Two groups in the jail aren’t allowed to vote: those found guilty of a felony who will still be incarcerated Nov. 8 and those found guilty of voter fraud in the past four years, according to the elections division manager for Allegheny County. Everyone else is eligible to vote by absentee ballot — and about 100 ballots are expected to be cast.
QUIET AS A CHURCH HOUSE
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette goes inside unused houses of worship in the region. That includes what once was St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church on the North Side, which has since served as a tattoo studio and a gathering place for a secular congregation. Like many other former religious sanctuaries, the building’s currently not being used. Why are so many houses of worship vacant? Congregations moving to the suburbs and the rise of the nones.
Canton Street may be the steepest in America, but it has plenty of competition not far behind throughout the city. PennLive created a list of the steepest streets in Pittsburgh, five of which have more than a 27 percent grade. Read the list and then go explore — or avoid — the steepest ones.
Arsenal Bowl is hosting Halloween night bowling with live music from The Rockin' Bones. Come in costume to win prizes. $8 to bowl, $1 drafts. Call (412) 683-5992 to reserve a lane.
Where: Arsenal Bowl at 4310 Butler St. (Lawrenceville)
When: October 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to November 1, 2016 at 12:00 a.m.
How much: $8
THE INCLINE LIKES
Valentino the sloth turns 1 today, and the National Aviary is celebrating with events starting at 10 a.m. The Incline recently visited Valentino and his trainer, Cathy Schlott, to learn about how the Aviary prepped him for the camera. Watch this video to learn more about his training — or because it’s a video of a cute sloth.
WINTER IS COMING
Tomorrow’s already November, so enjoy Halloween before saying hello to turkey dinners and winter festivities. As you plan your winter weekends, check out this November top 10 list from Next Pittsburgh. Spoiler: It includes brews, magic, chocolate and shopping. Sold yet?