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 […]

Better than asking you to be in two places at once

I noted yesterday that since both Woycheck and I created event listings on the Pittsburgh Bloggers Facebook group for next week’s BlogFest, we now have a chance for a completely meaningless competition: Who can get more people to RSVP for their version of the BlogFest. Current status: Mine is the one listed on top (“Pittsburgh […]

Announcing Pittsburgh BlogFest 16, plus a poem and a game

I received this by email this week — a new poem from the mysterious Carlos the Mack’rel: On Blogfest Ex-Vee-Eye ‘Tis time, my friends, ’tis blogfest time. In elven month, post-Hallowed moon I thought we’d see a blogfest soon Impatient me, impatient I’m. So when meet we to eat and drink? Pre-twelfth month days are […]

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 […]