Uber and UberEATS drivers can now accept in-app tips, the ride-sharing company announced Monday. But the tips are for humans only. Uber confirmed that tipping won't be an option in self-driving cars. The update is part of the company's "180 Days of Change" to improve the driver experience. Today only, Uber will match tips given to drivers.
Gov. Tom Wolf still hasn't reached a deal with state lawmakers to fund a $32 billion budget bill, which has given the Republicans who want his job the opportunity to really get this election started. House Speaker Mike Turzai (who hasn't officially declared) told the Associated Press that Wolf needs to find ways to spend without increasing taxes, while Western Pa.'s Paul Mango accused the governor of "hiding under his desk to avoid responsibility."
You have two opportunities today, as City Council holds a 1:30 informational meeting and a 6 p.m. public hearing. There, they'll "discuss increasing the city realty transfer tax and borrowing $100 million to raise money to support housing for the poor," TribLive reports. Read on to find out what brought the city to this point.
Pittsburgh Dad is hosting a premiere screening of the new film "Street Light Stories," based on the popular "Pittsburgh Dad" show. The 12-minute film is a 1987-based portrait of a family's summer night. Screenings will be held at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.; a Q&A session with the show's creators will follow each screening.
Where: Century Square Luxury Cinemas at 2001 Mountain View Drive (West Mifflin)
When: July 18, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
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The names of these summer cocktails — the Great Spambino, the Socks and Sandals, the I don’t want no shrub — are almost as creative as the drinks themselves. Good Food Pittsburgh rounds up nine drinks to try this summer.
The world's oldest academic program to study the bagpipe isn't overseas, it's right here at CMU, reported WESA. While that's quite the distinction, oldest only means about 27 — the program was founded in 1990 by an instructor from Scotland. Currently, the program has about 60 students, with four going for piping degrees.