Back by popular demand: Pittsburgh BlogFest 20!

Nowadays, the Pittsburgh region is blessed with so many local meetups and tweetups and benefits and social media conferences that I’ve wondered whether there was still a need for Pittsburgh BlogFests. But people continue to ask when the next BlogFest will be, just as people continue to list their new blogs on Pittsburgh Bloggers. And […]

Pittsburgh BlogFest 19: turns 5!

finlay is five, originally uploaded by papalamour. Five years ago, right around this time, a half-dozen or so bloggers in the Pittsburgh area were reading each others’ blogs, commenting, and generally marveling at the discovery that each of us was not alone — that there were not a few folks in the region who had […]

Announcing Pittsburgh BlogFest 18 — Saturday, 8/15

Pittsburgh bloggers: Come meet your fellow bloggers and social media types in a friendly, unstructured setting. Pittsburgh BlogFest is an informal and friendly quarterly gathering of local bloggers, vloggers, podcasters, and anyone who enjoys life on the Internet. It’s more happy hour than meeting: No talks will be given, no credentials required. WHAT: Pittsburgh Blogfest […]

Don’t forget: BlogFest 15 this Friday

Pittsburgh BlogFest 15 is marching up to us — or we’re marching up to it, depending on your views of the passage of time. You’ll join us this Friday (5:30pm at Finnegan’s Wake), won’t you? Details are here as well as here. Mysterious local poet Carlos the Mackerel sent me a new poem in honor […]

Pittsburgh BlogFest 15

"15", originally uploaded by Lincolnian. Come one, come all! WHAT: Pittsburgh Blogfest 15 WHEN: Friday, August 22, 2008, 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM and beyond WHERE: Finnegan’s Wake (near PNC Park, 20 General Robinson St., North Shore, 412-325-2601), in the Pub Room WHO: All local bloggers, vloggers, podcasters (and their friends!) and Pittsburgh Bloggers COST: […]

Pittsburgh BlogFest 14 wrap-up

Pittsburgh BlogFest 14 sign-in sheet, originally uploaded by cynthiacloskey. It’s surely a record for me to post the sign-in sheet from a BlogFest on the very next day. Granted, I haven’t listed and linked up all the signatures to their respective websites. Will do that later today. (If you want to help speed things along, […]

Snow? What snow? Pittsburgh BlogFest 13 wrap-up

Pittsburgh BlogFest 13 sign-in sheet, originally uploaded by cynthiacloskey. It was the luckiest 13 I’ve ever seen. Last Friday’s Pittsburgh BlogFest was perhaps the best one we’ve had yet. Despite the snow and slippy conditions, lots and lots of fabulous, fascinating people showed up. The sign-in sheet, which you see above, gives you a sense […]

Pittsburgh BlogFest 13 tonight!

IMGP1168, originally uploaded by ToriaURU. Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays Pittsburgh Bloggers from their joyful gathering on this appointed eve. BlogFest 13 starts tonight at 5:30 and continues until 9:30 or so. We’ll be at Finnegan’s Wake (near PNC Park, 20 General Robinson St., North Shore, 412-325-2601, map link […]

I get by with a little help from my friends

IMG_2255.JPG, originally uploaded by mbfulk. Justin Kownacki and Norm Huelsman kick off Day 1 of PodCamp Pittsburgh 2,  August 2007. Norm Huelsman was kind enough to post about my blog today — he’s writing about a different site each week in his BlogShare feature. That’s a nice example of how Pittsburgh’s social media community — […]