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Best Music Shops In Pittsburgh

Whether you play the trombone, or diddle with the piano – are an avid vinyl fan, or collect rare cassettes, the following are 5 of the best music-oriented shops in Pittsburgh. Buyer beware – the following have such a phenomenal selection, outstanding customer service and inviting ambiance that entire paychecks may go missing.

07/13/2015

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Best White Water Rafting Near Pittsburgh

In western Pennsylvania, there are few better ways to beat the heat than aboard a whitewater raft along the state’s numerous rivers. In fact, the region offers some of the best white water rafting near Pittsburgh. Here are five of the best Pittsburgh has to offer.

07/11/2015

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Best Free Summer Activities For Kids In Pittsburgh

Summer is a time to experience the Pittsburgh region and there are opportunities to participate in activities that are free and fun. There cultural, historical, recreational, educational venues, and availability of beautiful vistas, waterways and green spaces make for family-friendly activities . No matter the mode of activity, there are places to visit, play and learn about the city and neighborhoods near Pittsburgh.

07/10/2015

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Best Historically Significant Bars In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh has a unique nightlife scene with a high concentration of watering holes throughout its region that includes everything from modern lounges to some of the best bars with history in Pittsburgh. While it’s certainly fun to celebrate and relax at Pittsburgh’s hottest hangouts, its historic bars, with their rich and intriguing backstories, are among the city’s most intoxicating places to grab a drink.

07/09/2015

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Best Ice Cream In Pittsburgh

The days and evenings of summer are heating up. If the summer heat is making you crave a cool and creamy ice cream cone, here are some great places for ice cream in Pittsburgh.

07/08/2015

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Best Fried Chicken In Pittsburgh

Fried chicken is a southern staple – or is it? Some of the best fried chicken actually comes out of the kitchens of Pittsburgh establishments. Read on for five of the mouth mouth watering, finger-lickin-good chicken recipes.

07/01/2015

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Best Craft Beer Shops In Pittsburgh

If you like craft beers in Pittsburgh, you will want to visit these shops to find the ones you like.

06/30/2015

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Best Places To See Stand Up Comedy In Pittsburgh

Do you like to laugh and enjoy a great time? Then, you’ll love the stand up comedy opportunities in Pittsburgh.

06/29/2015

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Best Fourth Of July Events In Pittsburgh

The Fourth of July marks the middle of summer and a day of picnics, fireworks and parades to celebrate our nation’s birthday. If you are looking for a great Fourth of July event this year, here are some fun celebrations throughout Pittsburgh.

06/27/2015

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Best Fireworks In Pittsburgh

Grab your favorite lawn chair, blanket and fireworks watching gear and head out to the Pittsburgh neighborhoods for a fun-filled evening. Be sure to check out the weather forecast and change of dates and time. It doesn’t matter if it’s a Zambelli extravaganza or another entity, the family will enjoy the memories of a dazzling and inspiring night time view.

06/26/2015

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Ask A Pittsburgh Expert: Decorating Your First Apartment On A Budget

Decorating your first apartment can be a challenge, but here are some great tips to help you create a beautiful space and stay on budget.

06/23/2015

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Best Language Classes In Pittsburgh

If you’ve always wanted to learn a language, or need to brush up on your existing linguistic skills, then this is the list for you. Pittsburgh is home to world renown universities and libraries, so you know you’re in duly capable hands when you sign up for one (or all) of these language courses, led by highly trained language leaders.

06/22/2015

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Best Day Trips From Pittsburgh

Taking a day trip from Pittsburgh is a fun and exceptional time. There is plenty of great scenery throughout the western PA area so be sure to take along a camera and a pair of binoculars.

06/20/2015

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Family Guide To Pittsburgh Zoo And PPG Aquarium

The Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium is a wonderful way for families to spend an outing.

06/19/2015

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Best Spots In Pittsburgh For A Father’s Day Drink With Dad

Raise a glass to the number-one man in your life at one of these five bars perfect for a sharing a Father’s Day drink with dad.

06/18/2015

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