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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.

25 Things To Do in Pittsburgh During the Holidays You Don’t Want to Miss

Photo by Mike Puhalla There are so many "25 days of Christmas" marathons streaming or on...

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...

Pittsburgh Steelers Schedule

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

17 Reasons Pittsburgh is the Best City in the World During the Holiday Season

Photo by JC McGreehan We all know Pittsburgh is one of the best cities in the world. During the...

Pittsburgh Neighborhoods: Polish Hill

Polish Hill is a neighborhood just east of down town in the city of Pittsburgh.  Mostly...

Pittsburgh Suburbs: Mt. Lebanon

Mt. Lebanon is a township in Allegheny County and located in the Pittsburgh metro area...

Pittsburgh Neighborhoods: Brookline

Brookline is located on the southern side of the City of Pittsburgh, just through the Liberty...

Pittsburgh Suburbs: Clairton

A Brief History of Clairton Clairton began just after the turn of the 20th century. The Crucible...

The Ultimate Pittsburgh Holiday Shopping Guide: 5 Gift Ideas for Dad

Photo by Zachary Jumba via the Pittsburgh Beautiful app This holiday season, we decided to create...

Pittsburgh Suburbs: Liberty

A Brief History and Facts about Liberty Liberty is a suburb of Pittsburgh with a population of...

7 Great Christmas Tree Displays in Pittsburgh

Photo by Mike Puhalla sent with the Pittsburgh Beautiful App Make like Kevin in Home Alone and...

Pittsburgh Suburbs: Coraopolis

The land that now contains Coraopolis was first granted to Andrew Montour, and Native American...

Pittsburgh Suburbs: Neville Island

A Brief History of Neville Island Neville Township is located in Allegheny County. The land is all...

Pittsburgh Suburbs: Heidelberg

A Brief History of Heidelberg   Heidelberg is a borough located in Allegheny County with a...

The Ultimate Pittsburgh Holiday Shopping Guide: 5 Gift Ideas for Mom

Photo by Mike Puhalla This holiday season, we decided to create a series about shopping locally...

Pittsburgh Suburbs: Curtisville

A Brief History of Curtisville Curtisville is a census-designated place in Allegheny County. It...

Pittsburgh Suburbs: Edgeworth

A Brief History of Edgeworth  Edgeworth is a borough in Allegheny County along the Ohio River. It...

Ducks DO Fly, but Pittsburgh’s Shouldn’t

In the wake of Devlin Hodges’ okay performance against the Browns, some pundits and fans clamored...

5 Dog Friendly Places In Pittsburgh To Watch The Steelers Game

Your dog.  Your best friend.  The Steelers.  Your favorite team.  It only makes sense that you...

What Is Pittsburgh Rare and How Do You Cook A Steak That Way?

I like a good steak.  No... strike that.  I LOVE a good steak.  In my book, the only way to eat it...

Pittsburgh Icons – Famous People In Pittsburgh History

These six Pittsburghers may not be in every history book. Instead, they may be the type of...

Pittsburgh Suburbs: Leetsdale

A Brief History of Leetsdale Leetsdale is a borough in Allegheny County along the Ohio River. Its...

9 Things Pittsburghers Have to Explain to Out of Towners

Every year,  we get visitors to Pittsburgh.  Whether it's your cousin from Seattle, or that friend...

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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Pittsburgh Neighborhoods: Polish Hill

Polish Hill is a neighborhood just east of down town in the city of Pittsburgh.  Mostly residential, it is also home to one of Pittsburgh’s largest and oldest churches, the Immaculate Heart of Mary. This historic neighborhood is bordered by Oakland, the Hill...

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Pittsburgh Suburbs: Mt. Lebanon

Mt. Lebanon is a township in Allegheny County and located in the Pittsburgh metro area approximately 7 miles from downtown Pittsburgh. In 1912, it was created as “Mount” Lebanon, but its name was officially changed to “Mt.” Lebanon in 1975. The first settlers in the...

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Pittsburgh Neighborhoods: Brookline

Brookline is located on the southern side of the City of Pittsburgh, just through the Liberty Tunnels.  The first settlers of the area were traders, miners and craftsman.  Before the revolutionary war, this area was considered to be wild country, only for the hardiest...

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Pittsburgh Suburbs: Clairton

A Brief History of Clairton Clairton began just after the turn of the 20th century. The Crucible Steel Company got a large piece of land along the Mon River just south of Pittsburgh. Afterwards, the Carnegie Steel Company built a steel mill and coke production...

