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Broadway Shines Bright in Pittsburgh
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10 Places to Visit in Pittsburgh
Whether you're in town for a visit, or just looking for something new to try, these must-see Pittsburgh spots offer something for everyone.
Top 10 Hiking Trails Near Pittsburgh
With almost 60 percent of Western Pennsylvania covered by forests, the area offers an abundance of scenic hiking trails covering a variety of terrain. Grab your hiking boots and head to one of these beautiful hiking trails near Pittsburgh and around Western Pennsylvania.
Know About Amish History and Settlement In...
Learn about the Ordnung which dictates much of Amish daily life, including matters of dress, technology, education, schools and daily family life. Page 2.
Recipe for Authentic Homemade Pierogies
This recipe for homemade pierogies is easier than you may think and walks you through making your own pierogie dough to a variety of pierogi fillings.
About Pittsburgh Events Calendar
Search or browse for upcoming Pittsburgh events in the About Pittsburgh events calendar, covering events in the greater Pittsburgh area and surrounding Western Pennsylvania counties
Check Out Pittsburgh's World Famous View from...
Overlooking downtown Pittsburgh, the Mt. Washington neighborhood is a popular place to live and visit with two beautiful inclines on Grandview Avenue, several stunning overlooks of downtown Pittsburgh, and some of the best restaurants in the city.
What You Really Need to Know When You’re...
Make the most of your visit to Amish country with these tips for experiencing the Amish way of life without intruding on their privacy and beliefs.
Kennywood Amusement Park
Get the scoop on beautiful Kennywood Amusement Park near Pittsburgh, PA, including hours, admission prices, directions, and the rides and roller coasters. Kennywood is a state and national historic landmark.
10 Things You Need to Do to Experience Pittsburgh
Explore some of the things that make Pittsburgh special in this eclectic collection of favorite Pittsburgh attractions, places and things to do.
10 Popular Downtown Pittsburgh Restaurants to Try
From fusion to French, downtown Pittsburgh boasts a wide array of culinary attractions to please even the most discriminating of palates. Check out these favorite downtown Pittsburgh restaurants for something new!
Pittsburgh's Top Restaurants for Sunday Brunch
Discover the best brunch options in Pittsburgh with this guide to Sunday brunch buffets, including the Grand Concourse, Casbah, and the Gateway Clipper Sunday Brunch Cruise.
Pittsburgh Family Fun
Explore these ten fun places in the greater Pittsburgh area which are sure to be a hit with kids of all ages - and their parents.
How To Make Haluski (Cabbage and Noodles)
How to prepare Haluski, a dish of fried noodles and sweet cabbage, of Polish and Slovakian origin - a Pittsburgh favorite
Idlewild & Soak Zone
Located in the beautiful Ligonier Valley east of Pittsburgh, Idlewild & Soak Zone is the oldest amusement park in Pennsylvania and the third oldest in the United States. Get the details on hours, admission, rides and attractions at this great amusement park for kids and families.
10 Things to Love About Pittsburgh
10 things to love about Pittsburgh
Guide to Pennsylvania State and Local Taxes
What you need to know about Pennsylvania taxes including income tax, personal property tax, sales tax, wage tax and inheritance tax.
10 Pittsburgh Fishing Spots for Beginners
These Pittsburgh fishing spots, favored by many beginners, offer easy access and a greater chance of caching a fish. Many of these popular Pittsburgh fishing spots are stocked lakes.
How to Get Your Pennsylvania Driver's License
Learn how to obtain a Pennsylvania driver license or how to transfer an out-of-state driver's license to Pennsylvania, including requirements, testing procedure, and links to Pennsylvania driver's license testing centers.
Top 12 Places to Donate Food and Clothing in...
In the mood for cleaning out the closets, basement or garage? Here are some Pittsburgh area donation destinations for the clothing, furniture, books, computers, cell phones, cars and other items that you no longer need, but still have a lot of life left in them.
10 New Year's Resolutions You Should Try
The New Year is a time to reflect on the changes we want or need to make. Here is a list of the top New Year's resolutions.
Pittsburgh Summer Festivals and Fairs 2014
Pittsburgh is sizzling this summer with plenty of festivals and fairs to keep you busy throughout western Pennsylvania. From the Three Rivers Art Festival to the Pittsburgh Regatta, we've got dates and info for them all.
