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Pittsburgh Beautiful

The city through your eyes.

Pittsburgh Beautiful

The city through your eyes.

Pittsburgh Beautiful

The city through your eyes.

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 Ultimate Guide to The Best Pittsburgh Restaurants for Every Occasion

Welcome to the ultimate guide to the best Pittsburgh restaurants.   Since Pittsburgh was named the...

The View From The Fort Pitt Tunnel

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

Amazing Places to See Fall Leaves Around Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh Steelers Schedule

Welcome to another season of Steelers Football!  You've discovered our Pittsburgh Steelers...

Is Myles Garrett the Real Story For The Steelers?

So happy I was in bed when it happened. I saw what mattered - not the stupidity that ensued in the...

Pittsburgh Suburbs: Aspinwall

A Brief History of Aspinwall  Aspinwall was owned mostly by the descendants of James Ross, but as...

Pittsburgh Suburbs: Rosslyn Farms

A Brief History of Rosslyn Farms  The area was founded in 1902 by Chartiers Land Company. Rosslyn...

Pump The Brakes – Seven Games to Go for the Steelers

Here's one way to write a lead. That is a link to the September 18th Musings when I said this:  “I...

5 Great Restaurants in Millvale

  Millvale is a great place to grab some good eats. They're home to neighborhood bars, tasty...

Pittsburgh Suburbs: Dravosburg

Facts about Dravosburg  Dravosburg is a borough in Allegheny County with a population of just...

Nutty Nuttingball Mythology

I’m tired of Bob Nutting. Tired of him being tired of the narrative that spending more money on...

Pittsburgh Suburbs: Churchill

History of Churchill Churchill is a borough in Allegheny County named from the hilltop Beulah...

5 Great Restaurants in Sewickley

The suburb of Sewickley has a small-town feel. There are plenty of delicious places to eat in the...

DEFENSE, DEFENSE, DEFENSE

Football was fun again, yesterday, and the Steelers’ defense is to thank. The Steelers clawed...

Pittsburgh Suburbs: Wilkins Township

A Brief History of Wilkins Township The township was named for William Wilkins, a Pennsylvania...

5 Great Restaurants in Sharpsburg

Sharpsburg is home to a few great places to eat.  Here's a short list of 5 great restaurants in...

9 Things You Must to Do for Thanksgiving in Pittsburgh

Thanksgiving in Pittsburgh is for friends, family and loved ones.  It can be a magical time.  Here...

Pittsburgh Suburbs: Springdale

Facts about Springdale The suburb of Springdale is located 18 miles northeast of Pittsburgh along...

Sinkholes and the Steelers

And you thought the sinkhole was the most bizarre happening in Pittsburgh yesterday? Did you...

5 Great Restaurants in Homestead

Homestead has it's share of great places to eat.  We've put together this short list of the many...

Pittsburgh Suburbs: Chalfant

A Brief History of Chalfant Chalfant is a small borough in Allegheny County with a population of...

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 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 Steelers Schedule

Welcome to another season of Steelers Football!  You've discovered our Pittsburgh Steelers schedule page!   Keep this handy throughout the season...  check this Steelers schedule for updated scores, links to Moio's musings, and Pittsburgh sports podcast episodes.  The...

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Is Myles Garrett the Real Story For The Steelers?

So happy I was in bed when it happened. I saw what mattered - not the stupidity that ensued in the final seconds. I saw an offensive line (“one of the best in the NFL,” remember that narrative?) block the air better than it blocked the Browns. Swiss cheese was...

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Pittsburgh Suburbs: Aspinwall

A Brief History of Aspinwall  Aspinwall was owned mostly by the descendants of James Ross, but as the steel industry started to boom, Superintendent of the Allegheny County Workhouse, Henry Warner, had an idea to create a residential community along the bank of a...

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Pittsburgh Suburbs: Rosslyn Farms

A Brief History of Rosslyn Farms  The area was founded in 1902 by Chartiers Land Company. Rosslyn Farms was developed by William Parrish and got its name from Roslin, Scotland, a village seven miles south of Edinburgh which also was where the land company's parents...

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Pump The Brakes – Seven Games to Go for the Steelers

Here's one way to write a lead. That is a link to the September 18th Musings when I said this:  “I don’t like the trade the Steelers made on Monday for Miami safety Minkah Fitzpatrick. I  love it.” And I still do. Good defenses need playmakers. Fitzpatrick is that....

