Thursday, March 13, 2014
A wine tasting to benefit Three Rivers Rowing Association's Juniors program, which trains Pittsburgh area youth in physical fitness and the life long sport of rowing.Pittsburgh Donnybrook
Monday, March 17, 2014
A novel event for Pittsburgh's Grand Hall -- a boxing match featuring 11 amasteur fighters from Ireland versus 11 Pittsburgh fighters.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 05, 2014
Columnist Brian O'Neill tells the story of how the Pittsburgh Donnybrook, a boxing event at Pittsburgh's Grand Hall (March 17, 2014 - St. Patrick's Day!) featuring 11 fighters from Ireland squaring off agains 11 Pittsburgh fighters, was cobbled together by a crew of Irish American Pittsburghers.
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Artsy, funky and friendly are apt descriptors for Lawrenceville, one of Pittsburgh's hottest up-and-coming neighborhoods. No wonder. Lawrenceville is chock full of one-of-a-kind shops, interesting galleries, fabulous restaurants, and residents who are passionate about their neighborhood.
Artists are drawn to Lawrenceville, thanks to its reasonable housing prices and because the neighborhood is situated in the 16:62 Design Zone, Pittsburgh's art and interior design district. The Design Zone is made up of businesses located from 16th Street in the Strip District to 62nd Street in Lawrenceville. Numerous art studios, avant garde shops, unique clothing stores and home design shops abound in this friendly neighborhood where you'll find small Mom + Pop restaurants that offer great foods and ethnic fare.
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