Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Check out which local farmers markets are near you!
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Erin Faulk
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
It’s farmers market season, and that means outlets for locally grown goods are cropping up throughout the area. Chances are good that there’s a market of farm-fresh fruits and veggies in or near your neighborhood. Here’s a list of some farmers markets nearby—if we missed one, please add it in the comments section! What are some other great places to shop locally this season? Dormont The Dormont Farmers Market starts June 25, and has a new location this year. The market will be held Mondays through September or October from 4 to 7 p.m. in the parking lot of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church at the corner of West Liberty Avenue and Alabama Avenue. Mt. Lebanon The Mt. Lebanon Uptown Farmers Market runs every Saturday through October from 9 a.m. to …
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Daily trips to the Strip District give this restaurant great food at a great price.
Tucked away at the end of Banksville Plaza is the cozy Whiskey Hollow Grill, serving up memorable American fare at a great price. Owner Vic Tome, a Chartiers Valley native, began his career at the Union Grill in Oakland. Tome and his partner at the time opened the Banksville location in 2000. In 2003, Vic went solo and changed the name. Tome travels daily to the Strip District to purchase fish, meat, poultry and produce. Menu items are made to order, so special dietary needs and personal palettes can be accommodated. All recipes are made from scratch, with no prepackaged or processed food used in any of the menu items. “The concept is a casual restaurant, fresh food with the highest quality, and the best value price with nice portion …
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Robert Hutch Bailie Jr. has been podcasting about Pittsburgh since 2006 from his home in Brookline.
Nestled in a cozy basement in Brookline, Robert Hutch Bailie Jr. has been recording an audio podcast called Burghseyeview.com since 2006. His brother, Stoughton Bailie, had started a podcast around that time called puckertime.com, and his interest was piqued. Hutch had wanted to be a radio DJ since he was kid, and podcasting seemed like a good opportunity to fulfill that dream. The show started out with Hutch and his son, Robert Hutch III, talking about high school football. After a few recordings, the pair realized they needed more content than high school football to fill an hour's worth of time. It's since morphed into a show about all things Pittsburgh, with a focus on reaching out to Steeler Nation. Hutch Jr. refers to “exiles” on …