Friday, November 16, 2012
If you're heading for the annual festivities scheduled for Friday and Saturday around the Golden Triangle, plan your route and parking options first.
Planning to head to Downtown Pittsburgh Friday for Light-Up Night? How about Saturday for the Sounds of the Season Parade or other daylong holiday activities planned throughout the Golden Triangle? Here are schedules and transportation details you'll want to keep in mind. Pittsburgh's 52nd annual Light-Up Night begins at noon Friday, when Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl lights the tree at the City-County Building on Grant Street. Also set for noon: the annual dedication and blessing of the traditional Christmas creche at U.S. Steel Tower on Grant Street. Most festivities begin at 5 p.m. Friday, however, with events scheduled for three stage locations — in Market Square, on the Clemente Bridge and at EQT Plaza. Performers include Joe …
Saturday, August 6, 2011
Fitwits is a fun, hands-on program, launched Aug. 1, designed to inform kids and families about healthy eating and active living.
The Carnegie Mellon University School of Design Fitwits project and Pittsburgh-based Eat’n Park Restaurants are joining forces to fight rising obesity rates. Fitwits is a fun, hands-on program designed to inform kids and families about healthy eating and active living, according to a release. The game encourages families to interact with each other, ask questions and discuss health in a fun and engaging way. The program which began August 1, and for the next five weeks, Eat’n Park will introduce the Fitwits program to guests by offering a series of five Fitwits collectible character cards to families. Each card contains nutritional information, recipes, trivia and memory triggers to teach children about appropriate portion sizes. During …
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Restaurants are offering 99-cent kids meals through Friday
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Eat’n Park Restaurants are offering a 99-cent Kids Meals promotion, which ends Friday. The promotion caps off the 25th birthday celebration of Smiley, Eat’n Park’s well-known mascot. In addition to the 99-cent meals, all kids also will receive a free birthday treat bag with stickers, temporary tattoos, a collectible Smiley wristband, and of course, a Smiley cookie. “Smiley loves kids – he feels like he’s one of them. So, of course, he wanted to celebrate his 25th birthday with kids,” Adams Township's Kevin O’Connell, Senior Vice President of Marketing, said in a statement. The birthday season for Smiley kicked off with a party at the Carnegie Science Center on June 25. Fellow mascots showed up to celebrate with Smiley and his friends, …