Frick Park

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Estimated 15,000 Participants Take Part In 2012 Great Race

There was plenty of support and encouragement for runners as they prepared for the annual Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race at Frick Park.

09/30/2012

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Best 5 Fun Things To Do Before School Starts In Pittsburgh

Summer break from school is a great opportunity to explore and investigate what the Pittsburgh region has to offer. Explore a vast array of cultural, educational and recreational pursuits for the entire family. Pittsburgh and the surrounding cities provide scenic vistas, riverfront playtime and a skyline that draws people to the plethora of exciting area options for the whole family all year. The most fun, however, should be enjoyed before the kids strap on those school bags.

08/24/2012

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Best Spots For A Picnic In Pittsburgh

Few summertime endeavors are as simple and enjoyable as a picnic, and Pittsburgh’s picnics are limited only by the imagination. Whether your style is PB&J sandwiches with your favorite pooch, or smoked salmon and chardonnay packed carefully into a wicker basket, the spots on this list provide the perfect backdrop for those sun-soaked summer get togethers.

06/09/2012

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Best Places Where Dogs Can Swim in Pittsburgh

When the dog days of summer hit and high temperatures make it hard to exercise that cooped up pup, a soothing dip is just the ticket. Take your pooch to doggie paddle at the Pittsburgh area’s best Fido-friendly swimming locations, with fun extras including dog parks, swimming lessons and therapeutic treatments guaranteed to keep that furry fella on the right track all summer.

06/01/2012

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Frick Park Lawn Bowling Club Opens New Clubhouse

Millions of people spend a hot day in the park for the unofficial start to summer. On Monday at Frick Park, it was not about hamburgers and hot dogs, but about bowling.

05/28/2012

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Plans Revealed For New Environmental Center At Frick Park

The original Frick Park Environmental Center went up in flames nearly 10 years ago after vandals set it ablaze, but plans are in the works to build a new center. The proposed facility is expected to cost $10 million and will have a new look.

05/07/2012

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Best Earth Day Activities In Pittsburgh

If the thought of energy misuse makes your mind spin and you need a little help turning around your family’s reckless recycling habits, join other green Pittsburghers as they revolve around their small section of Earth. These are the top environmental-awareness offerings in the area honoring the 42nd annual Earth Day Saturday, April 22.

04/13/2012

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Nature Lover’s Guide to Welcoming Spring In Pittsburgh

There probably isn’t a more perfect spot in town to admire the beauty of spring than Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

03/17/2012

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Best Parks To Walk Your Dogs

Enjoy taking your dog for a walk or run? The Pittsburgh area boasts some great public trails to enjoy nature with your best friend!

10/28/2011

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Guide To Frick Park

Before the chill of winter settles in, take the family out for a day in the park – Frick Park. It combines spectacular city views with the serenity of nature, all within minutes of downtown!

10/14/2011

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Bicyclist Rescued In Frick Park

Pittsburgh firefighters and paramedics rescued a man in Frick Park. The man was coming down a steep trail off Forward Avenue on a mountain bike and fell off somehow.

10/10/2011

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Record Number Take Part In 2011 Great Race

Thousands pounded the pavement on the streets of Pittsburgh Sunday morning in the 34th annual Richard Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race.

09/25/2011

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Mother Nature Cranks Up The Heat

Mother Nature left us with a soggy spring, but now she’s turning up the heat. While the sun is a welcome sight to many, others are already saying it’s too warm.

05/31/2011

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Best Bike Trails Around Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is known for its bridges and rivers, but it is also home to some wonderful parks and bike trails. With many great ones to choose from for all skill levels, the only question you need to ask is “Where is my bike?”

CBS Pittsburgh–04/16/2011

Our trio of Amur tiger cubs are getting bigger and braver. (Credit: pittsburghzoo.com)

Top Kid-Friendly Attractions In Pittsburgh

If your children are bored, there are plenty of places to take your kids around town. But here are some tried-and-true hits for the little ones, according to PopCity.

03/06/2011

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