Swap adult clothing + Saint Ravioli + Cirque du Soleil

Hello everyone! Can you believe we are already halfway through the week!? If rainy days are getting you down, cheer up with this update on your favorite city.

Mostly cloudy, with a few scattered showers expected. High: 77 Low: 62.

Here are today’s top stories in Pittsburgh:

1) If you’re looking to A) clean up your nearest, or B) fill your closet, head to Sharpsburg on September 18th. Fox Chapel Area High School Diya Reddy has hosted a free public clothing swap to be held at Ketchup City Creative (612 Main St., Sharpsburg, PA) from 6-7:30 p.m. The idea for this free clothing swap was inspired by Reddy’s desire to promote the idea of ​​sustainable fashion. “The goal is to reshape the mindset around buying used,” Reddy said. “Trading – not buying – helps leave a better impact on the environment.” The exchange is open to all genders, in all sizes, who wear adult clothing. Exchange participants are encouraged to bring approximately 10 items of clothing in good condition that can be shared with the group.


2) Yesterday, a fight in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood left a Pittsburgh police officer injured and two minors tasered. According to reports, units responded to a reported scuffle in the 2300 block of Murray Avenue around 2:40 p.m. on September 6. A local officer saw the fight break out and got involved as one of the miners became combative. towards him as he tried to control the situation. The agent tagged the first miner as a second miner attacked him in the process. The officer sustained shoulder and hand injuries and was taken to hospital in stable condition. Both minors were taken to a local hospital for further evaluation. Charges are pending and the investigation is ongoing.

(WPXI Pittsburgh)

3) Pittsburgh officials seeking to clean up local communities found a unique way to hire volunteers: they made it a contest. The sixth annual Garbage Olympics is set to take place later this month and is expected to break attendance records. As a benchmark, last year’s event drew 46 teams with more than 620 volunteers who collected nearly 1,200 bags of trash, 375 tires and 195 televisions that littered the city. city ​​said the event will be held from 9-11 a.m. on Sept. 17. Public Works and the Clean Pittsburgh Commission will provide bags, gloves, safety vests and waste pickers. Those interested in participating or creating a team can do so at: www.pghgo.org.


4) Do you remember the days of Little Italy? This weekend, a saint was born. A holy ravioli, that is. If you walk past 4615 Liberty Ave., you will see the brand new St. Ravioli showcase in Bloomfield, making homemade frozen ravioli to go. The offerings include vegan noodles filled with zucchini and corn or butternut squash. Frozen foods are good for about six months. If you’re looking for advice before you buy, just ask any of the customers about the 500 dozen pockets of quattro formaggi fresh pasta sold during Little Italy Days. Customers can place their orders online through the Instagram account ‘@saint.ravioli’, which will be confirmed by direct message including payment and pick-up instructions.

(Pittsburgh Magazine)

5) If you’ve been patiently waiting the past three years for colorful backdrops, powerful music, and incredibly flexible exploits, here’s good news for your day: Cirque du Soleil is returning to Pittsburgh. Cirque du Soleil’s “Corteo” is coming to Pittsburgh in January. Corteo will take place at PPG Paints Arena for five shows from January 5-8. The production directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca was first created in Montreal in 2005. Since its creation, the show has been presented in front of 10 million spectators, in 20 countries. , on four continents. Cirque Club members can purchase tickets now. Tickets will go on sale September 12 for the general public.

(WTAE Pittsburgh)

Today in Pittsburgh:

  • Friends Mum Sale SETUP – Mount Lebanon Public Library (9 a.m.)
  • Summer at the Square (noon)
  • Teen Dungeons and Dragons – Brentwood Library (7 p.m.)
  • Pittsburgh ReelAbilities Film Festival (7 p.m.)
  • The Original Eagles Tribute – Hotel California – All Venues Sell Out Throughout The Palace (7:30 p.m.)
  • Judy Collins in Pittsburgh, PA – The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust (8 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium: “Happy Tuesday! Della stops by to check things out. Do you know you can bring the zoo to you with our Cheetah Cam? 🎥 Watch here ➡ https://bit.ly/2UPcz7w” (Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium via Facebook )
  • Pittsburgh Public Schools: “Remember to pull over for the bus! Pittsburgh public school school buses are now equipped with stop arm cameras to detect the license plates of vehicles that illegally overtake stopped school buses and put our children in danger. #KnowTheLaw” (Pittsburgh Public Schools via Facebook)
  • Carnegie Science Center: “Coming soon to Miniature Railroad & Village® 👀 Thanks for writing, TribLive!” (Carnegie Science Center via Facebook)
  • Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh: “Take your puppies to the ball game! ⚾ Pittsburgh Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals. Get your tickets now before they get knocked out… I mean, park! #pupnight #MLB #takemeouttotheballgame” (Humane Pittsburgh Animal Rescue via Facebook)
  • The Andy Warhol Museum: “Join us on Saturday September 24th from 8-10pm for the opening celebration of ‘Andy Warhol’s Social Network’ exhibition featuring music collective Axel F. (DJs Adrian Loving, Jahsonic and Smi) and the music ranging from the time of Warhol .. ” (The Andy Warhol Museum via Facebook)
  • Carnegie Science Center: “LL-Lasers! Turn around and face the weird as we celebrate the music of David Bowie at Buhl Planetarium.” (Carnegie Science Center via Facebook)

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All right, all is well for today. See you tomorrow for another update!

Rachel Tasker

About me: Rachel is originally from Pennsylvania and stopped at Erie and State College before moving to Pittsburgh in 2020. She has a background in a bit of everything…from newsroom work from media and public health to the 2016 presidential election in Washington, DC and the 2019 Super Bowl where (surprise!) Tom Brady won… AGAIN. She loves good coffee, bad reality TV, attending local events and trying new dishes in the 412. She resides in the South Hills.

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