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Cannonball Curds

I was pleasantly surprised today while digging through the cheese case at Right By Nature in the Strip and came across Arsenal Cheese’s Cannonball Curds. We quickly threw back the cheese in our hands and grabbed the curds. I had been hearing about the locally made (Lawrenceville) Arsenal Cheese curds through the Twittersphere and was dying to try them out. OMG…I need to buy a case of these things. They are so creamy that we started spreading them on some fresh Mancini’s bread that we also picked up today…melt in your mouth delicious. I have a feeling they won’t last more than a day or two in our house.

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Get Out Your Best Tweed!

I’m so glad Rusty Bridge posted this flyer a few days ago, or I may not have even known about this! It’s about time we had one of these in Pittsburgh! Organized by Clankworks in Lawrenceville, the inaugural Tweed Ride is happening this Saturday afternoon and should be a blast. The ride starts in Lawrenceville at 3 and ends up in the South Side. And if you’re like us at City Creative, it’ll be a round trip because we live in the South Side. We can’t wait! More info here! And if you’re asking yourself “just what exactly is a Tweed Ride”, check out SF Tweed blog, or just see image below: Continue reading

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Holy Pudding!

This is the photo that did it. It’s one of those photos that makes me say, “Wow! WTF is that? OMG! I love it! It has to go on the blog!”

Local blogger Rob de la Cretaz took some amazingly awesome photos from last Friday’s Valentine’s Day Pudding Massacre @ Belvedere’s in Lawrenceville. I wish I had known about this! Would pudding wrestling be a winter Olympic sport? I’m guessing Summer Games.

See Rob’s entire 160 image photo set here! (Just a warning…depending on your modesty, it’s possibly NSFW)

You can also check out Rob’s blog of random uniqueness, I Call Shens.

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Rock and Roll Spookshow

It’s the “every other first Saturday” of the month again tomorrow night, which means it’s time for The Rock and Roll Spookshow at the Thunderbird in Lawrenceville. $7 gets you three rock-n good bands, movie (Army of Darkness!!!) and plenty of fun. And as always…cheap Pabst! Continue reading

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Cookies for Everyone!

It’s time to get your cookie on! Today marks the start of the Lawrenceville holiday cookie tour! Lawrenceville merchants will serve up tasty samples of cookies to visitors during the tenth annual Joy Of Cookies Cookie Tour, Thursday December 3 through Sunday December 6, 2009, at participating stores along Butler Street, Penn Avenue, 43rd, 44th, and Hatfield Streets.

“Merchants invite visitors to experience the many fabulous, independently-owned shops, galleries, and boutiques that offer a range of unique, eclectic, and handcrafted treasures perfect for gift giving. The tour offers the “un-mall” experience for discerning shoppers who don’t want to settle for unoriginal gifts: extraordinary and rare items to please every age and style, cookie sampling, and eateries that offer great food and a place to relax, all among the historic, artistic, friendly neighborhood feel of Lawrenceville. While shopping, visitors can nibble on samples of home-baked cookies at 21 different shops and take home free recipes for their own baking. Cookies will be baked by Bernadette Ogurchak of Heaven’s Scent Pastries.” Continue reading

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Zombie Prom!

Don’t miss the ZOMBIE PROM & AFTER PROM HORRORS tonight at Remedy in Lawrenceville (5121 butler).

DJS / PRIZES / PHOTO BOOTH / PROM PHOTOS / SPECIALS

-DJ Poncho and DJ Futerman

-Zombie Prom & Prom photos with house a haunted horrors throughout!

-Contest for King and Queen of Zombie Prom!

I think it’s $5 to get in. It’s on our list of Halloween stops tonight!!! Continue reading

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Spooktacular!!!

It’s that time once again (and a great way to kick off your Halloween spirit) for our favorite bi-monthly party, The Rock and Roll Spookshow at the Thunderbird Cafe in Lawrenceville.  While the Spookshow flaunts the Halloween spirit year round, … Continue reading

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New AM Mural

With all the Shepard Fairey hoohaa a short time back it’s easy to overlook the local murals that don’t get nearly as much, if any, fanfare. While it’s been up for a month or so, we can’t stop loving the … Continue reading

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Accordion Pool Party! What? Cool!

OK, to be honest, I don’t know too much about this event except that what’s not to love about filling an empty pool in Lawrenceville with accordions and dancing? Next Saturday, the 12th, it’s an all ages “pool party” with … Continue reading

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Artists Needed!!! Group Art Studio!!!

We’re always looking to help out fellow creatives in PGH (it’s one of our missions), so we’re more than happy to post this link for Laura who is trying to get an artist collective together in Lawrenceville. If the following … Continue reading

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Art Goes Bowling

Artists!!!! Sept 7th (Labor Day Monday) ART GOES BOWLING.  An open show to all artists at Arsenal Bowling Lanes featuring Bowling Pin Art.  Contact Zombo Gallery to get your free blank bowling pin for the show. Call them at 412.904.3703 … Continue reading

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Zombofied!!!

There are a couple of shows coming up at Zombo Gallery in Lawrenceville that I will not be missing!!!  “Art for Optimism” is a one-night-only show on Sunday August 30th.  And I am eagerly awaiting the first annual Hot Rod … Continue reading

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