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Pittsburgh 40 Under 40 Event at the Rivers Ballroom

7 Nov

Friday night boasted some of Pittsburgh’s young emerging leaders, forward-thinkers, do-gooders, and trendsetters at the 40 Under 40 Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Party held at the Rivers Casino Grand Ballroom in downtown Pittsburgh.

A full list of winners can be seen, here.

Photos from this swanky event, courtesy of WPXI See and Be Seen and also Ray Miles Photography, can be viewed by clicking here and here, respectively.

Enjoy!

Meet the 2011 Top 40 Under 40 of Pittsburgh

26 Oct

Every year, PUMP and Pittsburgh magazine choose honorees who are “lighting up our dynamic, caring city” and making a difference in their own unique ways.

According to Elizabeth Speed Kabus of Pittsburgh Magazine, “It’s no secret that Pittsburgh is still producing young emerging leaders with energy and drive to effect positive change in the region. And this year’s list of honorees is a powerful mix of diverse talent. This is the 13th year for 40 Under 40, and the mega-trend that encompasses all the honorees who’ve been included throughout the years is the same: Each makes Pittsburgh a better place to live, work and play. Our winners demonstrate a love and respect for our community that set an example for young people hoping to stay in Pittsburgh.”

To view the 40 honorees for 2011 and read about them, check out the full article – complete with photos – here, or pick up a print copy of the November 2011 issue of Pittsburgh Magazine, on newsstands now. Thank you for your support!

Mall at Robinson Celebrates 10 Years! Defining a Decade

22 Oct

Today, The Mall at Robinson celebrated their 10-year anniversary!

It’s hard to believe that already 10 years have gone by since this fabulous mall opened its doors to the North Fayette/Airport West region of Pittsburgh.

Today, the Mall at Robinson held an event at the mall called “Defining a Decade” which benefitted the Susan G. Komen foundation for a Cure. Wish 99.7 was in attendance, as was Whirl Magazine, Health America, and more. Prizes were given out long with coupons from Turkey Hill and a chance to win a trip to Key West, FL or a $1,000 mall shopping spree.

The fun, pink-themed event was held from Noon-3pm and featured music, entertainment, dancing, great giveaways, children’s activities and a silent auction to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure Pittsburgh.

Happy Anniversary, Mall at Robinson….from yours truly, Glitzburgh!

Help REFLECT Apparel win Best Boutique in Pittsburgh

30 Aug

I usually don’t promote/push specific stores, restaurants, or brands, but Reflect at Settler’s Ridge has become a favorite of mine, and so I’d like to help them out by promoting this contest for them.

Please consider voting “Reflect Apparel” in Robinson as Pittsburgh’s Best Boutique.

You won’t be sorry – – the owners, who met  while working for Michael Kors, have done a great job of giving Pittsburgh the fashion facelift that many felt it has needed.

They scour the country to bring you fabulous garments from both established and up-and-coming designers. Their clothes are a mix of California cool classics and trendy “this-moment” looks.

To vote for them, simply go here and vote Reflect as your favorite boutique: http://www.whirlmagazine.com/2011/04/whirl-awards/

To learn more about Reflect, visit the website at: http://www.reflectapparel.com

Wow! American Idol Auditions at Heinz Field Draw 13,000 Hopefuls to Pittsburgh!

15 Jul

13,000 people have descended upon The ‘Burgh with the hopes of becoming the next American Idol.

Registration was Wednesday and Thursday this week and auditions are today at Heinz Field.

Unfortunately, neither host Ryan Seacrest nor judges will be present at these auditions, but, hopefuls will have the chance to try out in front of actual FOX producers from American Idol.

Good luck to all of you — we hope that the next American Idol will be Pittsburgh-Proud!

Some photos, below  … images courtesy of KDKA, Boring Pittsburgh, and Pittsburgh Business Times!

Pittsburgh IDOL Auditions!

8 Jul

Do you have what it takes to be the next American Idol?

Pittsburghers, here’s your chance!

On July 9th, you can audition for Pittsburgh Idol at the Mall at Robinson! The winner will get a guaranteed audition in front of an American Idol producer!

Registration begins at 10am, with performances starting at noon. You must be 15 to 28 years old and live in the Pittsburgh Designated Market Area.

You’ll have 30 seconds to sing the song of your choice, a’capella. The winner will get a guaranteed audition in front of an American Idol Producer at the American Idol auditions, Friday July 15th at Heinz Field.

For more details visitwww.americanidol.com.

All About the Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh!

12 May

Recently, I set up an “e-interview” with Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh manager Autumn Shreve. If YOU want to learn more about this FUN and unique Pittsburgh hotspot, read on!

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Describe Pittsburgh Hofbrauhaus in 3 words: – unique, entertaining, and flavorful!

How is Hofbrauhaus different from other local bars/restaurants? – We are not just a restaurant, we are a destination. Here you can get delicious food, bier that is brewed on site by our German Brewmaster, and live entertainment every night. Our Bier Hall turns into one big party every night here!  And you can’t forget about the Bier Garten – outdoor seating along the river, with picnic-style seating and it’s own bar. The best place to be on a summer night!  There is no other place like this anywhere in Pittsburgh!

What is ‘truly Pittsburgh’ about this particular Hofbrauhaus location? – We all know Pittsburghers love their beer! Mix that with large portions of hearty food and great entertainment – it doesn’t get much more Pittsburgh than that!

Do you have specials for Happy Hour or “game night” … what about special events … i.e. concerts, holiday parties, private parties, etc.?? Every Thursday is College Night from 9-11 PM. You can get $6 liters and $5 Pretzel and Bier Cheese appetizers.

Any local ‘celebrity’ / VIP spottings at Hofbrauhaus so far? We have had many local celebrities visit the Hofbrauhaus! Mayor Ravenstahl actually had his re-election party here. Mike Tomlin, as well as a few Steelers. And we are definitely a favorite spot of many of the Penguins!

What’s your personal favorite 1) drink, 2) menu item, and 3) appetizer? What about best-sellers?My favorite drink is the Hefe Weizen. It is also our most popular bier here! My favorite menu item is the Oktoberfest Hendl, which is a roasted half-chicken – delicious! Our Wursts are huge sellers here – Bierwurst, Bratwurst, and Mettwurst. My favorite appetizer is the “Works” Sampler, which has Pretzels with Bier Cheese, Fried Pickles, Potato Pancakes, and Sauerkraut Balls. The Sauerkraut Balls are delicious!

You can follow Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh on Twitter @HofbrauhausPITT – make sure to follow them AND @Glitzburgh for a special Hofbrauhaus/Glitzburgh TWITTER CONTEST!

You can find Hofbrauhuas Pittsburgh on Facebook here!

A special thank you to Autumn for contributing to this special Glitzburgh blog interview!

Autumn Shreve
Sales Manager
Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh
412.224.2328 x11
412.235.7193 (fax)
ashreve@hbhpittsburgh.com