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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.
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.
Climb Aboard Molly's Trolleys
A local's first-hand look at Molly's Trolleys' popular sightseeing tour.
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.
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.
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.
Football Fan's Guide to Heinz Field
Heinz Field offers good old Pittsburgh favorites such as Primanti sandwiches and Quaker Steak and Lube wings, as well as many other food and drink options. Page 3.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Fall Festivals & Pumpkin Patches in...
Find fall festivals, autumn activities, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, fall foliage tours, and other fall fun around Pittsburgh and Southwestern Pennsylvania.
Jeet Yet?: Leona's Ice Cream Sandwiches
The small batch ice cream sandwiches at Leona's combine traditional family recipes with science making the ice cream 100 percent real dairy and 100 percent lactose free.
Pittsburgh Au Naturel - Nudism & Naturism...
Find places and clubs for enjoying clothing optional activities in Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania.
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 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.
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
Dinette Restaurant Lauded for Sustainability...
Dinette Restaurant & Wine Bar is the first restaurant in southwestern Pennsylvania to be honored with the Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant designation, which is a new initiative of Sustainable Pittsburgh.
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.
Fall Foliage Drives in Western Pennsylvania
This beautiful Western Pennsylvania drive along scenic Route 18 offers spectacular fall foliage, rolling farmland and covered bridges. Get directions and highlights for this 58 mile driving tour from Raccoon Creek State Park to Waynesburg, Green County, Pennsylvania.
Creative Ways to Navigate Pittsburgh
Creative options for navigating the city -- biking, walking, kayaking, taking the incline -- offer the chance to sightsee and even get some exercise while touring the town.
The World Famous New River Train
Take a step back in time while enjoying the beautiful fall foliage of West Virginia on the world renowned New River Train. This main line excursion train traverses the 65-mile New River Gorge each October.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Welcome to Pittsburgh! Here's What You Need to...
Pittsburgh's location in southwestern Pennsylvania gives it four seasons, hilly towns, and plenty of bridges. Explore its language and culture.
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.
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.
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.
Birthdays to Remember
Get creative for your child's next birthday party with this guide to fun Pittsburgh area birthday party locations.
10 Things to Love About Pittsburgh
10 things to love about Pittsburgh
Bridges of Pittsburgh - A Photo Tour with...
Pittsburgh is affectionately known as the City of Bridges for good reason, as these pictures show.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fall Foliage Drives & Tours in Western PA
These scenic western Pennsylvania fall foliage drives and tours will take you down some of our areas most charming roads and historic byways, decorated with fall colors and leaves of brilliant red, deep orange and shimmering yellow.
Erie-sistible!
Discover the attractions of Erie County, Pennsylvania, located just ninety miles north of Pittsburgh and packed with attractions and recreation.
The 8 Best Spots to Snap Photos of Pittsburgh&r...
Here’s where to go to spend some time admiring Pittsburgh's skyline view and snapping the best photos of the city.
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.
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.
Football Party Recipes
Liven up your next football or tailgate party with this collection of free football recipes from H. J. Heinz.
Top 10 Favorite Holiday Places in Pittsburgh
Enjoy the holiday season in Pittsburgh at one of these beautifully decorated favorite holiday places and exhibits.
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.
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.
Trax Farms Market
Trax Farms, located in Finleyville, Pennsylvania, is a 400 acre working fruit and vegetable farm with a bakery, farm market, garden center and nursery. Get the scoop on Fall Harvest Days, the pumpkin patch, hay rides, strawberry and apple picking and the Christmas Shop too.
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.
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.
Pittsburgh Fall Weather & Travel
Fall in Pittsburgh means warm days and cool nights. Plan your fall visit to Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania with these tips on what to wear, plus an overview of average temperatures and rainfall.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to Calculate Your Property Taxes in...
Learn how Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, determines residential property values and uses them to determine county property taxes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Get Into Art at the Mattress Factory
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.
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.
Pittsburgh Winter Weather & Travel
Plan your winter visit to Pittsburgh with these tips on what to wear, plus an overview of average temperatures and snowfall amounts.
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.
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.
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.
How to Plan a Pittsburgh Bachelorette Party
Tips and ideas for how to plan a unique, non-traditional bachelorette party in Pittsburgh.
How to Be a Movie Extra in Pittsburgh
The inside scoop on becoming a movie extra for movies being filmed in Pittsburgh.
Touring Pittsburgh
See Pittsburgh up close and personal, while enjoying stories and facts shared by those who know Pittsburgh best. This list of Pittsburgh tours includes a variety of walking tours, boat tours, Segway tours, historic tours, architecture tours, and even free tours to choose from.
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.
Your Ultimate Guide to Skiing and Snowboarding...
Get the scoop on downhill snow skiing in western Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New York, including ski resorts, snow reports, and ski and snowboard shops.
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.
