Timelapse: BikePGH’s bike valet

  The 10-day Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival just wrapped up in Pittsburgh. And while it was an excellent festival for art and music lovers (Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros played!), there was plenty of love for life on two wheels as well. First, cyclists could take advantage of the I ❤ My…

A Monday Moment

Whose unhappy with being back at work today? Here’s a gorgeous photo to take the edge off — or give you some inspiration to plan your next outdoor adventure. Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah is known for what the National Park Service calls its “hoodoo-iferous” terrain, which is evidenced above. Part rock pillar from erosion….

Rainbow Ride

A Rainbow Ride is scheduled to kick off a weekend of Pittsburgh Pride next week. It’s being led by cycling group Flock of Cycles.

Ballou Skies fundraiser

Many of the incredible friends and acquaintances of mine from the Pittsburgh Triathlon Club are apart of this wonderful triathlon team, Ballou Skies, which works to raise awareness of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. In 2011, the group raised more than $60,000. One of their fundraisers is a 2-mile walk and fun-run at North Park on June…

The Weekly Boat: Baltimore

Ellis Island is the country’s most popular point of entry for immigrants. You know what’s the second point? Baltimore. As one of the country’s major seaports, more than 30 million tons of cargo pass through its waterways annually. The Harbor shifted into a cultural and tourist destination in the 1970’s, and according to Visit Baltimore,…

Fun in the Sun(rise)

Another gem from the Department of the Interior today, taken at the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park in Colorado.

Sunday Sunrise

Sunrise at Old Faithful, courtesy of the Department of Interior.


Running a half marathon teaches you a lot of things. One thing I learned this this year was not to dump water on your head when you’re running with your iPhone which your relying on to shoot video and photos. I digress. All told, the UPMC Health Plan Half Marathon was everything I hoped it…