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Best Playgrounds In Pittsburgh

The fall season is the perfect time to unwind and make a trip to the playgrounds of Pittsburgh and neighboring communities.

08/30/2013

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Best ACT And SAT Prep In Pittsburgh

Look to these prep programs when you child is ready for the ACT or SAT exam.

08/23/2013

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Best Dog Walking Services In Pittsburgh

Known for diversity, Pittsburgh’s resident dog owners want the same in their pet services.

08/09/2013

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Ask A Pittsburgh Expert: Tips For Hosting A Baby Shower

Throw the best baby shower of the year with help from local expert Lynanne Master.

08/02/2013

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Best Outdoor Volunteer Opportunities For Families In Pittsburgh

Giving back to the community and helping people and animals in need may be a positive learning experience for all members of the family.

07/19/2013

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Best Summer Vacation Activities In Pittsburgh

There are ample facilities in the Pittsburgh area to encourage a variety of activities to enjoy and celebrate the summer weather.

07/12/2013

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Best Railroad Experiences Near Pittsburgh For Kids

Jump aboard the railroad express for an excursion down memory lane. There are museums to attract attention for memorabilia pursuits along with views of past railroad cars and depots.

06/28/2013

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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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Family Devastated After Neighbor Shoots Family Dogs

A Westmoreland County family is furious after a neighbor killed one of their dogs and seriously injured another.

06/12/2013

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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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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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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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