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Best Outdoor Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Give back to your community while having fun when you volunteer with these outdoor volunteer opportunities.

06/09/2014

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5 Ways To Get Outdoors With Dad On Father’s Day

There’s something for everyone in the great outdoors, whether your preferred landscape is rural, urban or the highway to somewhere else.

06/01/2014

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Climb The Tallest Mountain In The World In 30 Mins

Mount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii’s Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that’s been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world’s tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.

03/28/2014

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9 Professional Tips For Taking Insane Adventure Photographs

Jeremiah Watt captures people dangling off boulders and surfing down mountains, highlining between cliffs and deepwater diving into the abyss. We asked Watt for his top tips for taking amazing adventure photographs, and here’s what he had to say.

03/14/2014

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Supper On The Slopes: 8 New Ski Resort Restaurants

Ski or snowboard into one of these ski resort restaurants and fill up with lamb chops, bison burgers and beef tenderloins before carving up the rest of the mountain.

12/06/2013

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More Mold In The Air Is Bad News For Allergy Sufferers

It’s not spring pollen season. It’s not fall ragweed season. If you’re sneezing and stuffy right now, it could be mold allergies.

08/08/2013

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Dick’s Sporting To Open Niche Store In Cranberry

Right in time for the hunting season, Dick’s Sporting Goods is planning to open a specialty store in Cranberry this fall just for hunters, fishermen and other outdoorsmen.

07/09/2013

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LA’s Best Public Beaches And Reservoirs

From among any other big cities in the entire country, Los Angeles is arguably the most alluring when it comes to enjoying a sensational summer day spent by the sea.

06/25/2013

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Ask A Carpenter: Tips For Building A Kids’ Play Area In Pittsburgh

Video games may be fun but when it comes to keeping kids happy and healthy, nothing beats time outside using the imagination. There’s no better way to encourage outdoor play and creativity than a tree house or play structure, but many families may not know where to start such a project. Local contractor Tom Pieza has a few tips to make creating the playhouse easier so you can start playing sooner.

04/19/2013

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ROOT Sports Hunting Show Hosts Address Responsible Gun Ownership

Gun enthusiast Jeff Bertoni and the hosts of the Root Sports Hunting show “Right Outside,” Jeff Bowman and Matt Prepelka, all have their own ideas about the respect and responsibility necessary for gun ownership.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/13/2013

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Top 5 Places To Visit In Mercer County This Spring

Kick off the spring season with an awesome getaway experience in Mercer County, Pa. Our area is home to world-renowned shopping destinations, top-ranked golf courses, award-winning accommodations, the scenic Amish countryside and more.

03/16/2013

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Best Places To See Flowers This Spring In Pittsburgh

Whether it’s wildflowers growing in the city’s parks or the dazzling varieties of flowers that fill the area’s botanical gardens, if it’s the best places to see flowers this spring in Pittsburgh that interests you, then look no further.

03/09/2013

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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip To Canton, Ohio

For football fans across the U.S. and around the world, a trip to Canton is on the bucket list as a must-visit destination. Canton is the home of the Professional Football Hall of Fame, and as Pittsburghers, this is no great revelation. After all, there are 26 members of the Pittsburgh Steelers enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, but Canton offers so much more than just drool-worthy fan love for football junkies. Don’t miss out on great golf and the Canton Classic Car Museum on a one-tank trip made for sports lovers of any kind.

08/11/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Which Extreme Sport Would You Rather Try?

From zip lining to ice climbing, which extreme sport would you rather try?

03/31/2012

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Guide To Pittsburgh’s Indoor & Outdoor Skating Rinks

There’s no doubt about it – when the weather turns cold one of the best winter pastimes is ice skating. Pittsburgh offers a myriad of fun options for skating.

12/31/2011

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