As the spring temperatures try to break through the snow Wigle Whiskey is kicking off the spring when they open the Barrelhouse doors on April 20th. Wigle is hosting one heck of a weekend with two events of Friday evening.
There is new bar that quietly popped up right next to the Benedum Center downtown. The Warren opened this week and it looks and feels like a speakeasy. Spencer Warren has been known for his bartending skills all over the city and for the pop-up Christmas bar Miracle.
Located a block off of Butler Street in Lawrenceville is 11th Hour Brewing. Just open this past christmas this brewery is relaxed, fun and the brewers are ready to try new things.
There is this well-known rivalry between Pittsburgh and Cleveland. It goes from football to baseball and into how the city grows and how each city is different. Funny thing is the cities can learn from one another and are more similar as you think you know.
The holidays can be stressful. Between finding the right gifts for people, dealing with heavier traffic patterns while traveling, having to spend time with family members you may or may not like to see, and the end-of-year deadline crunches at work, it’s no wonder why you find yourself exhausted and run down.
In what is anticipated as the largest season yet, The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust debuted their 2018-2019 series to a pack house on March 26th. The Benedum Center filled with season ticket holders and press was on wonder at not only the biggest announcement, Hamilton, but cheered loudly at all the shows proving this year is going to sell out.
Bloody Mary is a staple in the Pittsburgh brunch scene and for years every brunch serving restaurant has worked to perfect the Bloody Mary. It was about time that Pittsburgh had it’s own Bloody Mary Festival; or two of them.
On April 14th, Cattivo will be filled with seven of Pittsburgh’s indie-rock scene. The Third Annual Pittsburgh Indie-Rockfest takes place from 4-11PM where cover price is only $10 and all proceeds go straight to the bands.
Hailing from Denver, Colorado, Primitive Man pummel listeners with their unhinged take on sludge-ridden doom metal. Since their founding in 2012, they have continued to push genre boundaries. Primitive Man take the typical funeral stomp of doom metal and incorporate layers of squelching feedback and and blasts of furious chaos. This creates an unparalleled sense of raw, unburdened power.
A few months ago I was introduced to Byron "Nasty" Nash's music when a new album debuted for him and his band Plan B. I started to listen to his jams and follow his musings on Instagram where he posts him just practicing almost daily.
Who doesn't love some good ol' papier mache? More and more often I've seen the cutest little guys popping up - from dinosaurs to zoo animals. I think the appeal for me is twofold: 1) I like the simplicity. They're not obnoxiously painted; and 2) they're super easy to make.