Tag: Pittsburgh

Support Local Artists at Soup N’at

Support Local Artists at Soup N’at

Soup N’at supports artists in the community one bowl of soup at a time. On Sunday, February 28th, you’re invited to join Union Project and New Sun Rising as they celebrate and support local artists, all while eating delicious bowls of soup prepared by local restaurants. Come out and break bread, enjoy entertainment, and vote for your favorite project to win seed funding from Soup N’at!

Recognizing Failure as the Crucial First Step to the Next Big Thing @ Failure:Lab Pgh

Recognizing Failure as the Crucial First Step to the Next Big Thing @ Failure:Lab Pgh

Failure:Labs have been conducted across the country. At them, you’ll find storytellers and entertainers recounting their most memorable brush with failure. During and between the performances at the Pittsburgh event Friday evening at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, audience members are encouraged to participate by sharing their own thoughts on Twitter using the hashtag #FLPGH.

Discuss the Future of Uptown/West Oakland at EcoInnovation District Open House

Discuss the Future of Uptown/West Oakland at EcoInnovation District Open House

An EcoInnovation District is an area “dedicated to sustainability, innovative development practices and inclusive job growth.” The Uptown/West Oakland EcoInnovation District will combine the goals of both an EcoDistrict (a resilient and sustainable bottom-up development area) and an Innovation District (an area where leading-edge anchor institutions/companies cluster in close proximity to transit-accessible, mixed-use housing, office, and retail for maximum job growth and economic opportunity).

Attend the First Public Hearing on Flat Transit Fare Tomorrow

Attend the First Public Hearing on Flat Transit Fare Tomorrow

Tomorrow, Wednesday, February 24th, the Port Authority of Allegheny County will hold their first public hearing at the William Penn Ballroom on establishing a flat fare to replace the current zone system. There will be a second public hearing from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on March 8 at the Connolly Ballroom inside Alumni Hall in Oakland.

GlobalPittsburgh Seeks Local Families to Host University and Government Leaders

GlobalPittsburgh Seeks Local Families to Host University and Government Leaders

For over 50 years, GlobalPittsburgh has conducted programs that connect Pittsburgh with the world. Their membership activities and hosting programs help universities and English Language programs attract international students. Additionally, they are the U.S. State Department’s designated regional service provider for the International Visitor Leadership Program and other government-sponsored international exchange programs.

“Pittsburgh as a Resilient City” Breakfast Briefing

“Pittsburgh as a Resilient City” Breakfast Briefing

“If sustainability is the ability to endure, then resiliency is the ability to strengthen and adapt. How does a city like Pittsburgh move beyond planning for sustainability and towards planning for true resiliency?” That is the question that will be addressed at the “Pittsburgh as a Resilient City” Green Building Alliance (GBA) Breakfast Briefing on Tuesday, February 23rd.

Immediate and Summer Job Opportunities Available!

Immediate and Summer Job Opportunities Available!

For over 20 years, the Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center (ENEC) has helped low- to moderate-income people get on the path to prosperity. They do this by hosting on-site employer interviews and job fairs, and by offering workforce skills, job readiness training, career counseling, and even job placement. They have recently posted a number of immediate and summer job opportunities.

City To Open Regional Warming Centers, Residents Urged To Stay Inside If Possible

City To Open Regional Warming Centers, Residents Urged To Stay Inside If Possible

PITTSBURGH, PA (Feb. 11, 2016) – The City of Pittsburgh will open several regional warming centers this weekend to help residents through dangerously low temperatures and wind chills.

BetaBurgh Seeks Innovative Ideas for Downtown Pittsburgh

BetaBurgh Seeks Innovative Ideas for Downtown Pittsburgh

Are you a local entrepreneur? Do you have a local for-profit/non-profit organization, a startup, or a small business? Most important, can you come up with a high-quality, innovative approach to activating spaces in Downtown Pittsburgh?

Pitt Students: Enter the Randall Family Big Idea Competition!

Pitt Students: Enter the Randall Family Big Idea Competition!

University of Pittsburgh students have a fantastic opportunity to engage in innovation and entrepreneurship — and win up to a $25,000 grand prize with a total of $100,000 in cash prizes being awarded! The Randall Family Big Idea Competition is an “experience-based learning opportunity” offered to all University of Pittsburgh undergraduate and graduate students across all schools and departments. It fosters interdisciplinary synergy as applicants must be comprised of teams of at least two members and these members must be from at least two different schools/departments.