So we have these awesome swag bags worth *more than $210* that we want to give you. Want one? Get your ticket to our Sept. 27 bash today.
Amazon is opening a second headquarters in North America, and Pittsburgh really, really wants it to be here. Mayor Bill Peduto, County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and other local leaders are already working on a bid to lure the company — with its 50,000 promised jobs and $5 billion in investments — TribLive reported. According to a release from the mayor's office, the city hasn't identified any possible parcels yet. Stay tuned.
With the fate of Pittsburgh's controversial Stephen Foster memorial still up in the air, you — esteemed member of the public — now have your first official opportunity to weigh in. Beginning today, the city's Art Commission will accept online public comments on the future of the statue, one deemed "the most racist" in America by VSB. The commission will then hold two public hearings on the subject in October before making a final decision Oct. 25.
On Thursday, Uber announced a $20,000 donation to 412 Food Rescue to help fund the organization's expansion to more counties with 724 Food Rescue. But you can direct Uber to donate more funds throughout the month. Each time you enter the code 412FOOD into the Uber app, the company will donate another $1 to the food rescue. And no, you don't have call a ride each time you enter the code.
A two-day event at the Hollywood Theater is dedicated to the art of the movie poster. On Friday, a preview will offer everybody who attends their choice of a free poster from the theater's storehouse (while supplies last) and a screening of the documentary "24x36: A Movie About Movie Posters." Friday's event is $10. Saturday's movie poster auction is free to attend.
Where: Hollywood Theater at 1449 Potomac Ave. (Dormont)
When: September 8, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. to September 9, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
How much: $10
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It's Friday, so we're gonna guess the answer is an emphatic "yes." This weekend, skip the South Side and head to Hitchhiker Brewing Co.'s new facility in Sharpsburg, which will celebrate its grand opening Saturday from noon to 11 p.m. Four One Brew columnist Chris Togneri got an early look at the space and talked with Who's Next-er Andy Kwiatkowski and Gary Olden about their IPAs, sours and saisons. Never miss a column by signing up for email updates here.
Pittsburgh and Penn State have a football rivalry that dates back to the late 1800s, including several games that had national championship implications. This year's game probably won't — at least not for Pitt — but it could fall in line with some absolute classics if the Panthers can give the Nittany Lions a good fight. We took our weekly Pittsburgh Sports Power Rankings to the gridiron this week to rank the 10 most memorable games between the two schools. What's your favorite game in the rivalry, or what game might we have missed?