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Recipe for Authentic Homemade Pierogies
Here in Pittsburgh, we eat 11 times the pierogies of any other city in the nation, according to a recent survey. This recipe for homemade pierogies steps you though, from making your own pierogie dough, to a variety of pierogi fillings. Making your own authentic Pittsburgh pierogies is easier than you may think!
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 Sights You Must See in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is a beautiful, dynamic city full of sights and attractions sure to please the avid sports fan, history enthusiast, culture maven, or outgoing child. 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, and how Amish orders differ in matters of dress, technology, education, schools and daily family life. Page 2.
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.
Pittsburgh Sunday Brunch Hot Spots
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.
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.
Mt. Washington - Inclines & Overlooks
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.
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. Activities and fun for Pittsburgh parents and their children.
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!
Pennsylvania Personal Income Tax
Get the scoop on the Pennsylvania personal income tax, including the current income tax rate, what income is taxed, who must file a Pennsylvania tax return and how Pennsylvania income taxes compare to other states.
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.
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.
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
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 and many Americans seem to make the same New Year resolutions each year. Did your New Year's resolution make our top 10 list? If so, we've got resources to help you follow through on those resolutions.
10 Things to Love About Pittsburgh
10 things to love about Pittsburgh
How to Obtain a Pennsylvania Drivers 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.
Do It Yourself Maple Syrup
Learn how Pennsylvania maple syrup makes its way from sap into bottles, plus explore tips for making your own maple syrup. Page 3.
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!
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.
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.
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 2.
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.
Earth Day in Pittsburgh
Earth Day is an annual national observance designed to increase public awareness of and appreciation for the environment. Learn about Earth Day events, activities and cleanups in Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania.
Top 12 Places to Donate Items in Pittsburgh
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.
Top Pittsburgh Romantic Restaurants
Explore our favorite Pittsburgh romantic restaurants. Celebrate with your favorite someone or impress a new date at one of these best romantic restaurants in the greater Pittsburgh area.
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.
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.
The Original Most Haunted House in America
Originally designated the most haunted house in America, this house on Pittsburgh's North side has many unexplained ghosts and evil stories. Even its destruction is shrouded in mystery
Mother's Day in Pittsburgh
Guide to Mother's Day in Pittsburgh highlights special Mother's Day events, gift ideas and other fun ways to celebrate Mom's special day.
Roberto Clemente
Learn about the life and legendary baseball career of Roberto Clemente, the hall of fame right fielder who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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.
Fish Fries in Pittsburgh
Find a Fish Fry for Lent in Pittsburgh offered by local Catholic Churches and organizations around the city.
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.
Pennsylvania Romantic Getaways
Get away for a weekend of romance at one of these romantic getaways in Western Pennsylvania. Includes romantic inns, spas, and luxury resorts.
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.
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.
Pennsylvania Gardening Calendar - March
March gardening calendar for Western Pennsylvania provides a list of recommended garden and lawn care chores and tips specific to gardening in hardiness zone 5 and zone 6.
Pennsylvania Gardening Calendar - April
April gardening calendar for Western Pennsylvania provides a list of recommended garden and lawn care chores and tips specific to gardening in hardiness zone 5 and zone 6.
How Do I Calculate My Property Taxes?
Learn how Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, determines residential property values and uses them to determine county property taxes.
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.
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.
Pennsylvania Personal Property Tax
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.
Fallingwater - Mill Run, Pennsylvania
Explore Fallingwater, the greatest masterpiece ever designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, with a brief history of Fallingwater, photos of Fallingwater, information on visiting and touring Fallingwater, and links to related Web sites.
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.
History & Origin of the Pittsburgh Steelers Logo
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sunset at PNC Park
Even if you aren't a big baseball fan, the gorgeous view of downtown Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh's three rivers seen in this photo is reason enough to see a ball game at PNC Park. Page 2.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pennsylvania Facts & Firsts
Pennsylvania at a glance - including state facts, symbols, geography, notable firsts and more about the state of PA.
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.
Birthdays to Remember
Get creative for your child's next birthday party with this guide to fun Pittsburgh area birthday party locations.
The Whiskey Rebellion of 1794
The Whiskey Rebellion of 1794 in Western Pennsylvania was the last time George Washington personally led troops on the field, and the only time in the nation's history that he did so as President.
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.
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.
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.
Primanti Brothers Restaurant
Get hours, directions, and menus, and read a review of the Pittsburgh Primanti Brothers restaurant and its almost famous Primanti sandwich.
Pittsburgh Neighborhoods
What are the best Pittsburgh 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.
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.
Movies Made in Pittsburgh
Learn about dozens of major films that have been shot on location in the Pittsburgh area during the past decade, including descriptions and links.
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.
Bridges of Pittsburgh - A Photo Tour with...
Pittsburgh is affectionately known as the City of Bridges for good reason, as these pictures show.
Erie-sistible!
Discover the attractions of Erie County, Pennsylvania. Located just ninety miles north of Pittsburgh, Erie, PA, is packed with amusement parks, water recreation, natural wonders, museums, shopping, and much more!
Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pittsburgh Charity Walks & Runs 2014
Do good for yourself and others at the same time at one of these Pittsburgh charity walks and runs held in the greater Pittsburgh area and surrounding Western Pennsylvania counties. Includes dates, times and details for each Pittsburgh charity walk and ride, from 1 miles and 5ks to half and full marathons.
Maple Syrup - Did You Know?
Fun facts and figures about maple syrup and maple syrup production. Page 2.
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.
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.
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 Terrible Towel
Learn about the history, symbolism and humor behind the Terrible Towel, the bright yellow rally rag of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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.
How to Get 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.
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.
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.
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.
Pennsylvania Gardening Calendar
Monthly gardening calendar for Western Pennsylvania provides a list of recommended garden and lawn care chores and tips specific to gardening in USDA hardiness zone 5 and zone 6.
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.
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.
5 Awesome Mountain Bike Trails Near Pittsburgh
Looking for a rush? Try one of these five extreme mountain biking trails that loop, wind, and carve their way through the woodlands, country roads and breathtaking scenery of western Pennsylvania.
Pittsburgh CSA Farms & Cooperatives
Find a variety of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs around the greater Pittsburgh area, in which subscribers prepay to be members of a local farm and receive a weekly or monthly box or basket of locally-grown (most is organic) produce, eggs, meat, milk or other farm products.
Getting to 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. Page 2.
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!
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 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
Consol Energy Center
Home to the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Pittsburgh Power, Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, PA, is also the site of major concerts, big shows from the Ringling Brothers Circus to Monster Truck Jam, several rounds of the 2012 NCAA championships, and other major events. Learn what's coming up at Consol Energy Center, how to plan for your visit, and what to expect.
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.
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.
Best Burgers in Pittsburgh
These Pittsburgh restaurants and burger bars are among the best places in Pittsburgh to enjoy the quintessential American hamburger, gourmet style.
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.
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.
Pennsylvania Visitors Guide - PA Dutch Country
Pennsylvania travel guide highlights must see attractions in PA Dutch Country, also known as Amish country. Find Pennsylvania Dutch Country driving tours, attractions, restaurants, Hershey Park, Gettysburg, and more.
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.
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.
PNC Park by the Numbers
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 5.
Pennsylvania Death Penalty
Read about the history of the death penalty in Pennsylvania and the controversy surrounding capital punishment in the state.
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.
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
PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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.
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.
UPMC Sportsworks at Carnegie Science Center -...
UPMC SportsWorks, adjacent to the Pittsburgh Carnegie Science Center, is the largest sports and exhibition complex in the world. Loads of outdoor fun in an indoor setting!
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.
All About Maple Syrup
Learn how Pennsylvania maple syrup makes its way from sap into bottles, plus explore tips for making your own maple syrup.
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.
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.
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!
Pittsburgh Facts, Pittsburgh Firsts
Pittsburgh at a glance - including statistics, geography, population, cost of living, and more Pittsburgh facts.
Mosquito Repellents - Top Products for Mosquito...
From insect repellents to mosquito magnets, keep yourself and your children safe with our top choices for mosquito control and prevention.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Montour Trail - Walking & Biking Trail
The nearly 50-mile Montour Trail is a non-motorized recreational rail-trail near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The majority of the trail sports a crushed limestone surface, great for cycling, walking and running. A paved section in Peters Township offers access for roller blading, while other sections of the Montour Trail are open for horseback riding.
Pittsburgh Regatta & Fourth of July Fireworks...
Get the schedule of events or just learn more about the Pittsburgh Regatta, the largest inland regatta in the US and a Pittsburgh summer festival favorite. Includes details on the Pittsburgh Fourth of July Fireworks and Pittsburgh Fourth of July Symphony concert.
History Harmony, Pennsylvania
This National Historic Landmark town, near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, showcases exhibits from Native American, Harmonist and Mennonite cultures.
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.
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.
Driving in Pittsburgh - Tips for Finding Your...
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. Page 3.
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.
Hands on History - 10 Must See Sites Near...
Experience history up close and personal at these must visit historic sites in Western Pennsylvania. All are located within a few hours drive from Pittsburgh.
Kentuck Knob - Chalk Hill, PA
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August Wilson
Learn about the life and family of African-American playwright August Wilson, one of America's most celebrated dramatists.
Oakland - Neighborhood of Pittsburgh
Explore the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, including Oakland attractions, apartments, restaurants, and links for visitors and residents.
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.
Station Square - Pittsburgh, PA
Get the scoop on downtown Pittsburgh's only shopping mall, including directions, hours, stores, and upcoming mall events.
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 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.
Romantic Places
Find unexpected beauty and romantic fun at these favorite Pittsburgh area locations for winter romance and relaxation.
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.
Flight 93 National Memorial
Get the dates, hours and visitor information for the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville, Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
Panhandle Trail - Pittsburgh Area Biking &...
The 100th successful rail-trail project in Pennsylvania, the Panhandle Trail stretches for 29 miles from Walkers Mill near Carnegie, PA, to just outside of Weirton, WV.
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.
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.
Boating in Pittsburgh
With three rivers converging downtown, and second-largest number of registered pleasure boats in the country, Pittsburgh is a great place to own or rent a boat. Learn where you can rent or launch a boat, plus boating rules.
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.

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