Pittsburgh Beautiful

 

 

The city through your eyes.

Pittsburgh Beautiful

The city through your eyes.

Pittsburgh Beautiful

The city through your eyes.

Pittsburgh Beautiful

The city through your eyes.

Pittsburgh, a shining gem on three rivers.  Known as the “Steel City” to many.   Pittsburgh is known for it’s friendly and welcoming feeling, it’s unique and beautiful geography, it’s quirky and wonderful people, and it’s incredibly resilient nature.   The county seat of Allegheny, Pittsburgh has also been called the “Paris of Appalachia.”   

35 Facts About Pittsburgh You Weren’t Taught in School

There are so many facts about Pittsburgh, you could spend the rest of your days trying to learn...

Was Pittsburgh Really Named Pittsburg First?

I can't tell you how many times I've received an email where the sender spelled Pittsburgh without...

The Best Restaurants In Pittsburgh

UPDATED 3/4/2020 Welcome to the ultimate guide to the best restaurants in Pittsburgh!   Since...

The View From The Fort Pitt Tunnel

Anyone who has lived in Pittsburgh and taken a car ride (most likely everyone) has experienced the...

Pittsburgh Ghost Stories

Pic by Zack Frailey/Flickr Pittsburgh has it's share of creepy ghost stories.   Some ring true,...

Pittsburgh’s Best Cookies

The title of this post is enough to start your craving.  And the cookies we list... well...  the...

Yinzer Phrases You Just Remembered You Can’t Live Without

Well... maybe you can.   But yinz don't wanna... do ya?  This'ere's a short list of just a few of...

The World According to Mr. Rogers

Mr. Rogers holds a special place in peoples' hearts.  Especially here in Western Pennsylvania, and...

Hidden Pittsburgh Gems

Pittsburgh is a diverse community of people, places, history and things.   So much so that...

Pittsburgh Firsts

Pittsburgh was first a frontier fort, then a frontier town, then a small city... and so on.  Home...

The Best Pittsburgh Movies for A Snowy Day

The best Pittsburgh movies.  Is there a "worst" Pittsburgh movie?   That's another post. ...

Fort Pitt Tunnel Videos

It seems that no one ever tires of the view of Pittsburgh from the Fort Pitt Tunnel as you exit...

Downtown Pittsburgh

Downtown Pittsburgh, or the Golden Triangle, is the central business district of the City. Located...

15 Movies Filmed In Pittsburgh for the Perfect Rainy Day

Everyone is probably familiar with the fact that Pittsburgh is a film-friendly town.   Over the...

7 Great Pittsburgh Snacks

Pic by Brad Berkstresser Working from home a lot these days? You'll need some snacks for those...

The Best Pittsburgh Podcasts

Working from home these days and need some podcasts to help you along during the work day? We've...

Great Pittsburgh Documentaries

Pittsburgh has a long, storied history.  It's the "main frame" of American industry, culture and...

The Pharmacy Podcast Network on the Pittsburgh Beautiful Podcast

Listen to this episode of the Pittsburgh Beautiful Podcast with Todd Eury, founder of the Pharmacy...

An Insider’s Guide to Pittsburgh’s Most Popular Landmarks

Situated on the strategically important Forks of the Ohio, Pittsburgh has played an important role...

Cathedral of Learning In Pittsburgh

The Cathedral Of Learning You can't drive through Oakland in Pittsburgh without seeing the...

Eric’s Project – The Eric McKenna Project

Listen to this episode of the Pittsburgh Beautiful Podcast, with Eric McKenna, right here! One of...

Transformation Coaching with Christina Tarantola on the Podcast

Episode 5 of Season 2 for the Pittsburgh Beautiful podcast can be heard right here....

