Pandemic in Pittsburgh

NEWSLETTER: Gobbleritos & Good Neighbors

Our picks for what to do from your home this weekend: streaming yoga, order coffee and grab a Gobblertio to go.

by Lindsay Patross | March 20, 2020

Navigating strange times.

As we work our way through these next several days and weeks, Very Local is reminded of our friends, allies, neighbors and local partners. We strive to use our platforms to share where (and when) you can support local businesses weathering these tough times. We are also lifted up by stories of good neighbors and leaders in our community – stepping up during moments of uncertainty and looking out for the collective good. We will get through this, Pittsburgh.

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TAKEOUT: Thanksgiving-dinner-in-a-burrito
The comfort food Pittsburgh needs right now. The team at Mad Mex has brought back the Gobblerito for takeout and delivery.

DIGITAL CHEERS: Follow who we follow for beer news
We shouted out some of our favorite Pittsburgh beer peeps to follow (online) for the latest in can releases, beer gossip, etc.

BEAN DELIVERY: Get local coffee shipped to your home
We rounded up 12 Pittsburgh coffee roasters who can ship you their beans for home-brewing a cup of your favorite joe.

SXSW: The Pittsburgher’s who didn’t get to go
The annual SXSW conference, like everything, was canceled. Meet the Pittsburgh startups and artists who were headed to Austin, Texas and find out why they should be on your radar.

OM FROM HOME: Here’s where you can livestream yoga
Pittsburgh yoga studios are pivoting to online classes, per social distancing practices. We rounded up a selection of livestreams.

CORONAVIRUS: Who to follow in Allegheny County
We made a handy list of websites, Twitter accounts and organizations that are keeping Pittsburghers up to speed with the latest on the coronavirus.


Good Neighbors:


We have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 coronavirus situation in Pittsburgh. We missed seeing you last weekend.

We will continue to monitor the situation locally and nationally as we make decisions about future events beyond this weekend. Our intent is to reschedule these events for the future, as the situation permits. We appreciate your patience and understanding. If you have any questions about our events, please send an email to [email protected]

Lindsay Patross

Lindsay Patross

Pittsburgh born and raised, Lindsay has been writing about the people who love Pittsburgh since 2008.

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