The time is right to get on some wheels and skate on over to an indoor or outdoor skate park, and the Pittsburgh region has fabulous facilities for all ability levels. There is no need to worry about standing out as a neophyte, as there are lessons available or dedicated skateboarders will help with any insecurities. Be sure to check with the rules of the skate park and the equipment needed for all safety concerns. Check out the stores for skateboards, accessories, posters, magazines and questions about any applicable rates. It may not be the actual X-Games or Extreme Sports genre, but it is a chance to express creativity with heaps of fun and exercise through a host of twists , turns, jumps and elevation changes.
This Father’s Day, skip the neckties and coffee mugs and give dad something he can really use: A reminder of his youth.
Keep away sunburn and have some fun in the sun this Summer with these kid-friendly products.
The Pittsburgh region has top notch tennis courts that are both indoor and outdoor facilities with lights that enhance the time to play.
What appears to be trash – tubes and metal poles strewn on a hillside at Cooper’s Lake Campground in Butler County – will produce brilliant fireworks shows Friday and Saturday night.
Backyard barbeques aren’t the only way to celebrate Memorial Day this year.
Summer’s just around the corner! Luckily there’s no shortage of events happening in Pittsburgh. Here are 10 unique things you can take part in this summer.
As summer temperatures rise you may be looking for ways to stay cool this summer, but what about your pet? Make sure to keep your pet cool and in good health throughout the heat of summer with these tips from Lynette Vybiral of the Washington County Humane Society.
Help your pet enjoy the Summer by preparing them with these five tips.
Want to explore the ocean’s depths while staying on dry land? Visit 5 of the most must-visit aquariums in the U.S. according to Sy Montgomery, author of, “The Soul Of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness.”
If just thinking about fleas makes you want to scratch the back of your neck, you are not alone.
Mother’s Day is a special day to thank mom for all the hard work and preparation to make a wonderful family setting. There are opportunities to show appreciation for that time, and the Pittsburgh area has the facilities and culture to make Mother’s Day a memorable experience. This goes well beyond one day, and what better way to extend that time throughout the year. There are crafts, recreation, spas and studios to perfect a skill or learn a new one. The vibrant cultural, artistic and historical venues of the Pittsburgh region offers limitless activities of interest and mom will be pampered on her special day and in the future.
One of the most livable cities in the country, Pittsburgh boasts plenty of fun for the entire family this summer. The abundant rivers, cultural and historic venues make it easy to enjoy a day exploring educational, indoor or outdoor pursuits for a meaningful learning experience. Explore myriad museums, universities, parks, sports, art galleries, theatrical performances and concerts, or just hit one of these awesome area options for the perfect day out for the whole family.
Get outside and celebrate Mother’s Day with these fun activities the whole family can do together.
Get creative this Mother’s Day with these three easy DIY jewelry organizer ideas.
Hundreds of pooches and their humans came out for the “2015 Pup Crawl: The Big Sit!” on the North Shore Saturday, Aug. 1. The best part is: it benefits the three local animal shelters – Animal Friends, the Western Pa. Humane Society and the Animal Rescue League.
Dorothy’s first chick was up and moving around the nest, but not without a few stumbles.
Hundreds of pets and their people came out to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center for the Pittsburgh Pet Expo from Nov. 14-16.
Hundreds of Pittsburgh pooches and their humans came out for the 2014 Pittsburgh Pup Crawl on the North Shore Friday, July 11. There were doggy swimming pools, illuminated collars, pet and owner caricatures, a nighttime walk, lots of food, and a ton of fun! The best part is, it benefited the three local animal shelters – Animal Friends, the Western Pa. Humane Society and the Animal Rescue League.
The Steel City Pet Expo brought man and man’s best friend to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center Saturday, June 28, 2014. There were more than 200 exhibits and an appearance by Animal Planet’s “Pit Boss,” Shorty Rossi.
The Animal Rescue League is looking for help after a temporary closure at the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society has led to an overflow of animals.