Troy Hill

Troy Hill was originally called New Troy.  It was part of the "Reserve Tract" which was officially...
35 Facts About Pittsburgh You Weren’t Taught in School

35 Facts About Pittsburgh You Weren’t Taught in School

There are so many facts about Pittsburgh, you could spend the rest of your days trying to learn them all.  Pittsburgh is known for so many things.  Steel.   Rivers.  Sports.  Food.  The people.   Here are 35 facts about Pittsburgh that you probably didn't learn in...

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Was Pittsburgh Really Named Pittsburg First?

Was Pittsburgh Really Named Pittsburg First?

I can't tell you how many times I've received an email where the sender spelled Pittsburgh without the "h"...  Pittsburg.  Heck...  I'd even be a liar if I told you I never accidentally left the "h" off of Pittsburgh, and told someone I was from "Pittsburg"... only to...

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The Best Restaurants In Pittsburgh

The Best Restaurants In Pittsburgh

UPDATED 3/4/2020 Welcome to the ultimate guide to the best restaurants in Pittsburgh!   Since Pittsburgh was named the 2019 Food City of the Year by af&co., we thought... "Well... now there's nothing more Pittsburgh Beautiful than Pittsburgh food...", and then we...

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The View From The Fort Pitt Tunnel

The View From The Fort Pitt Tunnel

Anyone who has lived in Pittsburgh and taken a car ride (most likely everyone) has experienced the view from the Fort Pitt Tunnel of the downtown Pittsburgh skyline as you cross the Fort Pitt Bridge into town.  It's legendary.  It's famous.  It's one of the first...

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Pittsburgh Ghost Stories

Pittsburgh Ghost Stories

Pic by Zack Frailey/Flickr Pittsburgh has it's share of creepy ghost stories.   Some ring true, some are urban legend, and some... well... YOU decide. Start Your Pittsburgh Ghost Hunt Right Here! [button...

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Pittsburgh’s Best Cookies

Pittsburgh’s Best Cookies

The title of this post is enough to start your craving.  And the cookies we list... well...  the best cookies in Pittsburgh.   Of course... the quest for the best cookies in Pittsburgh is never-ending, ongoing and filled with calories... so this list is by no means...

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Yinzer Phrases You Just Remembered You Can’t Live Without

Yinzer Phrases You Just Remembered You Can’t Live Without

Well... maybe you can.   But yinz don't wanna... do ya?  This'ere's a short list of just a few of the phrases you grew up with loving or hating.  But... no matter how you feel, Pittsburghese is special.   Yinz is special.  This list is special.  Tell me how you really...

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The World According to Mr. Rogers

The World According to Mr. Rogers

Mr. Rogers holds a special place in peoples' hearts.  Especially here in Western Pennsylvania, and Pittsburgh.  Known as a kind and gentle man... he was also extremely ambitious and successful... at showing the world how to be filled with love, peace and kindness. ...

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Hidden Pittsburgh Gems

Hidden Pittsburgh Gems

Pittsburgh is a diverse community of people, places, history and things.   So much so that sometimes you miss the smaller, hidden gems right in your own back yard.  We've done quite a few posts over the years on the hidden gems of Pittsburgh... but it's been a while. ...

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Pittsburgh Firsts

Pittsburgh Firsts

Pittsburgh was first a frontier fort, then a frontier town, then a small city... and so on.  Home to many firsts, including the steel industry and then on to technological and healthcare innovation, Pittsburgh is a city like no other! As we continue to bring you all...

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The Best Pittsburgh Movies for A Snowy Day

The Best Pittsburgh Movies for A Snowy Day

The best Pittsburgh movies.  Is there a "worst" Pittsburgh movie?   That's another post.  Anyway...  the great response received from 15 Movies Shot in Pittsburgh Perfect for a Rainy Day helped me put this list together.   Follow along, and as always, comment below!...

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Fort Pitt Tunnel Videos

Fort Pitt Tunnel Videos

It seems that no one ever tires of the view of Pittsburgh from the Fort Pitt Tunnel as you exit onto the Fort Pitt Bridge.   I know it's awe-inspiring to me every single time, which is why I throw up so many videos of the view exiting the tunnel into Pittsburgh.   I...

