It's Monday, but it's also Amazon Prime Day. So to kick off your week, Colin rounded up this list of the most Pittsburgh things you can buy on Amazon. Because no matter how you feel about Amazon and the prospect of HQ2, having yinzer knick knacks delivered to our doors is something we can all support.
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About 20 people were arrested after blocking an entrance to the Berks County Residential Center during a protest there Sunday, the Reading Eagle reported. The center is one of three in the U.S. that has a family residential center to detain people who are seeking asylum or are waiting to be deported. See protest photos here. Last month, The Incline reported on why the center is still open, despite multiple calls for it to close.
- Two men robbed Pamela's Diner in the Strip District early Sunday. They demanded money and tied up an employee. Police are investigating. (WTAE)
- Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke twice in Pittsburgh on Sunday — at the American Federation of Teachers national convention and in a rally with Braddock Mayor and Lt. Gov. candidate John Fetterman. In his speeches, Sanders praised progressive candidates and pushed for quality public education. (WESA)
- The Pirates suspended their marketing agreement with Papa John's Pizza after Forbes reported that founder John Schnatter used a racial slur on a conference call. Schnatter stepped down from his role as chairman Wednesday. Money already generated from the agreement will go to youth programs, per the Pirates. (Post-Gazette)
Picklesburgh a.k.a. Pittsburgh's celebration of all things pickled, returns Friday for the fourth time. Each year, the festival has expanded to be bigger, punnier, and quirkier. Here's what's new this year from food to drinks to music and more.
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H 5:30 p.m. Thursday (Greenfield): Honor pittsburgH getting its H back with games, discounts and prizes at HougH's. rsvp Here.
🍎 5:30 p.m. July 25 (Downtown): Celebrate our Who's Next: Education class at a happy hour event in their honor. RSVP here.
Other events you'll love
🌤 6:30 p.m. today (Friendship): Find your inner poet at this free, outdoor haiku event.
🐶 7 p.m. Tuesday (Oakland): Meet a therapy dog at the Cathedral of Learning.
💃 6:30 p.m. Wednesday (Oakland): Get moving with some "Summer Soul Line Dancing."
🖼 8 p.m. Thursday (Oakland): At Third Thursday: Crossroads, be the first to explore Carnegie Museum of Art's new modern galleries.
🍿 7 p.m. Friday (North Shore): Travel back to 1968 in a yellow submarine at Carnegie Science Center's Rangos Giant Cinema.