By Matthew Hacke | Photographs by Charlie Magovern
WHO: Hundreds of East Liberty residents and those from the surrounding Pittsburgh area
WHAT: The East Liberty Quarter Chamber of Commerce hosted its inaugural Explore East Liberty Wine Festival, which raised funds to assist the businesses, residents, and nonprofits of East Liberty and other local neighborhoods.
WHERE: In the heart of East Liberty, along Broad Street from Highland Avenue to Centre Avenue
HIGHLIGHTS: Festival goers received a wine tote and glass to taste samples from 12 different wineries, including Pittsburgh Winery, Kingview Mead Winery, and R Wine Cellar. Food trucks and vendors, such as Muddy Waters Oyster Bar, BRGR, Blume Honey Water, and Nakama, kept attendees fueled for the outdoor event while they mingled and learned more about local businesses like RE/MAX and Animal Friends.
“The evening was a huge success. Everyone had a wonderful time as
the community united for what was truly a joyous event.” — Susan Coe, owner of Peace, Love & Zen Holistic Wellness Center