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08 - Boaz Frankel on urSol the Chanter & Interviewing Elmo // Provision PGH & Hop Farm // Looking forward to 2020 The Slaw: Staying On Top of Pittsburgh

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In this episode of The Slaw: Staying on top of Pittsburgh, we talk to Boaz Frankel, a writer, filmmaker and contributor to Very Local about the puppet from The Dark Crystal that lives at the Children’s Museum and teaching Elmo some Pittsburghese. For this weeks collaboration, we take a look at the partnership between Hop Farm Brewing and Provision PGH. And the Very Local team shares some of the events we are looking forward to in 2020. 
 
MEET BOAZ FRANKEL - WRITER, FILMMAKER & PITTSBURGH PUPPET RESEARCHER Boaz and his wife, author Brooke Barker (aka Sad Animal Facts) moved to Pittsburgh earlier this year. Boaz has created videos for Very Local Pittsburgh as well as interviewed some Pittsbughers over their favorite sandwich. 
 
Learn more about Boaz on his website StuffByBoaz.com and you can 
follow Boaz on Twitter @boazf and Instagram @BoazFrankel.
 
Videos that Boaz has created for Very Local Pittsburgh include profiles of The Pretzel Shop, The Zenith Cafe and the Farmer’s Cooperative of East Liberty.
 
Some of the Pittsburghers that Boaz has interviewed for Very Local:
Damon Young Josh Getzoff, Announcer for Pittsburgh Penguins Mayor Bill Peduto Pastry Chef Casey Renee Rick Sebak  
Visit Pittsburgh.VeryLocal.com to read more about both urSol the Chanter at the Pittsburgh Children’s Museum and Elmo’s visit to Pittsburgh. 




Show Notes: In this episode of The Slaw: Staying on top of Pittsburgh, we talk to Boaz Frankel, a writer, filmmaker and contributor to Very Local about the puppet from The Dark Crystal that lives at the Children’s Museum and teaching Elmo some Pittsburghese. For this weeks collaboration, we take a look at the partnership between Hop Farm Brewing and Provision PGH. And the Very Local team shares some of the events we are looking forward to in 2020. 
Meet Boaz Frankel, Writer & Filmmaker Boaz and his wife, author Brooke Barker (aka Sad Animal Facts) moved to Pittsburgh earlier this year. Boaz has created video for Very Local Pittsburgh as well as interviewed some Pittsbughers over their favorite sandwich. 
 
Learn more about Boaz on his website StuffByBoaz.com and you can 
follow Boaz on Twitter @boazf and Instagram @BoazFrankel.
 
Here a some of the videos Boaz has created for Very Local Pittsburgh: 
Pretzel Shop The Zenith Cafe Farmer’s Cooperative of East Liberty


Here are some of the Pittsburghers that Boaz has interviewed for Very Local:
Damon Young Josh Getzoff, Announcer for Pittsburgh Penguins Mayor Bill Peduto Pastry Chef Casey Renee Rick Sebak  
urSol the Chanter from The Dark Crystal You can read more about urSol the Chanter and The Pittsburgh Children’s Museum here. 
 
Embed: https://www.facebook.com/WQEDPittsburgh/posts/10156233217661150
 
Elmo loves Yinz too Check out Boaz’s interview with Elmo here. 
Embed: https://twitter.com/elmo/status/1139542786536083456?lang=en



A very Pittsburgh Collaboration: Hop Farm Brewing & Provision PGH https://www.instagram.com/p/B1jezl_hTmL/
 
This week’s collaboration is a food and beer pairing. Provision PGH, which started as part of Smallman Galley, is now providing the food at Hop Farm Brewing in Lawrenceville. 
 
Embed: PGH Mag story from Hal https://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/hop-farm-brewing-company-and-provision-pgh-combine-forces/ 
 
Events: What we are looking forward to in 2020  
Stephanie: Pittonatonk will return for the annual May Day celebration. Special guests to be announced soon.  Aadam: Cinderlands in Lawrenceville becomes Cinderlands Foederhouse. Grand re-opening on January 23.  Lindsay: Dirty Dozen Bike Ride takes place in the fall. Hundreds of cyclists try to tackle a dozen of the steepest hills in town in one day.   
Embed: https://youtu.be/lODUAvbVRnM 
 
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In this episode of The Slaw: Staying on top of Pittsburgh, we talk to Boaz Frankel, a writer, filmmaker and contributor to Very Local about the puppet from The Dark Crystal that lives at the Children’s Museum and teaching Elmo some Pittsburghese. For this weeks collaboration, we take a look at the partnership between Hop Farm Brewing and Provision PGH. And the Very Local team shares some of the events we are looking forward to in 2020. 
 
