Sunday, August 25, 2013
Red, Ripe and Roasted
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Delicious food and family fun abound at Phipps’ tomato and garlic festival benefitting Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. Event highlights include cooking demonstrations, a tomato contest, a farmers’ market and activities for kids. By donating a bag of fresh produce to help community members in need, guests will be admitted for free to both the festival and to Summer Flower Show during event hours. Learn more at phipps.conservatory.org.
After nearly two-decades, the Bayer Corporation is pulling the plug and ending its lease for the landmark sign that overlooks downtown Pittsburgh. Lamar Advertising owns the sign and although Bayer officials say they have asked Lamar Advertising to upgrade the 30-foot tall sign with brighter and more energy efficient lighting, those efforts were complicated by city regulations on signs and billboards. Bayer began leasing that sign back in 1992 and now, Scenic Pittsburgh wants public input on the sign.
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