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...

Pittsburgh Steelers Schedule for 2020

Our favorite time of year.  The announcement of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2020 Schedule.   Well......

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...

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

There's so much to learn about Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania... so why not try one of these...

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...

Hail To The Chief

All Photos in This Post Are Taken By Scott Schubert, Pittsburgh's Chief of Police Listen to the...

Great Spring Activities in Pittsburgh

Around this time of year, it's hard not to start thinking spring. Here are seven spring activities...

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...
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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Pittsburgh Steelers Schedule for 2020

Pittsburgh Steelers Schedule for 2020

Our favorite time of year.  The announcement of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2020 Schedule.   Well... the announcement of the Steelers schedule for the season.  Any season.  Pittsburgh Steelers season.  Not "football season".  The Steeler's official season schedule has not...

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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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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

There's so much to learn about Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania... so why not try one of these great Pittsburgh documentaries.  Don't worry, there's no testing involve here!  Enjoy! 1. Paris to Pittsburgh Paris to Pittsburgh talks about how Americans are demanding...

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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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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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