Pinball Perfection

2013-07-27 12.18.11

Tucked away in a two-floor complex in West View, my first reaction to Pinball Perfection was "woah". Then, "how do I start playing?" Open since 1991, Pinball Perfection is the premiere spot in Pittsburgh to get your pinball fix. Or ogle over the 100s of pinball and other classic machines. The machines are divided up by era and theme, ranging from baseball to Flash Gordon. The earliest machines date back to the 1920s. The top floor of Pinball Perfection is dedicated to gaming. The lower … [Read more...]

Restaurant Review: BOhèm Bistro in Seven Fields

The charming, rustic decor at BOhèm.

You don't need a plane ticket to Europe to feel like you're there this summer--a quick drive to BOhèm Bohemian Bistro in Seven Fields can do just the trick. The rustic design and Euro-centric menu will leave diners feeling like they've left Pittsburgh for a bit. Let's start with the decor, which owner Markay Harlan proudly explains is both recycled and personal. BOhèm capitalizes on reusing elements to furnish the space situated next to Siba in a small strip mall. The restaurant is small, … [Read more...]

“Color Me Rad” Brings Fitness and Fun to First Niagara Pavilion


Hordes of color-splattered runners took over First Niagara Pavilion yesterday, Sunday June 9, for the "Color Me Rad" 5k. The unique event drew around 16,000 participants total in the morning and afternoon sessions. The national 5k event welcomes runner of all ages and experiences, the event was truly all ages from the kids running with their parents to grandparents running with their grandkids. "Color Me Rad" discourages participants to take the run too seriously, and instead enjoy the … [Read more...]

Best of the Fall Fests: Fort Ligonier Days & Brady’s Run Gear and Beer


In case you need a reason to get outside and experience fall in western PA this weekend - here are 2 great fall festivals that are just a short drive from Pittsburgh. Fort Ligonier Days - October 12-14, 2012 @ Downtown Ligonier Parade (Saturday Morning) Reenactments of the battle of Fort Ligonier Festival food - in my opinion some of the best festival food around Craft vendors, kids activities and more Read more about Fort Ligonier Days food in the Tribune Review here Festival … [Read more...]

Scottish and Scutching in the Laurel Highlands This Weekend


History lovers, hold on to your hats and pack up your wagons (station wagons) and head out route 30 east to the laurel highlands this weekend - it is a double header of cultural festivals.  We are often asked about what are the must-do events around Pittsburgh.  Both of these festivals are on our list of favorites.  And they happen to be on the same weekend so you can catch a double header of history celebration just outside of Pittsburgh this weekend. First stop - break out your bag pipes … [Read more...]