Since the May announcement that TechShop Pittsburgh is closing, members have met weekly to try and save the shop in one way or another. One idea was to form a nonprofit maker space that would be a place to continue the work that's happening in the shop. And that nonprofit is Protohaven, which would be run by a current shop member and the current general manager. There's still more to sort out, but here's what we know so far.
The Incline spent part of Thursday watching children and teens lead nervous rabbits over obstacles as part of an agility contest at the Westmoreland Fair. Intrigued? We live streamed the competition on Facebook and also distilled what we learned into a few helpful nuggets. The Westmoreland Fair wraps up this weekend, but there's still time to catch the final weekend, plus the Indiana County Fair next week. Consult our county fair guide for more info.
Expect bands, dancers, history and more at Saturday’s African American Heritage Day parade. In its 30th year, the parade starts at 11 a.m. at Webster Avenue and Watt Street in the Hill District, per the New Pittsburgh Courier. After the parade is a dance competition and the film “Wylie Avenue Days.” And although the parade is popular, organizers told the Courier that they're always looking for more people to join in.
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Station Square is hosting an '80s and '90s dance party to cap its summer jam concert series — no tickets necessary. Guests are welcome to bring chairs. Beer will be sold outdoors.
Where: Station Square at 125 W Station Square Dr. (South Shore)
When: August 25, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
How much: Free
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Wednesday's wild finish at PNC Park — in which Josh Harrison robbed Dodger's pitcher Rich Hill of a perfect game with a walk-off homer — was both exhilarating and "hilarious." It was also a tad bit poetic. Turns out the Pirates had their own flirtation with perfection on the mound 58 years earlier. And, as DJ Gallo tells it, Wednesday's sudden implosion may pale in comparison.
Last week, we asked you to help us brainstorm some names for our new beer column, and the ideas poured in. We narrowed the list to the final four, and now you can vote on what we should name it. We'll debut the new name in this Sunday's beer column. Until then, see what made the ballot and cast your vote.