Guide to Pittsburgh

The Farmers’ Market Co-op of East Liberty is open year-round

By Boaz Frankel | April 1, 2022

Every Saturday morning for the last 8 years, the Farmers Market Cooperative has been a mainstay in East Liberty. Get to know the families behind it.

Chef Keyla Nogueira brings Brazilian home cooking to Highland Park

By Kelsey Swintek | March 28, 2022

At Casa Brasil in Highland Park, the menu features Brazilian home cooking staples with plenty of gluten-free and vegetarian/vegan-friendly options.

Pittsburgh Is for Punks!

By Colin Williams | February 25, 2022

Let’s take a trip to some of the places punk thrives in Pittsburgh.

A guide on where to get king cakes in the ‘Burgh

By Colin Williams | February 25, 2022

For those yinzers hungry for a taste of the Big Easy, Very Local went out in search of Greater Pittsburgh’s finest king cakes.

Ed and Day’s Guide to the Southside

By Lindsay Patross | February 25, 2022

Ed and Day explore Pittsburgh’s Southside neighborhood with stops at The Pretzel Shop, Carmi’s Soul Food and Fireborn Studios.

Date night in Pittsburgh on a budget

By Carly Luitgaarden | January 31, 2022

Plan a date night for two in Pittsburgh while staying under a budget of $100.

Independent Bookstores in Pittsburgh

Guide to EVERY independent bookstore in Pittsburgh

By Cassidy Swanson | January 18, 2022

A guide to the independent bookstores in Pittsburgh. There are over a dozen independent bookstores in Pittsburgh that sell everything from new releases to mystery novels.

Boyce Park Ski Area

Everything you need to know about Boyce Park ski area

By Daymon Long | January 17, 2022

The Boyce Park Ski Area is conveniently located and super affordable (lift tickets are $20 weekend, $15/weekdays).

Where to find Detroit-style pizza in Pittsburgh

By Brian Conway | January 17, 2022

By now you’ve likely heard that what makes Detroit-style pizza unique is the steel, square pan in which it’s cooked. Legend has it these were oil drip trays or used to pass small parts back and forth between workers during automotive manufacturing. The rest is history.  This crisp pan pizza, laden with cheese and toppings, […]

Steppin’ Aht: A Tour of Pittsburgh’s City Steps

By Colin Williams | January 5, 2022

Whether you’re looking to get out of the house in a COVID-19-safe manner, meet a New Year’s fitness goal, or just explore Pittsburgh, a climb up your local city steps is a great way to shake off the winter blues