Fish For Free Days in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Fish for Free days allow everyone to legally fish in Pennsylvania waters without a fishing license. There are usually two Fish For Free days designated in PA each year.
Old Order Amish in Western Pennsylvania
Several Amish communities exist in Western Pennsylvania - including a group of approximately 1,500 Old Order Amish living in the quaint villages of New Wilmington and Volant, less than an hour's drive north of Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium
The 77-acre Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is one of only six major zoo and aquarium combinations in the country. Also ranked among the top three children's zoos in the country, the Pittsburgh Zoo has thousands of animals in naturalistic habitats, a wonderful Kids Kingdom and a stunning indoor aquarium.
Pennsylvania Facts & Firsts
Pennsylvania at a glance - including state facts, symbols, geography, notable firsts and more about the state of PA.
The Strip District - Neighborhoods of Pittsburgh
Explore the Strip District of Pittsburgh, one of the city's most popular spots for great food and nightlife.
Do I Need a Pennsylvania Fishing License?
A valid fishing license is required for anyone age 16 and over to fish in public Pennsylvania waters. Learn how and where to get a Pennsylvania fishing license and about Pennsylvania fish for free days.
Top 10 Most Romantic Restaurants in Pittsburgh
Celebrate with your favorite someone or impress a new date at one of these best romantic restaurants in the greater Pittsburgh area.
About Pittsburgh Events Calendar
Search or browse for upcoming Pittsburgh events in the About Pittsburgh events calendar, covering events in the greater Pittsburgh area and surrounding Western Pennsylvania counties
Pick Your Own Strawberries
Find strawberry patches, farms and orchards with pick your own strawberries, blackberries, blueberries and other spring berries in the greater Pittsburgh area.
What Is the Origin of the Pittsburgh Steelers...
Do you know why the Steelers logo is the only one now in the NFL to be displayed on only one side of the helmet? Learn the answer to this and other interesting facts about the Steelers logo and its history and origin.
Monongahela Incline
The Monongahela Incline, built in 1869, is the oldest and steepest incline in the United States. Learn more about this famous Pittsburgh funicular which runs between Station Square and Mt. Washington, with its beautiful views of downtown Pittsburgh.
Discover the Congelier Mansion: 'America's Most...
Originally designated the most haunted house in America, this house on Pittsburgh's North side has many unexplained ghosts and evil stories.
What Is the Pennsylvania Individual Income Tax...
Get the scoop on the Pennsylvania personal income tax, including the current income tax rate, what income is taxed, who must file and more.
Erie-sistible!
Discover the attractions of Erie County, Pennsylvania, located just ninety miles north of Pittsburgh and packed with attractions and recreation.
How to Cook a Steak Pittsburgh Rare
Learn how to make the perfect Pittsburgh rare steak - charred on the outside and juicy and rare on the inside. Also often called black and blue steak.
Free Summer Fun in Pittsburgh
Summer in Pittsburgh is made for festivals, concerts, recreational activities and other great fun. What's even better is that some of them are free! We profile some of the best free things to do in the Pittsburgh area, including free concerts, free events, free activities and more free fun.
Pittsburgh Garden Centers & Plant Nurseries
These Pittsburgh area garden centers and nurseries offer perennials, trees, flowers, vegetables, mulch, and gardening tools for your Pittsburgh garden.
The Most Romantic Destinations in Western...
Get away for a weekend of romance at one of these romantic getaways in Western Pennsylvania, including romantic inns, spas, and luxury resorts.
Our Guide to Understanding Personal Property...
Get the scoop on the Pennsylvania personal property tax, including property tax rates and millages, information on how property tax is calculated, and an overview of the various property tax relief programs available in Pennsylvania.
National Aviary
Marvel at hummingbirds the size of a thumb or Andean Condors with giant 10-foot wingspans at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh, which features more than 600 of the world's most incredible birds, including many endangered species.
What are the Best Neighborhoods to Live in...
What are the best neighborhoods in Pittsburgh? Learn about the many unique characteristics and charms of Pittsburgh's neighborhoods, which communities are the fastest growing, and what to look for as you choose a Pittsburgh neighborhood in which to live.
Downtown Pittsburgh Shopping & Stores
Downtown Pittsburgh is small, but does have a variety of deparment stores, shops and trendy boutiques, all within a few blocks walk. Learn where to shop in downtown Pittsburgh, plus tips on where to park and eat while you're there.
