Travel & Outdoors
Commemorating its 35th anniversary, the Three Rivers Regatta will once again bring its high-octane entertainment to the Pittsburgh area this 4th of July weekend.
Few summertime endeavors are as simple and enjoyable as a picnic, and Pittsburgh’s picnics are limited only by the imagination. Whether your style is PB&J sandwiches with your favorite pooch, or smoked salmon and chardonnay packed carefully into a wicker basket, the spots on this list provide the perfect backdrop for those sun-soaked summer get togethers.
By Rachel Booth Try saying that three times fast. Just kidding! No special skills necessary to take advantage of these great FREE ‘Burgh activities this weekend and the week ahead. For this week’s Free & […]
Many of the programs and organizations that took center stage on World Environment Day here two years ago will once again be celebrating the goals of cleaner air, cleaner water, and a cleaner planet. As a proud former host city and a community of environmentally conscious Pittsburghers here are the best ways to celebrating World Environment Day on June 5, 2012.
June 5 marks the 40th anniversary of the United Nation’s World Environment Day, and this year’s theme questions whether you’re part of the green economy. This year, D.C.’s hosting the big celebration, but if you can’t make it to the city for the hoopla, Pittsburgh offers plenty of green party options. Many of the programs and organizations that took center stage on World Environment Day here two years ago will once again celebrate the goals of cleaner air, cleaner water and a cleaner planet. As a proud member of this former host city, celebrate the day with these fun, green options.
Although the summer doesn’t “technically” doesn’t start until later this month, the “official” start of summer has kicked off with Memorial Day weekend firmly behind us. On this week’s Free & Affordable Pittsburgh segment on Pittsburgh Today Live, we’re talking about a delicious Strawberry Festival and lots of live music – they’re all FREE to attend!
Western Pennsylvania’s beauty trumps that of most of the country with rich foliage, lush mountains and glimmering fields. Take a drive, but keep it close, with some of the most scenic routes this city has to offer with 60 miles of your stomping grounds. Visit stunning waterfronts, luscious parks and even a few mountains on the area’s prettiest open roads.
By Rachel Booth Hip hip hooray for the three day weekend! Spend this holiday weekend with those you love, doing fun things you can afford. This week’s Free & Affordable Pittsburgh, we’re talking about a […]
Venture Outdoors, a Pittsburgh based non-profit organization, boasts one simple goal: Get more people involved in outdoor activities. Hiking, biking, kayaking, fishing, rock climbing and cross-country skiing are only a partial list of the activities included in the more than 500 programs Venture Outdoors oversees annually. Its shining star, however, is the annual Venture Outdoors Festival at Point State Park. In its 12th year, the festival is the perfect springboard for families, couples and individuals interested in outdoor recreation lovers. From weekend warriors to families with young children, the event promises entertainment for every member of the family.
Take a fresh spin on your traditional workout and take your routine to another dimension with the area’s best spin classes. Pittsburgh’s spin instructors are spirited and merciless in their ability to provide an exhausting workout that leaves spinners smiling — and sweating — every time. Expect the best studios and instructors here to go above and beyond to put with a worthwhile workout under your ever-shrinking belt every time.
By Rachel Booth Earth Day is this weekend, which lends itself to fabulous fun, educational, and of course affordable activities around Pittsburgh. There’s loads of Earth Day celebrating, plus a great way kindergarten bound kiddos to get […]
Since spring sprang, the days are getting warmer and it’s finally staying light out long enough to play after work. Pick-up basketball games are a great way to get in shape and meet new people in the area. Find a great game whenever the mood strikes at the city’s best places to play pick-up basketball right next door.
The trees are blooming and the birds are chirping as Pittsburgh is starting to come alive again! Music and art abound this week! In this week’s Free & Affordable Pittsburgh, we’re talking about a celebration featuring female music makers, a Latin & Caribbean festival, a Downtown celebration, and more. Learn a bit more about each of these below!
kay, so all the holiday fun has ended, but that doesn’t mean you have to slow down! Find all sorts of fun to be had in Downtown Pittsburgh for less!