As Pennsylvania gets closer to approving applicants to open the state’s first medical marijuana dispensaries, more companies are coming before Pittsburgh’s zoning board seeking a needed variance. One of those groups wants to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Squirrel Hill — a proposal that has the backing of Allegheny County’s first executive, Jim Roddey. The applicant, Keystone Relief Centers, and Councilman Corey O'Connor's office plan to hold a community meeting this month.
We knew it was coming, but as of today, UberEATS is officially in Pittsburgh. It's Uber's version of food delivery, and the standalone app offers a variety of features like scheduling orders up to a week ahead and tracking your order in real time. Uber says there are nearly 100 restaurants on the app, but won't give up the whole list. We found 58 for you.
A new Pittsburgh startup wants to know when recovering opioid users are going to relapse before they do. So the founders of Behaivior are using artificial intelligence and a wearable device to do just that. Four months after meeting at an Ascender hackathon, Behaivior was one of 147 worldwide teams accepted into the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE, a $5 million contest focused on finding ways for humans to use AI to solve big problems.
|What||Celebrate all things Irish through music, food and dancing at the 27th annual Celtic Celebration. Other activities include an intro into Irish genealogy, cultural Hedge school, and a chance to hang out with Irish pups, such as setters, wolfhounds.|
|Where||Riverplex at Sandcastle at 1000 Sandcastle Dr. (West Homestead)|
|When||September 8, 2017 at 4:00 pm to September 10, 2017 at 5:00 pm|
|How much||Ticket prices vary|
|What||It's an intergalactic night of making, plus food and drinks. Choose from embroidering constellations, felting a planet or Death Star, building a light saber or blaster and more.|
|Where||Children's Museum of Pittsburgh at 10 Childrens Way (Allegheny Center)|
|When||May 4, 2017 at 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm|
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Thanks to a 3-2 victory in Game 4, the Penguins have put the Washington Capitals on the brink. No, this feels like more than that. The Pens pushed the Caps off the cliff Wednesday night. They’re dead already, before they even hit rock bottom. Could the Caps come back? Sure. Anything could happen. But read on to find out why Washington is unlikely to come back from being on the brink of failure ... again.