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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.
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
14 Pittsburgh Valentines Day Events
Whether you're looking for a great date idea, a new way to meet people, or a unique way to spend time with the family this Valentine's Day, here are 14 options to get you started.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Punxsutawney Phil - Close Up and Personal -...
A picture of Punxsutawney Phil, the famous weather prognosticating groundhog hero of Groundhog Day
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 Groundhog Day Books for Children
Encourage an interest in groundhogs, science, weather and more with these five fun books written for elementary age children on groundhogs and Groundhog Day.
Lynn Swann
Learn about the life, family, career and political views of Lynn Swann, former professional football player and current sports broadcaster and candidate for governor of Pennsylvania.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Best Fish Fries in Pittsburgh
Find a Fish Fry for Lent in Pittsburgh offered by local Catholic Churches and organizations around the city.
Pittsburgh Children's Birthday Party Locations...
Get creative for your child's next birthday party with this guide to fun Pittsburgh area birthday party locations.
Fresh New Food, Fresh New Concept at Smallman...
Smallman Galley, a restaurant concept debuting in Pittsburgh's Strip District, is giving diners several new options for meals and giving chefs a chance to build their own businesses.
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
Pittsburgh's Top Restaurants for Sunday Brunch
Discover the best brunch options in Pittsburgh with this guide to Sunday brunch buffets, including the Grand Concourse, Casbah, and the Gateway Clipper Sunday Brunch Cruise.
Pittsburgh Family Fun
Explore these ten fun places in the greater Pittsburgh area which are sure to be a hit with kids of all ages - and their parents.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Boyce Park Ski Area - Monroeville, Pennsylvania
Get the scoop on Boyce Park ski area, including activities, best features, ski conditions, reviews, and directions. Boyce Park Ski Area is located in Murraysville, Pennsylvania, near Monroeville and just 30 minutes from downtown 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.
Pittsburgh Au Naturel - Nudism & Naturism...
Find places and clubs for enjoying clothing optional activities in Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania.
Punxsutawney Phil - Welcome Sign at Gobbler's...
A picture of Punxsutawney Phil, the famous weather prognosticating groundhog hero of Groundhog Day
10 Facts about Sheetz That Even #SheetzFreakz...
A look at the history and the future of the popular Sheetz gas station/convenience store brand in the Pittsburgh region.
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.
Football Party Recipes
Liven up your next football or tailgate party with this collection of free football recipes from H. J. Heinz.
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 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.
Punxsutawney Phil - The Inner Circle of the...
A picture of Punxsutawney Phil, the famous weather prognosticating groundhog hero of Groundhog Day
Pictures of Pittsburgh
Pictures and scenes from around Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania, including pictures of downtown Pittsburgh, views from Mt Washington, fall foliage, Three Rivers Stadium, PNC Park, holiday lights, and more.
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.
How to Calculate Your Property Taxes in...
Learn how Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, determines residential property values and uses them to determine county property taxes.
Pennsylvania Facts & Firsts
Pennsylvania at a glance - including state facts, symbols, geography, notable firsts and more about the state of PA.
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.
Punxsutawney Phil - The Movie Version of...
A picture of Punxsutawney Phil, the famous weather prognosticating groundhog hero of Groundhog Day
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.
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.
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.
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.
The 10 Best Date Ideas in Pittsburgh
The 10 best spots for a date in Pittsburgh, from the classics to the creative.
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.
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
Facts and Figures on How Big Pittsburgh Is
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.
Hotels Near Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park
Guide to hotels near Splash Lagoon in Erie includes information on the hotels connected directly to the water park. plus nearby lodging alternatives including other hotels, motels and b&bs.
Punxsutawney Phil - Director's Chair from...
A picture of Punxsutawney Phil, the famous weather prognosticating groundhog hero of Groundhog Day
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.
Dining in the Shadyside Neighborhood of...
Looking for a good place to eat in Shadyside? There are dozens of restaurants in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh, but here are some of the Shadyside restaurants most popular with visitors and residents.
Pittsburgh Children's Museum - Attractions...
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.
Coal Mining in Pennsylvania - History,...
Learn the history of coal mining in Western Pennsylvania, plus information on coal mining disasters and coal mine tours.
August Wilson
Learn about the life and family of African-American playwright August Wilson, one of America's most celebrated dramatists.
