Pittsburgh Networking

Pittsburgh Networking

Pittsburgh Entrepreneurs Need to Get the Word Out Seasoned business people know what they need to do to accomplish their goals. While always tweaking their marketing approach, they have a good idea about what marketing avenues will work for them. For a newbie, however, finding the right method may be a bit puzzling. Should you use print, direct-mail, radio, or an ad on Popular Pittsburgh?

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The Best Winter Family Activities

The Best Winter Family Activities

Visit a Museum Everything old is new again when you visit a museum, especially for the youngsters in your family. OK, so you’ve been to them a gazillion times, but this time, see it through the eyes of a child. There’s so many museums in the area, we’re sure you’ll learn something at one of them. Play Board Games Have a good old-fashioned Family Game

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Interesting Penguins Trivia

Interesting Penguins Trivia

Being a fan of the Pittsburgh Penguins back in the 1970s was not always easy. The team struggled on and off the ice, so much so that they became the butt of many jokes. But times change and so has the fortune of the Penguins. The team, now approaching its 50th anniversary, has much to be proud of. To ring in the start of hockey season

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Snow Day, Pittsburgh-Style

Snow Day, Pittsburgh-Style

As the snow falls steadily and begins to accumulate, you scan the television, scroll through websites, or turn your ear toward the radio, waiting.  Then there it is.  What you’ve been waiting for: the cancellation.  It’s a snow day!  A perfectly legal excuse for changing your regular routine and enjoying one of winter’s special gifts. While the rich may fire up their private jets for

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

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

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 some

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Where to Sled Ride Around Pittsburgh

Where to Sled Ride Around Pittsburgh

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, there’s

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Pittsburgh’s City Steps

Pittsburgh's City Steps

Pittsburgh is a city like no other for many reasons; one of which is our terrain. Our hilly–and in some cases mountainous–peaks as well as our numerous creeks, streams, and three rivers have shaped our landscape and our culture. Our geography has resulted in more bridges than Venice, Italy; inclines to shuttle people up and down hillsides; a system of color-coded beltways for navigating our sometimes

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Maxine Bruhns: Bringing the World to Pittsburgh

Maxine Bruhns: Bringing the World to Pittsburgh

Maxine Bruhns is the director of the Nationality Rooms at the University of Pittsburgh–which is impressive in itself–but to have done so for 50 years and still be on top of her game at 91 is extraordinary. A small town girl from Grafton, West Virginia, Mrs. Bruhns has made herself at home in the world, visiting more than 80 countries and becoming conversant to varying

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