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5 Great Restaurants in Millvale

  Millvale is a great place to grab some good eats. They're home to neighborhood bars, tasty sandwich shops and more. Here are just five of the many great places to eat in the community. 1. Bar 3 Millvale The neighborhood Bar 3 is a great place to take advantage...

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Pittsburgh Suburbs: Dravosburg

Facts about Dravosburg  Dravosburg is a borough in Allegheny County with a population of just under 2,000. The neighborhood is located along the Monongahela River. Dravosburg is home to a post office that has been in operation since 1862. The borough was named for a...

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Nutty Nuttingball Mythology

I’m tired of Bob Nutting. Tired of him being tired of the narrative that spending more money on the Major League roster does not translate into a winning formula in Major League Baseball. He’s wrong. From 2013 - 2019, teams that spent above the league average for...

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Pittsburgh Suburbs: Churchill

History of Churchill Churchill is a borough in Allegheny County named from the hilltop Beulah Presbyterian Church. The population was 3,011 at the 2010 census. During the Revolutionary War era, soldiers worshipped at Bullock Pens Church, which had its name changed to...

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5 Great Restaurants in Sewickley

The suburb of Sewickley has a small-town feel. There are plenty of delicious places to eat in the area too, serving anything from steaks to sushi. Here are just five of the many choices to grab a meal in the neighborhood. 1. 424 Walnut The upscale New American...

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DEFENSE, DEFENSE, DEFENSE

Football was fun again, yesterday, and the Steelers’ defense is to thank. The Steelers clawed their way back into the AFC playoff picture with a mildly surprising but not shocking 26-24 win over the Indianapolis Colts at Heinz Field for their third straight win and...

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Pittsburgh Suburbs: Wilkins Township

A Brief History of Wilkins Township The township was named for William Wilkins, a Pennsylvania politician who served in Congress and was a U.S. Secretary of War. The township was created from a eastern portion of Pitt Township back in 1821. At one time, Wilkins was a...

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5 Great Restaurants in Sharpsburg

Sharpsburg is home to a few great places to eat.  Here's a short list of 5 great restaurants in Sharpsburg we think you'll definitely want to try if you're close by.  If you don't see your favorite Sharpsburg restaurant on the list, leave a comment and we'll check it...

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9 Things You Must to Do for Thanksgiving in Pittsburgh

Thanksgiving in Pittsburgh is for friends, family and loved ones.  It can be a magical time.  Here are 9 must-do things on our list to have a great Pittsburgh Thanksgiving.  What's on your list? 1. See the WPXI Holiday Parade On Saturday November 30th at 9 a.m., the...

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Pittsburgh Suburbs: Springdale

Facts about Springdale The suburb of Springdale is located 18 miles northeast of Pittsburgh along the Allegheny River. The area is just 1.1 square miles and includes a population of just under 3,500. Riddle Run joins the Allegheny River at Springdale. Springdale has...

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Sinkholes and the Steelers

And you thought the sinkhole was the most bizarre happening in Pittsburgh yesterday? Did you happen to catch the goings on at Heinz Field and PNC Park? Scoring 27 unanswered points against the Miami Dolphins, one of the worst NFL teams in recent memory, is not half as...

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5 Great Restaurants in Homestead

Homestead has it's share of great places to eat.  We've put together this short list of the many restaurants in Homestead you don't want to miss.  Tell us about your favorite restaurant in Homestead below! 1. Blue Dust The relaxed gastropub Blue Dust serves ample beer...

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Pittsburgh Suburbs: Chalfant

A Brief History of Chalfant Chalfant is a small borough in Allegheny County with a population of just 800. The borough was named after the Chalfant family of settlers, particularly Henry Chalfant. He came to the land in the early 1800s and was a famous pioneer and...

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Lawrenceville

Lawrenceville is one of the largest neighborhoods in Pittsburgh. The neighborhood is located northeast of downtown Pittsburgh and is bordered by neighborhoods like Bloomfield, the Strip District and Polish Hill. This area is actually now considered three different...

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Pittsburgh Suburbs: Frazer Township

Facts about Frazer Township  Frazer Township is a small rural community 30 miles north of Pittsburgh. Its population is just 1,157 and it is still considered a suburb of Pittsburgh. Frazer is home to the Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills Mall. The Galleria at Pittsburgh...

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Just the jolt the Steelers needed, and didn’t need

The Steelers’ 2018 demise began seemingly harmlessly enough with a second-half collapse against the Los Angeles Chargers on a Sunday night at Heinz Field. Fast forward a year, change locations to a nondescript soccer stadium in Carson, California, and the Steelers may...

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