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Getaway Guide To Skiing & Snowboarding

Well, it’s winter here in Pittsburgh – which means plenty of snow and perhaps an abundance of time spent indoors. Why not escape the confines of your cozy home and hit the slopes?

12/24/2011

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Best Places To See Santa

Ho Ho Ho! With Christmas right around the corner, it’s a great time to take the kids to see Santa. Luckily, Kris Kringle is making a number of stops in the ‘Burgh this year, so take advantage of some of these great opportunities!

12/02/2011

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Family Guide To Hitting The Ski Slopes

With winter right around the bend, now is the perfect time to start planning your ski trips for the season — without heading too far from home!

11/25/2011

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Family Guide To Holiday Volunteering

With all the hustle and bustle of the holidays, we often forget the real meaning of the season. There may be no better way to get into the holiday spirit than to give back to those in need; and, fortunately, Pittsburgh offers plenty of volunteering opportunities!

11/22/2011

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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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Top “Other” Football Teams to Watch

We all know that Steelers fans are the best in the nation, but why not extend that passion beyond the NFL? There are plenty of great football teams in our area, both at the collegiate and high school levels!

09/24/2011

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Guide To The Mother Earth News Fair

The Mother Earth Fair at Seven Springs is a huge two-day event that highlights some unique, fun, and exciting ways your family can join in on making positive changes to lead a healthier, simpler life for both yourself and our Earth.

09/23/2011

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Guide to Shadyside

Shadyside is home to an affluent and eclectic crowd of families, artists, students, and young professionals alike. You’re almost guaranteed to find something that sparks your interest in town!

09/17/2011

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Top Fall Festivals

Autumn in Western Pennsylvania means colorful foliage and crisp, cooler temperatures; but it’s also a great time to take in some fall festivals!

09/09/2011

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Best Places To Keep Your Cool Around Pittsburgh

Need a break from the heat and humidity this summer? We found some great local places to help keep your cool as the temperatures rise!

08/13/2011

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Warm Weather Guide To Seven Springs

If you think Seven Springs is solely a winter destination, think again. This popular ski resort nestled in the heart of the Laurel Highlands offers plenty of summer fun for the entire family. Whether you’re looking for a day trip or a week long vacation, you won’t run out of things to do, I promise! Here’s just a glimpse of the activities you’ll find at Seven Springs, but be sure to check out their website for more information on how to plan the trip that works best for your family.

08/06/2011

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Guide to Ohiopyle

Looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city? Aside from providing a peaceful and serene atmosphere, Ohiopyle State Park offers great white water rafting, bike trails, and some very unique natural waterslides in addition to absolutely beautiful scenery!

07/30/2011

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Kayaking Pittsburgh

National Geographic recently ranked Pittsburgh on its list of the 6 Best Cities To Kayak. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced kayaker, Kayak Pittsburgh provides the perfect opportunities to get out and explore the region’s rivers and lakes!

07/23/2011