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Pittsburgh Food Scene: Steel City Staples

Pittsburgh Food Scene: Steel City Staples

Updated Jan 16, 2019

Pittsburgh’s strong roots in Eastern Kielbasa Another popular way to serve European culture allow for a wide variety of local, regional and international fare. If food defines a culture, than Pittsburgh is blessed with its very own dialect.

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Duquesne Incline vs. Monongahela Incline in Pittsburgh

Duquesne Incline vs. Monongahela Incline in Pittsburgh

Updated Jan 10, 2019

Pittsburgh was once home to dozens of inclines, but today the Monongahela Incline and Duquesne Incline are the only ones that are in operation, still carrying passengers from Mt. Washington to the Monongahela River and downtown Pittsburgh below. Once a practical – even necessary – means of public transportation that was greatly relied upon by people who needed to quickly and easily reach the city below, today the Pittsburgh inclines are a popular sightseeing adventure and also offer easy access to great restaurants. Before you visit, here’s a bit of detailed history about each of these “must-see” local treasures.

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Chef Sang Woo: Nakama Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar

Updated Jan 9, 2019

Meet One of the Best Chefs in Pittsburgh!

As the son of restaurant owners, Chef Woo developed a love for cooking very early after moving to Pittsburgh when he was only 5 years old. Woo later honed his sushi-making skills for eight years while working at the Pittsburgh Fish Market. His sushi is well known and highly respected throughout the Pittsburgh area, making Nakama customers loyal and repeat visitors!

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Left to Right: Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater; the Monongahela Incline in downtown Pittsburgh.

Sightseeing Adventures: What to Do in Pittsburgh

Updated Jan 9, 2019

Pittsburgh is a city of walkable neighborhoods with a stunning skyline and a lively downtown. Situated in southwestern Pennsylvania, it is the largest urban area in Appalachia and the Ohio River Valley. Nicknamed the “City of Bridges,” this historic industrial town is experiencing an urban renewal and offers a variety of attractions, so this feature highlights a few of the most interesting and convenient tours available.

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Crossroads 1945-Now Exhibit at Carnegie Museum of Art

Updated Jan 5, 2019

The Crossroads exhibit currently on display at Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum of Art celebrates over 130 artworks created between 1945 and today. These unique works of art are separated into 8 categories each with their own separate point of entry in the museum. Each distinct grouping of artworks celebrates its own theme and personality and each stands on its own. However, they all come together to focus on artistic decision making as an urgent and vital form of thinking in the world.

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Dinosaurs In Their Time at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Updated Jan 5, 2019

The Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s Dinosaurs in Their Time exhibit is one of the museum’s core attractions. This unique exhibit is home to dozens of original fossils from throughout the Mesozoic Era (The Age of Dinosaurs) and the fossil skeletons are displayed in scientifically accurate recreations of their natural habitats.

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Reptiles Live! at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Updated Jan 5, 2019

At the new Reptiles Live! Exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History you can stand eye-to-eye with live reptiles from around the world, admire colorful lizards, turtles, snakes, and crocodilians in nineteen living dioramas.

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Discover Pittsburgh's Station Square

Updated Nov 29, 2018

Ideally situated just across the Monongahela River from downtown Pittsburgh, Station Square is home to a wide variety of dining and entertainment venues. The location also offers breathtaking views of the city skyline and is home to Highmark Stadium, the Gateway Clipper Fleet, the Monongahela Incline and the Grand Concourse, among other attractions.

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Orr's Rocks: Best Pittsburgh Jewelers for All Occasions

Orr's Rocks: Best Pittsburgh Jewelers for All Occasions

Updated Oct 30, 2018

Since opening their doors in 1952, Orr’s Jewelers in Pittsburgh has aimed to provide the best service and the finest product to their clients. Now more than 60 years later, Orr’s clients have come to know their purple and silver striped bags and boxes as a symbol of something greater than the jewelry or watches wrapped inside.

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