This week(end) in Pittsburgh: Three Rivers Arts Fest returns & a deep dive into all 18 city pools

A look at Pittsburgh’s upcoming live music performances, beer that happens to be gluten-free and a documentary on upcycled chandeliers.

by Aadam Soorma
June 13, 2019

Our weekly beer pick is Citra Sippin’ Pale Ale from Aurochs.

Did you know that Pittsburgh is home to one of only a handful of gluten-free breweries in the country?

You asked, we listened. Sunny Side Up Brunch is back Sunday, June 23.

Pittsburgh Sandwich Society will be serving up its breakfast specialties paired with a Grist House beer. Your $10 ticket gets you a menu item of your choice and a beer.

Step inside the Queen Boheme Maison. This Carrick home belongs to Jennie Kay Snyder, a Pittsburgh artist who upcycles chandeliers.

Pittsburgh’s 18 city pools are officially open for the season. We dove a little deeper into each one for this guide.


Thursday // June 13

6:00 pm – Potholes & Pierogies @ Allegheny Center
The City of Pittsburgh hosts dinner and a discussion of the 2020 Pittsburgh Capital Budget.


Friday // June 14

7:00 pm – Pittsburgh Record Fest at Spirit


Saturday // June 15

12:00 pm – South Side Presbyterian Church Landmark Dedication Celebration


Sunday // June 16

7:30 pm – Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe @ Three Rivers Arts Festival


Monday // June 17

8:00 pm – Full Moon & Glow Stand Up Paddle Tour  at Moraine State Park


Tuesday // June 18

9:00 pm – Ocean Alley @ Spirit

Psychedelic surf-rock band from Australia is making a stop in Pittsburgh.


Wednesday // June 19

5:00 pm or 8:00 pm – Hello Neighbor Community Dinner @ Scratch F&B

In 2012, Aadam moved to Pittsburgh. He's currently parked (sans chair) in Lawrenceville and plans to stay a while. On the weekends, you'll find him driving a small green bus (Porter Tours) as he leads tours at local breweries. Got a fun story idea? DMs are open: @asoorma.

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