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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.”   

Pittsburgh Steelers Schedule for 2020

Our favorite time of year.  Pittsburgh Steelers season.  Not "football season".  The Steeler's...

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 2/17/2020 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...

St. Clair

St. Clair is a neighborhood placed high atop one of Pittsburgh’s south hills. Originally part of...

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...

Christi Lukasiak – From Pittsburgh Mom to Dance Mom and Back

Admittedly, I never watched a single episode of Dance Moms.   Now... since I'm a guy in my late...

Penn Hills

Penn Hills is a home rule community located east of the City of Pittsbugh.  It is bordered...

Eddie V’s is Prime

There's been some buzz surrounding Pittsburgh's Down Town area in the last couple years.   A lot...

A Star, Yes You Are.

Listen to this episode of the Pittsburgh Beautiful Podcast on iHeartRadio THANK YOU iHeartRadio.  ...

Deutschtown

East Allegheny, also known as Deutschtown, is a neighborhood on the North Side of Pittsburgh.  It...

Does Mecurio’s have the Best Pizza?

If you’ve spent any time in Shadyside you’ve no doubt passed by Mercurio’s on the corner of Walnut...

Noblestown

A Brief History of Noblestown Its median area is just 1.12 miles. Noblestown's founding date has...

9 Pittsburgh Dates Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

Pittsburgh is a romantic place for Valentine's Day.   So many incredible places to visit, whether...

Natalie Shugars – A Genuine Pittsburgh Girl

Season 2 of the Pittsburgh Beautiful podcast is off to a roaring start!   Episode 1 featured...

East Liberty

East Liberty is a diverse neighborhood in Pittsburgh with a notable skyline—the East Liberty...

Squirrel Hill

Squirrel Hill is one of the larger and most well know neighborhoods in Pittsburgh.  The...

Internationally Pittsburgh – The Podcast

Welcome to season 2 of the Pittsburgh Beautiful podcast!   I'm so excited to kick this season off...

Forest Hills

Forest Hills is a suburb of Pittsburgh located just east of the city.  It is bordered...

Chateau

Chateau is a Pittsburgh neighborhood located on the North Shore on the banks of the Ohio River....

East Hills

The East Hills is the easternmost neighborhood in the City of Pittsburgh.  Bordered by Homewood on...

Banksville

Banksville is a Pittsburgh neighborhood located in the southwestern part of the City of...

Arlington

Arlington and Arlington Heights are located in the southern part of the City of Pittsburgh....
Pittsburgh Steelers Schedule for 2020

Pittsburgh Steelers Schedule for 2020

Our favorite time of year.  Pittsburgh Steelers season.  Not "football season".  The Steeler's official season schedule has not yet been announced, but their opponents have.   We've listed them below, home and away.  Once they announce the official schedule for the...

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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 2/17/2020 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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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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Penn Hills

Penn Hills

Penn Hills is a home rule community located east of the City of Pittsbugh.  It is bordered by Verona, Oakmont, Plum Borough, Monroeville, Wilkins Township, Wilkinsburg and the City of Pittsburgh.  It is the second largest municipality in Allegheny County. Over 200...

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Eddie V’s is Prime

Eddie V’s is Prime

There's been some buzz surrounding Pittsburgh's Down Town area in the last couple years.   A lot of it revolves around all of the new restaurants popping up on various corners.   Eddie V's is one of those places.  On the corner of Grant Street and Fifth Avenue, it's...

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A Star, Yes You Are.

A Star, Yes You Are.

Listen to this episode of the Pittsburgh Beautiful Podcast on iHeartRadio THANK YOU iHeartRadio.   It’s an honor to be included in your podcast lineup! I first met Nancy Hahn, of iRead2Know radio on iHeart media, on LinkedIn. I am always looking for great stories to...

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Deutschtown

Deutschtown

East Allegheny, also known as Deutschtown, is a neighborhood on the North Side of Pittsburgh.  It is bordered by the Pittsburgh neighborhoods of Troy Hill, Spring Garden, Spring Hill, Fineview, Central North Shore, Allegheny Center and the North Shore. The year 1783...

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Does Mecurio’s have the Best Pizza?

Does Mecurio’s have the Best Pizza?

If you’ve spent any time in Shadyside you’ve no doubt passed by Mercurio’s on the corner of Walnut and Filbert streets.  My wife and I walked by countless times on our way to Prantls or Pamela’s before we finally decided to give it a try.  This was AFTER we had been...

