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Best Spring Beauty Tips And Trends From A Pittsburgh Beauty Guru

Spring is in the air and it is time to refresh your look. If you are looking for some tips to stay on trend, our local expert has some ideas to help you look your best as the weather warms up.

02/19/2013

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Most Creative Cocktails In Pittsburgh

Are you looking for a way to add a fun factor to your next party or gathering? Here are some creative cocktails that are sure to please your guests and teach you some cocktail making skills in the process.

01/30/2013

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Best Cheese Shops in Pittsburgh

Whether it’s for entertaining, wine pairing or cooking for your own enjoyment, you are bound to find something to delight the cheese lover in you at the best cheese shops in Pittsburgh.

01/16/2013

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Best Places for Men’s Haircuts in Pittsburgh

So much effort, technology and marketing go toward women’s hair services that men are often left out in the cold. Whether you need a quick clean up or a full-on makeover, finding the right stylist and salon doesn’t have to be a struggle. These are Pittsburgh’s tried and true favorites, guaranteed to give you just the right cut every time.

01/06/2013

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Cooking Ideas for Kids from a Pittsburgh Chef

Spending time in the kitchen is a great way to bond with kids. It encourages creativity and helps to develop math skills and dexterity. Here are some easy meals that, with a little bit of supervision, you can make with your kids. Chef Kate Cunning understands cooking for kids, so much so that she teaches it. “I love cooking and want to show people of all ages what fun it can be,” she said. “At my cooking demonstrations, I always strive to show recipes that families can enjoy making together.” Here she’s done just that with three easy recipes for you and your family to enjoy any time.

01/04/2013

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Best Places For Ear Piercings In Pittsburgh

Getting your ears pierced can be a big decision. If you have waited until adulthood, the thought of needles or piercing guns could be enough to keep you from making the plunge. Rest assured, ear piercing is a pain that quickly subsides, and with the proper care, it will be done without incident. For very young children, many pediatricians will perform ear piercing and give you the proper products needed to care for the piercing until it is healed. At any location, it is best to go on a busy day to see how the piercer handles the people before you. If you are not satisfied after seeing this, it may be best to return on a different day to work with a different technician. If you don’t know where to start in finding the right fit, these area businesses boast the title of best places for piercings in Pittsburgh.

01/01/2013

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2012 Tasted Good: The Best New Restaurants That Opened In Pittsburgh

This year saw some great expansions, rehabilitations and reimaginings of traditional fare in Pittsburgh. The South Hills and East Liberty seemed to have been the biggest beneficiaries of new food venues. Whether you are looking for street tacos, casual barbecue or something a little more upscale, the best new restaurants that opened in 2012 to rave reviews.

12/26/2012

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Best Holiday Drink Ideas from Pittsburgh Mixologists

It’s that time of year again. Time for merry-making, holiday parties and fancy cocktails. This year, take your host or hostessing abilities up a notch with these creative cocktails, courtesy of expert Pittsburgh mixologists.

12/19/2012

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Best Places for Edible Holiday Gifts in Pittsburgh

Whether the person on your list loves salty or sweet, there is certain to be a perfect tasty gift for them to enjoy at the best places to buy edible gifts in Pittsburgh.

12/05/2012

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Best Pumpkin Dishes in Pittsburgh

Not only is pumpkin a great fall seasonal dish, but it is healthy, too. Pumpkin contains fiber and antioxidant vitamins A, C and E as well as mono-unsaturated fatty acids, which are great for heart health. This smooth and flavorful vegetable is not only great in sweet dishes, such as pumpkin pie, but also used in many savory foods. These are the city’s best pumpkin dishes to try when you are out and about in Pittsburgh.

11/28/2012

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Best Places to Buy a Turkey in Pittsburgh

The Thanksgiving turkey is the center of the Thanksgiving meal and celebration. With all of the importance placed on turkey, it is good to know that there are more places to find a perfect bird than just your local grocery store. Here are some great places to get a Thanksgiving turkey in the Pittsburgh area.

11/07/2012

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Best Sommeliers in Pittsburgh

The designation of sommelier is earned by a special group of people who study endlessly to hone their wine skills. These are Pittsburgh’s best sommeliers.

10/31/2012

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Best Mediterranean Cuisine In Pittsburgh

Mediterranean cuisine contains a wide variety of dishes from the countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea. France, Italy, Spain, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus and Syria are just some of the options. Although these countries have varied backgrounds and heritage, the common theme to their food is fresh meat, vegetables and herbs prepared by grilling or broiling. In Italy and Spain, fresh seafood makes up an important part of the diet in dishes such as paella and risotto with seafood. If you are in the mood for some fresh, healthily prepared dishes with abundant fresh spices, these restaurants offer the best of the Med right here in Pittsburgh.

10/24/2012

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Best Autumn Desserts In Pittsburgh

The slight chill, softer sunlight and changing leaves, autumn is certainly in the air. Its time for the sweet treats only autumn can provide, from harvest fruit to salty caramel and earthy nuts. As the weather cools and the days get shorter, these are the best places in Pittsburgh for fall treats you’ll never forget.

10/03/2012

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Best Brick Oven Pizzas In The Pittsburgh Area

Which pizza style is your favorite? If your answer is brick-oven pizza, then here are five restaurants in Pittsburgh you may want to try.

08/22/2012

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