... city crews are on the lookout for illicit couches on porches ahead of the Pens game Sunday. Unlike last year — when city crews targeted Lawrenceville, Oakland and the South Side — this year’s sofa patrol will cover all of Pittsburgh. Still, according to 311 data we mapped, the majority of offenders live in handful of neighborhoods.
A proposed bill regulating the testing of self-driving cars in Pennsylvania won’t go before the Senate Transportation committee before lawmakers break for the summer. An email went out to more than 100 stakeholders Thursday telling them that more time over the summer is needed. Nolan Ritchie, executive director of the state Senate Transportation Committee, told The Incline that stakeholders on both ends of the spectrum are “trying to come to the middle, where we need to be,” but disagreements remain “on almost every topic" in the bill.
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Bellevue is celebrating its 150th anniversary with a full day of events, from an art show to a Banjo Club performance and a carnival. Homebrewers from the borough will also show off their beers and compete at the corner of Meade and Lincoln avenues from noon to 4 p.m. See the schedule for a full listing of events.
Where: Various venues at Bellevue
When: June 10, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Bicycle Heaven is hosting an all-weekend swap meet, with new and classic bikes. You can also take a 15-mile ride along the riverfront trails, thanks to the North Side museum/store. The ride kicks off at 11 a.m.
Where: Bicycle Heaven at 1800 Preble Ave. (Chateau)
When: June 10, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
How much: Free | Rentals available for $8
A weekend of free admission at the Heinz History Center comes just in time to check out "Gift of Art: 100 Years of Art from the Pittsburgh Public Schools’ Collection" before it closes Sunday.
Where: Heinz History Center at 1212 Smallman St. (Strip District)
When: June 10, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
How much: Free
It's Pride weekend in Pittsburgh, and the Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Pittsburgh is celebrating local LGBTQ artists and makers. “Smoke and Mirrors” takes place at more than a dozen venues along Penn Avenue and includes performances, a craft market, a bake sale and more.
Where: Various venues
When: June 10, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. to June 11, 2017 at 12:00 a.m.
It's the final weekend of the Three Rivers Arts Festival, and there are a number of activities taking place Saturday. If you're an artist yourself, you can join illustrator Rick Antolic on a walk around Point State Park to sketch. Bring your own supplies.
Where: Point State Park at Entrance to the portal bridge
When: June 10, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
How much: Free