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Snow Day Scenario: Guide to Pittsburgh’s Family Friendly Museums

Rather than let the kids spend another snow day sitting inside playing video games or risking frostbite on their sleds, why not take advantage of some of Pittsburgh’s cultural offerings!


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National Aviary Prepares For Holiday Show

Video on the big screen features a bright red bird, matching the words to “Ruby the Red Winged Macaw.” It’s one of many parodies written by the National Aviary staff to go with their Holiday “Wings” show.


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A Steeler-Styled Weekend For Your Guests

Going to a home Pittsburgh Steelers game for the first time is like a rite of passage that most die-hard Steeler fans count as one of their favorite memories. So, it’s only right to share that experience with the ones you love. If you’ve got out-of-town guests coming into Pittsburgh for a Steelers game, here’s a
guide to show them exactly what Pittsburgh is all about.


Schenley Park offers an oasis from the city with beautiful, wooded walking trails plus activities for kids. (Credit: pittsburghparks.org)

Best Parks For Kids In Pittsburgh

Here are some of Pittsburgh’s best kid-friendly parks, some offering interesting wildlife ranging from wild turkeys to penguins.

CBS Pittsburgh–06/21/2011

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Best Activities For Pittsburgh Kids 5-8

Looking for a fun and inexpensive way to spend time with the kids this weekend? Look no further than this informative guide to Pittsburgh parks and museums catering to children and families. The Pittsburgh Children’s […]


Tiger cubs at the Pittsburgh Zoo. (credit: Paul A. Selvaggio via blog.pittsburghzoo.org)

Best Day Trips For Families Around Pittsburgh

No matter your budget, interests or the size of your family, there are plenty of fun day trips to take around Pittsburgh.

CBS Pittsburgh–05/29/2011

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Final Phase Of National Aviary’s Renovations Complete

The National Aviary has undergone major renovations over the past couple of years. Now, the last phase has been completed.


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PTL Links: May 24, 2011

Some of today’s featured guests and topics include:

  • National Aviary
  • Idlewild & Soakzone
  • Click here for more of today’s links!


    National Aviary

    Find out what’s happening this month at the National Aviary by visiting Aviary.org.


    Pittsburgh FalconCam

    The National Aviary is helping bird lovers get an up close and personal look at the lives of its Peregrine Falcons.


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    Lovesick Bird Finds New Mate At National Aviary

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It’s a story of love lost – and found again. It starts with Skippy, a black-necked stilt from Mexico. “Mr. and Mrs. Skippy were actually an extraordinary couple,” National Aviary Veterinarian Dr. […]


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    Bald Eagle Recovering At National Aviary

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Until recently, the bald eagle was on the endangered species list. Now, America’s symbol is making a comeback. One eagle at the National Aviary is also doing well. A bald eagle, who’s […]


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    PTL Links: January 11, 2011

    Visit the links below for more information on today’s guests and topics: Mary Poppins at the Benedum Jennifer Antkowiak’s BeliefNet Blog Mall at Robinson Dr. Nancy Mramor, Health Psychologist National Aviary Pet Parrot Workshops


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    Best Escapes From A Pittsburgh Winter

    Anyone who has visited San Francisco has likely heard the quote: “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco”; but friends, that west coast city has nothing on winter in Pittsburgh.

    CBS Pittsburgh–11/27/2010




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