Upcoming Shows at The Bricolage

Originally published on February 26, 2019 in The Downtowner newsletter. The Bricolage Production Company, located at 937 Liberty Ave., is on a mission to “immerse artists and audiences in adventurous theatrical experiences that foster connections and alter perceptions.” With their upcoming performances of WordPlay and Midnight Radio they will accomplish just that. Coming to the… Continue reading Upcoming Shows at The Bricolage

Gaby et Jules: A Little Bit of Paris in Downtown Pittsburgh

Originally published on February 19, 2019 in The Downtowner newsletter.  In 2013, owners Lori Rongier, Frédéric Rongier and David Piquard decided that Pittsburgh needed a dedicated business to sell macarons, so they founded Gaby et Jules, a French patisserie located inside Market Street Grocery at 435 Market Street. The group has since dedicated themselves to… Continue reading Gaby et Jules: A Little Bit of Paris in Downtown Pittsburgh

19th Annual Netflix Lights! Glamour! Action! Gala

Originally published on February 7, 2019 in the Pittsburgh Fashion Alert newsletter.  The Pittsburgh Film Office’s 19th Annual Netflix Lights! Glamour! Action! Gala will be held on February 23, 2019 at The Pennsylvanian (1100 Liberty Avenue) from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. The event is sponsored by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and for the… Continue reading 19th Annual Netflix Lights! Glamour! Action! Gala

Upcoming Wigs for Kids Fundraiser at Point Park University

Originally published on February 5, 2019 in The Downtowner newsletter. The upcoming Wigs for Kids charity event was started by 65 year-old grandmother Christina Wonnacott, who is a non-traditional first year student at Point Park University and also a Downtown resident. Wonnacott is a retired business owner, but she decided to return to school this… Continue reading Upcoming Wigs for Kids Fundraiser at Point Park University

Romantic Downtown Restaurants for Valentine’s Day

Originally published on February 5, 2019 in The Downtowner newsletter.  Are you looking for the perfect place to take your special someone to dinner this Valentine’s Day? Look no further, because here at the Downtown CDC we’ve compiled a list of perfectly romantic restaurants for you. The Terrace Room Located in the Omni William Penn… Continue reading Romantic Downtown Restaurants for Valentine’s Day

Arcade Comedy Theater: The Only Non-Profit Theater in Pittsburgh Dedicated to Comedy

Originally published on January 29, 2019 in The Downtowner newsletter. Located at 943 Liberty Avenue, Arcade Comedy Theater is the only non-profit theater in Pittsburgh dedicated to comedy, as well as the only comedy theater located within the Downtown area. The comedy theater features a group of monthly shows that range from game shows to… Continue reading Arcade Comedy Theater: The Only Non-Profit Theater in Pittsburgh Dedicated to Comedy

Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation an Important Partner in Downtown’s Growing Ambition

Originally published on January 22, 2019 in The Downtowner newsletter. Founded in 1964 by a group of preservation-minded citizens, the Pittsburgh History & Landmark Foundation (PHLF) is on a mission to identify and save historically significant places within our region. They are chartered to work within 250 miles of Pittsburgh, but the mainly focus on… Continue reading Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation an Important Partner in Downtown’s Growing Ambition