Mayor Bill Peduto will take a proverbial knee and skip the Penguins' White House visit in protest of President Donald Trump's critical reaction of NFL players' sideline demonstrations. "It would just bring attention to the city in a way that could be negative," Peduto told TribLive. "I'll take a knee on this one and stay home." After the president called NFL players who take a knee in protest of police brutality "sons of bitches," the Penguins released a statement saying the team would still visit the White House to celebrate their Stanley Cup win.
As Sen. Bernie Sanders' leads the charge for a single-payer health care system on the federal level, two state legislators are doing the same in Pennsylvania. Rep. Pam DeLissio plans to soon introduce a bill that would provide universal health care to Pennsylvanians by creating a single-payer system at the state level. The fight for single-payer in Pa. is more than a decade old — so does it have any chance of actually happening?
On Sunday, the Clemente Museum is having an open house to collect supplies for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico, WPXI reported. The museum, along with UPMC and Restaurant Depot are asking for batteries, bottled water, diapers, first aid supplies and more, as well as monetary donations. You can also tour the museum for a $21 donation to relief efforts, per a news release. Bring donations to the museum parking lot from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
At Savor Pittsburgh, a group of Pittsburgh's finest chefs will share their favorite culinary creations in a competition vying for the honor of “Dish of the Year.” You'll get to sample tastings from more than 20 restaurants, sip cocktails, enjoy live music and vote in the people's choice category. The Incline's Food and Culture Editor Rossilynne Culgan will be among the judges (so say hello to her if you go!).
Where: Petersen Events Center at 3719 Terrace Street (North Oakland)
When: September 28, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
How much: $75
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This week felt like summer, but October is almost here, and with that comes (hopefully) more fall-like weather. Another sign of cool temperatures? Summer farmers markets are wrapping up for the season. But you still have time for your favorite fresh foods: here's a list of which famers markets close when, per Good Food Pittsburgh
Attention, Pittsburgh: Rolled ice cream tacos are now a thing. NatuRoll Creamery unveiled this week a new confection: Rolled ice cream served in a taco-shaped shell. It’s a large, sharable portion — and it’s very Instagrammable. Plan to take your Taco Tuesdays (and Thursdays) to the next level.