Find inspiration in unlikely places? Riverlife wants your ideas to transform an "unloved" Pittsburgh spot Downtown. You might just think of it as the walkway along the river under the Fort Duquesne Bridge, but Riverlife sees it as so much more. The non-profit is looking for visionaries to create a public installation, and "the sky is the limit with this," the organization says. Intrigued? We've got all the details on what they're looking for and on how to apply.
Today is the day City Council is expected to review the mayor's proposed 2018 budget. The $555 million budget boosts public safety spending and does not include a tax increase, according to the Post-Gazette. Here's what else the city plans to spend money on in 2018.
Several local VFWs joined in on an NFL boycott on Sunday by blacking out football games in observance of Veterans Day, TribLive reported. In an effort to show respect for veterans, the organizations opted out of watching the games after some athletes took a knee during the national anthem in protest of police brutality, per the Trib.
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Spend the evening playing games in Greenfield. You can either bring your own or play a house game. Donations go to the purchase of beverages and snacks.
Where: Community Coffee House at 3929 Coleman St. (Greenfield)
When: November 13, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.
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Before you can even say "Thanksgiving," Pittsburgh is already lighting up its tree. In our Peculiar Pittsburgh series, we took a look at the history of our city's Light Up Night and found out it was once even earlier ... like, really early. Plus, we've rounded up some tips to get the most out of the festive (albeit early) celebration Friday.
We made this handy guide to help you skip the big-box stores this year and support local makers instead, from outdoor vendors in the middle of Downtown to a Small Business Saturday pop-up shop. We’ve organized the list chronologically, so you’ll know where to shop — whether you start your holiday shopping before Thanksgiving or at the last minute. We’re not judging.