UPMC vs. Highmark - What it Means for Western...
Get the latest on the ongoing contract disputes between UPMC and Highmark Blue Cross, and learn how it affects Highmark and other Blue Cross insurance subscribers living in Western Pennsylvania. Page 2.
How to Calculate Your Property Taxes in...
Learn how Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, determines residential property values and uses them to determine county property taxes.
Ohiopyle State Park
Ohiopyle State Park is arguably one of the most beautiful state parks in the state of Pennsylvania. Learn about its many attractions, including whitewater rafting, hiking, biking, camping and waterfalls, and get the information you need to plan your Ohiopyle visit.
Your Best Guide to Pittsburgh's Splash Lagoon...
Enjoy the water year-round at Splash Lagoon, an indoor water park located in Erie, Pennsylvania. Get the scoop on slides, water coasters, and activities, as well as directions and local accommodations.
Camping in Western Pennsylvania
From rustic to resort, campgrounds in Pennsylvania come in many sizes and personalities. Learn about camping opportunities in Western Pennsylvania, including public and private campgrounds and backcountry camping, plus find camping tips, recipes, and more for a successful camping trip.
6 Pittsburgh Landmarks from the Air
Enjoy Pittsburgh from an all new perspective. These six landmarks are easily identified by the air as being quintessential Pittsburgh.
Moraine State Park & Lake Arthur
Moraine State Park, located in Butler County, Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh, features the 3225-acre Lake Arthur for fishing, sailing, swimming and boating, plus hiking and bicycling trails, picnic areas and hunting.
Point State Park
Point State Park, located at the point where three rivers meet in downtown Pittsburgh, provides a nice oasis for downtown workers and visitors. Learn about the interesting attractions of this tiny city park.
Presque Isle State Park
Presque Isle State Park, a national natural landmark and ecological gem, offers a unique mix of nature and recreation. Its 32,000-acre sandy peninsula juts into Lake Erie in northwestern Pennsylvania with over 7 miles of pristine beaches.
Do Not Call Me in Pennsylvania
Learn how to register your name or renew your registration for the Pennsylvania Do Not Call list to help reduce the number of telemarketers who call your home.
Andy Warhol Museum
This ultramodern museum dedicated solely to the work of artist Andy Warhol features extensive permanent collections of art and archives on the influential American artist. Get hours, directions and info on this interesting pop culture museum located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Horrifying Story of 'Three Mile Island':...
Learn about the history and impact of America's worst nuclear accident, including a summary of events, how the crisis was handled, and its subsequent implications, including health effects.
Roberto Clemente Statue at PNC Park
One of three exquisite statues erected outside of PNC Park, the statue of Roberto Clemente pictured here stands between the Center Field entrance and the Roberto Clemente Bridge. Page 4.
Get a Marriage License in Pittsburgh, PA -...
Everything you need to know to get a marriage license in Pittsburgh, PA and Allegheny County including laws, requirements, fees and the address of the Marriage License Bureau.
Can I Order Wine and Have it Shipped to...
Learn about the laws governing the shipping of wine to individuals in Pennsylvania,both from out-of-state vineyards and direct wine retailers.
Heinz Ketchup in Funky Purple - Purple EZ...
When Heinz first introduced Blastin Green people were bidding furiously on Ebay to try to get a bottle. Check out the latest craze in ketchup with the new Heinz Funky Purple EZ Squirt
Parking in Pittsburgh - Popular Parking Spots...
Tips for navigating Pittsburgh and surrounding areas on foot, by bus, subway, taxi and popular routes to get to Pittsburgh by car, bus, plane or train. Page 4.
Presque Isle Downs & Casino
Featuring slot machines and a thoroughbred horseracking track, the Presque Isle Downs & Casino in Erie is one of the first gaming facilities in Pennsylvania. Learn what you need to know to plan your visit to Presque Isle Downs, including area hotels and attractions.
Carnegie Science Center
Explore the mysteries of science at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where you can investigate more than 400 hands-on exhibits, plus Highmark SportsWorks, a WWII submarine, and Omnimax theater.
Mattress Factory - Art Museum
The Mattress Factory contemporary art museum located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, showcases installation art in room-sized environments, created by in-residence artists. Learn more about the Mattress Factory, including hours, admission, directions and exhibits.
