#UheartPGH- You told us what U “heart” about Pittsburgh, now it is time to vote!

Last week we wanted to know what you love about Pittsburgh and took nominations for our first ever #UheartPGH. Now it is time to vote! Below we have listed the nominees and the polls for you to vote for what you think is Pittsburgh’s best.

Voting ends Friday August 9th. Winners will then be announce and profiled next week.

Best Happy Hour Draft Special
Church Brew Works
 - Located in Lawrenceville, ½ off drafts from 4:30 to 6:30 Monday through Friday.
The Library
 - Near the Southside Works, their special boasts $3 drafts from 5 to 7 and 9 to 11 everyday.
Mad Mex
 - Get ½ off draft beers from 4:30 to 6:30 Monday through Friday at any of their locations.
The Sharp Edge
 - On Wednesdays from 4:30 to 6:30, you can get ½ off Belgian drafts and $1 off large drafts.
Fox and the Hound
 - Get ½ off drafts from 5 to 7.

Best Day Trip
Ohiopyle State Park
 - Enjoy hiking, biking, rafting, fishing, and camping. There are even restaurant options.
North Country Brewing
 - Located in Slippery Rock, this brewery offers food, music, and even community service.
Fallingwater
 - Designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, is found in Stewart Township, Fayette County. Is on the    Smithsonian’s list of places “to visit before you die”.
North Park
 - This county park boasts a golf course, ice skating rink, swimming pool, and tennis courts. Located  north of Pittsburgh in Allison Park.
Volant, Lawrence County
 - Come here to see the Amish country of western Pennsylvania!

Coolest Bathroom
Jerome Bettis’ Grill
 - One-way mirrors above the urinals allow guests to look out into the bar.
The Mattress Factory
 - Found in the basement of the museum, it certainly is interesting.
North Country Brewing
 - The faucets have a unique design of a wooden arm holding a watering can.
Harris Grill
 - The men’s bathroom has a urinal that looks like the Rolling Stones lip logo.
Oh Yeah! Ice Cream and Coffee
 - The door to this restroom is a one-way mirror so that outside guests can’t see in.

Best Neighborhood Festival
St. Malachy Nationality Food Festival
 - In Kennedy Township, this festivals features food from Italy, Germany, Poland, Mexico, and Greece,  as well as carnival games for the kids. Takes place in October.
South Park Rib Fest
 - Takes place Labor Day Weekend
Bloomfield Italian Days
 - In the streets of Pittsburgh’s Little Italy, enjoy food, music, sidewalk sales, giveaways, and more.
Southside Works I Made It! Market
 - This festival features over 65 local artisans as well as music, food and drink, sidewalk sales, and  kids activities.

Best Pierogi
Pierogi Plus
 - In McKees Rocks, these pierogies are self-proclaimed to be the most authentic, next to going to  Warsaw or Krakow.
Forgotten Taste
 - With three locations in Moon Township, Wexford, and Cranberry, there are many varieties, both hot  and ready or frozen for later.
Church Brew Works
 - Try their pierogi pizza!
Gosia’s
 - You can purchase these handmade, authentic pierogies at a variety of farmer’s markets in the  Pittsburgh area.
The Pierogi Truck
 - These pierogies are on wheels!

Best Thrift Store
All of these nominees have unique finds that change everyday. Where have you had the most successes?
Goodwill, Lawrenceville
Goodwill, Monroeville
Goodwill, Banksville Rd.
Goodwill, Southside
Red, White & Blue, Saw Mill Run
Red, White & Blue, Ohio River Blvd

Taylor About Taylor

After moving to Pittsburgh and watching hours upon hours of WQED documentaries, Taylor realized her goal in life is to become the next Rick Sebak. Until then, she has been studying sociology and peace studies at Duquesne University.