While Oktoberfest, a 16-day commemoration that honors Bavarian culture, originally started in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, this celebration of German food, beer and festivities has quickly become a favorite holiday of the large population of Pittsburghers with Germany ancestry … and everyone else.
It’s a sight you certainly don’t see every day, thousands of bras lining a walking path on the North Shore. It’s an eye-catching display, but why are they there?
Pittsburgh is pretty well known for being a city where the booze flows as heavily as the three rivers, but not every bar in the city is right for every occasion. There are some that you would never take a date to, and some where you could never watch a football game, while there are others that are perfect for either of those occasions. Just like a date, or watching a football game, taking someone out for a business deal or going somewhere to schmooze with company directors can be all about finding the perfect setting. These are the city’s best places for professionals, young and old.
Giving back to the community – that is how some employees of the Rivers Casino spent the day. There is house on Pittsburgh’s North Side that is an emergency shelter, used for families in need.
Community groups are revitalizing a Pittsburgh neighborhood one home at a time. “We’re hoping to get rid of blight, we’re hoping to get more people interested in our neighborhood,” Diane Annis-Dixon with the Brightwood Civic Group said.
Why sink your teeth into that same old meat-and-potatoes menu when you can crunch, munch, nibble and relish the most exciting flavors found along the Three Rivers? For a sumptuous, gastronomic adventure that won’t break the bank, treat your taste buds to one of these Pittsburgh restaurants.
Ohio is joining the tri-state casino gold rush with the opening of its first casino in Cleveland. So will this casino two hours from Pittsburgh hurt local casinos?
If you’re into the UFC fights, (and who isn’t?) but you don’t want to shell out $50 to Pay Per View, then follow this list to the best local bars to catch the fight for free.
Now that the North Shore Connector is open, PennDOT is scrambling to get a project designed to build a pedestrian walkway so people arriving for major events won’t have to fight traffic to get to Heinz Field.