Ice Skate into Spring! Very Local’s 1st party is a benefit for 412 Food Rescue.

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tl;dr: All Pittsburgh lovers are invited to come to an ice skating party on Sunday, March 3, 2019. 

Hello IheartPGH readers,

As you may have noticed over the past few months, there have not been many updates here on the ye olde IheartPGH blog. If you follow @IheartPGH on Twitter, you have likely seen some retweets from @VeryLocalPGH.

I am excited to introduce you to a new Pittsburgh website that I have been working on for the past few months. Say hello to Very Local Pittsburgh.  The Very Local team, along with the help of a crew of writers and video journalists, is dedicated to telling the most Pittsburgh stories.

You are cordially invited to the very first Very Local Pittsburgh event this Sunday, March 3, 2019. Please come skate into spring with us at the $8 Skate Date. 

Ice Skate Pittsburgh

The Very Local team wanted to put together a very Pittsburgh event for our debut. So we are taking over the MassMutual Pittsburgh Rink at PPG, and we have invited some of our favorite Pittsburgh friends to join us. DJMB who you may know from the In Bed By Ten Dance parties will be providing music, and Zeke Coffee will be serving hot chocolate with marshmallows. Tickets are just $8 for adults and $5 for kids, and all of the ticket sales will be donated to 412 Food Rescue.

Sunday, March 3: Very Local’s $8 Skate Date

Date: Sunday, March 3, 2019

Time: Noon – 3pm

Your ticket includes:

  • ample rink time
  • complimentary skate rental
  • hot chocolate by Zeke’s Coffee
  • music by DJ MB
  • a warm fuzzy feeling for donating to a great cause.

Grab your $8 Skate Date tickets here:

Tickets are limited and must be purchased before the event!

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To begin, begin. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We are a team of Pittsburgh-based storytellers. We aim to guide our fellow natives and locals to the people and places amongst our neighborhoods. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Whether you’re new in town (welcome!) or you’ve been here your whole life, we are excited to be your user’s guide to the steel city. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We aim to be collaborative and work with our fellow creatives. We strive to listen, take your feedback and create a resource that showcases the grit and kinship felt within the 412. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ To our yinzers. Our boomerangers. To all. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Hello. We are Very Local.

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I am working with the Very Local Pittsburgh team and a great crew of freelancers to publish stories about Pittsburgh people and places. Check out the Very Local about us page for more info.

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