Pittsburgh Botanic Garden: Paradise Found

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden: Paradise Found

Take a look back to 2014, when the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden was first opening their gates. Popular Pittsburgh had the pleasure of speaking with the Director of Development at the time for an inside scoop. With the opening of the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden (PBG) in 2014,  Pittsburghers may have gained a paradise. Located in the Collier and North Fayette Townships, the botanic garden sits on

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Pittsburgh Parks and Recreation

Pittsburgh Parks and Recreation

When you think of a city, what comes to mind are usually the imposing steel skyscrapers, concrete canyons, and the hustle and bustle of an urban setting.  However, when it comes to Pittsburgh, you may want to think twice.  While Pittsburgh may have its share of impressive edifices and busy city streets, it also has an abundance of parks and recreation facilities where residents can

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Ten Great Scenic Views of Pittsburgh

Ten Great Scenic Views of Pittsburgh

Here are ten favorite places to photograph, record or paint in Pittsburgh. In other words, the following are places that provide a great city view. A big part of its beauty started a long time ago when glaciers started cutting out the valley that the city was later built in.  Was it a million years ago, 500,000 years ago or 250,000 years ago that this

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The Walking Tour of the North Shore

The Walking Tour of the North Shore

In addition to cultural, historical, sporting, and recreational attractions, this area boasts some of the most beautiful views of the city. That says a lot, as this town is packed with amazing vistas. For visitors, this is a “must-see” area, and for residents, you already know this is a great destination.  Popular Pittsburgh wants to help you make the most of your visit to the

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The Tour of Oakland

The Tour of Oakland

Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood is the education center of the city. Each year thousands of students move into this area to attend one of the universities located there. Being a newcomer, or even a resident who hasn’t ventured to this area of the city recently, can be a bit overwhelming and disorienting. But, the beauty of Oakland is that there is something of interest for everyone. From

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