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Noblestown

Noblestown

A Brief History of Noblestown Its median area is just 1.12 miles. Noblestown's founding date has never been noted, but it was the oldest town in that part of the county. Noblestown was founded by Col. Henry Noble. His family operated a sawmill and flour mill on the...

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9 Pittsburgh Dates Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

9 Pittsburgh Dates Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

Pittsburgh is a romantic place for Valentine's Day.   So many incredible places to visit, whether it's a romantic restaurant with a view on Mt. Washington or a cozy nook in one of Pittsburgh's 90 neighborhoods.   Dinner is always the staple, but there are alot of...

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Natalie Shugars – A Genuine Pittsburgh Girl

Natalie Shugars – A Genuine Pittsburgh Girl

Season 2 of the Pittsburgh Beautiful podcast is off to a roaring start!   Episode 1 featured Olivia, an international transplant who decided to make her dreams come true in Pittsburgh.   Epidsode 2 features Natalie Shugars... an OG from LAYtrobe who left to pursue her...

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East Liberty

East Liberty

East Liberty is a diverse neighborhood in Pittsburgh with a notable skyline—the East Liberty Presbyterian Church. The neighborhood’s history began around the time of the American Revolution, when it was a free grazing area in Allegheny County a couple miles from the...

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Squirrel Hill

Squirrel Hill

Squirrel Hill is one of the larger and most well know neighborhoods in Pittsburgh.  The communities name was most likely give to it because of the abundance of gray squirrels inhabiting all of the forestry throughout the hills in the area. The early development of...

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Internationally Pittsburgh – The Podcast

Internationally Pittsburgh – The Podcast

Welcome to season 2 of the Pittsburgh Beautiful podcast!   I'm so excited to kick this season off with my first guest, Olivia Ansell.  Olivia's story starts in the African nation of Uganda, where she was born and raised.   Fast forward through 3 continents, at least 3...

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Forest Hills

Forest Hills

Forest Hills is a suburb of Pittsburgh located just east of the city.  It is bordered by Wilkinsburg, Churchill, Wilkins Township, Chalfant, North Braddock, and Braddock Hills.  Along with East Pittsburgh, Edgewood, Rankin, Swissvale and Turtle Creek, all of the...

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Chateau

Chateau

Chateau is a Pittsburgh neighborhood located on the North Shore on the banks of the Ohio River.  The neighborhood was actually created in the 1960’s by the construction of Ohio River Boulevard (Route 65)  cutting off a portion of Manchester.  The area is bordered...

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East Hills

East Hills

The East Hills is the easternmost neighborhood in the City of Pittsburgh.  Bordered by Homewood on the west, and the suburb of Penn Hills on the east, this Pittsburgh neighborhood has an elusive and hard-to-find history.  Once the home of the East Hills Shopping...

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Banksville

Banksville

Banksville is a Pittsburgh neighborhood located in the southwestern part of the City of Pittsburgh.  The neighborhood is bordered by the city neighborhoods of Beechview and Ridgemont and by the municipalities of Green Tree, Mt. Lebanon, and Dormont. Originally settled...

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Arlington

Arlington

Arlington and Arlington Heights are located in the southern part of the City of Pittsburgh.  Arlington Heights is at the top of the hill and offers some wonderful views of Downtown Pittsburgh.  Originally, the neighborhoods were connected to the mills that ran along...

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California-Kirkbride

California-Kirkbride

California-Kirkbride is a Pittsburgh neighborhood on the north side of Pittsburgh. It is bordered by Manchester, Perry South and Marshall-Shadeland. The period of 1870-1900 saw the development of California-Kirkbride as a primarily industrial area with tanneries,...

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Pittsburgh’s 7 Seasons

Pittsburgh’s 7 Seasons

If you've ever seen the memes circulating around social media about varying seasons based on a region's crazy weather patterns, here are Pittsburgh's. We don't have four seasons, we actually have seven! 1. Freezing our kielbasas off You know this time of year. You're...

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Trafford

Trafford

History of Trafford Trafford was incorporated in 1904 and was named by George Westinghouse. Westinghouse named the town after Trafford in the UK, which is near Manchester. Westinghouse bought the land two years prior, in 1902, and the Trafford Foundry began in October...

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Cheswick

Cheswick

A History of Cheswick Cheswick is named after a town in England. The history of it begins with the Keen family. Archie Pillow (also referred to as Pillar) inherited land from the Keen family, the land where Cheswick is today. The level land near the river was used as...

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