MEET BOAZ FRANKEL - WRITER, FILMMAKER & PITTSBURGH PUPPET RESEARCHER Boaz and his wife, author Brooke Barker (aka Sad Animal Facts) moved to Pittsburgh earlier this year. Boaz has created videos for Very Local Pittsburgh as well as interviewed some Pittsbughers over their favorite sandwich. 
 
Learn more about Boaz on his website StuffByBoaz.com and you can 
follow Boaz on Twitter @boazf and Instagram @BoazFrankel.
 
Videos that Boaz has created for Very Local Pittsburgh include profiles of The Pretzel Shop, The Zenith Cafe and the Farmer’s Cooperative of East Liberty.
 
Some of the Pittsburghers that Boaz has interviewed for Very Local:
Damon Young Josh Getzoff, Announcer for Pittsburgh Penguins Mayor Bill Peduto Pastry Chef Casey Renee Rick Sebak  
Visit Pittsburgh.VeryLocal.com to read more about both urSol the Chanter at the Pittsburgh Children’s Museum and Elmo’s visit to Pittsburgh. 




Show Notes: In this episode of The Slaw: Staying on top of Pittsburgh, we talk to Boaz Frankel, a writer, filmmaker and contributor to Very Local about the puppet from The Dark Crystal that lives at the Children’s Museum and teaching Elmo some Pittsburghese. For this weeks collaboration, we take a look at the partnership between Hop Farm Brewing and Provision PGH. And the Very Local team shares some of the events we are looking forward to in 2020. 
Meet Boaz Frankel, Writer & Filmmaker Boaz and his wife, author Brooke Barker (aka Sad Animal Facts) moved to Pittsburgh earlier this year. Boaz has created video for Very Local Pittsburgh as well as interviewed some Pittsbughers over their favorite sandwich. 
 
Learn more about Boaz on his website StuffByBoaz.com and you can 
follow Boaz on Twitter @boazf and Instagram @BoazFrankel.
 
Here a some of the videos Boaz has created for Very Local Pittsburgh: 
Pretzel Shop The Zenith Cafe Farmer’s Cooperative of East Liberty


Here are some of the Pittsburghers that Boaz has interviewed for Very Local:
Damon Young Josh Getzoff, Announcer for Pittsburgh Penguins Mayor Bill Peduto Pastry Chef Casey Renee Rick Sebak  
urSol the Chanter from The Dark Crystal You can read more about urSol the Chanter and The Pittsburgh Children’s Museum here. 
 
Embed: https://www.facebook.com/WQEDPittsburgh/posts/10156233217661150
 
Elmo loves Yinz too Check out Boaz’s interview with Elmo here. 
Embed: https://twitter.com/elmo/status/1139542786536083456?lang=en



A very Pittsburgh Collaboration: Hop Farm Brewing & Provision PGH https://www.instagram.com/p/B1jezl_hTmL/
 
This week’s collaboration is a food and beer pairing. Provision PGH, which started as part of Smallman Galley, is now providing the food at Hop Farm Brewing in Lawrenceville. 
 
Embed: PGH Mag story from Hal https://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/hop-farm-brewing-company-and-provision-pgh-combine-forces/ 
 
Events: What we are looking forward to in 2020  
Stephanie: Pittonatonk will return for the annual May Day celebration. Special guests to be announced soon.  Aadam: Cinderlands in Lawrenceville becomes Cinderlands Foederhouse. Grand re-opening on January 23.  Lindsay: Dirty Dozen Bike Ride takes place in the fall. Hundreds of cyclists try to tackle a dozen of the steepest hills in town in one day.   
Embed: https://youtu.be/lODUAvbVRnM 
 
Give Us a Call Have an event we should know about? Know of a partnershi

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