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Guide To A 3-Day Weekend In Wheeling, W.Va.

Spend a few days in nearby Wheeling for a great three-day getaway.

01/25/2014

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5 Kid-Friendly Alternatives To The Super Bowl In Pittsburgh

Admit it: as much as you want your kids to love football and the Steelers franchise, sometimes the games can be a huge snooze-fest for the younger crowd. Take their desires to heart and consider sending them packing to a fun, kid-friendly event in the Pittsburgh area.

01/24/2014

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Best Literary Landmarks In Pittsburgh

Following are five mention-worthy literary landmarks in the Steel City. From the college that a well-known protagonist is employed in to nearby parks that a beloved poet wrote in, you’re sure to recognize at least one of the items on this list.

01/18/2014

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Best Bars With Sake In Pittsburgh

CBS Local has gathered the five best establishments in the area that both offer and cook with sake.

01/16/2014

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Best Places For Handmade Jewelry In Pittsburgh

Here are some great places to buy some handmade jewelry just in time for the new year!

12/31/2013

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Ask A Pittsburgh Expert: Tips For Hosting A Baby Shower

Throw the best baby shower of the year with help from local expert Lynanne Master.

08/02/2013

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Best Places To Eat Before The Game In Pittsburgh

This list presents the best five places to grab a bite and a brew with your buds before the game, and all are within close proximity to Pittsburgh’s legendary sporting arenas.

07/31/2013

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Best Pulled Pork In Pittsburgh

The most mouth-watering Pittsburgh barbecue joints boast the best pulled pork in the area.

05/22/2013

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Memorial Day Celebrations In Pittsburgh

Patronize, volunteer and enjoy one or more of these great Memorial Day Events.

05/13/2013

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Ask A Pittsburgh Outdoorsman: Packing List For Your Next Campout

You won’t be hard-pressed to find dozens of wilderness, camping and nature exploration reality shows on television today, but don’t let the fun and adventure fool you. Venturing out into the wilderness is rather difficult if not done properly, and the participants on these shows have entire crews of people to turn to if the going gets rough. CBS Local spoke to Christopher Fenn, local wilderness aficionado and expert hunter, to glean the five top tips to bear in mind when planning your first – or next – camping excursion.

04/27/2013

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Out In Style: Most Comfortable Wilderness Retreats In Pittsburgh

If the wilderness fascinates you but you aren’t too keen on properly roughing it, check out these five places to experience nature without, ahem, substituting leaves for TP. Read on to learn about the best nature reserves, state parks and retreats with lovely accommodations for both the ruffian and pampered soul within us all.

04/20/2013

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Best Directors In The Local Theater Scene In Pittsburgh

There are plenty of local productions in the Steel City – too many to count, quite frankly – but each area has a handful of directors who have stood both the test of time and show business. Read on to learn more about what makes these select few Pittsburgh directors the best at what they do, and to find out where their next tour de force is playing.

03/25/2013

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Best Restaurants for Easter Brunch 2013 in Pittsburgh

Celebrate Easter without all the stress and hassle of cooking. Read on to find out about the five best Easter brunches in Pittsburgh for Easter 2013.

03/20/2013

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Dog-Friendliest Work Places In Pittsburgh

Read on to learn about the five dog-friendliest companies in Pittsburgh, and whether they’re hiring.

01/25/2013

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Best Ways to Bring Middle Earth to Pittsburgh

“The Hobbit,” a prequel to Peter Jackson’s award-winning “Lord of the Rings” movies, comes out Dec. 14.These are the best ways to celebrate all things Tolkien in your area.

12/10/2012

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