Watch Us In Your Living Room
Enjoy Very Local on the big screen.
Visit your favorite app store to download.
tacos al pastor to Pittsburgh
Food

Taqueria el Pastorcito brings authentic tacos al pastor and more to Pittsburgh

At long last, Pittsburgh has proper tacos al pastor, courtesy el Pastorcito.
tacos al pastor to Pittsburgh

Taqueria el Pastorcito brings authentic tacos al pastor and more to Pittsburgh

At long last, Pittsburgh has proper tacos al pastor, courtesy el Pastorcito.

What's New

The Weeping Glass is a locally owned oddities shop that offers creepy and curious gifts year round

This oddities shop offers a selection of macabre gifts, curious antiques, restored radios, teas, taxidermy and other interesting things. 

The lifecycle of a pumpkin at Soergel Orchards

Oh my GOURD. Soergel Orchards has your jack of all lanterns. Watch as these pumpkins start as seeds and blossom into your fall favorites (including pumpkin pie).

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. 

Guide to seeing all of the fall colors near Pittsburgh

Selfies required.

🎧 The best Pittsburgh podcasts to check out

There’s a smorgasbord of Pittsburgh entertainment and culture on podcast apps like Audible, Apple, Google, Spotify, Stitcher, and TuneIn Radio. From business and health to entertainment and sports (and even more sports), you’ll find a PGH podcast to fit just about every genre.

For a real scream, rent Buffalo Bill’s House from “The Silence of the Lambs”

Buffalo Bill’s House in “The Silence of the Lambs” is the stuff of nightmares, but for diehard fans of the film, staying there is a dream come true. You can now rent the fictional serial killer’s abode in Perryopolis, Pennsylvania, which is 30 miles outside of Pittsburgh. Parties of up to eight people can relax in the fully furnished, 112-year-old home, watch the iconic movie and enjoy liver, fava beans and a nice Chianti in the kitchen.

🍻 Prost! Guide to Oktoberfest beers from Pittsburgh Breweries

A look at Oktoberfest beers from Pittsburgh breweries.

🐓 City Chicken: More Pittsburghers are raising backyard hens

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

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.

Visiting Mister Rogers’ Neighborhoods: 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.

The Weeping Glass

The Weeping Glass is a locally owned oddities shop that offers creepy and curious gifts year round

This oddities shop offers a selection of macabre gifts, curious antiques, restored radios, teas, taxidermy and other interesting things. 

Pumpkins at Soergel Orchards

The lifecycle of a pumpkin at Soergel Orchards

Oh my GOURD. Soergel Orchards has your jack of all lanterns. Watch as these pumpkins start as seeds and blossom into your fall favorites (including pumpkin pie).

Rolling Stones Pittsburgh

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. 

Guide to seeing all of the fall colors near Pittsburgh

Selfies required.

Local History

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. 

Visiting Mister Rogers’ Neighborhoods: 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.

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?

Part 2: Ajax Jones is the 1st African American to serve as Mayor of Pittsburgh

During a change of mayors, Ajax Jones held the keys to the city for 3 days

Part 1: The Remarkable and Unremembered Life of Ajax Jones

Born in Arthursville (now known as the Hill District) Ajax Jones served under 9 different mayors in Pittsburgh

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.

Penn-McKee Hotel still lodges dreams of civic pride

Historic building that hosted the first Kennedy-Nixon debate remains central to McKeesport’s new downtown revival plans.

Rolling Stones Pittsburgh

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. 

mister rogers latrobe

Visiting Mister Rogers’ Neighborhoods: 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.

Pittsburgh Mob

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.

Pittsburgh History Instagram

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.

Food & Drink

Taqueria el Pastorcito brings authentic tacos al pastor and more to Pittsburgh

At long last, Pittsburgh has proper tacos al pastor, courtesy el Pastorcito.

A quick trip: 5 stops to make in Somerset, PA 

If you are looking for a day trip or a weekend getaway, Somerset is just 90 minutes from Downtown Pittsburgh. 

Summit Diner: One of America’s best diners just 90 min from Pittsburgh

Located in Somerset, Pennsylvania, the Summit Dinner is worth the 90-minute drive from Pittsburgh for classic diner food and pie.

All of the Pittsburgh dive bars you need to visit

From a dive bar where the walls are dripping, yes dripping, with holiday decor to a dive bar with a nice women’s bathroom, here are some of the Pittsburgh institutions you should know about. 

Energize & Chill – The best frozen coffee drinks in town

Whether you’re heading into the city for work, or need a pick-me-up on your way home, there’s a local coffee shop with a cold drink waiting for you! From a Campfire Cold Brew to a fruity Matcha, here is a list of 7 places in Pittsburgh with refreshing drinks on their menu.

🐾 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.

Where to Pick Up locally brewed Dad Beers for Father’s Day

Just in time for this weekend – we rounded up 15 of our favorite Pittsburgh dad beers you can mix into your plans for celebrating Father’s Day.

Five new Pittsburgh food trucks you need to try

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.

Coming soon: Rye bar, ice cream stand, coffee and brewed cocktails

Here are six new businesses that will be opening in Pittsburgh this spring. Follow them on social media to see their progress.

Cats, Coffee & Confections at Cattfeinated Cat Café

Cattfeinated Cat Café is a delightful location for all your cat, coffee, and confection cravings. Located in downtown Greensburg, about 45 minutes from Pittsburgh, Cattfeinated opened in November 2019. The café offers a coffee and tea bar with freshly made pastries. There’s also a small boutique and in-house thrift shop.

tacos al pastor to Pittsburgh

Taqueria el Pastorcito brings authentic tacos al pastor and more to Pittsburgh

At long last, Pittsburgh has proper tacos al pastor, courtesy el Pastorcito.

Somerset, PA

A quick trip: 5 stops to make in Somerset, PA 

If you are looking for a day trip or a weekend getaway, Somerset is just 90 minutes from Downtown Pittsburgh. 

Summit Diner

Summit Diner: One of America’s best diners just 90 min from Pittsburgh

Located in Somerset, Pennsylvania, the Summit Dinner is worth the 90-minute drive from Pittsburgh for classic diner food and pie.

Pittsburgh dive bars

All of the Pittsburgh dive bars you need to visit

From a dive bar where the walls are dripping, yes dripping, with holiday decor to a dive bar with a nice women’s bathroom, here are some of the Pittsburgh institutions you should know about.