Pittsburgh Articles

Articles

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.

View full post
Get Buzzy with the Best Pittsburgh Breweries and Brewery Tours

Get Buzzy with the Best Pittsburgh Breweries and Brewery Tours

Updated Feb 8, 2018

Pittsburgh’s got a lot of factors to thank for its ongoing rejuvenation: A growing tech sector, hip neighborhoods, world-class arts and sports. But don’t forget the more, er, liquid catalyst of... Beer.

View full post
Pittsburgh=Hitsburgh: Discover the History of Local Music In the Steel City

Pittsburgh=Hitsburgh: Discover the History of Local Music In the Steel City

Updated Jan 25, 2018

You may not have guessed it, but Pittsburgh has played a large role in the development of Doo Wop, Rock and Roll, and Hip Hop over the past 55+ years.

View full post
Downtown Pittsburgh's Scenic Market Square

Downtown Pittsburgh's Scenic Market Square

Updated Jun 6, 2017

Market Square is a traditional public square in Pittsburgh, PA. Located in the heart of downtown, Market Square welcomes residents, visitors, workers and families alike for a wide variety of events, fabulous restaurants and an opportunity to socialize and soak up the local vibe.

View full post
Get to Know the Burgh

Get to Know the Burgh

Updated Feb 24, 2017

The thriving city of Pittsburgh has come a long way from its days of being known for steel mills, and today has made a new mark as a hub for healthcare innovation, robotics and high-tech corporations like Google, Apple, Uber and Intel. Since 90% of the steel factories closed their doors in the 1980’s, the City has developed a whole new economic plan that involves channeling money into the arts and other cultural initiatives, as well as efforts to make the city green. Today, the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio rivers sparkle in the sun and the ‘Burgh is officially the fifth greenest city in America and has been named one of the best places in the world to visit! Here is a brief rundown of five essential areas in Pittsburgh that should make an appearance on any trip itinerary!

View full post
Pittsburgh Entertainment & Attractions Map

Pittsburgh Entertainment & Attractions Map

Updated Feb 24, 2017

Holiday Shows in Pittsburgh

Holiday Shows in Pittsburgh

Updated Jan 1, 2017

From classics like Manheim Steamroller and “The Nutcracker” to new favorites like “Holidaze” by Cirque Dreams, Pittsburgh has an amazing array of holiday shows to help audiences soak up the spirit of the season. Check out our list of the best holiday shows in Pittsburgh and buy your tickets now before they are sold out!

View full post
Top Pittsburgh Events December 2016

Top Pittsburgh Events December 2016

Updated Jan 1, 2017

Now that the holidays are in full swing, Pittsburgh has plenty to offer revelers of all ages, including family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebrations, one of the country’s largest comic cons and special events downtown for the holidays. We hope you enjoy our roundup of top events for the Steel City this month and have a fantastic holiday season!

View full post