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Best Places To See Fireworks In Pittsburgh

Refer to this list for some of the best fireworks shows in the Pittsburgh area.

06/21/2013

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Best Party Rentals In Pittsburgh

Planning you next bash? Turn to these five best party rental companies in Pittsburgh.

06/07/2013

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Vet Recommends Pot For Sick Pets

There’s a growing movement to give medical marijuana to pets in pain.

06/05/2013

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Best Summer Reading Events For Kids In Pittsburgh

Children of all ages may find new avenues in reading events with a myriad of choices at local libraries and learning centers in the Pittsburgh region.

05/31/2013

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Best Breeders In Pittsburgh

Here is a list of Pittsburgh’s top breeders, which exhibit knowledge and care of the breeds they are breeding, training and selling.

05/17/2013

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Colorful Plates Bring A Healthy Life

When you eat every meal, aim to add as much color as possible!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/13/2013

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Best Mother’s Day Events In Pittsburgh

There are a host of activities and events to honor Pittsburgh mothers on their special day.

05/10/2013

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Best Swim Classes In Pittsburgh

Families have a great opportunity to engage in swimming activities and lessons as there are many outside public pools and a system of county parks. There are private swim clubs for advanced and beginner levels, too. Many of the swimming lessons are on a pool pass, day pass or discounted days that include water aerobics and the best deal is a free-learn-to-swim category. As the children advance in their training; it may lead to becoming a member of a swim club, but the onus is just a fun, learning experience.

04/26/2013

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Ask A Carpenter: Tips For Building A Kids’ Play Area In Pittsburgh

Video games may be fun but when it comes to keeping kids happy and healthy, nothing beats time outside using the imagination. There’s no better way to encourage outdoor play and creativity than a tree house or play structure, but many families may not know where to start such a project. Local contractor Tom Pieza has a few tips to make creating the playhouse easier so you can start playing sooner.

04/19/2013

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Best Places For Kids’ Summer Art Activities In Pittsburgh

Summer is a great time for kids to jump right into all types of art activities. The Pittsburgh region is a great place to be engaged in art camps, crafts, painting and pottery classes. There are a host of art centers, art studios and museums to learn all aspects of the art world, and have fun at the same time. Festivals and art shows provide an educational experience to learn about the techniques of the artisans.

04/05/2013

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Animal Expert Helps With Allergy Concerns

Dr. Mike Hutchinson is here to help you with all your animal questions.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/29/2013

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Best Pittsburgh Easter Events For Kids 2013

There is more than a hip and hop to meet the Easter Bunny, as the events are arranged in both educational and historical venues that highlight the culture of the Pittsburgh region. Get your cameras and baskets ready for egg hunts and visits with the all the Easter friends. Hop on the bunny trail to take a tour, make crafts, win prizes and interact with birds and animals. Interactive exhibits and displays make for a memorable Easter experience for the entire family.

03/29/2013

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Best Summer Camps Or Workshops For Teens In Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh region abounds with cultural, educational and sports activities. Check out these amazing summer camps and workshops that provide a positive learning experience.

03/22/2013

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Best Ways For Kids To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2013 In Pittsburgh

March is Irish-American Month and what better way to celebrate St.Patrick’s Day with a parade in Pittsburgh? The parade route traverses through the city to highlight the Irish heritage. Families and children may use this time to learn about the culture, dances, songs, and historical background of the Irish people in the Pittsburgh region. There are free events that will make St.Patrick’s Day a special celebration to remember.

03/08/2013

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Best Places To Entertain Grandparents On A Budget In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is rich in cultural activities and offers museums, theaters, recreational and historical events for grandparents of all ages.

03/01/2013

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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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