Allegheny National Forest
A wonderful place to get away from the hustle and bustle, the Allegheny National Forest encompasses over a half million acres of public land in northwestern Pennsylvania. Learn about the recreational activities, stunning scenery and hidden places of the Allegheny National Forest.
Getting to & Around Pittsburgh
Tips for navigating Pittsburgh and surrounding areas on foot, by bus, subway and taxi. It is not exactly an urban planner's dream city, however.
Meet Roberto Clemente: Pittsburgh's Baseball...
Learn about the life and legendary baseball career of Roberto Clemente, the Hall of Fame right fielder who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
With the help of Mister Rogers, the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh is one of the best children's museums in the United States. Learn more about the many fun hands-on exhibits, birthday parties, and indoor and outdoor fun for kids of all ages to be found at the Pittsburgh Children's Museum.
Hartwood Acres
Hartwood Acres in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, is the crown jewel of the county parks system for its estate manor and stable, free summer concerts and performances, and beautiful horse trails. Learn what to expect on your visit to Hartwood.
Fallingwater - Mill Run, Pennsylvania
Explore Fallingwater, the greatest masterpiece ever designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, with a brief history, photos of Fallingwater, and visiting information.
Mystery in the Mon
Is it a conspiracy? A mystery? Or both? in 1956 a B-25 bomber was seen crashing into the Mon River in Pittsburgh. There were 4 survivors, but no trace of the B-25 plane was ever found. Learn more about this Pittsburgh mystery and the ongoing search for the Pittsburgh B-25 ghost bomber.
Birthdays to Remember
Get creative for your child's next birthday party with this guide to fun Pittsburgh area birthday party locations.
Pittsburgh Airport Parking
Pittsburgh has one of the best airports in the United States. Learn what to expect when you fly into or out of the Pittsburgh Airport, including airlines, parking, directions, baggage claim, transportation options, shopping, and security. Page 4.
Ready, Set, Summer Camp!
Comprehensive guide to summer camps and programs in the Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania area includes links to summer camps and programs, and tips on selecting, preparing for, and surviving summer camp.
WiFi Downtown Pittsburgh - Free Wireless...
Learn how to access free WiFi - wireless Internet - throughout the downtown Pittsburgh area, including PNC Park on the Pittsburgh North Shore, Point State Park, the convention center and Mellon Arena. WiFi Downtown Pittsburgh provides free wireless access in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Caves & Caverns
A number of caves and caverns across the state of Pennsylvania offer everything from guide-led tours of beautiful stalagmite formations, to hard-hat on-your-own spelunking adventures.
Prime Outlets at Grove City, PA
Prime Outlets in Grove City is rated one of the Top 10 Best Outlet Centers in the country and offers more than 140 outlets just one hour north of Pittsburgh. Get hours, directions and learn about the outlet stores.
SouthSide Works
SouthSide Works offers great shopping, dining and entertainment along the Monongahela River just a mile south and across the river from downtown Pittsburgh. Department stores, boutique shopping, a wide variety of restaurants, a movie theater, a riverfront trail and more are available at SouthSide Works.
Pittsburgh Farm-to-Table Restaurants
Like to eat fresh and local? These Pittsburgh farm-to-table restaurants emphasize local and sustainable foods, with fresh, seasonal ingredients and elegant presentations. Expect extremely fresh, seasonal menus that change daily
Pennsylvania Death Penalty
Read about the history of the death penalty in Pennsylvania and the controversy surrounding capital punishment in the state.
Trout Fishing in Western Pennsylvania
From the brook trout (Pennsylvania’s official state fish) to the flashy rainbow trout or brown trout, Pennsylvania creeks and streams are well-stocked for anglers. Learn about special regulations and creel limits on trout fishing, along with information on great places to go trout fishing in western Pennsylvania.
Best Pittsburgh Italian Restaurants
Love Italian? These Pittsburgh Italian restaurants are often celebrated by local reviewers and residents as the best in the area. Enjoy fresh, homemade ingredients, elegant presentations, and daily-changing, seasonal menus at these Pittsburgh area Italian restaurants.
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Designated as a National Historic Landmark, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh is one of the largest Victorian greenhouses in the country. Learn about the rooms and flower exhibits, plus information on hours, parking and admission.
