Newsletter for Friday, Oct. 7
INSTAGRAM OF THE DAY
With shades on, Democratic veep nominee Tim Kaine, took the stage at an outdoor rally Thursday on the Carnegie Mellon University campus. He went on to tell Chris Potter of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that he regretted not asking Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, the Republican vice presidental nominee, about LGBT issues during their debate this week. Kaine also discussed how his views on same-sex marriage have changed and why millennial voters are so important.
A LOOK BACK AT A DESEGREGATION ORDER, 35 YEARS LATER
A controversial ruling, aiming to achieve racial desegregation, merged the General Braddock School District with Churchill, Edgewood, Swissvale and Turtle Creek. It was handed down April 28, 1981 — and created the Woodland Hills district. Retired KDKA reporter Harold Hayes, who covered the merger, takes a look at the community 35 years later for PublicSource.
A WHITE HOUSE WELCOME
In 2009, President Barack Obama welcomed the Stanley Cup-winning Penguins at the White House. They hung out again together Thursday. “A lot has changed during the interim. Back in 2009, my hair matched the color of the puck more than the ice, Sid the Kid was actually a kid, and Geno was still snapping pictures with his flip phone,” he said, Jonathan Bombulie of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported.
Men will walk in high heels as part of this international march to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence. A $15 donation gets you into the Bloomfield Bridge Tavern, Howlers and Pittsburgh Heat Dance Company for music after the march.
Where: 5050 Liberty Ave. (Bloomfield)
When: October 8, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.
How much: $25 for an individual; $60 for a team of 3
THE INCLINE LIKES
412 Food Rescue is dedicated to making sure food doesn’t go to waste. That extends to the fruit growing on trees all around the city. The nonprofit is gearing up for another large-scale harvest today, but there’s nothing stopping you from collecting some crabapples on your own (with permission from a property owner, of course). While 412 Food Rescue has teamed up with Wigle Whiskey to make hard cider with their foraged fruit, even the most amateur chef can execute a simple crabapple sauce recipe. 412 Food Rescue’s Hana Uman showed The Incline how to do it for this video.
For days after the first presidential debate, Donald Trump’s feud with former Miss Universe Alicia Machado dominated conversations and headlines. What will it be this time? The second debate between presidential candidates Trump and Hillary Clinton is at 9 p.m. Sunday. (Yes, it’s after the Steelers game.) So grab some friends, and check out The Incline’s list of watch parties.