Get a Pennsylvania Hunting License
Most people over the age of 11 are required to have a hunting license to hunt or trap in Pennsylvania. Learn how and where to apply for a hunting license, plus find fees, regulations, links and tips.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Meadows Racetrack & Casino
Featuring slot machines, table games and a horseracking track, the Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Washington, PA, near Pittsburgh is one of the largest gaming facilities on the East Coast. Learn what you need to know to plan your visit to the Meadows casino, including area hotels and attractions.
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.
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.
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.
Southwestern Pennsylvania County Fairs 2013
Celebrate Western Pennsylvania heritage, culture and community at one or more of these greater Pittsburgh area county fairs, including Butler, Beaver, Westmoreland, Greene, Fayette, Lawrence, Somerset, Bedford and Washington.
Journey 16,000 Years into the Past at...
Located an hour from Pittsburgh, Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village is a national historic landmark recognized as the oldest site of human habitation in North America, showing evidence of the earliest settlers to our region 16,000 years ago.
Party City - Halloween Costumes & Year-Round...
Party City, with several Pittsburgh locations, has a great selection of inexpensive costumes plus everything for your Halloween party.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Pennsylvania Facts & Firsts
Pennsylvania at a glance - including state facts, symbols, geography, notable firsts and more about the state of PA.
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
Whatever Happened to the Farkleberry Cookie?
How many of you who grew up in Pittsburgh remember the Farkleberry Cookie? The year was 1971 when a young broadcaster named Jack Bogut turned a nonexistant
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.
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.
Pumpkin Patches in Southwestern Pennsylvania
Pick your own pumpkin, enjoy a hayride to the pumpkin patch, or just find and purchase your Halloween pumpkins at these farms & pumpkin patches in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Includes pumpkin patches throughout the region, with an emphasis on pumpkin patches in the greater Pittsburgh area.
Oktoberfest in Pittsburgh
The historically Germanic Pittsburgh region plays host to dozens of popular Oktoberfest festivals during the months of September and October, with plenty of great beer, food, and music.
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.
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.
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.
Halloween Fun in Western Pennsylvania
Get in the Halloween spirit with our guide to the best haunted houses, spooky attractions and Halloween events in Pittsburgh and the surrounding area. Halloween trick-or-treat times, Pittsburgh ghost stories and tours, Halloween parties and more Halloween fun!
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.
Hunting Pittsburgh & its Countryside
Learn about hunting around Pittsburgh and its countryside with this guide to hunting in Southwestern Pennsvylania. Includes information on hunting seasons and bag limits, antlered deer season, elk and bear season, and the best places to hunt around Pittsburgh.
Romantic Places
Find unexpected beauty and romantic fun at these favorite Pittsburgh area locations for winter romance and relaxation.
Your September 2015 Pittsburgh To-Do List
A round-up of Pittsburgh's best events for September 2015, from water balloon battles to arts festivals to Oktoberfest celebrations.
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.
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.
When to Visit Pittsburgh? A Town for All Seasons
Travel tips for visiting Pittsburgh during the four seasons -- winter, spring, summer, and fall.
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.
How to Navigate Pittsburgh
There are plenty of options for navigating the city by car or cab. Public transit is also available via bus and the T light-rail train.
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.
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.
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.
Top Ten Gifts That Say Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh...
Find the perfect gift for your favorite Pittsburgh fan with this guide to gifts that say Pittsburgh
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.
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.
Fall Foliage & Autumn Scenes
View pictures of fall foliage and photos of autumn scenes from across western Pennsylvania in this fall foliage gallery from About Pittsburgh.
Erie: It's Not Just for Summertime Day Trips
A guide to planning an Erie day trip this fall and making the most of the town's autumn activities.
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.
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.
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
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.
Powerball Lottery - How to Play Powerball
Join in the Powerball fever with this simple guide to playing and winning Powerball in Pennsylvania and other states.
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.
Station Square - Pittsburgh, PA
Get the scoop on downtown Pittsburgh's only shopping mall, including directions, hours, stores, and upcoming mall events.
Top 5 Books on Amish People and Culture
Learn the history of the Amish people, explore the Amish culture, and find answers to commonly asked questions about the Amish in our top picks for books on Amish society.
Don Knotts
Learn about the life and family of beloved actor Don Knotts, best known for his role as Barney Fife on the Andy Griffith Show and as Mr. Furley in Three's Company.
Jackie Evancho - America's Got Talent
Learn about the life and dreams of young opera singer, Jackie Evancho, who sang O Mio Babbino Caro on NBC's America's Got Talent.
Ben Roethlisberger
Learn about the life and football career of Big Ben Roethlisberger, quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and previously for Miami University of Ohio. Get the scoop on the interests and passions of Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger
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.
Primanti Brothers Restaurant
Get hours, directions, and menus, and read a review of the Pittsburgh Primanti Brothers restaurant and its almost famous Primanti sandwich.
Coal Mining in Pennsylvania
Learn the history of coal mining in Western Pennsylvania, plus information on coal mining disasters and coal mine tours.
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.

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