Take the steps in Polish Hill & South Side Slopes, nebby neighbors welcome Downtown, beer in Bellevue and vintage in Verona.
What a weekend to fall in love with Pittsburgh. The weather is finally cooling off. Trade in those tank-tops for sweater weather and step up to explore the city.
Every single Saturday // Our latest video takes you inside the Farmers’ Cooperative of East Liberty. This market has been in continuous operation since 1941.
No longer dry // Until just a few years ago, Bellevue prohibited the sale of alcohol. The borough of Bellevue is no longer dry and now home to Lincoln Avenue Brewing.
Vintage in Verona // Meet Monarch Studios a new vintage shop that has recently opened on Allegheny River Boulevard in Verona.
Throwback Thursday // Our #PGHFinds of the week is a vintage hockey t-shirt from the crew at Monarch Studios. Keep an eye on our Instagram account each Thursday for a new treasure.
Pittsburgh got soul // Title Town Turns Ten. Pittsburgh monthly soul & fun dance party celebrates 10 years of spinning soul music. The first 50 people in the door get one of these letterpress posters from Triangle Poster Company.
ICYMI // It is a hockey night in Pittsburgh. The Pens take the ice for the first time this season. We caught up with Josh Getzoff, the Pens announcer for a sandwich.
RSVP // Brunch is back! Join us for the next Sunny-Side Up Brunch with Pittsburgh Sandwich Society & 11th Hour Brewing on SATURDAY, October 12.
This weekend in Pittsburgh:
Steps We Take: Vertical Block Party @ Polish Hill
Bike Pittsburgh has teamed up with the City of Pittsburgh Office of Public Art to create a block party around the Harding Way Steps.
[A Scenic Stairmaster]
South Side Slopes StepTrek @ South Side Park
The 19th annual StepTrek is a self-guided vertical hike up, down and all around the South Side Slopes and raises funds for the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association.
[Be a nebby neighbor]
Doors Open Pittsburgh @ Downtown & North Side
Over 50 buildings, many that are not usually open to the public, will be open for tours on Saturday & Sunday. Many of the specialty tours are sold out, but there are still plenty of tickets left for the self-guided tours. Be sure to stop by Mayor Peduto’s office.
Photo: A view of Pittsburgh from the South Side Slopes. Taken on a StepTrek circa 2010.