Duquesne Incline
Take a step back in time on a century old cable car and see one of the best views of downtown Pittsburgh too. The historic Duquesne Incline is one of the few remaining inclines in the country, and its upper station houses a museum of Pittsburgh history.
PNC Park Riverwalk
The outer promenade at PNC Park, pictured in this photo, is known as the River Walk, and provides great views of downtown Pittsburgh, the Allegheny River and the field. Page 3.
How Big is Pittsburgh?
Many people consider Pittsburgh as one of the larger American cities in terms of population, and are surprised to learn that it doesn't even make the top 50. Learn just how Pittsburgh is, and what the numbers and statistics really mean.
Allegheny County Property Tax Assessment Guide
Guide to property tax assessments in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, includes tips for filing your tax assessment appeal, preparing for your hearing, determining if your property assessment is fair, and links to online forms, assistance, and the Allegheny County real estate Web site.
Top Ten Gifts That Say Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh...
Find the perfect gift for your favorite Pittsburgh fan with this guide to gifts that say Pittsburgh
Go Ape! Treetop Adventure in Pittsburgh
Go ape in Pittsburgh's North Park at the seven-acre Go Ape! Treetop Adventure Course. Thirty-seven obstacles situated in the treetops of North Park include five ziplines and two Tarzan swings, plus ropes, bridges, ladders, swings and trapezes. Learn about opening hours, costs, age requirements, and more. You can also book for a birthday party or other group!
Pittsburgh Steelers Trivia & Fun Facts
Did you know that the Pittsburgh Steelers once fielded a team jointly with the Philadelphia Eagles with the team named the Steagles? Or why the Steelers logo is only on one side of their helmet? Learn more about these and other Pittsburgh Steelers trivia.
Nationality Rooms at the Cathedral of Learning
The Carnegie Museums in the Oakland neighborhood include the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Halls of Sculpture and Architecture, and the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. The Carnegie Museum buildings also encompass the Heinz Architectural Center, the Carnegie Library and Carnegie Music Hall. Find what you need to plan your visit to the Carnegie Museums, including hours, directions and admission prices.
Romantic Places
Find unexpected beauty and romantic fun at these favorite Pittsburgh area locations for winter romance and relaxation.
Best Places to Grab a Quick Lunch in Downtown...
Looking for a high-quality, quick-service place to grab lunch in downtown Pittsburgh? These restaurants may just fit the bill.
Pittsburgh Food Trucks
Despite a variety of restrictive laws, food trucks are finally starting to get a foothold in the Pittsburgh market. Learn what food trucks are serving up fabulous food around the greater Pittsburgh area, and where to find them.
New River Gorge National River
Browse this photo gallery of beautiful sights and scenic views from the New River Gorge National River area in southern West Virginia. Photos include waterfalls, scenic views, sunrise, sunset and the famous New River Bridge.
Pittsburghese, The Language of Pittsburgh -...
What is Pittsburghese? It's the unofficial language of Pittsburgh. If you are planning to visit Dahntahn or just catch a Stillers game you might want to learn the language of the 'Burgh.
Pittsburgh Facts, Pittsburgh Firsts
Pittsburgh at a glance - including statistics, geography, population, cost of living, and more Pittsburgh facts. Page 3.
Three Rivers Heritage Trail
Running for 37 miles along the rivers of downtown Pittsburgh, the Three Rivers Heritage Trail system offers public trail access for cyclists, walkers, runners, and in some places, rollerbladers. Learn more about the Three Rivers Heritage Trail, including trail locations, access points and bike rentals.
Pennsylvania Amusement & Theme Parks
Looking for a good adrenaline fix? Head to one of Pennsylvania's great amusement parks or waterparks for an old-fashioned good time. Plenty of great rollercoasters plus some of the nation's oldest operating amusement parks await you.
Pittsburgh Area Brewpubs & Microbreweries
Home brewing became legal in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County in 1977 and brewpubs not until about 1989. There are quite a few currently in operation.
PNC Park Grounds Crew
Pirates' head groundskeeper Steve Peeler and his crew put in long hours to keep the 2.5-acre playing field at PNC Park in tip-top shape. Page 5.
Raccoon Creek State Park
Raccoon Creek State Park is one of the largest and most beautiful state parks in Pennsylvania, and features the 101-acre Raccoon Lake. Learn about its many attractions, including boating, fishing, hiking, biking and camping, and get the information you need to plan your visit to Raccoon Creek State Park.