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Downtown Pittsburgh

Downtown Pittsburgh

Downtown Pittsburgh, or the Golden Triangle, is the central business district of the City. Located at the confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio Rivers, or the Point, the area features offices and headquarters for many major corporations like U.S. Steel,...

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15 Movies Filmed In Pittsburgh for the Perfect Rainy Day

15 Movies Filmed In Pittsburgh for the Perfect Rainy Day

Everyone is probably familiar with the fact that Pittsburgh is a film-friendly town.   Over the years, there have actually been quite a few classic movies filmed partially or even entirely in Pittsburgh.   Adventure, crime, kids, fantasy... you name it.  Whatever the...

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7 Great Pittsburgh Snacks

7 Great Pittsburgh Snacks

Pic by Brad Berkstresser Working from home a lot these days? You'll need some snacks for those long work days. Here are seven Pittsburgh favorites. 1. Snyder's of Hanover pretzels Made in the great "tahn" of Hanover, Snyder's makes the delicious pretzels we all grew...

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The Best Pittsburgh Podcasts

The Best Pittsburgh Podcasts

Working from home these days and need some podcasts to help you along during the work day? We've got you covered. Pittsburgh has seen a surge in podcast production, and here are just a few of the best Pittsburgh podcasts we could put together for you.  Of course,...

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Great Pittsburgh Documentaries

Great Pittsburgh Documentaries

Pittsburgh has a long, storied history.  It's the "main frame" of American industry, culture and sports.   Given that, there have been many documentaries filmed over the years about the people, places and accomplishments of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh region. If...

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Cathedral of Learning In Pittsburgh

Cathedral of Learning In Pittsburgh

The Cathedral Of Learning You can't drive through Oakland in Pittsburgh without seeing the Cathedral of Learning on Pitt's campus.   Heck, you can see it from just about any hilltop in Pittsburgh, and there's a particularly cool view of it on the parkway east headed...

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Eric’s Project – The Eric McKenna Project

Eric’s Project – The Eric McKenna Project

Listen to this episode of the Pittsburgh Beautiful Podcast, with Eric McKenna, right here! One of the great things about Pittsburgh is that you can always find someone who thinks a lot like you do, but differently... if you know what I mean.   So... my wife, Lauren,...

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Troy Hill

Troy Hill

Troy Hill was originally called New Troy.  It was part of the "Reserve Tract" which was officially incorporated in 1833.  Settled by German immigrants working in the mills, breweries and railroads in Pittsburgh along the Allegheny River, the migration began as a small...

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Hail To The Chief

Hail To The Chief

All Photos in This Post Are Taken By Scott Schubert, Pittsburgh's Chief of Police Listen to the Pittsburgh Beautiful Podcast right here. Ok... I just had to do that with the title to this post.   On episode 5 of season 2 for the Pittsburgh Beautiful Podcast, I sit...

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Great Spring Activities in Pittsburgh

Great Spring Activities in Pittsburgh

Around this time of year, it's hard not to start thinking spring. Here are seven spring activities in Pittsburgh you don't want to miss. 1. Opening Day at Kennywood Kennywood's 2020 opening day is Saturday May 2nd. Kick off a summer at the park and cross your fingers...

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St. Clair

St. Clair

St. Clair is a neighborhood placed high atop one of Pittsburgh’s south hills. Originally part of Lower St. Clair Township, it was annexed into the city of Pittsburgh in 1920.  It is bordered by the Pittsburgh neighborhoods of Arlington, Mt. Oliver, Carrick and Hays...

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Nadine’s On The Southside

Nadine’s On The Southside

Sometimes you just don't plan it, but the food is so good and the place so cool that you just have to... Nadine's on the Southside is one of those places.   I was set to have coffee with a friend of mine today at 11.   About an hour before, I got a text asking if I'd...

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