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National Aviary

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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    Best Indoor Gardens In Pittsburgh

    Although outdoor gardens abound in Pittsburgh, the city also has a number of indoor gardens. Here’s the best of the best.

    CBS Pittsburgh–11/04/2010

    PTL Links: October 26, 2010

    Psychic Sisters Suzanne and Jean Vincent stopped by Pittsburgh Today Live on Tuesday to share their top five most haunted places around Pittsburgh. Psychic Sisters’ List Of Most Haunted Places Suzanne’s List: 1. Woodside’s Grille […]