Rev. John C. Welch — Mayor Bill Peduto’s only declared Democratic opponent — spoke to supporters this weekend as he ramps up his run for mayor. He criticized Peduto on a number of fronts, including the mayor’s relationship with Uber and the city’s self-driving car pilot. But Welch may not be Peduto's only challenger: Councilwoman Darlene Harris is seeking the Allegheny County Democratic Committee’s endorsement for mayor. But she's still not saying if that officially means she's running.
The Super Bowl is over. But could the big game be in the 'Burgh in 2023 (only six years away)? Well, formal bids are due next year. The Steelers have indicated they are interested, but the franchise is not saying if they will go through with the application, TribLive reported. But what are the benefits for the city?
About 100 people stopped traffic during a Saturday protest against President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration and travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries. Organizers said the rally was a response to recent deportations. “What we know is what gets reported to us by people who have ICE show up at their homes and take members of their family, that’s how we know about what took place,” Guillermo Perez of the Labor Counsel for Latin American Advancement told KDKA.
Tell a true story about how much love sucks as part of The Moth's StorySLAM open-mic event. You'll have five minutes to tell your tale of woe. Judges will give each contestant a score, with the winner moving on to the GrandSLAM Championship.
Where: The Rex Theater at 1602 E Carson St. (South Side)
When: February 6, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
How much: $9.99
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Valentine's Day is next week and good news for you: You have plans with The Incline to celebrate not celebrating this Hallmark holiday with friends, lovers ... and future exes. Come to Knob Hall Winery PGH for an extended happy hour and wine tastings. (Much love to our event bank sponsor S&T Bank.)
Don't forget — you have until Feb. 16 to nominate a young tech leader for The Incline’s fourth Who’s Next class. So if you know under-40 Pittsburghers working in technology who are doing the coolest, most cutting-edge things, nominate them here.