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Some Not-So-Well-Known Steelers Facts and Trivia  

Some Not-So-Well-Known Steelers Facts and Trivia  

Share this…It is no secret that the Steelers have been the most successful franchise in the history of the NFL.  The numbers can do the talking, as the Steelers have six Super Bowl victories, more than any other team.  Everyone knows about the team’s recent successes under Mike Tomlin, as the Steelers are one of the perennial favorites to win the Super Bowl.  There are

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Where to Sled Ride Around Pittsburgh

Where to Sled Ride Around Pittsburgh

Share this…In Pittsburgh, We Sled Ride We know Pittsburghers have a unique way of speaking. Apparently, even when it comes to describing having fun in the snow, Pittsburghers are a bit unusual. While it’s perfectly normal for people to go “sled riding” here when we get a snowfall, it seems that most of the country goes “sledding.” Whether you call it sled riding or sledding,

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Pittsburgh Steelwheelers Keep on Rolling

Pittsburgh Steelwheelers Keep on Rolling

Share this…Liz Dunn, 25, had always been an active person. “I snowboarded and played soccer,” said the Warren, Pennsylvania native, and she still is even though a car accident five years ago left her with a spinal cord injury. On September 12, Liz will compete in her first 5K race — the 15th Annual President’s Challenge Run/Walk/Wheel, hosted by the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association

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PNC Park: America’s Most Beautiful Park is Worth a Road Trip

PNC Park: America's Most Beautiful Park is Worth a Road Trip

Share this…PNC Park, the new home of the Pittsburgh Pirates, opened to rave reviews in 2001, and is still regarded as one of Major League Baseball’s premier fields.  PNC is the fifth home of the Pirates.  It combines the charm of Forbes Field, the team’s third home, with the scenic riverside location on the North Side of an even earlier venue, Exposition Park. After touring

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Millvale Riverfront Trail and Park

Millvale Riverfront Trail and Park

Share this…Pittsburgh is well-known for steel, sports, higher education and medical facilities, but what many may not expect is the great beauty the city and surrounding communities have to offer.  A perfect way to explore this natural splendor is the Three Rivers Heritage Trail.  The trail, 24 miles in length, will wind you through various neighborhoods of the city along all three of Pittsburgh’s rivers.  Popular

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The Great Allegheny Passage

The Great Allegheny Passage

Share this…When the pioneers pressed westward settling the country, some of the greatest obstacles they faced were the Allegheny Mountains.  Although not as steep and foreboding as the Rocky Mountains that settlers would later encounter as the nation grew and expanded, the older, thickly forested Allegheny Mountains of the mid-Atlantic posed problems for explorers, merchants, and homesteaders.  Centuries later, they still are formidable, but you

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Pittsburgh on Two Wheels

Pittsburgh on Two Wheels

Share this…You may have seen Pittsburgh on foot, by car, from a boat, from the overlooks on Mt. Washington, or maybe even from a plane when you’ve flown over the city.  But have you ever seen it from a bicycle?  There’s something special about seeing the ‘Burgh from a bike.  Like walking, it brings you up close and personal with the city.  With the wind

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The Pittsburgh Marathon: Competitors Have the Run of the Place

The Pittsburgh Marathon: Competitors Have the Run of the Place

Share this…The streets are closed to traffic and music fills the air.  People line the streets cheering. The city puts out the welcome mat. No, a dignitary or the president isn’t visiting.  The hoopla is for the Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon. Pittsburgh hosted its first marathon on May 5, 1985. In addition to the marathon, there is a half marathon, a team relay, a

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Shining The Spotlight on Pittsburgh’s Theater Scene

Shining The Spotlight on Pittsburgh's Theater Scene

Share this…Pittsburgh has a long and vibrant theatrical history. It is reported that as early as 1765, plays, comedies and concerts were held at Fort Pitt. We’ve come a long way since those days, but Pittsburghers still loves a theatrical production, and the proliferation of theatrical venues is a testament to that. Below is a list of some of the theaters in our area offering

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Pittsburgh Profiles: Roberto Clemente (1934 – 1972)

Pittsburgh Profiles: Roberto Clemente (1934 - 1972)

Share this…“Anytime you have an opportunity to make things better and you don’t, then you are wasting your time on this Earth.” – Roberto Clemente Pittsburgh awoke to a big snow storm on New Year’s Day in 1973.  The news that greeted Pittsburghers as they turned on their radios and televisions was unbelievable.  Tragically, their star Pirate baseball player had been taken from them in

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