Today's our 1st birthday — and to celebrate, we have a flash BOGO ticket sale going on until 11:59 tonight for our Sept. 27 bash. Need more convincing? We'll be celebrating our 1st birthday at the bash and honoring more than 150 young Pittsburghers making the city better as we honor a year of Who’s Next classes. There will be DJs, local spirit samplings and a photo booth, and you'll get a swag bag worth more than $210 if you're one of the first 200 people to get your ticket. So! Get your BOGO bash tickets now.
Pittsburgh is often lauded for its startup scene, but how do companies build the relationships needed to make city government their client? The most direct way is through PGH Lab, a program that allows startups to do pilot programs with the city and other government agencies. The second cohort is wrapping up, and you can learn more about their experiences at a showcase on Friday.
Pennsylvania is still working to get its medical marijuana program up and running, with a goal of doing so by early 2018. But Pittsburgh state Rep. Ed Gainey is looking ahead to the future and wants Pennsylvania to study whether decriminalizing or legalizing marijuana would be right for the state. Will his colleagues get on board?
As Irma moves north, the Pittsburgh region is expected to see less than an inch of rain between today to Friday, reported TribLive. "The heaviest period of rain will be late Wednesday afternoon through the night into Thursday morning," said Chris Leonardi, a local meteorologist for the National Weather Service. And per KDKA, Pittsburghers are responding with help and supplies for Florida including the charity Brother's Brother, as well as the Allegheny County Police Department and Medical Examiner’s Office, which is sending pet supplies.
Row House Cinema's #RomeroWasHere scavenger hunt sends competitors to visit a number of George Romero movie set locations throughout the region. The rules sound intense, but it's worth it for these prizes: VIP seats to select screenings during A Celebration of George A. Romero week, a six-pack of Zombie Sodas and a gift card to Bierport, and more. The games began Sept. 13, so this is the first weekend to participate.
Where: Various locations
When: September 13, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. to October 12, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
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Pizza for dinner later? We want to know about your go-to spot to get a slice. Nominate your favorite for our NCAA-style Ultimate Pittsburgh Pizza Bracket. You have until 10 a.m. Sept 21 to nominate, then keep coming back to find out which spots made the bracket and to vote as we narrow down the contenders.
Realizing she didn’t want to run a large restaurant, Pittsburgh chef Becca Hegarty opened a farm in Verona, Pa. And now, Zagat named her one of 30 Under 30 chefs. Per Pittsburgh Magazine, you may know her food from Bread & Salt Bakery, Dinette and Cafe Carnegie. Hegarty and Jason “Jodo” Oddo run a farm in Verona and have a following at Pittsburgh farmers markets for Bitter Ends Garden & Luncheonette. They are soon opening a small diner in Bloomfield, per the magazine.