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5 Local Pittsburgh ‘Upgrades’ To Make Your Experiences Better

There’s tons of stuff to do in Pittsburgh this summer if you know where to go. However, sometimes a VIP upgrade is just what the doctor ordered – you might just need to skip the line, stay in a nicer room, or eat at the better buffet – and CBS Local is okay with that. Below you’ll find five fabulous upgrades to make your excursion that much more appealing.

08/01/2015

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Where To Find Local Military Discounts Near Pittsburgh

Proud to honor current and former military personnel and their families with local discounts, these five organizations salute these brave men and women who have fought for, and are still fighting for our great nation.

08/01/2015

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Ask A Pittsburgh Expert: How To Find The Perfect Babysitter

Finding the perfect babysitter can be challenging. Erin Tobias, who runs a daycare when she’s not mixing drinks, offers some ideas.

07/31/2015

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Best Chicken Wings In Pittsburgh

Crunchy, crispy and oh-so-juicy, chicken wings are the quintessential bar food. Some of the establishments on this list, however, have taken that finger-lickin’ finger food and turned it into a unique dining experience that’ll leave you hungry for more.

07/29/2015

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Best Places To Go Star And Moon Gazing Near Pittsburgh

Much of Pittsburgh provides apt places for the star or moon gazer — you just need to know where to look.

07/18/2015

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Best Music Shops In Pittsburgh

Whether you play the trombone, or diddle with the piano – are an avid vinyl fan, or collect rare cassettes, the following are 5 of the best music-oriented shops in Pittsburgh. Buyer beware – the following have such a phenomenal selection, outstanding customer service and inviting ambiance that entire paychecks may go missing.

07/13/2015

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Best Fried Chicken In Pittsburgh

Fried chicken is a southern staple – or is it? Some of the best fried chicken actually comes out of the kitchens of Pittsburgh establishments. Read on for five of the mouth mouth watering, finger-lickin-good chicken recipes.

07/01/2015

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Best Language Classes In Pittsburgh

If you’ve always wanted to learn a language, or need to brush up on your existing linguistic skills, then this is the list for you. Pittsburgh is home to world renown universities and libraries, so you know you’re in duly capable hands when you sign up for one (or all) of these language courses, led by highly trained language leaders.

06/22/2015

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Best LGBT Pride Events In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh certainly has a lot of pride – pride in its history, its ineffable sports teams, and its bountiful, colorful LGBT community. June is LGBT Pride month, though every day is a celebration of love, understanding, and camaraderie in this flourishing community. Celebrate Pride this year by bouncing to one – or all – of the venues on this list, and show Pittsburgh what you really love about it – it’s unequivocal acceptance of everyone.

06/01/2015

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Five Drivable Destinations Near Pittsburgh For A Fun Weekend

Whether you’re a native Pittsburgher, or just have an affinity for the glorious metropolis referred to fondly as the “Steel City”, these five destinations will make your weekend trek to the Three Rivers area a fun-filled, memorable experience.

05/28/2015

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Best Activity Ideas For Young Kids In Pittsburgh

If you’re new to the area, or are a lifelong Pittsburgher, chances are you have kids, and want to have fun with said kids. Sure, all of the usual go-to kid pleasers are great – the zoo, the aviary, playgrounds, the Science Center – but try your hand at one of these fun, off-the-beaten-path ideas to engage the little guys in a completely different way.

05/28/2015

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Best Camera Shops In Pittsburgh

Whether you’re a novice photographer, an expert passing through, or even a veteran videographer, everyone needs a quality camera shop that not only has great rates, but will keep your equipment looking fresh for years to come. Below you’ll find a compilation of the best five camera shops in Pittsburgh, selected for their craftsmanship, fair prices, and outstanding customer service.

05/19/2015

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Best Family-Friendly Museum Exhibits In Pittsburgh

Your children will no longer fight you on spending the day at the museum.

05/12/2015

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Best Upcoming Museum Exhibits In Pittsburgh

A tour of Pittsburgh’s finest museums are a great way to spend some quality time with your sweetie, or even your mom.

05/11/2015

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Best Spring Festivals In Pittsburgh

Spring has finally arrived, and what better way to celebrate the end of this dreadful winter than by celebrating the season outdoors? CBS Local has rounded up the five best spring festivals in the area for you to enjoy – some are family-friendly, some are perfect for a couples outing, and all are glorious in their warm weather outdoor-ness. Check out one – or all five – and celebrate the sun and rebirth of nature.

04/27/2015

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