Pittsburgh has long been known for its work in major motion pictures, and television shows. Take its famous turn in the cult classic Night of the Living Dead, shot in 1968, in and around Monroeville Mall. Most recently, however, Hollywood has been taking notice of Pittsburgh for its affordability, breathtaking architecture, and affable residents. Since 1919, nearly 150 movies have been filmed in the Steel City, with 35 occurring in the last five years. This list includes the most memorable, some of which are critically-acclaimed, projects from the last decade.
There are heaps of opportunities for families to engage in activities and at the same time have their children maintain a healthy and educational experience. Programs are scheduled for the children while their parents or caregivers workout and enjoy the amenities afforded in the gym. Experienced and well-trained teachers and instructors lead the activities in a professional manner that includes making sure the children get the best activity in all facets at each facility.
Add some Pittsburgh pride to your wardrobe by shopping these five best up-and-coming local brands in Pittsburgh.
The city of Pittsburgh, PA is celebrating Earth Day, April 22, 2015 with an exciting array of things to do and enjoy. This year, purchasing green is encouraged to recognize Earth Day for a spectacular event that will be better than ever before.
There may be nothing more family orientated than an old fashioned picnic. The preparation and all the fixings that go into a picnic is more fun if the family works together. That means gathering up the blankets and lawn chairs and celebrating National Picnic Day, which is April 23rd, and hopefully the past winter will be forgotten. The Pittsburgh region affords a wonderful opportunity to explore the the unique neighborhoods and parks, and there is always a cultural, educational and recreational experience waiting for the family to enjoy.
Nothing cures a chilly, rainy spring day like a warm and gooey grilled cheese sandwich. Here are some great places to enjoy a tasty and gourmet grilled cheese in Pittsburgh.
The BLT – that crisp, fresh lunch staple that evolved from tea sandwiches served in the early 1900’s. Whether you like yours with traditional bacon, lettuce, and tomato with mayo on fresh bread, or with a twist; these five restaurants have you covered.
Merge fashion and fitness by shopping the stylish and comfortable selection of women’s athletic wear at these five area boutiques and stores.
Customers looking for used bookstores in Pittsburgh to purchase books, find gifts, maintain or build a personal library or maybe just those looking to sell a book can visit these best used bookstores in/around the city.
You’re coming in from out-of-town and you’ve heard amazing things about Pittsburgh’s historic nighttime skyline – perhaps you even glimpsed a view of this fabled beauty as you exited from the Ft. Pitt Tunnels. Obviously, you’re going to want a room that affords ample view of all of downtown Pittsburgh, and this is the list that’ll lead you directly to those amenities.
The winter of 2014 set some record-breaking lows. Fortunately for the entire nation, it’s now spring, and summer’s imminent warmth is just around the corner. Read on for the best places to take the kiddos for a bright, cheerful playdate, in some of the best playgrounds in the region, and put old man winter behind for good.
Spring into a fresh look this season by shopping at these five Pittsburgh boutiques and stores that offer everything from classic to funky to vintage.
Sometimes Easter Day isn’t just spent at home with family and friends. Sometimes you may be looking to break out of your usual routine and mix it up with some kid-friendly fun. These events, many of which are free or low-cost, are a great way to celebrate Easter and to welcome in spring. Expand your horizons on Easter by giving back, playing downtown, or simply change your place of worship.
When tourists visit Pittsburgh, only the most prolific museums are on their radar – however, were you aware that Pittsburgh is home to a bevy of underrated, incredible museums dedicated to the history and eccentricities of this beautiful metropolis?
Pets need exercise just like their owners and why not them run and possibly meet new furry friends to run and socialize? These parks and dog runs offer an opportunity to run in open spaces instead of the obstacles related in the neighborhood.