A date has been set for the special election to replace former District 8 City Councilman Dan Gilman, more than a week after Gilman left the post to become Mayor Bill Peduto's Chief of Staff. Meanwhile, three candidates have already announced their runs for the office.
New year, new apartment, perhaps? Apartment hunting can be frustrating, time-consuming and expensive. Frankly, it sucks. So we decided to lend a hand by scouring Craigslist to find the most interesting Pittsburgh apartments worth a look right now, like a cute one-bedroom in Bloomfield for $895 and a portion of a Brighton Heights mansion for $1,200. Here's what's worth renting right now.
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This event will feature all things "hygge," the Danish ritual of enjoying simple pleasures. Explore the ways to bring hygge principles into the new year with a yoga class, vendors (soaps, garlands and more) and workshops (everything from gem wrapping to health coaching).
Where: Tupelo Honey Teas at 211 Grant Ave. (Millvale)
When: January 6, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Warm up a cold Saturday with good company and good games at All Day Tabletop Gaming. Participants are encouraged to bring games, friends and snacks.
Where: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh East Liberty Branch – Meeting Room 2 at 130 S. Whitfield St. (East Liberty)
When: January 6, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Dreaming of owning a home? Learn how to purchase a home, clean up credit and prevent foreclosure at this homeownership workshop hosted by Women Against Violence Enterprises.
Where: The EECO Center at 200 Larmier Ave. (East Liberty)
When: January 6, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
At the Mystical Psychic New Year Fair, meet a group of psychics, mediums, readers, vendors and healers, and see what 2018 has in store for you. Look for readings, massage, reiki and metaphysical items.
Where: Pittsburgh South Hills BPOE 2213 Elks Lodge at 2789 South Park Road (Bethel Park)
When: January 6, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
How much: $5 admission; services cost extra
Break out your butterfly clips, a crop top and some light-washed denim, and get ready to party like it's the '90s. We don't know the playlist, but we do have a few requests: Spice Girls, Destiny's Child and O-Town, please.
Where: Belvederes Ultra-Dive at 4016 Butler St. (Lawrenceville)
When: January 6, 2018 at 9:00 p.m. to January 7, 2018 at 2:00 a.m.
How much: $5