Newsletter for Friday, Oct. 14
INSTAGRAM OF THE DAY
Smiling like a butcher’s dog. (Photo via @peeweeballer21.)
THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN
The defending Stanley Cup winners opened their season Thursday night at PPG Paints Arena by putting some new swag on display, Fox Sports reported. Earlier in the day, Penguins CEO David Morehouse told “KDKA Morning News” that the team was no longer for sale. And the night ended well for the Pens, too, the Tribune-Review’s Jonathan Bombulie wrote.
The future is here, and it was showcased at the White House Frontiers Conference on Thursday at Pitt and CMU. While the big moment of the day was a visit from President Barack Obama — who was on a panel about brain science and medical information — there were also multiple discussions and exhibits on display. The Incline spoke with researchers from Pitt and CMU about the futuristic tools they are creating and when you might encounter them.
The first Equity Summit will be held at the University of Pittsburgh today to look at how education, juvenile justice and social services are problematic for disadvantaged girls. Kathi Elliott, executive director of Gwen’s Girls waned to bring together Pittsburgh experts to “craft a plan to tackle the racial and gender disparities that prevent some young women from achieving higher education or long-term, sustainable employment,” Joyce Gannon reported in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
This "Spook-Tacular" takes place Friday and Saturday. On both nights, bring candy for the "trunk or treat," 5:30 to 6: 30 p.m. Best costumes and decorated cars chosen at 6:15, with movies starting an hour later. On the family friendly screen: Hotel Transylvania 2 and Monster House. For the more brave: Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Friday the 13th and Nightmare on Elm Street.
Where: Dependable Drive-In at 549 Moon Clinton Rd.; Moon, PA 15108
When: October 14, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
THE INCLINE LIKES
The Federal Communications Commission exists in part so TV viewers and radio listeners can complain to it. In the Pittsburgh area, they’ve complained about misleading weather forecasts, God interfering with NPR, loud commercials and more. Read the complaints here.
SO, WE’RE ALL MOVING TO … MILLVALE?
A 2007 flood forced Millvale residents to decide: “ ‘You either fold up your tent and go home, or you roll up your sleeves and see what you are made of. Folks here were not going to fold up the tent and go home.’ ” Goals to start a community garden, library, park and tea shop followed — and now, “small businesses and millennials are flocking to Millvale, revitalizing the old mill town in an organic, community-led way uncommon among the region’s old industrial boroughs,” Ryan Deto reports in Pittsburgh City Paper.