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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Your children will no longer fight you on spending the day at the museum.
A tour of Pittsburgh’s finest museums are a great way to spend some quality time with your sweetie, or even your mom.
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.
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?