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Pittsburgh Suburbs: Liberty

A Brief History and Facts about Liberty Liberty is a suburb of Pittsburgh with a population of around 2,500. The median home value in the area is about $75,000. 86 percent of Liberty residents own their homes. Liberty is a borough in Allegheny County and its current...

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7 Great Christmas Tree Displays in Pittsburgh

Photo by Mike Puhalla sent with the Pittsburgh Beautiful App Make like Kevin in Home Alone and search for the best Christmas trees in Pittsburgh. Here are just seven of the many gorgeous displays around town this holiday season. 1. The tree at PPG Place Skate around...

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Pittsburgh Suburbs: Coraopolis

The land that now contains Coraopolis was first granted to Andrew Montour, and Native American Interpreter,in 1769 and was approximately 350 acres.  However, there is no record of Montour ever living in the area.  Records show that the first permanent settler was...

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Pittsburgh Suburbs: Neville Island

A Brief History of Neville Island Neville Township is located in Allegheny County. The land is all an island on the Ohio River. The island was formerly known as Montour's Island. The name Montour comes from Native American interpreter Andrew Montour, who lived on the...

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Pittsburgh Suburbs: Heidelberg

A Brief History of Heidelberg   Heidelberg is a borough located in Allegheny County with a population of around 1,200. The borough got its name from Heidelberg in Germany. Heidelberg is where many settlers in the borough were from. The name Heidelberg in German comes...

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Pittsburgh Suburbs: Curtisville

A Brief History of Curtisville Curtisville is a census-designated place in Allegheny County. It was once three towns named after mines in the area—Curtisville #1, #2 and #3. The area was once a company-mining town and what many call a classic example of one. When it...

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Pittsburgh Suburbs: Edgeworth

A Brief History of Edgeworth  Edgeworth is a borough in Allegheny County along the Ohio River. It lies about 14 miles northwest of Pittsburgh. The neighborhood got its name from the Edgeworth Seminary, a girls' school that moved to Edgeworth in 1836. The school was...

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Ducks DO Fly, but Pittsburgh’s Shouldn’t

In the wake of Devlin Hodges’ okay performance against the Browns, some pundits and fans clamored for offensive coordinator Randy Fichtner to unleash the Duck and let him wing it all over the field. And that is exactly how you lose football games. I get the urge to...

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Pittsburgh Icons – Famous People In Pittsburgh History

These six Pittsburghers may not be in every history book. Instead, they may be the type of Pittsburgher who everyone knows, who gave (or gives) back to their community and loves being from the city. They may be the type of Pittsburgher that you grew up seeing in...

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Pittsburgh Suburbs: Leetsdale

A Brief History of Leetsdale Leetsdale is a borough in Allegheny County along the Ohio River. Its population as of the 2010 census was 1,218. Leetsdale was incorporated on March 28, 1904. At that time, Leetsdale had been the site of an industrial manufacturing base....

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9 Things Pittsburghers Have to Explain to Out of Towners

Every year,  we get visitors to Pittsburgh.  Whether it's your cousin from Seattle, or that friend from college who's come in for a reunion, there are certain "Pittsburgh" things we have to explain.  Sometimes twice.  Sometimes 3 times.  Either way, they leave with...

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The Pittsburgh Relative You’ll See Every Holiday Season

Photo by Mike Puhalla The holidays are filled with good cheer, tidings and blah blah blah... oh yeah...  Here comes Uncle Donny... or Aunt Peg... or... whoever.  Every year, you get a chance to reconnect with the Pittsburgh relative who reminds you most that you're...

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5 Great Restaurants in Carnegie

Carnegie is a close-knit neighborhood full of lots of amazing food options. From breakfast spots to coffeehouses and more, here are five of the many great places to eat in the community.  Here are just 5 of the great restaurants in Carnegie that you don't want to...

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Pittsburgh Suburbs: Russellton

A Brief History of Russellton Russellton is a census-designated place in Allegheny County with a population of 1,440 as of the 2010 census. Russellton has an area of just 1.4 miles. It was originally named Russellton #1 and #2, after mines in the area. Russellton #1...

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What A Ducking Strange Season It’s Been

Let me just get this off my chest before I move on to the Steelers: Pitt should be ashamed of its effort at Virginia Tech last Saturday. In the fog and filthy air of Blacksburg, Va., and on a field that looked like a transplant from 1978, brownish splotches and all,...

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Pittsburgh Suburbs: Tarentum

A Brief History of Tarentum Tarentum is a borough in Allegheny County. The history of the town dates back to the early 1700s when the area was inhabited by the Shawnee. In 1734, Peter Chartier, a French settler, kept up with a trading post until the Shawnee moved down...

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