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Believe it or not, Ben, Bell, Brown and Bryant have been in the NFL a combined 27 years — all for the same team, the mighty Steelers of Pittsburgh — but the quartet has been on the field together for just … drumroll please … 16 plays over the past two seasons. Sixteen plays! In two years! Today against the Browns, we will see these modern Steelers at their full offensive capabilities for essentially the first time. The Steelers offense, much-hyped for three years, is finally ready to make its debut.
Wanted: Future home buyers who have design and sustainability at the top of their priority list. Must be interested in being an “early adopter” and helping a local startup to grow and to succeed. Land ownership is preferred, but not required. Pittsburgh startup Module is now taking reservations for the first owners of its incremental housing that grows as you want it to grow. Here's how to get in on that.
The ReelAbilities Film Festival presents award-winning films that promote awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of individuals with disabilities. A program of Film Pittsburgh, ReelAbilities is now in its fifth season. Film descriptions, showtimes, and tickets are available online.
Where: SouthSide Works Cinema at 425 Cinema Drive (South Side)
When: September 10, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. to September 13, 2017 at 8:30 p.m.
How much: $12
The Sixteenth Anniversary Observance will be held today at the Flight 93 Memorial, about 80 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. The open-air service will include brief remarks, music, a reading of the names of the 40 passengers and crew members of Flight 93 and the ringing of the Bells of Remembrance.
Where: Visitor Center Complex at 6424 Lincoln Highway (Stoystown)
When: September 11, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
How much: Free
Use a century-old reclaimed piece of wood as your canvas at this Pop Craft workshop. First, choose a design, then use acrylics to paint your creation. Stencils and templates will be offered, or you can bring your own ideas. Pro tip: Tuesday at BeerHive is wine night.
Where: The BeerHive at 2117 Penn Ave. (Strip District)
When: September 12, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
How much: $42
Row House Cinema's #RomeroWasHere scavenger hunt sends competitors to visit a number of George Romero movie set locations throughout the region. The rules sound intense, but it's worth it for these prizes: VIP seats to select screenings during A Celebration of George A. Romero week, a six-pack of Zombie Sodas and a gift card to Bierport, and more. The games began Sept. 13, so this is the first weekend to participate.
Where: Various locations
When: September 13, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. to October 12, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
This 21+ garden party features spirits from Wigle Whiskey, food from Cafe Phipps and treats from Bella Christie and Lil’ Z’s Sweet Boutique. After dark at "Not Your Parents' Garden Party," Phipps will transform into a dance club with a live DJ and a chance to explore the Conservatory's sparkling SUPER. NATURAL. Glass Art show.
Where: Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens at 1 Schenley Park (Squirrel Hill)
When: September 14, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
How much: $25 | $15 for members of Phipps or Pittsburgh Young Professionals
At this fundraiser for Assemble, guests can bid on "dates" with craft makers, designers, technologists and innovators, who will work with the winning bidders to make art or technology or to learn a new skill. The event also includes drinks, appetizers, dancing, a silent auction and a wearable circuit activity.
Where: Ace Hotel at 120 S. Whitfield St. (East Liberty)
When: September 15, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
How much: $30