The Best of Armstrong County

The Best of Armstrong County

Among the scenic hills and farmlands of Armstrong County lies a plethora of historical and natural wonders alike for you to add to your next road trip. Ranging from unique museums sharing the story of this county’s past to romantic gardens and wineries, there are quite a few hidden gems to be discovered and enjoyed. Check’s Radio Museum Armstrong local Mel Check is the creative

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Farmers’ Markets

Farmers' Markets

There’s nothing like summer produce, homegrown tomatoes, local corn, and freshly picked strawberries. In years past, if you wanted local produce, you had to visit a nearby farm, but in the last decade or so the cropping up (pun intended) of Farmer’s Markets has continued to proliferate much to the delight of area consumers. A few markets open in May, while most open the beginning

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Authentic or Unique Restaurants

Authentic or Unique Restaurants

Humans tend to be creatures of habit; we do the same things over and over because it is easy, safe, and familiar. But sometimes, we need to shake things up, try something new, and that even extends to our eating and drinking. Below are some establishments you may want to try because they are either unique, authentic, or different. Black Cat Market Inspired by their

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Relocation Professionals

Relocation Professionals

When it comes to searching for a place to live, mortgaging, renovating, selling your house, or retirement, you need someone to consult with. George R Payne nmls# 139971 Mortgage Specialist, Federated Mortgage Corp nmls# 101475 My aim is to customize a program for you to achieve your goals whether it is to purchase a home, home improvement (equity line) or refinance your current home. One

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The Best of Lawrence County

The Best of Lawrence County

Lawrence County lies to the north and west of Pittsburgh and abuts the Ohio line. Its county seat is New Castle. The county was once known as the Fireworks Capital of America, and two of the largest fireworks manufacturers are still located there. Below are some attractions that draw visitors to Lawrence County: Living Treasures Animal Park Unlike larger zoos, Living Treasures Animal Park allows

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The Best of Indiana County

The Best of Indiana County

Indiana County lies to the east of Westmoreland and Armstrong Counties in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains. It is known as The Christmas Tree Capital of the World. In the early 20th century, farmers in Indiana County began planting Christmas trees, and by 1960 there were more than 200 growers in the county producing 1 million trees each year. That volume has decreased over

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Popular Pittsburgh’s Guide to Area Breweries

Popular Pittsburgh's Guide to Area Breweries

Pittsburgh has often been characterized as “a shot and a beer town.” In the late 1800s, there were many regional brewers, but in 1899, many of them banded together to form the conglomerate Pittsburgh Brewing Company. Big brewers reigned for nearly eight decades. Since the 1980s, however, favored suds have shifted from large breweries to artisans. The region is no longer dominated by a few mega-breweries but

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Pittsburgh Area Kennels

Pittsburgh Area Kennels

As much as you love your fur-babies, you can’t always take them on vacation or on a business trip. When you need to leave your beloved pet, you want to be certain that it is in capable, kind hands. Below are some of the finest kennels in the area. Airy Pines Boarding Kennel For more than 30 years, Airy Pines has been looking after pets.

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Attractions of Pittsburgh

Attractions of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is home to many great attractions. Here’s a list of just some of the wonderful places for sightseeing, sports, culture, and fun in and near Pittsburgh. Fun Things to Do + Open All Galleries + Open All Historical Places + Open All Museums + Open All Parks + Open All Performing Arts, Music and Theater + Open All College Sports Teams + Open All

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Valentine’s Day Dining in Pittsburgh

Valentine’s Day Dining in Pittsburgh

The most romantic thing you can ever do for me is buy me food.  ~Anonymous One of the most romantic ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day is to dine with your special someone. We’ve asked co-workers, friends, and family for their recommendations of where is the best place to take your Valentine in the area. Although unscientific, we’ve compiled this list of 14 of the area’s

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