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13 of the Most Haunted Hotels in America

Interested in spending the night with a specter? Here are 13 of the most haunted hotels in America guaranteed to send shivers up your spine.
Haunted Hotels in America

13 of the Most Haunted Hotels in America

Interested in spending the night with a specter? Here are 13 of the most haunted hotels in America guaranteed to send shivers up your spine.

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

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.

Orbis Caffe brings global flavors to Mt. Lebanon

Orbis Caffe not only has coffee and pastries, but hosts monthly dinners inspired by international flavors.

Eat Play Stay: Laurel Highlands

Looking for a quick getaway near Pittsburgh? Join us for a tour of some of the best places to eat, play and stay in the Laurel Highlands.

Eight places offering smashburgers in Pittsburgh

It starts as a meatball – then gets SMASHED into a hot griddle. Here are the local burger joints where you can order a classic smashburger.

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

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

Ep. 15 Laura Zurowski’s quest to climb all of the Pittsburgh Steps

Following the book by Bob Regan “Pittsburgh Steps: The Story of the City’s Public Stairways” artist Laura Zurowski is climbing and documenting all of the steps of Pittsburgh.

Guide to seeing all of the fall colors near Pittsburgh

Selfies required.

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

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.

Everything you need to know about the Pittsburgh Underwear Bike Ride (Updated for 2022)

The monthly Pittsburgh Underwear Bike Ride promotes positive body image and safe cycling.

Guide to the Pittsburgh Rib Fest @ Heinz Field

Heading to the Heinz Field Kickoff and Rib Festival? Here’s a list of rib vendors, live music performances and everything to know before you go.

Eight places offering smashburgers in Pittsburgh

It starts as a meatball – then gets SMASHED into a hot griddle. Here are the local burger joints where you can order a classic smashburger.

Orbis Caffe brings global flavors to Mt. Lebanon

Orbis Caffe not only has coffee and pastries, but hosts monthly dinners inspired by international flavors.

Guide to the Pittsburgh Rib Fest @ Heinz Field

Heading to the Heinz Field Kickoff and Rib Festival? Here’s a list of rib vendors, live music performances and everything to know before you go.

Everything you need to know about the Pittsburgh Underwear Bike Ride (Updated for 2022)

The monthly Pittsburgh Underwear Bike Ride promotes positive body image and safe cycling.

Watch Very Pittsburgh Shows

Eat Play Stay: State College

Hit the books, explore underground, and find out why local bites and beds make the Happy Valley so Happy in this legendary college town.

People’s Indian offers cultural classics and modern takes on Punjabi dishes

Delicious Punjabi dishes from classic Tandoori Chicken to Channa Masala come from this Garfield community staple.

What’s On The Menu: Pittsburgh Staples

Pierogies Plus, Salem’s Market & Grill, Big Jim’s, and Max’s Tavern and staples in the Pittsburgh community. Find out what it takes to create a business that lasts in the Steel City.

Sweet Tooth: Best Desserts in Pittsburgh

Get a serious sugar rush as four of Pittsburgh’s purveyors of delicious desserts share their stories and their sweets.

What’s on the Menu: Vegan Restaurants in Pittsburgh

Eating vegan is good for animals, the environment, and your health. Can it also be good for your taste buds? In this episode, we take a behind the scenes look at some of Pittsburgh’s most popular vegan restaurants.

Plate It, Pittsburgh! Breakfast for Dinner

Chef Nissa’a Stallworth and Chef Joey Hilty test their limits as they work to put a dinner twist on the most important meal of the day.

Plate It, Pittsburgh! – Thrill of the Grill

In this battle of the grill, Chef Todd Cassell and Chef Alekka Sweeney face-off to see who can bring home the bragging rights with their Pittsburgh inspired dishes.

Finding Adventure in Pittsburgh: River surfing, mountain biking and Kayaking

Join host Kinga Philipps as she travels across the country to help individuals break out of their comfort zones and explore the outdoors. Along the way, Kinga challenges each guest to try new things and to experience how stepping outside of the norm can be scary, but ultimately amazing and transformative.

Meet the couple making unique homes for feral cats

Along with the help of their design team, CATSA devise products for feline enthusiasts, with profits going to help feral cat populations in the ‘Burgh and beyond.

Plate It, Pittsburgh!: Yinz Eats

“Plate It, Pittsburgh” is a Very Pittsburgh cooking competition show. In each episode, two local chefs speed through a Pittsburgh market and cook up a three-course meal with their purchases. Host Dave Forman and local celebrity judges determine which chef will win bragging rights and a donation to their favorite local nonprofit organization.

Eat Play Stay: State College

Hit the books, explore underground, and find out why local bites and beds make the Happy Valley so Happy in this legendary college town.

People’s Indian offers cultural classics and modern takes on Punjabi dishes

Delicious Punjabi dishes from classic Tandoori Chicken to Channa Masala come from this Garfield community staple.

