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After a fierce competition, the quest for Pittsburgh's Ultimate Pizza is down to the Elite Eight, and it's your chance to vote on the top four. Seeking some knowledge about Pittsburgh's pizza scene, we sat down with local pizza journalist Dan Tallarico. Hear from the expert about where you should be eating pizza right now and which slices he thinks should make it to the top. Agree or disagree with him? Here's your chance to vote.
PPG Paints Arena has its secrets, and smart fans know all about them. With the Penguins season starting back up, we rounded up those bits of intel, and we're about to spill some secrets, from parking to eating to seat hopping. Here are all the PPG Paints Arena hacks you need to make your game day experience “a great day for hockey.”
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Maker Faire Pittsburgh is a celebration of all kinds of makers, from filmmakers to fire-makers. That's right: Pittsburgh Circus Arts Collaborative will perform a "Fire Show" at 6:30 p.m. Other highlights include a robot petting zoo (9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.), tote bag workshop (10 a.m.) and build-your-own 3D printer class (2:30 p.m.) Can't make it Saturday? Check out the Maker Faire on Sunday between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Where: Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and Buhl Community Park at 10 Children's Way (North Side)
When: October 14, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. to October 15, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
How much: Free
The Greenfield Bridge is back, and — because this is Pittsburgh — there will be a full day of festivities to celebrate. That includes a one-mile Beat the Bridge Fun Run (11 a.m.), food trucks and games (2 p.m. to 7 p.m.) and a ribbon cutting (sunset). You can also take advantage of the free Greenfield Glug shuttle to visit local businesses in the neighborhood.
Where: The Greenfield Bridge at Beechwood Boulevard
When: October 14, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
How much: Free admission
It's October (arguably the spookiest month of the year), so naturally Row House Cinema is celebrating the works of Pittsburgh's favorite master of scares: George Romero. The week-long celebration continues Saturday with showings of "Knightriders," "Creepshow," "Season of the Witch," "Day of the Dead" and "Night of the Living Dead." Check Row House's website for showtimes.
Where: Row House Cinema at 4115 Butler St. (Lawrenceville)
When: October 14, 2017 at 11:45 a.m. to October 19, 2017 at 9:45 p.m.
How much: $7 | $28 for a five-film pass
ioby, which created "crowd resourcing" and has connected community leaders with more than $3 million, has set up shop in Pittsburgh. Head to this convening to learn more about their mission and celebrate people making positive change in your backyard.
Where: Hill House Association at 1825 Centre Ave. (Crawford-Roberts)
When: October 14, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
How much: Free
If you're looking for a chance to treat yourself, here you go: Indulge in decadent desserts from local chocolatiers and restaurants. Participating vendors at this carnival-themed event include A519 Chocolate, Edward Marc Chocolatier, Milk Shake Factory, Mon Aimee Chocolat, Sarris Chocolate, See's Candies, Senti and Sinful Sweets. You can even vote for your faves in the Pittsburgh Chocolate Awards.
Where: Benedum Center at 237 7th St. (Downtown)
When: October 14, 2017 from 8:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
How much: $35