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Best Spring Festivals In Pittsburgh

Spring has finally arrived, and what better way to celebrate the end of this dreadful winter than by celebrating the season outdoors? CBS Local has rounded up the five best spring festivals in the area for you to enjoy – some are family-friendly, some are perfect for a couples outing, and all are glorious in their warm weather outdoor-ness. Check out one – or all five – and celebrate the sun and rebirth of nature.

04/27/2015

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Best Ways To Celebrate Earth Day In Pittsburgh

The city of Pittsburgh, PA is celebrating Earth Day, April 22, 2015 with an exciting array of things to do and enjoy. This year, purchasing green is encouraged to recognize Earth Day for a spectacular event that will be better than ever before.

04/20/2015

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Best New Books For Spring Book Club Picks

Spring has sprung, the weather is (finally!) warming up, and we are excited gather over a glass of crisp white wine and discuss the seasons hottest books with our favorite girlfriends. Our sister company, Simon & Schuster, is celebrating the resurgence of sunshine and greenery with the book club picks to keep you and your club reading throughout cherry blossom season.

04/13/2015

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Best Used Bookstores In Pittsburgh

Customers looking for used bookstores in Pittsburgh to purchase books, find gifts, maintain or build a personal library or maybe just those looking to sell a book can visit these best used bookstores in/around the city.

04/06/2015

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Best Easter Day Events In Pittsburgh

Sometimes Easter Day isn’t just spent at home with family and friends. Sometimes you may be looking to break out of your usual routine and mix it up with some kid-friendly fun. These events, many of which are free or low-cost, are a great way to celebrate Easter and to welcome in spring. Expand your horizons on Easter by giving back, playing downtown, or simply change your place of worship.

03/30/2015

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Best 2015 Spring Theater Productions In Pittsburgh

From the CLO, to the Benedum, and every other Cultural District spot in between, these world-class stages are brimming with beautiful music, stories and theatrics that rival productions found in New York, Chicago and LA.

03/16/2015

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Best Parades And Celebrations On St. Patrick’s Day In Pittsburgh

Get in touch with your inner leprechaun at these local St. Patrick’s Day parades and celebrations considered to be among the best in the ‘Burgh.

03/09/2015

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Best Book Club Picks For Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month and our sister company Simon & Schuster has put together a list of book club picks that celebrate female voices!

03/02/2015

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Best Paint And Sip In Pittsburgh

Paint and sip studios are a novel concept, indeed, and these five studios offer great service.

02/23/2015

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Best Sketching Classes In Pittsburgh

Whether you’re an accomplished sketch artist or a novice looking to master the art of the pencil, these five sketching classes in Pittsburgh will help you become a master of the craft.

02/16/2015

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Best 2015 Date Night Shows For Valentine’s Day In The Pittsburgh Area

It’s Valentine’s Day and what is there to do in Pittsburgh? Many events are available throughout Pittsburgh ranging from theatrical to patriotic to romantic activities.

02/02/2015

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Best Art Walks In Pittsburgh

Art is everywhere we look, and not just exclusive to museums. Take a walk – an art walk, if you will – and witness the murals, architectural amazements and gravity-defying sculptures that are hidden (both in plain sight and totally obscured) all throughout this glorious city.

01/26/2015

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Best Book Club Picks For Winter Reading

The freezing temperatures outside might make you yearn for warmer weather, but these long winter nights are the perfect time to burrow deep into a great read.

01/21/2015

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5 Surprising Mental Benefits Of Exercise

Exercise is proven to have both physical and mental health benefits. Sian Beilock, author of “How The Body Knows Its Mind” from sister company Simon And Schuster shares five surprising mental benefits of exercise.

01/14/2015

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Best Martin Luther King Day Celebrations In Pittsburgh

Whether young or old, there is a hands-on way to participate and experience the values that Martin Luther King, Jr. represented.

01/12/2015

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2012 Spring Movie Preview

Summer may have most of the blockbusters, but there are also a number of highly anticipated movies coming to theaters this spring. We take a look at the must-see films of the season.

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