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Best Specialty Bookstores In Pittsburgh

When on the search for the perfect book in Pittsburgh, step away from chain stores and mass retailers and step into one of these amazing independent, specialty stores.

04/29/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Star Wars In Pittsburgh

May the fourth be with you! Pay homage to Star Wars this May 4th in a variety of ways. This group of Pittsburgh businesses will help you celebrate whether you are into collectable movie memorabilia, baking Star Wars themed treats for a Star Wars viewing party or in the mood to sit back and relax a movie about our galaxy and galaxies far, far away.

04/22/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Earth Day 2013 In Pittsburgh

Earth Day in Pittsburgh celebrates everything a healthy environment gives us: clean air, sparkling rivers, hiking trails and amazing outdoor spaces in our city. Family-friendly festivals, special events and volunteer activities abound not just on April 22 but throughout the later weeks of April in Pittsburgh. Take part in some or all of these activities in our city this Earth Day.

04/08/2013

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Best Poetry Events In Pittsburgh

In a city like Pittsburgh that is full of universities, libaries and theatres, celebrating National Poetry Month is easy. Poetry is a wide-ranging genre of writing and the events Pittsburgh has to offer showcases that diversity. Stop by any of the following events to learn more about poetry, present your own poetry and hear readings of famous poems.

04/01/2013

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Best Directors In The Local Theater Scene In Pittsburgh

There are plenty of local productions in the Steel City – too many to count, quite frankly – but each area has a handful of directors who have stood both the test of time and show business. Read on to learn more about what makes these select few Pittsburgh directors the best at what they do, and to find out where their next tour de force is playing.

03/25/2013

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Best Upcoming Spring Art Festivals Or Events In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh has a host of fantastic art and craft shows, wine festivals and outdoor activities during Spring. Let these events reintroduce you to the nice warmer weather activities that Pittsburgh has to offer.

03/11/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Presidents Day In Pittsburgh

President’s Day has historically been about patriotism and celebratory eating. Originally a day to mark the birthday of America’s first President, George Washington, this holiday was changed in 1968 to include all great American Presidents and combine Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson who had their own days. Since the culmination of this significant holiday, President’s Day has been associated in celebration with other patriotic holidays such as Memorial Day, Labor Day and Veteran’s Day. It is a day typically set aside to enjoy American activities. Here are a list of five ways to do just that in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

02/18/2013

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Best Shows To See On Valentine’s Day Weekend 2013 In Pittsburgh

Take a trip to the Cultural District in downtown Pittsburgh this Valentine’s Day weekend for comedy, romance, beer tasting and music.

02/11/2013

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2013 Pittsburgh Spring Theater Preview

Pittsburgh is full of theatrical productions this time of year and prices have never been more affordable. Read up on these five performances and reserve your tickets now.

01/28/2013

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Best Ways To Experience The Presidential Inauguration In Pittsburgh

Washington, D.C. may be hours away from Pittsburgh but this city offers plenty of ways to celebrate the second Presidential Inauguration of President Barack Obama this Jan. 21. The inauguration coincides with Martin Luther King, Jr. day, so take advantage of the myriad dual events Pittsburgh has to offer this year.

01/07/2013

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Best Places for Computer Classes In Pittsburgh

It’s never to late to learn a new skill, especially when it comes to technology. From basic computing to advanced programming skills, these computer classes for PC and Mac users in and around Pittsburgh will help students of any age excel. From IT geek to those who’ve tried to resist technology’s pool, these classes have everyone covered.

12/31/2012

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Best Holiday Craft Ideas From A Pittsburgh Artist

With a little bit of inspiration from unexpected items, it’s easy to spice up your holiday decorating routine. Get some great ideas from this brilliant antiques dealer and crafter.

12/17/2012

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Best Ways to Bring Middle Earth to Pittsburgh

“The Hobbit,” a prequel to Peter Jackson’s award-winning “Lord of the Rings” movies, comes out Dec. 14.These are the best ways to celebrate all things Tolkien in your area.

12/10/2012

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Five Best Books About Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh was twice ranked most livable in the country by Forbes.com and for good reason: It truly is an amazing city. From a hearty cultural heritage to abundant job prospects, a lively art scene to safety and affordability, Pittsburgh overflows with a richness and depth that other cities cannot hope to replicate. What you’ll discover below are among the most popular and thoroughly researched tomes about Pittsburgh on the market.

11/26/2012

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Best Places To Buy Local Art For Less Than $100 In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is home to many artists and local, independently owned stores that feature local artwork, but you don’t have to scour the city to find just the right piece at a price point that won’t break your budget.

11/19/2012

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