Because the Monongahela National Forest is jaw-droppingly beautiful, the state has spent a ton of money turning the area into a well-maintained park system. Thomas is located on the edge of the state park, and has taken up the torch of being the "stopover towns" for hikers and skiers.Read More
As this is a "Pittsburgh Holiday Guide," every single item on this list was either made in Pittsburgh, or specifically relates to the city (or both!) I provided links for online ordering, but many of these items can be found in different shops across the city.Read More
Alphabet City, which opened on the 14th of January, 2017, is a bookshop, restaurant, and performance space. The bookshop is curated by the City of Asylum, and features the largest collection of work produced by exiled writers in the world. The restaurant is a New York style wine and cheese bar, but with affordable prices (I shouldn't need to say much more).Read More
There are SO many marvelous shops and artists Pittsburgh. How could I ever fit them all into one post? Well, I can't.... but I'm going to try! Here is a list of shops that will help you find holiday gifts in Pittsburgh this year!Read More
On the Yelp page for Cop Out Pierogies, multiple people state that these are the "best pierogies in Pittsburgh." Well, I don't want to stir up any controversy, but I - as a human entitled to my own opinion - must agree that these are pretty damn good.Read More
I made this the requirement in hopes that even if not everyone could win, everyone could gain something useful from reading each other's tips. And wow. I was completely blow away by the response.Read More
I guess I heard a couple of months ago that some people in a lab had found a way to genetically engineer a meat substitute that looks, bleeds, and tastes like real meat.
But, being a person who... you know.... eats real meat, I wasn't too interested, and promptly forgot.Read More
I have been absolutely crushing my work. There is nothing more relaxing and motivating than just looking out of the window at the best view of Pittsburgh I've ever seen. Seriously. I just take a two minute break to stare at my lovely city, and I am ready to work again.Read More
When I wrote about Steel City Chimneys, Pittsburgh's newest trdelník business, the wonderful folks who own the truck told me about a cool, International food truck festival happening this Wednesday in Oakland for Pitt's "International Week."Read More
If you have no clue where to start on your podcast journey, OR if you're an avid fan (good job!) and want to learn more about local podcasts/podcast fans......
The River's Edge - Pittsburgh's only 24/7 local music radio station - is hosting a POD PARTY for International Podcast Day.Read More
On Sunday, October 1st from 11:00am-6:00pm, guests can pay $21 (Clemente's number) to enter the museum, and the money will be donated to hurricane relief. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the relief efforts.Read More
It's that time of year again..... where businesses do things like host haunted brewery tours! Rejoice!
I have two events on my horizon (aka screenshotted on my desktop) that I want to share with you!Read More