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Best Spring Festivals In Pittsburgh

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.

04/27/2015

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Experts Fear Tough Allergy Season After Cold Winter

You may have already noticed it – the dreaded sneezing, itchy eyes and scratchy throat that comes with allergy season.

04/07/2015

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Eagle Egg Expected To Hatch In Coming Days

All eyes are on the Hays Bald Eagle nest!

03/21/2015

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Zoo Keepers Prepare Spring Surprise Treats For Lions, Goats

Carnivore keeper Mark McDonough and his assistant prepare an “Easter flower” for lions. Mark says it’s filled with ground up cloves – a form of catnip for very big cats.

03/19/2015

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5 Easy Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Party Worthy Space

Let your creativity soar with some fun ideas for your next backyard barbecue. Here are five easy crafts that will make the most of any backyard party.

06/01/2014

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Expert Shares Tips For Boosting Your Spring Garden

Unusually cold temperatures took a toll on our plants.

05/02/2014

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Kick Off Golf Season With E.S.P.’s Spring Golf Guide

The arrival of golf season allows us once again to hit the links with some friends, get some exercise and take in the sunshine. To help get things started, E.S.P. presents their spring golf guide.

04/24/2014

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Dry, Warm Weather Creating Perfect Brush Fire Conditions

It’s that time of year again, spring fire season.

04/21/2014

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Anglers Head For Favorite Fishing Spots As Trout Season Opens

After a long, cold and snowy winter, Pennsylvania anglers are heading to their favorite fishing holes Saturday for the statewide opening of trout season.

04/12/2014

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Polar Vortex Could Cause More Intense Allergy Season

The polar vortex made it a bad winter… will it also make it a bad spring?

03/28/2014

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The E.S.P. Spring Fashion Guide For Guys

It may still feel cold enough outside to lose a few of your non-essential extremities to frostbite, but spring fashion waits for no one.

03/28/2014

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Pittsburghers Eager To Say Goodbye To Winter

This may come as a bit of a shock, but Thursday is the first day of spring.

03/19/2014

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Feels Like Spring With Start Of Home And Garden Show

It’s a certain sign of spring: the arrival of the Home and Garden show at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

03/07/2014

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Charleroi Tries To Chase Winter Away With “Hoodie Hoo!” Day

Tired of winter? Residents of Charleroi decided to do something about it. They gathered in Magic City Square, just before the noon hour, to put a hex on winter.

02/20/2014

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Home Depot To Hire Hundreds Locally For Spring

Home Depot is looking to hire hundreds of workers as it prepares for the spring season.

02/13/2014

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