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5 Summer Jobs That Will Look Good On Your College Application

For those students hoping to push their application to the top of the ever-growing heap, prior work experience can be a big plus. The right job history can up any candidate’s profile and turn hopeful applicants into freshmen.

06/01/2014

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Book Gift Ideas For Dad This Father’s Day

Is your dad into thrillers, mysteries, music legends or even great beer? This Father’s Day, our sister company, Simon & Schuster, has him covered with great books that would make the perfect gift for any dad.

06/01/2014

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Best Cheap Activities To Do With Kids In Pittsburgh

Summer certainly gets expensive when the kids are out of school with birthday parties, summer camps, weekend outings and vacations. Fortunately, Pittsburgh is rife with great, inexpensive places and things to see, hear and do with your family all summer long.

05/23/2014

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Best Public Pools In Pittsburgh

It seems as if winter has relinquished its destructive grip on the Pittsburgh region and that means swimming pools are preparing for an annual start-up for the Memorial Day weekend.

05/16/2014

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Five Ways To Celebrate Mother’s Day In Pittsburgh

Mother’s Day is not a holiday in which you drop the ball. Here is a list of five suggestions for places to take mom to laugh, have fun and enjoy her day as only a mother knows how – with her baby.

05/02/2014

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Spend Mother’s Day Celebrating With Grandma

Don’t forget to show Grandma some love on Mother’s Day this year. Here are some great activities and crafts to show Grandma just how much you care.

04/27/2014

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Best Parks To Walk Your Dog In Pittsburgh

Run, don’t walk, to these dog-friendly parks that are great for walking, jogging and playing ball with your best furry bud.

04/25/2014

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Best Easter Events For Kids In Pittsburgh

Get your cameras and baskets ready as there are many events in around the city for the kids to enjoy this Easter.

04/11/2014

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Guide To Pittsburgh’s Children’s Museum

Whether you have kids, know kids or are just a kid at heart, Pittsburgh’s Children’s Museum is one of the best family-friendly venues in the city.

04/04/2014

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Best Pottery Painting Classes For Kids In Pittsburgh

Here are some places in and around Pittsburgh that offer pottery painting classes that allow children to create a work of art from start to finish.

03/28/2014

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Best Volunteer Opportunities For Animal Lovers In Pittsburgh

Learn what Pittsburgh has to offer by way of animal care and volunteer your time to make a difference.

03/21/2014

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The Biggest Pregnancy Myths Debunked by Expert Linda Geddes

Simon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.

03/11/2014

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Best Family-Friendly Activities In Pittsburgh For St. Patrick’s Day 2014

Want to wish your family and friends Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh while partying it up with the kids this St. Paddy’s Day? Look no further than here for the four best family-friendly events in the ‘Burgh.

03/07/2014

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Best Pet Rescue Shelters In Pittsburgh

Pets may be special members of the family and if there is a need to acquire a pet, then a pet shelter may be the perfect place. There are pet shelters in the Pittsburgh region and qualified staff to send you in the right direction.

02/28/2014

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Best Kids’ Valentine’s Day Activities In Pittsburgh

There is more than candy, cards and cookies to be shared on Valentine’s Day because being together with the family is a wonderful sharing experience.

02/14/2014

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Pittsburgh Pup Crawl 2014

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.

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Steel City Pet Expo 2014

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.

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Animal Rescue League Experiencing Overflow Of Animals

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.

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Best Winter And Holiday Activities

We have brainstormed the best winter activities to keep you entertained.

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Best Halloween Costume Ideas

View our best Halloween costume ideas for babies, kids and adults.

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