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.
Tips for Finding Your Way 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.
Romantic Places
Find unexpected beauty and romantic fun at these favorite Pittsburgh area locations for winter romance and relaxation.
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.
Allegheny County Property Assessment FAQ
Find out here about the different tax abatements and exemptions offered by Allegheny County, Pennsylvania that might help reduce your county tax bill.
Pittsburgh's Major Events for Your 2016 Calendar
In preparation for 2016, these are Pittsburgh's most popular annual events -- parades, festivals, and holiday celebrations.
Punxsutawney Phil - PreDawn Fireworks in...
A picture of Punxsutawney Phil, the famous weather prognosticating groundhog hero of Groundhog Day
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
Allegheny County Property Tax Assessment Guide
Guide to property tax assessments in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, includes tips for filing your tax assessment appeal, preparing for your hearing, determining if your property assessment is fair, and links to online forms, assistance, and the Allegheny County real estate Web site.
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.
10 Things to Love About Pittsburgh
10 things to love about Pittsburgh
A Photo Tour of Pittsburgh's Upper Lawrencevill...
A photo tour of Pittsburgh's Upper Lawrenceville neighborhood, which is seeing new businesses, restaurants, and development.
Pittsburgh Area Hotlines and 24-Hour Crisis...
Call for help before a crisis becomes a real crisis. These 24-hour Pittsburgh hotlines, helplines and crisis intervention programs are here to help.
The 11 Must-Follow Instagram Accounts in...
These Pittsburgh-based Instagrammers capture the city’s cuisine, art, style, people, and views with stunning images. Follow along with Pittsburgh’s 11 best Instagram photographers.
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.
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.
Punxsutawney Phil - A Crowd of Over 30,000...
A picture of Punxsutawney Phil, the famous weather prognosticating groundhog hero of Groundhog Day
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 Death Penalty
Read about the history of the death penalty in Pennsylvania and the controversy surrounding capital punishment in the state.
Costume World - Costume Rentals and Sales in...
Costume World, on Pittsburgh's Strip District, has about every costume imaginable available for sale or rental
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
How to Apply for a Marriage License in...
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.
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.
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!
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.
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 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.
The Terrible Towel
Learn about the history, symbolism and humor behind the Terrible Towel, the bright yellow rally rag of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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.
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.
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.
Punxsutawney Phil - Does He See His Shadow? -...
A picture of Punxsutawney Phil, the famous weather prognosticating groundhog hero of Groundhog Day
Blue Knob Ski Resort - Claysburg Pennsylvania
Get the scoop on Blue Knob ski resort including activities, best features, ski conditions, reviews, and directions. Blue Knob All Seasons Resort is located in Bedford County, Pennsylvania.
Punxsutawney Phil - Phil's Famous Burrow -...
A picture of Punxsutawney Phil, the famous weather prognosticating groundhog hero of Groundhog Day
Punxsutawney Phil - Groundhog Souvenirs -...
A picture of Punxsutawney Phil, the famous weather prognosticating groundhog hero of Groundhog Day
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.
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.
Oakmont Country Club & Golf Course
Nestled in the rolling hills outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Oakmont Country Club often ranks among the top 5 golf courses in America, and has hosted more major championships than any other golf course in the nation.
A Local's Guide to Visiting the Strip District
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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
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.
Pennsylvanian Union Train Station
The Pennsylvanian, an upscale apartment building, at Grant Street and Liberty in downtown Pittsburgh is a restored historic train station. Pittsburgh's Union Station was designed by Chicago architect Daniel Burnham and built between 1898 and 1903. A popular spot for Pittsburgh weddings. Page 4.
Pittsburgh Facts, Pittsburgh Firsts
Pittsburgh at a glance - including statistics, geography, population, cost of living, and more Pittsburgh facts. Page 3.
The Waterfront in Homestead - Pittsburgh Shopping
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.
Super Snacks for Your Steelers Party
Every Steelers get-together needs a winning combination of great-tasting, fun food with all the fixin's -- especially when its a Super Bowl party! These Pittsburgh favorites are sure to please...
SouthSide Works - Pittsburgh Area Shopping Malls
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.
Jefferson Street Joe Gilliam Laid to Rest -...
