Pittsburgh has long been known for its work in major motion pictures, and television shows. Take its famous turn in the cult classic Night of the Living Dead, shot in 1968, in and around Monroeville Mall. Most recently, however, Hollywood has been taking notice of Pittsburgh for its affordability, breathtaking architecture, and affable residents. Since 1919, nearly 150 movies have been filmed in the Steel City, with 35 occurring in the last five years. This list includes the most memorable, some of which are critically-acclaimed, projects from the last decade.
The BLT – that crisp, fresh lunch staple that evolved from tea sandwiches served in the early 1900’s. Whether you like yours with traditional bacon, lettuce, and tomato with mayo on fresh bread, or with a twist; these five restaurants have you covered.
You’re coming in from out-of-town and you’ve heard amazing things about Pittsburgh’s historic nighttime skyline – perhaps you even glimpsed a view of this fabled beauty as you exited from the Ft. Pitt Tunnels. Obviously, you’re going to want a room that affords ample view of all of downtown Pittsburgh, and this is the list that’ll lead you directly to those amenities.
The winter of 2014 set some record-breaking lows. Fortunately for the entire nation, it’s now spring, and summer’s imminent warmth is just around the corner. Read on for the best places to take the kiddos for a bright, cheerful playdate, in some of the best playgrounds in the region, and put old man winter behind for good.
Sometimes Easter Day isn’t just spent at home with family and friends. Sometimes you may be looking to break out of your usual routine and mix it up with some kid-friendly fun. These events, many of which are free or low-cost, are a great way to celebrate Easter and to welcome in spring. Expand your horizons on Easter by giving back, playing downtown, or simply change your place of worship.
When tourists visit Pittsburgh, only the most prolific museums are on their radar – however, were you aware that Pittsburgh is home to a bevy of underrated, incredible museums dedicated to the history and eccentricities of this beautiful metropolis?
Let’s be honest – there’s nothing more American than an ice-cold draft during a home baseball game, but what if those drafts come with an outrageous price tag? Never fear, season Pirate ticketholder, because your days of paying the mortgage equivalent for an I.C. Light are over. Check out one of the fine establishments on this list that are directly adjacent to PNC Park, and walk your way to happier drinks for all during opening day.
From the CLO, to the Benedum, and every other Cultural District spot in between, these world-class stages are brimming with beautiful music, stories and theatrics that rival productions found in New York, Chicago and LA.
Read on for five of the most breathtaking and historic national parks to visit for recreation and relaxation during this impending spring.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day right this year at one of these Irish pubs.
After reading this article, you’ll be able to make a great martini at home, thanks to bartender extraordinaire Erin Tobias
Furniture is expensive. Period. So whether you’re looking to be environmentally friendly or are just concerned about saving a few bucks, check out one of these honest, quality retailers for the finest used furniture in Pittsburgh.
Paint and sip studios are a novel concept, indeed, and these five studios offer great service.
Whether you’re an accomplished sketch artist or a novice looking to master the art of the pencil, these five sketching classes in Pittsburgh will help you become a master of the craft.
The snow is melting and you’re just itching to get out of your house, condo or apartment. Read this list, jump in the car and head for one of these destinations that will cure you of your winter ills.