Newsletter: MLK Day, 200,000+ records and the year ahead in beer

Plus, all of the places where you can recycle your broken Christmas lights

by Lindsay Patross
January 15, 2021

MLK Day: Monday, Jan. 18 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We’ve put together a list of ways to celebrate and volunteer virtually this year. (Don’t miss the United Way’s book drive for diversity – a creative way for folks to get involved from home.)

200,000+ records: We caught up with Jerry from Jerry’s Records in his new spot in Swissvale. He’s got more records to sell and most are $5.

The year ahead in beer: We’ve put together a list of 21 things we are looking forward to in the Pittsburgh scene in the year ahead.

Talking takeout: On the podcast this week, we revisit one of our episodes from last year where we talked to Ben Wong from Bhan Mi & Ti and Two Sisters.

National Bagel Day: In honor of National Bagel Day, take a look at our video about Pigeon Bagels in Squirrel Hill and our guide to finding real bagels in Pittsburgh.

Lots of likes: The most popular post on our Facebook page this week is about Don Kretschmann who is retiring and looking for someone to take over his organic farm.

Recycle this: We’ve got a list of all of the places where you can recycle your unwanted (broken) Christmas lights.

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

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