East End Juneteenth Celebration
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East End Juneteenth Celebration
The Trade Institute of Pittsburgh and the Homewood- Brushton YMCA are hosting a Juneteenth Celebration today! From 3-6 p.m., attendees will gather at 7119 Fleury Way in Pittsburgh's East End for an afternoon of food, fun, and community! Live entertainment will be provided by Queen of Nairobi, Hill Dance Academy Theatre (HDAT), The Nia Dance Ensemble, DJ Hoodie Tre, and more, plus guest speakers Leon Ford, Jason Rivers, and Rev. Cornell Jones will be speaking. There will also be activities for kids in the Kids Zone and a group fitness class. See the Facebook event for more information.
Live Nation presents music venue plan for Pittsburgh’s Lower Hill District
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Entertainment giant Live Nation presented plans Thursday for a 4,500-seat entertainment venue at the former Civic Arena site in Pittsburgh's Lower Hill District. The plan, first approved in May 2023, is seeking an adjustment, as the attached parking garage now will be pursued separately. California-based Live Nation told officials at
Music of the Heart recital at Duquesne University offers opportunities to shine
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Music of the Heart recital at Duquesne University offers opportunities to shine
Move over, Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran. You have company. "We are privileged to have close to 100 superstars ready to dazzle you with their talents and abilities," Katie Harrill announced from the Mary Pappert School of Music stage at Duquesne University. "Some are stepping into the spotlight for the
What is the Importance of Choosing the Right Material for Your Countertops?
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Pittsburgh theater companies keep busy through summer
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Pittsburgh theater companies keep busy through summer
Some of Pittsburgh's cultural institutions may be taking a break for the summer, but theater is still all around in the city. Many local companies know that "the show must go on" " and have planned a variety of exciting productions for the next couple of months. Here are a
Habitat for Humanity, Uptown Partners collaborate on affordable housing in Pittsburgh's Hill District
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Habitat for Humanity, Uptown Partners collaborate on affordable housing in Pittsburgh's Hill District
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh and Uptown Partners of Greater Pittsburgh are creating opportunities for homeownership in the Hill District. A two-story home at 2002 Forbes Ave. will soon be in the renovation process and will be kept completely affordable under the Habitat Pittsburgh Homeownership Program. "This will allow
Are Ceramic Coatings Good For Your Car's Paint?
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Interested in a multi-generational sustainable community?
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Interested in a multi-generational sustainable community?
Rachel Carson EcoVillage at Providence Heights is hosting a free in-person information session on Saturday, June 22nd from 11-1 pm at the Kearns Spirituality Center, 9000 Babcock Blvd, Allison Park PA Attendees will hear from community members, and watch a slide presentation with a Q&A session about this multi-generational sustainable community. Those interested will have an opportunity to walk to the future site of the community. There will be light refreshments and an art activity for children. RSVP at www.rachelcarsonecovillage.org or text 412-573-1927
International Day Parade kicks off Saturday in the Hill District, Market Square
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International Day Parade kicks off Saturday in the Hill District, Market Square
The second annual International Day Parade and Festival will kick off Saturday with a parade in Pittsburgh's Hill District. The parade began at noon, leaving fron Centre Avenue at Crawford Street, across from Freedom Corner in the Hill District. It will continue down Centre and Fifth avenues to Market Square.
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County, nonprofits collaborate to serve those displaced by Downtown Pittsburgh shelter fire
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Storm clouds gathered above the shuttered Second Avenue Commons homeless shelter as Ronald McGinnis literally planned his next steps. On Tuesday, the 59-year-old homeless man, who entered the Downtown shelter six weeks ago, watched people pour out of the building as flames shot off its roof and smoke filled the
Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Continues Collaboration with Hosanna House for Youth Judging Program
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Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Continues Collaboration with Hosanna House for Youth Judging Program
ITTSBURGH, PA – On the evening of May 23, 2024, Bernard Martin, Director of Communications for the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix (PVGP), and Alberto Sanchez, Vice President at KeyBank, proudly announced the return of the Youth Judging Program at this year's Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix, building on the success of last year's inaugural event. During the announcement, commemorative plaques where presented by Martin to Sanchez and to Leon Haynes, Founding Chief Executive Officer of Hosanna House, in recognition of their pivotal collaboration. This year, the Youth Judging Program is scheduled for August 3 at the Schenley Park events of the PVGP, where the iconic Mini will be featured as the Marque of the Year. Young judges from Hosanna House will have the opportunity to assess a collection of meticulously maintained Minis, engaging with the history and unique characteristics of this beloved automobile brand in collaboration with Mini of Pittsburgh. In 2023, the program successfully kicked off with Hosanna House youth judges evaluating the Ferrari showcase, last year's Marque of the Year. The event culminated in the presentation of a Best of Show award, chosen by the participants. This year promises to build on that enthusiasm and learning as the focus shifts to another iconic marque. "After trying to find an organizaiton that could staff a Youth Judging Program we where ecstatic the Leon and his team at Hosanna House stepped up to develop this program! The success at last year's event was a testament to the passion and dedication of everyone involved, and we are thrilled to continue this journey with Hosanna House," said Bernard Martin. "This initiative allows young participants to engage directly with automotive designers and aims to spark interest in automotive design, engineering, restoration, and repair " fields that are currently experiencing a surge in demand for skilled professionals." "We are proud to support a program that educates and inspires the next generation of automotive enthusiasts and professionals," stated Alberto Sanchez of KeyBank. "This initiative aligns perfectly with our commitment to community engagement and educational enrichment." The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix, now in its 42nd year, continues to be a hallmark event that celebrates automotive history and culture, while fostering educational opportunities and community involvement through programs like the Youth Judging initiative. About Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Established in 1983, the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix is a staple of the automotive community in Western Pennsylvania, blending exciting motorsports with charitable events to benefit local organizations. About Hosanna House Hosanna House is a community cornerstone in Wilkinsburg, PA, providing educational, health, and recreational programs that empower families and children.
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Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Announces New Hotel Partnership Program
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Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Announces New Hotel Partnership Program
Pittsburgh, PA – The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix (PVGP), the nation's premier vintage motorsports events, is excited to announce a new hotel partnership program developed through a collaboration with EventConnect, a leader in event management software. This initiative, introduced by VisitPittsburgh, aims to enhance the experience for attendees and increase support for PVGP's charities. Through EventConnect's registration platform, the PVGP has established agreements with a selection of premier hotels to accommodate guests during the two highlight weekends of the event. For the Historic Races at Pittsburgh International Race Complex, participating hotels in Cranberry Township will offer special accommodations. Meanwhile, for "The Vintage" weekend at Schenley Park, guests can choose from several partner hotels located in the heart of Pittsburgh. These partner hotels will provide exclusive rates to PVGP attendees, and a portion of each room night booked will be directly donated to the PVGP's designated charities, supporting their ongoing missions. This partnership not only promises attractive rates for guests but also fosters community involvement and charity support, aligning with the PVGP's commitment to giving back through motorsport. "We are thrilled to launch this partnership with EventConnect and our hotel partners," said Bernard Martin, Director of Communicaitons of PVGP. "This program not only ensures that our attendees have access to quality accommodations at a special rate but also strengthens our support for charities that rely on our collective efforts to make a difference." Attendees are encouraged to book their accommodations through the links provided on the PVGP website to take advantage of these special rates and support the charitable causes. For more information about the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix and to book your stay, visit the following hotel links for the PVGP Historic Races at Pittsburgh International Race Complex July 25-28 or the link to The PVGP Vintage Races at Schenley Park August 3-4.

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