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
As if you needed another reason to love Schenley Park. The parks, oh the parks. One of the reasons Pittsburgh continues to be rated as an awesome place to live is our parks.
Schenley Park just added more fun for the summer season – today, June 16 – the mini golf course opens at Schenley Park.
Schenley Park Mini Golf Course Website
Location: Schenley Park Skating Rink
Schedule: Tuesday-Friday, 4-9 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 1-9 p.m.
Cost: $4 adults/$3 children
The mini golf course idea was the result of an audit of the Schenley Park skating rink audit from Controller… Read the rest
The trails themselves might be officially dubbed “Xen’s Trail,” “Upper Trail,” and “Falls Trail,” but locals refer to the collective nature area off of Squaw Run Road as “Trillium Trail,” and indeed, maps recently posted at the site are headed with the moniker “Trillium Trail.” There are two parking lots available; both provide access to the ends of Xen’s Trail, so neither lot is inherently preferable; it all depends on how crowded they are (and apart from, say, the first few days of warm weather in March, the lots are rarely so crowded as to preclude finding a spot).
Xen’s… Read the rest