This weekend in Pittsburgh: November 15-18

Food stylists, sustainable salons, the ‘Sound of Music’ and stouts

by Lindsay Patross
November 14, 2019

SALON // One of only four Green Circle-certified salons in the area, you can now visit Halcyon; a space that is deeply committed to inclusion and sustainability.

LISTEN // Episode 2 of our podcast, “The Slaw: Staying on Top of Pittsburgh,” features an interview with Pittsburgh food stylist Quelcy Kogel. Listen here, or subscribe on iTunes. Read the show notes here.

GIVE US A CALL // We want to hear from you! Have an event we should know about? A Pittsburgh story to share? Give us a call at 412-368-6595 and leave a message.

BEER // All stouts, all day. Our weekly beer feature takes a look at the Blackout hosted by Couch Brewing on Saturday, November 16.

SHOP // The Lawrenceville menswear boutique, Franklin & Mercer, is having a birthday celebration on Friday, November 15. Kingfly Spirits will be there sampling cocktails and the shop will be giving away a free outfit.

LIVE JAZZ // We’ve got a review of the weekly Live! At Kingfly. Every Thursday night, Kingfly Spirits in the Strip District hosts jazz music.

WATCH // Head over to our YouTube channel to watch a video about Beau Mitall, owner and pizza-maker of Alberta’s Pizza. Read more about Alberta’s Pizza here. Head to Dancing Gnome Brewery on Friday & Sunday to try some Alberta’s Pizza. (P.S.: On Friday, Dancing Gnome will release Caligula, a double IPA in celebration of Alberta’s 3rd anniversary.)

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This weekend in Pittsburgh:

Friday // November 15

Caribean Nights w/The Flow Band @ Wallace’s Whiskey Room & Kitchen (in Hotel Indigo)

Warm up with some island music in East Liberty. You can find The Flow Band performing live on the third Friday of every month.

Saturday // November 16

Brunch on the Boulevard with Menuette @ 802 Bean Company

Menuette, one of Pittsburgh’s newer pop-up dining options, will be in Brookline on Saturday serving brunch at 802 Bean Company. Check out the brunch menu here.

Sunday // November 17

Movie: Sound of Music @ Carnegie Science Center

See the hills come alive with the sound of music on a bigger screen. The Carnegie Science Center is screening the “Sound of Music” on Saturday & Sunday at 3 pm.

Monday // November 18

Lime Zesting Party @ Maggie’s Farm Rum

Sip a cocktail while you help zest limes for Maggie’s falernum liqueur.


Header photo: Students from the North Hills Marching Band walk back their bus after the Veteran’s Day parade in Pittsburgh last Saturday.

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

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