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mister rogers latrobe

Guide to visiting all of the Fred Rogers’ sites in Latrobe, PA

By Jenna McGuiggan | May 22, 2022

Latrobe, Pennsylvania, is the birthplace of Fred Rogers. Less than an hour from Pittsburgh, here is what to see in Mister Rogers’ Latrobe.

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9 documentaries about Pittsburgh history

By Brian Conway | April 13, 2022

From punk music in the ‘80s to a documentary about the polio vaccine, there is a lot of local history to watch

Pittsburghers guide to Ocean City

A Pittsburghers Guide to Ocean City, Maryland

By Kristy Locklin | January 29, 2022

Pittsburgh’s three rivers provide a lot of opportunities for summer fun, but the North Shore isn’t exactly a tropical oasis.

Pittsburgh Oktoberfest beers

🍻 Prost! Guide to Oktoberfest beers from Pittsburgh Breweries

By Aadam Soorma | September 10, 2021

A look at Oktoberfest beers from Pittsburgh breweries.

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🐓 City Chicken: More Pittsburghers are raising backyard hens

By Kristy Locklin | August 26, 2021

Urban chickens are hatching up all over Pittsburgh. We talked to residents in Avalon and the surrounding neighborhoods about the foundations of fowl-keeping.

You can find generations of Pittsburgh black history at The Crystal Barber

By David Rotenstein | August 26, 2021

The Crystal Barbershop might have been Pittsburgh’s best-known tonsorium. Its owner, William “Woogie” Harris, was a legendary gambling baron and one of the city’s wealthiest Black entrepreneurs. Harold Slater was his friend, son-in-law, and successor in the iconic Hill District establishment. Slater’s story begins more than a century ago in rural Virginia and it continues today with his daughter’s Bloomfield barbering business.

Janel Young

Creating from a place of joy: An interview with artist Janel Young

By David Kindervater | June 17, 2021

Meet the Pittsburgh artist who is painting the town with bright colors and collaborating with national brands.

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Got stuff? The ultimate guide on where to donate clothing & more in Pittsburgh

By Taylor Fowler | June 7, 2021

Pittsburgh’s warm weather might have you itching for a spring clean out and refresh. Maybe tossing some pandemic purchases you didn’t need after all, eh?

dog-friendly breweries

🐾 A guide to dog-friendly breweries in Pittsburgh

By Brian Conway | June 4, 2021

Our faithful four-legged friends rode out quarantine nestled next us, from the halcyon days of sourdough starters through the long, dark, interminable cold of Pittsburgh winter. And now that we’re vaccinated, the plan is to leave them, home alone, while we sip IPAs in the sun? Better yet, take Fido along: here’s a list of Pittsburgh breweries with dog-friendly outdoor spaces.

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Five new Pittsburgh food trucks you need to try

By Brian Conway | May 20, 2021

Pittsburgh’s food trucks are proliferating this spring, popping up at area festivals, business parks and breweries throughout the city and suburbs to bring a world of food options to hungry lunch and dinner-goers looking for something new and delicious. Here are five new Pittsburgh food trucks whose unveiling you may have missed this past year.