Summertime and warm weather bring the indoor activities outside with concerts, markets, and movies. The iconic drive-ins are opening for the Summer 2013 season. While many aren’t around anymore, Pittsburgh and the surrounding area boast several spots to watch the flicks under the stars.
A unique and affordable activity (most theaters charge under $10 a ticket), drive-ins are a creative alternative to the megaplex where you get gum stuck to your shoe, and people answer their phones in the middle of the movie. Plus, they have those fun animations before the feature films begin.
Unfortunately, many of these spots are… Read the rest
If you’re reading this blog, there’s a good chance that you know a thing or two about the city of Pittsburgh. You know that we’re the Steel City, and that we pride ourselves on hard work, especially in times of adversity. You know the skyline—the one that rivals even the tallest of skyscrapers in the biggest of cities—and, if pressed, I’m sure that you even know how to spell “Monongahela.” You know that we’re the City of Champions. You know about the Super Steelers, and “One For the Thumb,” and when we won that fifth Super Bowl, you know that… Read the rest
Are you newly engaged in the Burgh? Looking for a place to have your wedding that isn’t the usual bland hotel ballroom? Here are fifteen options all in the Pittsburgh area that are available to rent for the wedding of your dreams.
1000 Indiana Road Verona, PA firstname.lastname@example.org 412-793-7453 About: Sixty acres of wooded Pennsylvania hills, walking trails and wildflower meadows with a glass atrium, gazebo, and walking trails.
693 Donegal Lake Road Stahlstown, PA email@example.com 724-593-2913 About: Have an entire three-day wedding weekend at the Oak Lodge. There’s indoor seating at the chapel for up… Read the rest
You may have noticed some buzz on the internet about Mac Miller and his new song and album Blue Slide Park. Mac Miller is a hip hop artist who is from Pittsburgh and has recorded a few songs about the area.
Especially because it is the featured album in this weeks iTunes email:
Thanks to Mac Miller for putting Pittsburgh and this park on the map. While we were excited to see Blue Slide Park gain such national attention – a quick search of google revealed that there isn’t much online about the actual Blue Slide Park. For those of… Read the rest
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A great question came in from jljacobson, who asks:
“Best areas for young professionals to live in Pittsburgh?! Moving to Pittsburgh for a new job and haven’t been in Pittsburgh since age 16. Not sure where to start…Help please!!!”
Today is your lucky day, jljacobson!
It used to be that there were very few out-of-state students who decided to stay on and make Pittsburgh their home after college. There were also very few graduates that would or could return to Pittsburgh after being away at school. To be honest, there weren’t many entry-level job options for “young… Read the rest