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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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National Aviary Practicing For National TV Appearances

How do you get good at something you have never done before? Practice, of course. The same goes for birds. KDKA is helping the National Aviary prepare some of its feathered friends for upcoming appearances on national television.

02/14/2012

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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!

01/13/2012

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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.

11/21/2011

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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.

11/12/2011

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 […]

06/18/2011

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.

05/24/2011

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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!

    05/24/2011

    National Aviary

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

    05/17/2011

    Pittsburgh FalconCam

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

    03/02/2011

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