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.
There are heaps of opportunities for families to engage in activities and at the same time have their children maintain a healthy and educational experience. Programs are scheduled for the children while their parents or caregivers workout and enjoy the amenities afforded in the gym. Experienced and well-trained teachers and instructors lead the activities in a professional manner that includes making sure the children get the best activity in all facets at each facility.
His name was Charles Anderson, but the Pittsburgh Blues scene knew him as Chizmo Charles.
Today is Earth Day and Pittsburgh has made huge strides in becoming more environmentally-conscious over the last few years.
Pittsburgh Earth Day is dedicated to providing the city with free events to celebrate sustainability in the region.
Add some Pittsburgh pride to your wardrobe by shopping these five best up-and-coming local brands in Pittsburgh.
The city of Pittsburgh, PA is celebrating Earth Day, April 22, 2015 with an exciting array of things to do and enjoy. This year, purchasing green is encouraged to recognize Earth Day for a spectacular event that will be better than ever before.
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There may be nothing more family orientated than an old fashioned picnic. The preparation and all the fixings that go into a picnic is more fun if the family works together. That means gathering up the blankets and lawn chairs and celebrating National Picnic Day, which is April 23rd, and hopefully the past winter will be forgotten. The Pittsburgh region affords a wonderful opportunity to explore the the unique neighborhoods and parks, and there is always a cultural, educational and recreational experience waiting for the family to enjoy.
The company that makes Aquafresh toothpaste and Tums antacid tablets is closing its Pittsburgh-area operations and cutting 274 jobs by year’s end.
A memorial in Squirrel Hill holds 6 million pop tabs to honor Holocaust victims.
Support the city’s LGBT community at these five gay bars that have deservingly earned their spot as the best in Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week kicks off on April 17.