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06.29.2015 by Michael McAllister
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For us, happy hour and summer go together like peanut butter and jelly.  We’ve been known to work through lunch on a Friday to sneak out of the office early and kick start the weekend or a grab a couple drinks before a Pirates game. If this is ... [more]
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Weather Permitting @ Shadyside Nursery - 07/05/2015 Weather Permitting is a weekly outdoor concert series held at the Shadyside Nursery. Each Sunday, the nursery transforms into a vibrant event space that features bands, beer from local breweries, food trucks and a farmer’s marketplace. We also have been known to have squirt gun battles and hula-hoop fun for kids of all ages. More than just an event, this collaboration of local folks was built with the intention of supporting and promoting small businesses. With a permit that allows for expansion, this year Weather Permitting is growing and able to offer additional space for local farm stands and other vendors to promote and sell their goods on site. May 31 - Slim Forsythe & His New Payday Loners June 14 - Coronado & Grand Piano & Haygood Paisleys June 21 - Truth & Rites & Working Poor June 28 - Beauty Slap & Crystal Bright and the Silver Hands July 5 - Union Rye & Chet Vincent and Big Bend July 12 - Machete Kisumontao & Shelf LIfe String Band + Guests July 26 - Robin Vote, Dream Phone & Turpentiners Aug 2 - Arlo Aldo & TBA Aug 16 - Wreckids Aug 23 - Armadillos Aug 30 - Red Western Sept 6 - Matthew Tembo[more]
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Gallery Crawl & The Night Market @ Pittsburgh Cultural District - 07/10/2015 Art. Music. Dance. Architecture. Film. Fun. FREE! The Gallery Crawl is a free quarterly showcase of art and entertainment in the heart of the Cultural District. All events take place at a variety of galleries and spaces and are FREE and open to the public. The event is ongoing between 5:30 and 9:00 pm, and patrons may start at any location. Joining is the Crawl is Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership's Night Market located at the corner of 8th St and Penn Ave.  Expect food from some of Pittsburgh's top restaurants (Meat & Potatoes & BRGR are regulars) alongside booths from exceptional Pittsburgh makers to cap off your evening in the Cultural District. TEXT “CRAWL” TO SMASH (76274) to receive special exclusive offers and more![more]
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Cosmopolitan Pittsburgh @ 980 Liberty Ave - 07/10/2015 The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Partner’s Board presents the 9th annual Cosmopolitan Pittsburgh fundraiser on Friday, July 10. Following the Gallery Crawl around the Cultural District, run away with the Circus After Dark and indulge in astounding performances, art, music, activities, and a wondrous dance party. Savor signature beverages and delicious treats, while enjoying a fabulous night on the town! 7:00 – 9:00pm –THE VIP PARTY catered by incredible Pittsburgh talent including Chef Derek Stevens of Eleven Contemporary Kitchen, Chef Curtis Gamble with Bloomfield’s Station restaurant and Chef David Bulman with Creative Culinary. Complimentary cocktails, sensational live music, and other feats of wonderment will dazzle the senses. 9:00pm – midnight – THE MAIN EVENT commences at the crack of the whip, featuring desserts galore and magnificent unlimited cocktails. Games, performances, sideshow acts, art creations and more amazing feats will thrill partygoers. Dress the part in your wild, weird and wonderful getup. And just for you all, here is a $5 discount code for all tickets (MAYHEM).[more]
Three Meals & a Bar
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Jess Cole, Social Media Strategist, Freelance Stylist , ModCloth
  Breakfast: I love to start my day with either a soy latte from Constellation Coffee or a almond latte from 4121 Main. Both shops have a bright, airy interiors and their respective unique offerings; I love introducing friends to these Bloomfield gems. Lunch: With an office in Crafton, there aren’t tons of options close-by. Luckily, Tartine exists in […] [more]