A memorial to Pittsburgh great, Jefferson Joe Gilliam
Antiquing in Western Pennsylvania - Guide to...
Pennsylvania antiques guide highlights must see antique shops, malls and fairs across western Pennsylvania.
The Horrifying Story of 'Three Mile Island':...
Learn about the history and impact of America's worst nuclear accident, including a summary of events, how the crisis was handled, and its subsequent implications, including health effects.
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.
Visiting Central Pennsylvania's Dutch Country
Highlights of attractions in Pennsylvania Dutch Country, also known as Amish country - driving tours, attractions, restaurants, Hershey Park, Gettysburg.
Fallingwater
Called the best all-time work of American architecture by the American Institute of Architects, Fallingwater is located 1 1/2 hours south of Pittsburgh. Fallingwater is the greatest masterpiece of Frank Lloyd Wright. Page 3.
Bridge of Sighs - Allegheny County Courthouse &...
The Bridge of Sighs at the Allegheny Courthouse and Jail mirrors the bridge by the same name in Venice, Italy. Once used to transport prisoners from the courthouse to the jail, this bridge is one of the highlights of this historic Pittsburgh building. Page 2.
10 Indoor Options for Fun Cold-Weather Exercise...
Don't let the chilly, gloomy Pittsburgh winter keep you at home on the couch. These 10 cold-weather opportunities for pumping up or slimming down will get the whole family active, while having fun at the same time.
Jackie Evancho, Opera Singer From 'America's...
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.
Best Places to Grab a Quick Lunch in Downtown...
Looking for a high-quality, quick-service place to grab lunch in downtown Pittsburgh? These restaurants may just fit the bill.
Pittsburgh Steelers History - Football Fans...
Explore the history of the Pittsburgh Steelers, from their beginnings as the Pittsburgh Pirates, through their move into Heinz Field football stadium.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Visiting Pittsburgh's Mt. Washington Neighborhood
Where to go and what to do when visiting Pittsburgh's Mt. Washington neighborhood.
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.
Pittsburgh Wallpaper - Free Pittsburgh...
Free Pittsburgh wallpaper to download and use on your computer desktop, including scenes from around Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania.
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.
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.
Pittsburgh Spring Weather & Travel
Spring in Pittsburgh is a transition from winter to summer, with variable weather. Plan your spring visit to Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania with these tips on what to wear, plus an overview of average spring temperatures and rainfall.
Dan Marino
Learn about the life and legendary football career of Dan Marino, the Miami Dolphins hall of fame quarterback who got his football start at Central Catholic high school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Station Square - Pittsburgh, PA
Get the scoop on downtown Pittsburgh's only shopping mall, including directions, hours, stores, and upcoming mall events.
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 - 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.
What You Need to Know about the 1794 Whiskey...
The history behind the Whiskey Rebellion of 1794, a hostile reaction toward taxation and the last time George Washington personally led troops on the field.
Primanti Brothers
Get hours, directions, and menus, and read a review of the Pittsburgh Primanti Brothers restaurant and its almost famous Primanti sandwich.
Bridges of Pittsburgh - A Photo Tour with...
Pittsburgh is affectionately known as the City of Bridges for good reason, as these pictures show.
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.
Pittsburgh Union Trust Building
The Flemish-Gothic style Union Trust Building in downtown Pittsburgh was built by Henry Frick in 1915. Best known for its ornate roof, this architectural masterpiece is also known as Two Mellon Bank Center. Page 5.
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.
Erie-sistible!
Discover the attractions of Erie County, Pennsylvania, located just ninety miles north of Pittsburgh and packed with attractions and recreation.
Pittsburgh Wedding Traditions Stand the Test of...
A look at Pittsburgh's most popular wedding traditions -- a helpful primer to help visitors fit in like locals during a Pittsburgh wedding.
Jerome Bettis - Profile of Pittsburgh Steelers...
Profile of the life and football career of Jerome Bettis, running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and previously for the Los Angeles Rams and Notre Dame. Discover the interests, passions, and history of Jerome The Bus Bettis, one of the best running backs in NFL history.
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.
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 Elk Herd - Elk Hunting &...
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.
Your January 2016 Pittsburgh To-Do List
In Pittsburgh this month: Penguin parades, messy fun, history lessons, music, and much more.

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