Code for Pittsburgh's latest project, Unlandmarks, is striving to map what usetto be in the Pittsburgh area, and they're looking for your memories and stories. It's not just about the physical space, one of the project's organizers told The Incline, it's about the social interactions in a particular location.
A church service on Sunday morning at the Basilica at St. Vincent College in Latrobe was dedicated in memory of Dan Rooney, the late Steelers chairman. Several hundred people attended, TribLive reported, from family members to fans. He was remembered for bringing "people from all over the world to the North Side, to Heinz Field and to the Steelers' nation," Rev. Paul Taylor said.
An Irish newspaper visited Pittsburgh and offers travel tips for tourists, along with some pretty amazing descriptions of the city. "Pittsburgh," the Irish Examiner writes, "is film-set America where things are big, brash and bright, but the city has a soft side as well."
|What||Celebrate all things Irish through music, food and dancing at the 27th annual Celtic Celebration. Other activities include an intro into Irish genealogy, cultural Hedge school, and a chance to hang out with Irish pups, such as setters, wolfhounds.|
|Where||Riverplex at Sandcastle at 1000 Sandcastle Dr. (West Homestead)|
|When||September 8, 2017 at 4:00 pm to September 10, 2017 at 5:00 pm|
|How much||Ticket prices vary|
|What||Relax with a free lunchtime yoga class on the lawn at Schenley Plaza. Yogis are asked to wear comfortable clothes and to bring a water bottle and a mat. (Mats will also be available to borrow.)|
|Where||Schenley Plaza at 4100 Forbes Ave. (Oakland)|
|When||July 31, 2017 at 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm|
The Incline Likes
After a premature birth, Pittsburgh's baby elephant is getting lots of TLC. So what's it like to be a human parenting a pachyderm at Pittsburgh Zoo? As the zoo's elephant program manager told the Post-Gazette, "I usually wake up with a little trunk in my face."
If you missed Picklesburgh this weekend (where a guy chugged 32 ounces of pickle juice in 8.34 seconds), don't fret. Dozens of food festivals are on tap for the rest of 2017. From a vegan festival to Oktoberfest to a pierogi party, there are plenty of good eats ahead, and Good Food Pittsburgh lists each and every one.