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The 2024 Three Rivers Arts Festival

It’s time for the much-anticipated 2024 Three Rivers Arts Festival in downtown Pittsburgh! This beloved Pittsburgh tradition, now in its 65th year, promises to be bigger and better than ever, with an array of art, music, and cultural activities that will captivate residents and visitors alike. Festival Dates and Location Mark your calendars! The festival…

Trader Joes in the Strip District?

Trader Joe’s, the beloved California-based grocery chain known for its quirky Hawaiian shirts and unique private-label products, is scouting locations in the city’s vibrant Strip District. According to multiple real estate sources, one potential site is nestled between the Fort Wayne railroad bridge and Interstate 579, conveniently near the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. This…

Pittsburgh Will Host the 2026 NFL Draft

Get ready, Pittsburgh! The NFL has just announced that our city will be hosting the 2026 NFL Draft, presented by Bud Light. This exciting event will take place in the heart of Pittsburgh, utilizing iconic locations like Point State Park and Acrisure Stadium, the proud home of the Pittsburgh Steelers. This announcement came from the…

Pittsburgh’s Premier Furry Convention

Pittsburgh has become synonymous with Anthrocon, one of the world’s largest gatherings of anthropomorphics enthusiasts, or “furries.” Each year, this unique convention brings a wave of color, creativity, and community to the Steel City, significantly impacting both the local economy and the cultural landscape. The positive effects of Anthrocon on Pittsburgh are undeniable, and this…

Coffee in The Veins

Niven Sabherwal has been working in the coffee industry since she was a teenager, including stints with Tim Hortons, Starbucks, and now 10 years at Allegheny Coffee & Tea in the Strip District. So just as guests might jokingly ask for a hit of coffee directly in their veins, it’s already in hers! “It’s really…

“The heart of Ireland in the heart of The Strip!”

David Regan has worked for Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle in the Strip District since it opened in 1992, and today as acting owner and manager, continues the tradition the founders started. “Anne Mullaney and her brother Brian [Mullaney] and Sean Murphy founded Harp & Fiddle,” says Regan. “Anne was as nice a person as you’ll…

Pittsburgh Opera loves to support local businesses

Opera is for everyone, and Wendy Parkulo, Manager of Group Sales & Community Initiatives at Pittsburgh Opera, is proof of that. “Fun fact: I had never seen an opera until I started working for Pittsburgh Opera,” says Parkulo, “but I always joke that that helps me when trying to market it and get people to…