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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
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.
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.
10 Things to Love About Pittsburgh
10 things to love about Pittsburgh
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fall Festivals & Pumpkin Patches in Southwester...
Find fall festivals, autumn activities, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, fall foliage tours, and other fall fun around Pittsburgh and Southwestern Pennsylvania.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Baseball Fan's Guide to PNC Park
Get the scoop on the best ballpark in Major League Baseball - PNC Park - including directions, parking options, tickets and seating charts, concessions and a virtual photo tour. Page 4.
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 Strip District - Neighborhoods of Pittsburgh
Explore the Strip District of Pittsburgh, one of the city's most popular spots for great food and nightlife.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fall Festivals & Pumpkin Patches in Western...
Find fall festivals, autumn activities, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, fall foliage tours, and other fall fun around Pittsburgh and Southwestern Pennsylvania. Page 2.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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!
Birthdays to Remember
Get creative for your child's next birthday party with this guide to fun Pittsburgh area birthday party locations.
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.
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.
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.
Erie-sistible!
Discover the attractions of Erie County, Pennsylvania, located just ninety miles north of Pittsburgh and packed with attractions and recreation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Light Up Night
Get the scoop on the 2013 Pittsburgh Light Up Night celebration, including 2013 Light Up Night events, street closures, and fireworks, and other Pittsburgh lightup night activities, from a dance party, to concerts and performances on all four stages.
Flight 93 National Memorial
Get the dates, hours and visitor information for the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville, Somerset County, 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.
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.
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.
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.
Pennsylvania Facts & Firsts
Pennsylvania at a glance - including state facts, symbols, geography, notable firsts and more about the state of PA.
Top 10 Gifts for Pittsburgh Steelers Fans
Splurge on yourself, or surprise your favorite Steelers fan, young or old, with one of these fun Pittsburgh Steelers gifts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Listings for Various Halloween Haunted Houses...
Pittsburgh haunted houses galore! Scare yourself silly this Halloween with this huge assortment of Pittsburgh area Halloween haunted houses, haunted trails, cruises, tours, hayrides and more. Covers Pittsburgh haunted houses, as well as other haunted houses across western Pennsylvania
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New River Gorge National River
Over 1 million people visit the New River Gorge National River in West Virginia each year. Plan your visit with this guide to the history and recreational opportunities, including whitewater rafting and rock climbing), that you at the New River Gorge National River, administered by the National Park Service.
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.
How to Calculate Your Property Taxes in...
Learn how Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, determines residential property values and uses them to determine county property taxes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Ghosts of Pittsburgh & Western Pennsylvania
Abandoned ghost towns, century-old buildings, and ancient cemeteries play host to a number of Pittsburgh ghost stories, folktales and legends. Learn more about the ghosts and ghost stories of Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania, as well as ghost tours and other ghostly events.
Primanti Brothers Restaurant
Get hours, directions, and menus, and read a review of the Pittsburgh Primanti Brothers restaurant and its almost famous Primanti sandwich.
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.
Bridges of Pittsburgh - A Photo Tour with...
Pittsburgh is affectionately known as the City of Bridges for good reason, as these pictures show.
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
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.
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Five Water Adventures In and Around Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is the city of rivers, so it is only fitting that it be a premier location for water sports. When it comes to getting wet and wild, try one of these five, fun water adventures.
Allegheny Portage Railroad
Learn more about or plan a visit to this unique inclined plane railroad which operated in Pennsylvania's Allegheny Mountains between 1834-1854.
The Best Fish Fries in Pittsburgh
Find a Fish Fry for Lent in Pittsburgh offered by local Catholic Churches and organizations around the city.
Football Party Recipes
Liven up your next football or tailgate party with this collection of free football recipes from H. J. Heinz.
Honus Wagner
Learn about the life and legendary baseball career of Honus Wagner, the hall of fame shortstop who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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.
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.
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.
Sandcastle Waterpark
Head to the scenic shores of the Monongahela River near Pittsburgh for a day of sun and sliding at Sandcastle Waterpark. Get Sandcastle Waterpark hours, admission prices, directions, and learn about the rides, slides, entertainment and Sandbar nightclub.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Steps of Pittsburgh
The City of Pittsburgh, believe it or not, boasts more steps than Cincinnati and San Francisco combined. Learn more about the many public staircases and steps of Pittsburgh, and the rich history of the hills and neighborhoods that contain them.
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.
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.
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.
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.
South Side - Neighborhood of Pittsburgh
Explore the South Side neighborhood of Pittsburgh, including Southside attractions, apartments, restaurants, bars, shopping, and links for visitors and residents.
Pittsburgh Movies - Cinema in the Park 2013
Grab a blanket and head out for a great evening enjoying a movie under the stars. Pittsburgh's Cinema in the Park program features popular summer release movies at eight Pittsburgh parks.
Kinzua Dam and Allegheny Reservoir
Totally surrounded by forest, the Kinzua Dam and Allegheny Reservoir are the heart of one of the largest and most popular outdoor recreation complexes in the northeastern United States. The Allegheny Reservoir spans the border between western Pennsylvania and New York, and offers year-round recreational opportunities including swimming, boating, camping, fishing and stunning fall foliage.
Pittsburgh Crèche
The Pittsburgh Crèche is a larger-than-life nativity scene and the world’s only authorized replica of the Vatican’s Christmas crèche on display in St. Peter’s Square in Rome. Learn more about the Pittsbugh Creche, including history and visiting hours.
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.
Lake Erie Wine Country
Explore the largest grape growing region outside of California, the Lake Erie Wine Country of Western New York and Pennsylvania.
Love Maple Syrup? Here's the Easy Way to Make...
Learn how Pennsylvania maple syrup makes its way from sap into bottles, plus explore tips for making your own maple syrup.
8 Unique Ways to Experience Fall Foliage in...
Hang up the car keys and experience Western Pennsylvania's gorgeous fall foliage up close and personal with these 10 great fall foliage adventures.
PNC Park - Seating Chart - Pittsburgh Photo...
Choose your seats for the game from this easy to read seating chart which includes links to virtual views from each section!
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.
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.
Century III Mall - West Mifflin, PA
Century III Mall is a Simon Mall property located about 20 minutes south of Pittsburgh. Get directions and learn about hours, stores, and upcoming mall events.
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.
Your Complete Guide to Pittsburgh's Rink at PPG...
Get hours, directions and information on skate rentals and event planning for the Rink at PPG Place outdoor ice skating rink in downtown Pittsburgh.
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.
Authentic Pittsburgh Kielbasa Recipe
Kielbasa is a staple here in Pittsburgh and a must-have for every Steelers tailgating party or summer get-together. Try this official Pittsburgh kielbasa recipe for your next party - the sweet glazed little appetizers are sure to be a hit!
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.
Pittsburgh Miniature Railroad & Village
The Miniature Railroad and Village at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh has been delighting visitors for over 50 years. Detailed buildings and landscape celebrate the history and heritage of Western Pennsylvania. Learn more about the model railroad, including history and visiting hours.
Where are People Moving in Pittsburgh?
Learn which communities and municipalities in the greater Pittsburgh area have posted the largest population gains in recent years. These are generally the neighborhoods with the most new construction and the ones new residents most often choose.
Kentuck Knob - Chalk Hill, PA
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Pennsylvania Death Penalty
Read about the history of the death penalty in Pennsylvania and the controversy surrounding capital punishment in the state.
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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