Switch and Signal Skatepark

Switch & Signal: a skatepark in Swissvale that is open to everyone

By Emma Diehl | August 22, 2022

Tucked away just steps from the busway in Swissvale, Switch and Signal Skatepark has become a welcoming haven for skateboarding. From skateboarding pros to novices, the park welcomes all walks of life to jump on a board and get rolling.

The Joy of Jell-O! Strawberry Pretzel Jell-O Salad

By Lindsay Patross | May 25, 2022

Is it a salad? Is it a dessert? We sent filmmaker Boaz Frankel out to uncover the history of this Pittsburgh picnic staple.

The East End Brewing Keg Ride: Pedaling for pale ale and a good cause

By Lindsay Patross | May 1, 2022

We rode along during this year’s Pedal Pale Ale Keg Ride – an East End Brewing tradition. Watch for the surprise destination and hear from founder Scott Smith about how it all came to be.

Jerry's Records

Vinyl-Man’s Clubhouse: Shop Jerry’s record collection in Swissvale

By David Bernabo | January 27, 2022

“My mandate is to rescue records. I can buy records that you don’t want no more and find someone that does want them.”

A great place to learn to ski is just 20 min from Downtown Pittsburgh

By Daymon Long | February 23, 2021

Located in Boyce Park, this ski and snowboard area is convenient and super affordable ($32/weekend, $22/weekdays)

Pigeon Bagels finds its roost in Squirrel Hill

By Emma Diehl | January 6, 2021

Located on Hobart Street, Pigeon Bagels is flying high among Pittsburgh’s bagel fans. Their in-house espresso bar is a partnership with Redhawk Coffee.

Yinzer Shopping Network: T-shirts, Bow Ties, Hats & Sloths

By Boaz Frankel | December 15, 2020

Shop small! All of these gifts are available from local businesses

Pittsburgh books games

Yinzer Shopping Network: Pittsburgh Books & Games

By Boaz Frankel | December 10, 2020

Welcome back to the Yinzer Shopping Network, your go-to destination for Pittsburgh holiday gifts! In this installment, we’re recommending books and games that will make perfect gifts for all those literary and game-obsessed Pittsburghers in your life.

Ep. 56 – Maker Month with local artist Oreen Cohen 

By Stephanie Brea and Christian Snyder | December 8, 2020

She’s making large-scale metal sculptures that are infused with a sense of place and storytelling

Yinzer Shopping Network: tasty treats and beverages

By Boaz Frankel | December 4, 2020

Holiday shopping just isn’t the same this year so we created the Yinzer Shopping Network!