What to do in Pittsburgh this week

This weekend in Pittsburgh: November 15-18

Food stylists, sustainable salons, the ‘Sound of Music’ and stouts

SALON // One of only four Green Circle-certified salons in the area, you can now visit Halcyon; a space that is deeply committed to inclusion and sustainability.

LISTEN // Episode 2 of our podcast, “The Slaw: Staying on Top of Pittsburgh,” features an interview with Pittsburgh food stylist Quelcy Kogel. Listen here, or subscribe on iTunes. Read the show notes here.

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BEER // All stouts, all day. Our weekly beer feature takes a look at the Blackout hosted by Couch Brewing on Saturday, November 16.

SHOP // The Lawrenceville menswear boutique, Franklin & Mercer, is having a birthday celebration on Friday, November 15. Kingfly Spirits will be there sampling cocktails and the shop will be giving away a free outfit.

LIVE JAZZ // We’ve got a review of the weekly Live! At Kingfly. Every Thursday night, Kingfly Spirits in the Strip District hosts jazz music.

WATCH // Head over to our YouTube channel to watch a video about Beau Mitall, owner and pizza-maker of Alberta’s Pizza. Read more about Alberta’s Pizza here. Head to Dancing Gnome Brewery on Friday & Sunday to try some Alberta’s Pizza. (P.S.: On Friday, Dancing Gnome will release Caligula, a double IPA in celebration of Alberta’s 3rd anniversary.)

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This weekend in Pittsburgh:

Friday // November 15

Caribean Nights w/The Flow Band @ Wallace’s Whiskey Room & Kitchen (in Hotel Indigo)

Warm up with some island music in East Liberty. You can find The Flow Band performing live on the third Friday of every month.

Saturday // November 16

Brunch on the Boulevard with Menuette @ 802 Bean Company

Menuette, one of Pittsburgh’s newer pop-up dining options, will be in Brookline on Saturday serving brunch at 802 Bean Company. Check out the brunch menu here.

Sunday // November 17

Movie: Sound of Music @ Carnegie Science Center

See the hills come alive with the sound of music on a bigger screen. The Carnegie Science Center is screening the “Sound of Music” on Saturday & Sunday at 3 pm.

Monday // November 18

Lime Zesting Party @ Maggie’s Farm Rum

Sip a cocktail while you help zest limes for Maggie’s falernum liqueur.


Header photo: Students from the North Hills Marching Band walk back their bus after the Veteran’s Day parade in Pittsburgh last Saturday.