Outdoors

Pittsburgh Underwear Bike Ride

Pittsburgh Underwear Bike Ride: Join a few hundred cyclists for a bike ride in your underpants (Updated for 2022)

By Stephanie Brea | May 24, 2022

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

Uphill Battle: Training for Pittsburgh’s Dirty Dozen Bike Race

By Lindsay Patross | October 21, 2021

After three attempts, Jeremiah Sullivan completed all of the Dirty Dozen bike race hills on a Healthy Ride bike. This year he has been training to ride up all of the hills on a tandem bicycle.

Presque Isle Beaches

📩 Need a beach trip? Go for a swim at Presque Isle State Park in Erie

By Lindsay Patross | July 2, 2021

Just a short 2-hour drive north of Pittsburgh, Presque Isle State Park offers beaches and relaxation.

Presque Isle Beaches

Need a beach trip? Go for a swim at Presque Isle State Park in Erie

By Amanda Reed | July 1, 2021

Just a short 2-hour drive north of Pittsburgh, Presque Isle State Park offers beaches and relaxation in an era of social-distancing.

Timberlane Golf Course: A Legend Revived

By Eric Marshall | May 3, 2021

When making a list of things to do in New Orleans, golf isn’t an activity at the top of most lists. During the pandemic, courses all over the city have seen more players than ever. One course in particular, Timberlane Golf and Recreation, has made quite an impressive comeback.

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)

Escape Winter Blahs with an Outdoor Adventure at Deep Creek

By Emma Diehl | January 7, 2021

Located just two hours from Pittsburgh, Deep Creek offers a fun winter getaway. Here’s our guide on what to do, where to stay, and where to eat.

#HereWeGo The best black & gold gear you can buy from local businesses

By Carly Luitgaarden | November 20, 2020

Support the home team and shop local for Pittsburgh Steelers gear.

Outdoor Afro Pittsburgh

Ep. 53 Get outside with Kimberly Refosco of Outdoor Afro Pittsburgh

By Lindsay Patross | November 17, 2020

From hikes to camping, Outdoor Afro helps participants explore the outdoors

Pumpkins at Soergel Orchards

10 Activities to do this fall in Pittsburgh (at a distance)

By Carly Luitgaarden | October 23, 2020

Among the pumpkins to pick and local ciders to drink – there are a handful of other Pittsburgh fall activities we’ve rounded up into this handy guide.