This week(end) in Pittsburgh: Pickles, Pups, Pink Boots & Pedaling

Don't forget! Sunday is the last OpenStreetsPGH for the summer. In addition to Picklesburgh, don't miss Goat Fest on the South Side and Pups 'n Pints at Grist House.

by Lindsay Patross
July 25, 2019

PEDAL: Be sure to slow down for a leisurely bike ride or stroll through the South Side on Sunday for the last OpenStreetsPGH of the summer. We’ll be there with the Very Local Game Show. Look for us along the route test your neighborhood knowledge and win prizes.

WATCH: Meet the women beer professionals of Pittsburgh in our latest video. It’s a profile of the local chapter of the Pink Boots Society. Then head to the Pittsburgh Glass Center on Friday to try their latest beer release.

LEARN: Very Local is proud to sponsor the latest CreativeMornings Pittsburgh lecture. Join us on Friday for this FREE event featuring Monica Ruiz, executive director of Casa San Jose.

Q&A: In honor of Picklesburgh, we caught up with the team at Pittsburgh Pickle Co. to learn more about the cina-pickle-parfait and the business of pickle making in Pittsburgh.

BARK: Join us at Grist House on Sunday for Pups ‘n Pints, a dog-friendly happy hour. We’ll be there with our infamous BridgeBench to help you stage the perfect Pittsburgh pet photo.

RSVP: We’ve planned a very Pittsburgh celebration for Ice Cream Sandwich Day on Saturday, August 3. Grab your ticket to make sure you get one of the very Pittsburgh ice cream sandwiches that Leona’s is making just for Very Local.

DRINK: For our weekly beer spotlight, we take a look at the beer collaboration between Chardae Jones, the interim mayor of Braddock, and Brew Gentlemen.


All the other things to do in Pittsburgh this week(end)


8 pm // Pittsburgh Underwear Bike Ride

Strip down to your gutchies and join this bike ride that promotes positive body image and safe cycling.


6 pm – 10 pm // Hot Glass/Cold Beer/Pink Boots @ Pittsburgh Glass Center

Sample some of the latest beer collaborations, watch glass blowing demonstrations and support the Pittsburgh chapter of the Pink Boots Society.


Noon – 4 pm // Goat Fest @ South Side Park

Meet the heard of goats who are hard at work helping to landscape the park.


11 am // Yoga with Yoga Flow @ Aspinwall Riverfront Park

Just a few years ago, this park was a junkyard. Now it is a picture-perfect riverfront park with an awesome space for a yoga class. Join Yoga Flow for a $5 class on Sunday mornings.


3 pm – 7 pm // East Liberty Farmers Market

Stop by the Garland Parklet lot (N. Euclid St. & Broad St.) on Mondays for one of the biggest weekday farmers markets.


5 pm – 11 pm // Superior Motors 2nd Anniversary Party @ Superior Motors

Superior Motors has planned a delicious birthday bash to celebrate two years in business. Millie’s will be there with a homemade ice cream float bar.

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

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