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  • One lane of Parkway North in Pittsburgh to close for nearly a month

    PennDOT is closing one lane of the Parkway North starting Monday for nearly a month. The lane restriction will occur between Exit 1D and the ...

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  • Chinese investment in West Virginia could take a hit in potential trade war

    China Energy executives canceled plans to visit the state to discuss an $83 billion investment.

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  • Color Me Mine Garden Party

    "Let's get this garden party started!" Let's dig in the dirt and plant seeds, make a miniature garden with tiny ceramics, stamp with vegetables, make some garden/flower crafts with paper, paints, markers, canvasses! Possible projects include include painting flower pots, decorating a garden stake, picking flowers to use as stamps to design a plate or mug, or making tissue paper flowers! ...

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  • Intellectual Property Class (CWE)

    Your business is off to a fast start and you’ve landed a number of new clients. But have you adequately protected the very foundation of your business — the creative ideas and/or unique designs that set you apart from your competition? In this seminar, we’ll help you better understand the various business considerations with respect to intellectual property law.

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  • Neighborhood Lunch Break (KST)

    Take a break from your day and join an easy-going midday East-End community lunch break! Organized by KST’s Youth Producers, “NLB” ss a chance for neighbors old and new to mingle, meet and move to the beat. Grab lunch, bring a friend and chat with Penn Avenue residents, creatives, artists and entrepreneurs.

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  • Sci-Fi Family Movie Night (KST)

    Bring the whole family for a fun-filled evening at one of the country’s oldest movie houses! Sci-Fi Family Movie Night is a lively series for guest of all ages to enjoy classic Sci-Fi films on the big screen, with people who have put down their iPads to share a community-minded cinematic experience. We provide the popcorn, inspiring kid-friendly movies, hands-on art activities, and more.

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  • OpenStreetsPGH (BikePgh)

    OpenStreetsPGH June presented by UPMC Health Plan. Grab your walking shoes and come play on car-free streets of Downtown, the Strip District, and Lawrenceville on Sunday, June 24 on our NEWLY EXTENDED, now 4 mile route. Take a trip from Market Square along Penn Avenue, from Downtown to the Strip District, and Butler Street from Doughboy Square to 52nd Street in Lawrenceville.

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  • Let's Move! :: Family ZUMBA Party (KST)

    Get on your feet as KST celebrates spring with a midday family-friendly afternoon of Zumba and dancing. All ages can put on their dancing shoes to get down to tunes spun by a guest DJ, enjoy high-energy performances, and take part in hands-on activities hosted by community partners. With this mix of fun and music, you won’t be able to keep still for a minute

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  • Hot Jam (Pgh Glass Center)

    Free first Friday open house with live hot glass demonstrations and a contemporary glass art exhibition. A sign language interpreter is provided.

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  • Unblurred First Fridays (KST)

    “Two-Step”, the night away or groove to old school funk and R&B in the Kelly Strayhorn Theater’s lobby – Unblurred will amplify the energy of Penn Avenue and make you come back for more. Don’t miss the opportunity to party with Pittsburgh’s best old school DJ, Jay Malls as he spins the best dance music from the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s. Don’t worry about being hungry because we will have the best local food trucks and street vendors from the region. Presented in conjunction with Unblurred: First Fridays on Penn, sponsored by the Penn Avenue Arts Initiative, a joint program of the Bloomfield Garfield Corporation.

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  • Eat, Drink & Be Social Business Mixer - StudioME

    Every 3rd Wednesday of the month, we partner with a different East Liberty Chamber business to host an "Eat, Drink & Be Social" Business Mixer for local businesses/employees to celebrate and connect. Visit http://www.eastlibertychamber.org/mixer in July to get your ticket!

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  • Neighborhood Lunch Break [KST]

    Take a break from your day and join an easy-going midday East-End community lunch break! Organized by KST’s Youth Producers, “NLB” ss a chance for neighbors old and new to mingle, meet and move to the beat. Grab lunch, bring a friend and chat with Penn Avenue residents, creatives, artists and entrepreneurs.

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  • Reed Dance Intensive (KST)

    The REED DANCE Intensive (RDI) gives dancers the opportunity to explore a well-rounded professional dance experience in a non-competitive environment. The two-week intensive concludes with an inspiring public performance. Under the instruction of Greer Reed, founding artistic director, REED DANCE provides versatile, quality dance training to aspiring dancers ages 12–25 from around the region and beyond.

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  • Neighborhood Lunch Break [KST]

    Take a break from your day and join an easy-going midday East-End community lunch break! Organized by KST’s Youth Producers, “NLB” ss a chance for neighbors old and new to mingle, meet and move to the beat. Grab lunch, bring a friend and chat with Penn Avenue residents, creatives, artists and entrepreneurs.

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  • Explore East Liberty Wine Festival

    Last year, the Explore East Liberty Wine Festival took the neighborhood by storm. A dozen wineries and 25 other food & product vendors greeted the hundreds of ticket holders. We're excited to keep the wine flowing in 2018!

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  • Art on Fire Celebration & Auction (Pgh Glass Center)

    A hot party and Pittsburgh’s only contemporary glass art auction to benefit Pittsburgh Glass Center. Join us and 400 community leaders and art appreciators at Nova Place on the North Side as we celebrate our Italian glass heritage with Italian glass artist Davide Salvadore.

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  • All of the Suddens Opening Reception (Pgh Glass Center)

    All of the Suddens Opening reception: October 5, 6-9pm Exhibition On View: October 5, 2018 - January 22, 2019 Free opening reception Friday, October 5, 6-9pm This exhibition by Kelly O’Dell will be an exploration of existence and extinction, of preservation and decay. Inspired by the changing of the seasons in the Pacific Northwest after growing up in the perpetual summer of the Hawaiian Islands, O’Dell’s work shines a light on the devastating impact of the human race on species in the wild and embodies the Latin phrase “memento mori,” meaning “remember death.”

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  • Hot Jam (Pgh Glass Center)

    Free first Friday open house with live hot glass demonstrations and a contemporary glass art exhibition. A sign language interpreter is provided.

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  • Hot Jam (Pgh Glass Center)

    Free first Friday open house with live hot glass demonstrations and a contemporary glass art exhibition. A sign language interpreter is provided.

    Read More
  • Conference for Women in Business [CWE]

    Client Relationship Manager (CRM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and Point of Sale (POS) Software. This session will cover the differences between these systems and why they are important, how to select the right system and software for your business, and how to prepare for implementation. Exit Strategies. This session will cover different types of exits, when and how to start planning for an exit, due diligence items to start now, business valuation, and finding a buyer.

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  • Holiday Glass Sale (Pgh Glass center)

    Holiday Glass Sale Funky, fanciful and functional glass will be for sale for three days only! Regional artists will display handmade art and jewelry in all price ranges. Hot glass demonstrations will be ongoing on Friday evening. You can make your own glass ornament on Saturday from 10am-4pm. $35/blown glass ornament and $25/fused ornament. Friday, December 7 6 - 9pm (sale + hot glass demonstrations) Saturday, December 8 10am - 4pm (sale + Make-It-Now Ornaments) Sunday, December 9 10am - 4pm (sale only)

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  • Hot Jam (Pgh Glass Center)

    Free first Friday open house with live hot glass demonstrations and a contemporary glass art exhibition. A sign language interpreter is provided.

    Read More