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PittGirl: How You Should Grade A Squishy Tongue

PittGirl: How You Should Grade A Squishy Tongue

Kennywood Park opens soon and new this season is the return of the famed whale at the entrance of Noah’s Ark. In the name of science, PittGirl paid an early visit to test the squishiness quotient of the whale's all-important tongue.
The 'Burghy Mother's Day Gift Guide 2016

The 'Burghy Mother's Day Gift Guide 2016

Don't start shopping without this list of 10 locally made must-haves for Mom.
Drink It In: The Best Place to Get Drunk on Pittsburgh's History

Drink It In: The Best Place to Get Drunk on Pittsburgh's History

PittGirl shares the fascinating stories behind a chair, china, and a homemade toy.
PittGirl: Yikes! Imagine This Instead of a Fountain at the Point

PittGirl: Yikes! Imagine This Instead of a Fountain at the Point

City leaders considered many options for Pittsburgh's confluence including something that looked like it was designed by the Jetsons, or an absolutely bonkers, batpoop insane idea by the one and only Frank Lloyd Wright.
10 Ways Pittsburgh Ruled 2015

10 Ways Pittsburgh Ruled 2015

This was a year that Pittsburgh showed the rest of the country exactly why we’re worthy of the label “world-class.”
The World-Famous Yinzer Gift Guide: 2015

The World-Famous Yinzer Gift Guide: 2015

Almost every one of these 16 gifts is made in Pittsburgh by Pittsburghers, and every single one is just the kind of unique and thoughtful gift any loved one would be lucky to receive.
25 Ways to Raise a Good Little Yinzer

25 Ways to Raise a Good Little Yinzer

From Fred Rogers and Roberto Clemente, to Vic Cianca, parking chairs and church pierogies; PittGirl offers a syllabus every parent should follow when teaching their children about Pittsburgh.
Defense Attorneys: It's Time to 'Keep Your Mouth Shut'

Defense Attorneys: It's Time to 'Keep Your Mouth Shut'

PittGirl blasts what she sees as a dangerous trend by attorneys who seem to be wiling to say anything, no matter how atrocious, in defense of their clients.
PittGirl: Michael Vick Signing is More of the Same from Steelers

PittGirl: Michael Vick Signing is More of the Same from Steelers

She says the past decade has been a rude awakening into what "The Steeler Way" now means.
Join PittGirl on One of Her Revealing Researching Adventures

Join PittGirl on One of Her Revealing Researching Adventures

Discovering things you may not know about Pittsburgh is a whole lot of work and a whole lot of fun.
Why Pittsburgh's Sister Bridges 'Should Stay Yellow'

Why Pittsburgh's Sister Bridges 'Should Stay Yellow'

PittGirl's says, quite simply, no other color will do.
Wooden, Wearable & Whiskey: 10 Gifts Your Dad Will Love

Wooden, Wearable & Whiskey: 10 Gifts Your Dad Will Love

PittGirl proudly presents her 2015 'Burghy Father's Day Gift Guide.
Why You Need to Know These 4 Bold Pittsburgh Women

Why You Need to Know These 4 Bold Pittsburgh Women

PittGirl says these women "had Girl Power before the world knew what Girl Power meant."
The 'Burghy Mother's Day Gift Guide 2015

The 'Burghy Mother's Day Gift Guide 2015

Plan ahead with this list of 10 locally made must-haves for Mom.
PittGirl: Jury Still Out on Pittsburgh's Bike Lanes

PittGirl: Jury Still Out on Pittsburgh's Bike Lanes

For now, she suggests critics take the "Seinfeld" approach.
19 Ways Pittsburgh Earned the “Quirky” Label

19 Ways Pittsburgh Earned the “Quirky” Label

Stand proud, Pittsburgh: Our brand of quirky is a good thing — positive, uplifting, fun, colorful, imaginative.
Deer Debate: It's All about Priorities

Deer Debate: It's All about Priorities

PittGirl can't be convinced there is any solid math that proves an animal’s life is more important than a human one.
History Lesson: Amelia Earhart’s Crash-Landing in Pittsburgh

History Lesson: Amelia Earhart’s Crash-Landing in Pittsburgh

PittGirl discovers why the famous female aviator made an unplanned stop here.
10 Reasons Why Pittsburgh Owned 2014

10 Reasons Why Pittsburgh Owned 2014

From cutting-edge robots to medical breakthroughs to a Mayor who doubled as a 'Duck Dynasty' star, our city had the world buzzing (again) this year.
The World-Famous Yinzer Gift Guide: 2014

The World-Famous Yinzer Gift Guide: 2014

You can't miss with a gift from PittGirl’s list of 13 'Burgh-related must-haves.
3 #GottaHave Items When Snow Falls in Pittsburgh

3 #GottaHave Items When Snow Falls in Pittsburgh

PittGirl solves the mystery of why most ‘Burghers absolutely, positively refuse to run out of these three essentials.
What's Wrong with Having 'America's Ugliest Accent'?

What's Wrong with Having 'America's Ugliest Accent'?

PittGirl points out why we 'Burghers shouldn't hide the fact that we won Gawker's competition.
The Pirates Lost, and Twitter Went to Hell in a French-Fry Basket

The Pirates Lost, and Twitter Went to Hell in a French-Fry Basket

PittGirl recaps what transpired in the local Twittersphere after last night's Wild Card game.
PittGirl Declares She's Breaking up with the NFL

PittGirl Declares She's Breaking up with the NFL

Given recent developments, our resident fan of Pittsburgh — and football — says enough is enough.