What’s On The Menu: Pittsburgh Staples

Pierogies Plus, Salem’s Market & Grill, Big Jim’s, and Max’s Tavern and staples in the Pittsburgh community. Find out what it takes to create a business that lasts in the Steel City.

Nancy B's Bakery

Sweet Tooth: Best Desserts in Pittsburgh

Get a serious sugar rush as four of Pittsburgh’s purveyors of delicious desserts share their stories and their sweets.

Local History

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

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

Get to know Ed Vidunas, Pittsburgh’s Beer Historian

Since 1794, there have been well over 100 breweries in Allegheny County. Ed Vidunas is harnessing their stories online at PittsburghBrewers.com

A Guide to National Parks Near Pittsburgh

There are six national parks located less than two hours from Downtown Pittsburgh. Pittsburghers can visit some national historic sites in a day trip.

Six stories of obscure Pittsburgh history you probably haven’t heard yet

6 fun facts about the Steel City that you may not know

Indiana, PA: The Christmas Tree Capital of the World

Tracing its Christmas Tree roots back to 1918, local farmers are keeping the Christmas spirit alive just an hour from Pittsburgh in Indiana, PA.

Stones in the Steel City: A history of the Rolling Stones in Pittsburgh

From Danceland in West View to the Igloo, we take a look at when and where the Rolling Stones have performed in Pittsburgh. 

A Big Numbers Hit in 1930 Created Pittsburgh Mob Legends

Meet some Pittsburgh mob legends and learn how a bet on the number 805 in 1930 changed gambling in the city of Pittsburgh.

History you can follow: Instagram accounts about Pittsburgh History

From archivists to preservationists to historians, these Pittsburghers are sharing photos and history on their Instagram accounts.

20 inspiring Pittsburgh women you need to know

Past and present, these Pittsburgh women have made incredible contributions here in Pittsburgh and across the country

Three Pittsburgh Black history stories that you need to know

Did you know that the EMS service we used today was started in the Hill District?

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

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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Get to know Ed Vidunas, Pittsburgh’s Beer Historian

Since 1794, there have been well over 100 breweries in Allegheny County. Ed Vidunas is harnessing their stories online at PittsburghBrewers.com

National Parks Near Pittsburgh

A Guide to National Parks Near Pittsburgh

There are six national parks located less than two hours from Downtown Pittsburgh. Pittsburghers can visit some national historic sites in a day trip.

obscure pittsburgh history

Six stories of obscure Pittsburgh history you probably haven’t heard yet

6 fun facts about the Steel City that you may not know

Food & Drink

Eight places offering smashburgers in Pittsburgh

It starts as a meatball – then gets SMASHED into a hot griddle. Here are the local burger joints where you can order a classic smashburger.

Orbis Caffe brings global flavors to Mt. Lebanon

Orbis Caffe not only has coffee and pastries, but hosts monthly dinners inspired by international flavors.

Guide to the Pittsburgh Rib Fest @ Heinz Field

Heading to the Heinz Field Kickoff and Rib Festival? Here’s a list of rib vendors, live music performances and everything to know before you go.

1:11 Juice Bar feeds your mind, body and taste buds

1:11 Juice Bar features organic juices, snacks, salads and wraps.

Everything you need to know about the Barrel & Flow Fest

Barrel and Flow, the nation’s only beer festival in Pittsburgh to put people of color in the spotlight is back. August 13, 2022

In Transit: Esquire’s Dave Holmes Interviews Busy Philipps in Pittsburgh

On this episode of In Transit Dave Holmes talks all things Pittsburgh with guest Busy Philipps. Get to know the “Freaks and Geeks” and “Girls5eva” star over cocktails at the bar inside the Pittsburgh airport.

🐾 A guide to dog-friendly breweries in Pittsburgh

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.

Five Pittsburgh foodies on Instagram you should be following

Get your follow button ready.

People’s Indian offers cultural classics and modern takes on Punjabi dishes

Delicious Punjabi dishes from classic Tandoori Chicken to Channa Masala come from this Garfield community staple.

Q&A with Pittsburgh Pickle Company

Just in time for Picklesburgh; our Q&A with Pittsburgh Pickle previews their Cinn-a-pickle parfait (first-ever dessert) and the debut of Picklexir (bottled brine).

Eight places offering smashburgers in Pittsburgh

It starts as a meatball – then gets SMASHED into a hot griddle. Here are the local burger joints where you can order a classic smashburger.

Orbis Caffe brings global flavors to Mt. Lebanon

Orbis Caffe not only has coffee and pastries, but hosts monthly dinners inspired by international flavors.

Guide to the Pittsburgh Rib Fest @ Heinz Field

Heading to the Heinz Field Kickoff and Rib Festival? Here’s a list of rib vendors, live music performances and everything to know before you go.

juice bar

1:11 Juice Bar feeds your mind, body and taste buds

1:11 Juice Bar features organic juices, snacks, salads and wraps.