Dahntahn N’at!

It has been an intense stretch of 17-hour days this week. Sun up to sun down! The First Annual Pittsburgh Fashion Summit was a huge success! Mayor Peduto was there to kick the day off, and they officially announced me as host for the Pittsburgh Fashion Alliance and we filmed our first episode at the Summit that day!

I left the Summit and attended a private dinner for Pittsburgh Influencers at Bridges & Bourbon, and caught a sneak peek of their Spring Menu that blew me away! It’s all in the details and this place amazes me! From the smoking (literally) cocktails, gold utensils and the uniforms that were designed by Kiya Tomlin, Steelers head coach, Mike Tomlin’s wife, this place is top-notch, and unlike anything else in Pittsburgh.

Night on the Town

Speaking of, let’s talk downtown! I’m so excited to share a few Nat fave hot spots that are diverse and in walking distance from one another. My friends and I just did a night out on the town; here’s what went down!

Start on Penn Avenue, and nestled between 10th and 9th is Bridges and Bourbon. Sample the menu and soak in the incredibly unique experience the mixologists will give you.  It’s like dinner, education and a show! After you’re warmed up and got your pre-game on, leave Bridges and head to 7th Avenue and stop in at Howl At The Moon. 

You and your friends will have great service, sing- along and have some laughs at this full band, live, dueling piano style, interactive entertainment right in the heart of the city.  From there, go just a couple doors down to Social House Seven. They have a diverse Asian menu, but a cool hidden gem is that on certain nights it turns into a DJ dance party. I also love crossing over the Koi fish walkway as you enter! 

I have a HUGE surprise…I chatted with the managers while I was out and each of these places are going to give our listeners their very own “Natalie, Behind the Velvet Rope” experience if you go and mention my name or show name, N’at Around Town. So exciting! Here are those specials:

N’at Around Town Exclusive Offers

Bridges & Bourbon: Mention my name and receive 10% off their Bourbon Masters Society, a special membership program for those who enjoy and want to become more educated on whiskey, bourbon, and scotch. The membership includes special gifts, invites to special events and masterclasses, and discounts on select whiskey/bourbons/scotches.

How at the Moon: Mention my name and get your cover fee waived at the door! No cost to get your sing and dance on.

Social House 7: Mention my name and get a delicious, complimentary eggroll appetizer!

It’s all about helping each other and building a strong ‘Burgh community. If there’s something N’at needs to know about, be sure to reach out so we can get the word out.

Red Light Release Day!

And of course, today is the big day; the highly anticipated release of my latest single, Red Light Featuring Gallo Locknez! It’s now available across all streaming platforms; Spotify, iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play.  The song was mixed by 6-time Grammy winner Jimmy Hoyson, and Recorded at Fire K Studios – an amazing team of all ‘Burgh Peeps and created and produced right here in Pittsburgh! I’m trying my best to keep all I do, even for my national and global audiences, all sourced from right here in the ‘Burgh, baby!

Tomorrow (Saturday) night is my Single Release cocktail party at Eddie Merlots at 7 pm! I thought I was going to dinner with a couple of friends as I normally hideout on release day, but now it’s turned into a giant Entertainment Industry Pittsburgh Party; so grab your friends and come down! Have a great week Pittsburgh!

Fashion & The City

It’s been a great week of connecting with the amazing people of Pittsburgh; a true sense of community! It’s always great to hear from listeners, and I encourage everyone to reach out and share with me what they have going on; just like Deb and Blaze of Elizabeth did.

Deb and Blaze are a dynamic husband and wife team with an incredible IG page – Hidden Charm Woodworks – Go check ’em out on Facebook and Instagram! A true hidden gem.

In true Pittsburgh girl “fashion,” I’ve been hard at work this week prepping for a strong finish to February! Of course, we have my latest single release, Red Light (featuring Gallo Locknez) next Friday. Plus, lot’s of exciting events in the fashion world and beyond!

Fashion in the City! ~ Move Over, Milan!

