*Drumroll, please.* The Incline would like to announce our second Who's Next class. This month, we're spotlighting stellar under-40 professionals working in politics, from consultants to finance directors, chiefs of staff for city council members, even a county council member. Find out who made the list, and while you're at it, why not nominate someone for our third class, Who's Next: Community Leaders.
Donald Trump believes Pittsburgh-area native Jackie Evancho's decision to perform at his inauguration has been great for her career. On Twitter Wednesday, he claimed Evancho’s “album sales have skyrocketed after announcing her inauguration performance.” Not long after, the New York Times’ Dave Itzkoff tweeted a screenshot displaying Evancho’s most recent album falling from 93 to 134 on the Billboard top 200 albums list in the last week. That didn’t look so good for the president-elect. So is Trump’s Twitter boast correct?
Pitt and Duquesne law professors "joined more than 1,200 colleagues from across the nation urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject Donald Trump's nomination for U.S. attorney general — Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama," TribLive reports. Read more to learn their reasons outlined in a Tuesday letter.
Join the Steel City Fiber Collective for a night of wine and beginner-level crafts. You have your choice of silk tie or scarf or a skein of sock yarn. BYOB.
Where: Steel City Fiber Collective at 5817 Ellsworth Ave. (Shadyside)
When: January 6, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
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Within four months of launching, we've expanded our team and welcomed Sales and Events Manager Lindsey Meyers Van der Veer. She brings six years of event planning experience in Pittsburgh, including four years spent in the public sector working on Mayor Bill Peduto’s campaign and for his administration. She most recently acted as the special events administrator for the city’s Department of Parks & Recreation. Lindsey will plan and run events for The Incline and find sponsors for those events. Have ideas for events you’d love to attend with The Incline or want to talk with Lindsey? You can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The first off-leash park for pooches Downtown should be completed within 10 days, the Post-Gazette reported. But pups can run free and frolic now in the fenced area near the Rachel Carson Bridge, though there are some limitations on which dogs are welcome.