Newsletter: MLK Day, 200,000+ records and the year ahead in beer

Plus, all of the places where you can recycle your broken Christmas lights

MLK Day: Monday, Jan. 18 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We’ve put together a list of ways to celebrate and volunteer virtually this year. (Don’t miss the United Way’s book drive for diversity – a creative way for folks to get involved from home.)

200,000+ records: We caught up with Jerry from Jerry’s Records in his new spot in Swissvale. He’s got more records to sell and most are $5.

The year ahead in beer: We’ve put together a list of 21 things we are looking forward to in the Pittsburgh scene in the year ahead.

Talking takeout: On the podcast this week, we revisit one of our episodes from last year where we talked to Ben Wong from Bhan Mi & Ti and Two Sisters.

National Bagel Day: In honor of National Bagel Day, take a look at our video about Pigeon Bagels in Squirrel Hill and our guide to finding real bagels in Pittsburgh.

Lots of likes: The most popular post on our Facebook page this week is about Don Kretschmann who is retiring and looking for someone to take over his organic farm.

Recycle this: We’ve got a list of all of the places where you can recycle your unwanted (broken) Christmas lights.