I am so excited to be on the First Annual Pittsburgh Fashion Summit committee! We are pumped as we aim to put Pittsburgh on the fashion map! The Fashion Summit is coming up quickly. Here’s a little more info:

  • The Fashion Summit takes place on February 24 in the downtown union trust building, in partnership with the Mayor’s office and the Downtown Community Development Corporation (CDC).
  • The Summit will be an all-day affair and include panel discussions, keynote speakers, workshops and major networking opportunities!
  • These educational experiences will be amazing; from design to brick and mortar and online operations, social media, and how to build a brand.
  • The best part is that tickets are still on sale in advance TODAY for $15! Even on the day of, they’re only $25. Anyone who has an interest in the fashion world from any angle, please come! This is just the beginning, so hang with the cool kids and let’s grow this community together!

Speaking of the fashion community; the Downtown CDC  has been spearheading PGH Fashion week since 2016, now clearly doing the Summit and with this has launched the NEW Organization solely for our flourishing fashion community –called The Pittsburgh Fashion Alliance!  This will be a membership group with educational workshops, scholarships, a directory, and fashion events

If you want to come and hang out with me this weekend…

Tonight, February 21 is History Uncorked! One of the MUST ATTEND attend events of the year, this themed event is going all out for the ’80s! We are encouraging everyone to channel their inner neon, fingerless gloves and come out!

  • All of the top libations, and best of eateries
  • The exhibits are open
  • DJ dance party upstairs
  • Proceeds support the educational programs and services of the Heinz History Center 

In closing, some Birthday shout outs! Happy birthday Steph; we’re hitting downtown this weekend, so a full Nat report on the downtown hot spots with some VIP perks will be coming your way next week! Be sure to tune in next week so that you can plan your perfect night on the town!

It’s also Pittsburgh’s own Donnie Iris’ birthday! Come on down to Jergel’s and hang out with us and wish him a happy birthday in person.

https://jergels.com/events/king-cool-cigar-bar/

If you have a business, restaurant, or hot spot you want us to talk about, always be sure to reach out so we can get the word out!

Have a safe and fun week, Pittsburgh!

Top 6 Things to Do in Pittsburgh This Weekend

Trying to figure out plans for Valentine’s Day weekend 2020? From zombies to dinner dance cruises, N’at Around Town has you covered. Each week on The Morning Hustle with Tim Murphy on Q929 FM, I share what’s hot and happening for the coming weekend. See below for a complete list of activities and things to do this weekend! Plus, more information on my upcoming single release!

Hopeful Hearts Valentine’s Gala

Being held on February 14th at the Omni William Penn Hotel, this evening includes dinner and a performance by a Pittsburgh favorite, No Bad Juju! Click here for ticketing information

Valentine’s Day Dinner on the Gateway Clipper

With options for both February 14th and 15th, spend the most romantic weekend of the year against the beautiful backdrop of the City of Pittsburgh! This evening includes a house DJ, dinner, dancing, and much more! More Information

Valentine’s Day at Howl at the Moon

Combine Valentine’s Day with upbeat live music for Howl at the Moon’s Valentines Day Party! Come downtown for giveaways, date night packages, live music and so much more! More information

Belvederes Stupid Cupid DJ Dance Party

Head to Lawrenceville for a Special Edition V-Day Dance Night! Award-winning DJ ADMC will be bringing you the best in Hip-Hop, RnB, Pop, Emo & Club! More information

Live Music at the AC Hotel

Go to the historic Strip District and enjoy live music from Dave Brosky from 6-8 PM on February 14th from 6-8pm at the AC Hotel Level 7! More information

Zombie Strippers Drag Show

A Valentine’s Day like no other, join Maddelynn Hatter and Funeral Parlor PGH for a Zombie Strippers Drag Show! More information

Other links to business/events referenced on this weeks show:

Did you hear? My latest single Red Light featuring Gallo is being released on Friday, February 28th! Be the first to hear it.