This week warranted a few stops to learn about our Pittsburghers and influencers. Rachael needed no arm-twisting to attend the Steel City Sip & Sweets event at Nova Place benefitting Lending Hearts. Kidsburgh Editor, Sally Quinn, sips and ‘kid tips’ with us, and we collected stories with Internet phenomenon James Breakwell who wrote a new book, Bare Minimum Parenting and continuously tweets regarding the quirkiness of kids. Plus, we got music and got to know how Township Road sounds like thanks to the WDVE Rocks Children’s, a benefit for CHP. and their families
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Total Sports Enterprises will host its last October signing this Saturday at the Mall at Robinson with Steeler faves including Blunt, Lambert, Shell, Thomas and Wagner. Tickets and VIP tickets are still available by visiting tseshop.com or the Mall at Robinson retail store. The fanfare doesn’t stop there, past and present Steelers signings will continue in other locations with TSE and our partners at Entercom and Wahlburgers in November and December. Visit TSEshop.com for details and all of your game day needs.
Question of the Day
In honor of a kinda kid’s episode, what is that ONE kids movie you have seen over and over but don’t mind?
5:18 Vasso Palioras
Fueled by the 20 sips and sweets available for taste testing at the Steel City Sips and Sweets event at Nova Place, Vasso Pailoras tackled the morning successfully and can add another top-notch fundraising event to her books. She talks about her role as Founder/Executive Director of Lending Hearts, a nonprofit devoted to the emotional and social support to children and young adults dealing with cancer treatment and their families.
15:09 Sally Quinn
Once the Features Editor for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and a long list of journalistic attributes, Sally Quinn has recently concentrated her fun style on Kidsburgh. She talks about its growth from a once-a-month newsletter to a weekly newsletter informing all of Western PA of the great things happening for kids. Plus, her West Coast grandkids don’t call her Grandma Silly for nothing. Find out how her Kidsburgh Editor title has helped her be the grandma of all grandmas.
33:15 James Breakwell
Preorder his new book,Bare Minimum Parenting now. This comedian and sharp witted internet guru talks about his stint as a reporter, that brought him back to being a column writer, and humbly describes his success with humor writing while using Twitter as a platform. He admits that it takes multiple takes to get that Facebook perf pic of his kiddos and lends some insight to kids in sports today.