Whether you are someone who just moved to the ‘Burgh, a first year student at one of the city’s colleges or universities, just visiting for a day, or your car broke down and the bus is your last resort, here are a couple of things to know to handle your Port Authority of Allegheny County experience like a pro.
The Bus Stop and Boarding
To makes sure you are at the right stop, each stop can be identified by the blue sign that says “Bus Stop”. Under most of these signs, there is a list of the bus routes that … Read the rest
School may be out for the summer but there’s still plenty of opportunity to get your learn on. From day-long workshops to weekly evening classes, there’s tons of chances to try something new or pick up long-forgotten hobbies once again.
Whether you’re picking up a pair of needles for the first time, looking to perfect your purling skills, or ready to make the perfect pair of socks, a knitting or crochet class is a great opportunity to pull out the yarn and needles. The following locations offer a variety of classes for all skill levels.
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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
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
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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