Everything You Need to Know to Become a...
Everything you ever wanted to know about groundhog day and Punxsutawney Phil, including a history of Groundhog Day and other famous groundhogs.
Historic Boalsburg, PA
Explore the historic town of Boalsburg, a small Pennsylvania village that claims to be the birthplace of Memorial Day and is also home to one of the greatest collections of Christopher Columbus artifacts in the world. Learn about the history of Boalsburg, and get the scoop on area attractions.
McConnells Mill State Park
McConnells Mill State Park, located in Butler County, Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh, features the 3225-acre Lake Arthur for fishing, sailing, swimming and boating, plus hiking and bicycling trails, picnic areas and hunting.
Pittsburgh Wallpaper - Free Pittsburgh...
Free Pittsburgh wallpaper to download and use on your computer desktop, including scenes from around Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania.
Station Square - Pittsburgh, PA
Get the scoop on downtown Pittsburgh's only shopping mall, including directions, hours, stores, and upcoming mall events.
Which Well-Known Movies Were Filmed in...
Learn about dozens of major films that have been shot on location in the Pittsburgh area during the past decade, including descriptions and links.
Carnegie Museums of Art & Natural History
The Carnegie Museums in the Oakland neighborhood include the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Halls of Sculpture and Architecture, and the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. The Carnegie Museum buildings also encompass the Heinz Architectural Center, the Carnegie Library and Carnegie Music Hall. Find what you need to plan your visit to the Carnegie Museums, including hours, directions and admission prices.
Allegheny County Summer Concert Series 2013
Allegheny County offers a series of free summer concerts at various parks and other locations around the Pittsburgh area. Get the schedule and directions for upcoming free summer concerts.
Bridges of Pittsburgh - A Photo Tour with...
Pittsburgh is affectionately known as the City of Bridges for good reason, as these pictures show.
Best Shadyside Restaurants
Looking for a good place to eat in Shadyside? There are dozens of restaurants in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh, but here are some of the Shadyside restaurants most popular with visitors and residents.
Pittsburgh Summer Weather & Travel
Summer in Pittsburgh ranges from warm to hot, with a tendency for rain in June and early July. Plan your summer visit to Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania with these tips on what to wear, plus an overview of average summer temperatures and rainfall.
The Mall at Robinson - Robinson, PA
Get the scoop on one of Pittsburgh's newest shopping malls, The Mall at Robinson including directions, hours, stores, and upcoming mall events.
Pennsylvania Visitors Guide - PA Dutch Country
Highlights of attractions in Pennsylvania Dutch Country, also known as Amish country - driving tours, attractions, restaurants, Hershey Park, Gettysburg.
Insider's Guide to the Pittsburgh International...
Pittsburgh has one of the best airports in the United States. Learn what to expect when you fly into or out of the Pittsburgh Airport, including airlines, parking, directions, baggage claim, transportation options, shopping, and security. Page 2.
Paddling Western Pennsylvania Waterways
Thousands of miles of rivers and streams await your and your kayak or canoe in Western Pennsylvania. Learn about the popularity of paddling in the region, and the best places to go canoeing or kayaking in Pittsburgh and Western PA.
Boating in Pittsburgh
With three rivers converging downtown,and the second-largest number of pleasure boats in the country,Pittsburgh is a great place to own or rent a boat.
Pennsylvania Elk Herd
Read a history of the Pennsylvania elk herds, learn about the lottery for elk hunting licenses, and get tips for the best elk viewing spots.
How to Be a Movie Extra in Pittsburgh
The inside scoop on becoming a movie extra for movies being filmed in Pittsburgh.
Emerald View Park
Pittsburgh's Emerald View Park, formerly known as Grand View Scenic Byway Park, is the city's fifth (and newest) regional park. It is being developed on 257 acres of steep hillsides on scenic Mount Washington, connecting several existing parks and greenways with beautiful views of downtown Pittsburgh.
Fort Pitt Museum & Block House
The Fort Pitt Museum, located in historic Point State Park in downtown Pittsburgh, is a two-floor, 12,000 square foot museum that tells the story of Western Pennsylvania's pivotal role during the French & Indian War, the American Revolution, and as the birthplace of Pittsburgh.
