On Thursday, the Pa. Department of Health announced 27 permits statewide for medical marijuana dispensaries. Each company with a permit can open up to three locations, which ends with a total of 52 dispensaries. And four are in Allegheny County — Squirrel Hill, Oakland, Lawrenceville and Monroeville. Read more about what to expect next.
About 15 teams competing in the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE are gathering today at Ascender in East Liberty for a day of workshops. Starting at 6 p.m., you can meet the teams and learn more about how they are using artificial intelligence to make a difference in the world. The public reception includes presentations, Q&As and networking. Here are three things to know about using AI for good.
Thanks to the growing robotics work in Pittsburgh, demand for office and work space in the Strip District and other East End neighborhoods can mean rent higher than the most swanky Downtown offices, the Post-Gazette reported. And of course, Uber has been one of the biggest contributors to the growing scene of tech/robotics companies, putting Pittsburgh on the radar of other companies. See the rent comparisons.
Beatles tribute tunes from "The British Invasion Experience" will be the soundtrack for the evening featuring food trucks, shopping and tours of the Clayton house. The stand-out Cafe at the Frick will debut a wine bar offering walk-up service for light bites, cocktails, beer and wine.
Where: The Frick Pittsburgh at 7227 Reynolds St. (Point Breeze)
When: June 30, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
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About 8,000 furries and their fans are expected to visit Pittsburgh to participate in the annual Anthrocon this year, the world's largest convention for anthropomorphics enthusiasts. Local businesses are welcoming furries with open arms (er, paws) by offering specials, contests and even a Furryccino.
The Stanley Cup Finals and NHL Draft are over and Steelers camp is still a month away. The Pirates are all we have...for a while. But there is never an offseason in the important field of ranking things. Behold the latest edition of the Pittsburgh Sports Power Rankings.