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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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The Best of Fayette County

The Best of Fayette County

Fayette County received its name from the Marquis de Lafayette, who was instrumental in helping the colonists win the Revolutionary War. Fayette County lies in southwestern Pennsylvania on the border of West Virginia and Maryland. Its county seat is Uniontown. The county benefits from natural wonders as well as from a rich history. Below are some notable attractions in Fayette County. Fallingwater Located in Mill

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Pittsburgh’s Fantastic Food Trucks

Pittsburgh's Fantastic Food Trucks

Not too long ago when someone said the words food truck, images of mushy sandwiches and tasteless salads sprang to mind. Today, that has all changed. Food trucks now bring delicious, restaurant-quality meals to you. Many are available to cater your next event or star in your next fundraiser. Below is a list of some of the fantastic food trucks you may come across in

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The Best of Washington County

The Best of Washington County

Sometimes Pittsburghers refer to Washington, Pennsylvania, as “little Washington,” but there is nothing small about Washington and its eponymous county. From history and entertainment to sports and shopping, Washington County has something for everyone. Bradford House David Bradford served as Deputy Attorney General of Washington County. He built his home in Washington in 1788. Bradford was a participant in the Whiskey Rebellion of 1794. When

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Pittsburgh City Steps for Climbing

Pittsburgh City Steps for Climbing

The City of Pittsburgh website states that there are 712 city steps, but in a 2014 Wall Street Journal article, Guy Costa, chief operations officer for the city, said that number was approximately 675. Bob Regan, who wrote the definitive book, The Steps of Pittsburgh: A Portrait of a City, contended in his book that that there were 712 sets of city staircases composed of

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The Best of Butler County

The Best of Butler County

If there is a “sweet spot” in Western Pennsylvania, it may be Butler County. Located only 25 miles north of Pittsburgh, Butler County is close enough to enjoy all the attractions and amenities that the city offers, but is far enough away to retain the charm of small-town America and the peacefulness of rural life. Butler County was founded in 1800 and named for General

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The Best of Westmoreland County

The Best of Westmoreland County

Westmoreland County is where it’s at if you like natural, beautiful surroundings, affordable housing and taxes, numerous parks and opportunities for recreation, and history. Located to the east of Allegheny County, Westmoreland County combines the best of both worlds: rural life and the amenities of metropolitan areas. Below are some of the things Westmoreland County has going for it. Arnold Palmer Regional Airport With plentiful

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Gone Fishin’

Gone Fishin'

Excluding salt-water fishing, you’d be hard pressed to find a better place in the country than the Pittsburgh area to be an angler. We have lakes great and small, rivers, streams, creeks, and ponds scattered throughout the area where you can try your skill at snagging a prize catch. Many of these spots also offer ice fishing in the winter. Below are some of the

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The Sweet Life: Pittsburgh’s Best Bakeries

The Sweet Life: Pittsburgh's Best Bakeries

As immigrants flocked to Pittsburgh and settled into neighborhoods, most of those new communities had a bakery, often owned by a baker who had brought their scrumptious recipes for baked goods from the old country. As time went on and supermarkets, with their own in-store bakeries, came into fashion, many of those local, family-owned bakeries closed. A few of those treasured bakeries survived, and in

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