Where to Get Great Burgers in the 'Burgh
These Pittsburgh restaurants and burger bars are among the best places in Pittsburgh to enjoy the quintessential American hamburger, gourmet style.
Pittsburgh Crisis Intervention
Call for help before a crisis becomes a real crisis. These 24-hour Pittsburgh hotlines, helplines and crisis intervention programs are here to help.
Top 10 Free Wifi Hot Spots Around Pittsburgh
Whether you're at the library, Point State Park or the airport, free wireless Internet - free WiFi - is becoming easier to find. Try these favorite Pittsburgh hot spots for free wireless Internet.
The Waterfront in Homestead
The Waterfront in Homestead offers great shopping, dining and entertainment along the Monongahela River. Department stores, boutique shopping, a wide variety of restaurants, Loews Theatre, and more are available at the Waterfront, a fifteen-minute drive from Downtown Pittsburgh.
Kentuck Knob - Chalk Hill, PA
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Passengers & Crew of United Flight 93 -...
Learn more about the 40 amazing heroes of United Flight 93 which crashed during an aborted terrorist attack on September 11, 2001. Each of the Flight 93 passengers and crew members played a very important role in defeating terrorism and most likely saved the lives of hundreds in Washington D.C.
Honus Wagner
Learn about the life and legendary baseball career of Honus Wagner, the hall of fame shortstop who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Pittsburgh Spring Weather & Travel
Spring in Pittsburgh is a transition from winter to summer, with variable weather. Plan your spring visit to Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania with these tips on what to wear, plus an overview of average spring temperatures and rainfall.
Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills - Frazer Township,...
Get the scoop on one of Pittsburgh's newest shopping malls, the Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills, including directions, hours, stores, and upcoming mall events.
Pittsburgh - America's Most Misspelled City
Learn how Pittsburgh lost its H and then got it back, which contributes to its designation as the most misspelled city in the United States.
Caves & Caverns of Western PA
The subterranean wonders of western and central Pennsylvania come alive in the underground caves and caverns that dot the state. From Laurel Caverns near Pittsburgh to Penn's Cave near State College, we explore caving and caves in the greater Pittsburgh region.
Pittsburgh International Children's Festival
Profile of the Pittsburgh International Children's Festival in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, includes information on scheduled performance groups, the free outdoor KidStage, activities, hours, schedule and tickets.
Top 10 Movies Made in Pittsburgh
Think you recognized Pittsburgh in a movie? Pittsburgh has been the location for more than 60 motion pictures and television productions including these ten favorite movies made in Pittsburgh.
Wine & Wineries of Pennsylvania
More than 90 wineries produce a wide variety of wines in Pennsylvania, which ranks 4th in the nation in grape production. Explore the wine trails and wineries of Western Pennsylvania, and enjoy a tasting or tour at a nearby vineyard.
History of Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball
One of Major League Baseball's oldest teams, the Pittsburgh Pirates got their start as the Pittsburgh Alleghenies in 1876.
Pennsylvania Visitors Guide
Pennsylvania travel guide highlights must see attractions across the state, from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh and everything in between. Find Pennsylvania travel resources, tips, pictures, and links.
Coal Mining in Pennsylvania
Learn the history of coal mining in Western Pennsylvania, plus information on coal mining disasters and coal mine tours.
A Football Fan's Guide to Heinz Field
Get the scoop on the myriad of parking options for fans attending football games or concerts at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Page 2.
Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh History Center
The Senator John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh tells the story of Pittsburgh's push to progress, through the people and places that made it happen. Learn everything you need to know about the Pittsburgh History Center including hour, location, admission, exhibits and upcoming events.
Geocaching Adventures in Western Pennsylvania
Have fun exploring the rugged Pennsylvania countryside on this new type of high-tech treasure hunt. Find local geocaching caches, organizations and guidelines.
Antiquing in Western Pennsylvania - Guide to...
Pennsylvania antiques guide highlights must see antique shops, malls and fairs across western Pennsylvania.
How to Make a Perfect 'Hail Mary' Meat Loaf
Enjoy moist, delicious meatloaf slathered in Heinz Ketchup with this free meatloaf recipe from H. J. Heinz. Equally great for family dinner or a football party.
Pittsburgh Housing Market
Home prices in Pittsburgh are pleasantly surprising, well-below the national average for comparably-sized cities. Learn the basics of the Pittsburgh housing market, including average home prices and cost of living.

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