Newsletter for Tuesday, Oct. 11
INSTAGRAM OF THE DAY
As seen on Fleury Way in Homewood. (Photo via @jeremyholdorf.)
Today is the voter registration deadline (more on that later), and there are nearly 2.3 million people in Pennsylvania who are eligible, but haven’t registered. But it will probably take a few weeks to see how many of them are just procrastinators. See what counties those unregistered voters live in, according to state data.
Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump came to Ambridge Area High School on Monday, and yes, there was a Terrible Towel with him, too. Trump supporters and Trump protestors divided Duss Avenue ahead of the rally, as a Trump truck — yes, you read that right — circled the block. See more photos from the rally by The Incline.
Donald Trump wants his supporters to watch the polls and make sure there is no Election Day cheating in Pennsylvania, especially in cities. But don’t expect things to get rowdy. What exactly does a poll watcher do? Here’s more about the job description, who is allowed to watch where and what to expect on Election Day.
Have a drink and network with other young professionals before Izzazu Salon stylists prep you for a free headshot.
Where: Hotel Monaco at 425 6th Ave. (Downtown)
When: October 11, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
How much: $25 or 3 children’s books for the 100,000 Books Campaign; free for members of LINC and Bridges Society
THE INCLINE LIKES
Even Gov. Tom Wolf makes excuses. “Sometimes when I don’t want to do something around the house, I’ll schedule a policy briefing or decide to wash the Jeep,” he wrote in a column for The Incline. Today’s your last chance to register to vote if you want to hit the polls on Election Day. You can do that online, right now: register.votespa.com.
DATA — AND REAL PEOPLE — ON DIVERSITY IN PITTSBURGH
What are the most diverse neighborhoods in Pittsburgh? PublicSource took a look not only at the data — and mapped it — but also went into the most and least diverse city neighborhoods to talk to people who actually live there. This is what they said.