOUR BREAKFAST TICKETS BY THURSDAY, April 10. If you want to see the movie only, it’s $7 at the door.
Great food, great movie, cartoons before the screening, and door prizes!!

Location: Hollywood Theater Dormont, 1449 Potomac Ave, Pittsburgh, 15216
Date: Sunday, April 13, 2014
Time: 11 a.m.
Cost: Members: $13; Non-members $15; Movie-only: $7

For more information, the breakfast menu, and to purchase tickets please visit the Hollywood Theater website

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Saturday, April 5, 2014

Geek Art/Green Innovator’s Festival

Join the Unblurred art crawl on Penn for the annual GA/GI Festival. This year, the event’s fifth Anniversary program is entitled “Earth, Wind & Fire,”–a tribute to three of nature’s greatest elements just a few weeks before the 43rd international Earth Day. See different art installations, learn a few things, eat some pizza and more!
Where: 4800-5500 Penn Avenue
When: Saturday, April 5 and Sunday, April 6, 2014, 6 pm – 11 pm
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Friday, April 4, 2014

Pittsburgh's Tartan Day Celebration – Saturday, April 5
Join in the celebration of the Tartan with bagpipers, talented Celtic Guitarists & Singers, Highland Dancers & Scottish Country Dancers. Learn a wee bit of Gaelic, taste Scottish Foods and shop at the Celtic Vendors. Visit with the Clans and learn about Scottish History. Take a chance at the Silent Auction to win a lovely prize. (Raises money for the Scottish Arts) Wear your tartan (plaid) Free for all friends & family.
Entertainment starts at 10:30 am and ends at 4:15 with the Raffle Drawing
Bethel Park Presbyterian Church - Bethel Park, PA 15102

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Hard-to-Recycle Collection

The average American generates 4.6 pounds of trash PER DAY – but most Americans only recycle 1.5 lbs of such waste. Bring your recyclables to the Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills on Saturday from 9am to 1pm. Accepted items: televisions,computers, monitors, keyboards printers, cell phones, printer/toner cartridges, compact fluorescent bulbs, alkaline batteries, ink and toner cartridge, tires, and waste vegetable oil.

There are fees for some items. Get details about accepted items and future events.

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Kids Eat Free or Cheaply in the Burgh


Kids Eat Free at Max & Erma’s, Denny’s and Penn Brewery on Tuesdays.  Check  Living Pittsburgh's Guide for information about more bargains.

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

CarKids: Merrily We Roll Along

See what road trips in the 1890′s were like compared to family travel today as you check out the Frick family carriages and cars.  Make a travel game to take on your next journey. For more information, visit the Frick's Event Page

Location: The Frick Art & Historical Center, 7227 Reynolds Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Date: Saturday, April 5, 2014
Time: 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Cost: FREE

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