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Spend National Ice Cream Month Sampling Pittsburgh’s Best Ice Cream

Spend National Ice Cream Month Sampling Pittsburgh’s Best Ice Cream

As if we even needed a reason to enjoy more ice cream this summer, July is National Ice Cream Month! How can you celebrate this sweet occasion? By visiting some of Pittsburgh’s best ice cream shops, of course. You don’t have to look too far to find good ice cream in Pittsburgh. Here are five of our favorite ice cream shops in and around the city: 1. Glen’s Frozen Custard I

Pack a Lunch and Enjoy National Picnic Month in Pittsburgh

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Pack a Lunch and Enjoy National Picnic Month in Pittsburgh

This week, our minds may be filled with thoughts of backyard BBQs and 4th of July fireworks. And rightfully so! But, after this week’s sparkling summer celebration is over, there still will be lots more of summer to celebrate. What better way to enjoy a beautiful summer day than by packing a lunch and having a picnic? Just in time for National Picnic Month, we’ve scoped out some of

Cool Off at Some of the Best Public Pools in Pittsburgh

Cool Off at Some of the Best Public Pools in Pittsburgh

As the month of July approaches this weekend, it’s time to make a game plan for keeping cool over the long, hot summer days ahead. What better way to chill off this summer than by spending the day by the pool? Don’t have a pool at your home? If you live in or around Pittsburgh, you’re in luck. The region has a plethora of public pools for residents and visitors to choose from.

Stack Your Calendar With Summer Fun in Pittsburgh

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Stack Your Calendar With Summer Fun in Pittsburgh

School’s out for the summer, so you know what that means… it’s time to fill your calendar with fun activities. If you live in or around the city of Pittsburgh, you’re in luck! There is never a lack of fun for the whole family when it comes to the Steel City. For Pittsburgh residents, or people who are planning to move here, or those who are just visiting this summer, he

Five Pittsburgh Salad Shops to Try During National Salad Month

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Five Pittsburgh Salad Shops to Try During National Salad Month

There is no doubt, our city is widely known for foods like pierogies and Primanti Bros. But, we don’t only like to stack fries on our sandwiches! Pittsburgh is also known for topping our salads with all that crispy, greasy goodness, too.  Since May is National Salad Month, we’re highlighting a few of our favorite spots to get a great salad in Pittsburgh—french fries or no

Five Ways to Celebrate Mom in Pittsburgh This Mother’s Day

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Five Ways to Celebrate Mom in Pittsburgh This Mother’s Day

Some people do Mother’s Day the flowers way, or the jewelry way or the chocolate-dipped fruit way. But, for those of us in Pittsburgh, there are a few ways to show Mom you care with a little hometown flare.  Mother’s Day is this weekend, and if you’re still looking for a way to impress the special moms in your life, Pittsburgh has some options that are sure to let her know

Five Fun and Free Things to Do in Pittsburgh This Fall

Five Fun and Free Things to Do in Pittsburgh This Fall

One of the greatest things about living in the Pittsburgh region is being able to enjoy four distinct seasons. Now that we are in the middle of the beautiful fall season, we can’t help but share some of the awesome things to do around Pittsburgh during this crisp, cool season. Oh, yes, they’re also FREE! Here are five of our favorite free things to do in Pittsburgh in the fall: V

National Pizza Month - Our Favorite Pizza in Pittsburgh

National Pizza Month - Our Favorite Pizza in Pittsburgh

Step aside pumpkin spice, October is all about pizza. Seriously, October is National Pizza Month! From thin crusts to extra cheese, we’re digging up some of the best pizzerias in Pittsburgh. Now, it’s no secret that Western Pennsylvania is packed full of pizza parlors, so in order to narrow down the best of the best, we’ve asked a few of our agents and employees to share their

Enjoy National Eat Outside Day on a Porch or Patio in Pittsburgh

Enjoy National Eat Outside Day on a Porch or Patio in Pittsburgh

Today is National Eat Outside Day! While many Yinzers may argue that the best places to enjoy a meal outside are at PNC Park or Heinz Field, our hometown teams don’t happen to be playing today. Luckily for anyone who lives or works in Pittsburgh, there are so many great options when it comes to outdoor dining. In fact, it is pretty easy to find outdoor dining options all over the city!  

Five Ways to Celebrate National Family Fun Month in Pittsburgh

Five Ways to Celebrate National Family Fun Month in Pittsburgh

Summer vacation season may be winding down as back-to-school season creeps in this month. But, that is no reason for the fun to end. August is National Family Fun Month and Pittsburgh is the perfect place to find family fun! Here are five fun things to do with your family in Pittsburgh before summer ends: 1. Walk on the wild side at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. Where else can yo