April 2011

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What Pittsburgh's Neighborhoods Do Best

Here's how some of Pittsburgh's neighborhoods contribute to America's Most Livable City, from sprawling urban green spaces to free public Wi-Fi.

Talking Trash: Recycling in Pittsburgh

Are clunky computer monitors, old cellphones, expired prescription bottles and other “junk” cluttering up your home? Now you can give them a second life by barely lifting a finger.

Watson, Come Here. Pittsburgh Needs You.

In February, IBM’s supercomputer, nicknamed “Watson,” beat two humans in a three-day “Jeopardy” competition—and not just any humans: really smart people like Ken Jennings, the winningest contestant in the history of the show.

Pittsburgh's Literary Scene: Resilient Amid Tough Losses

Finales of the International Poetry Forum and the Gist Street Reading Series were hard hits, but Pittsburgh’s literary scene—made of indie publications, small press organizations and everything in between—continues to grow and receive recognition.

Inside a Chocolate Wonderland

Bob Sendall handcrafts Toffee Taboo at his North Side chocolate factory.
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50 Fun Things You Must Do Right Now

Have some great adventures with your friends, family, sweetie or just by yourself.

Spotlight on Women in Business: April 2011

Laura E. Ellsworth, Caryn B. Rubinoff, Ashley Thompson and Jennifer MacBride

What Pittsburgh's Neighborhoods Do Best

Here's how some of Pittsburgh's neighborhoods contribute to America's Most Livable City, from sprawling urban green spaces to free public Wi-Fi.

Have Fun with Your Sweetheart

Impress your sweetie with a moonlight kayak trip, a hot-air balloon ride, a tour of the Strip District or one of these many other options.

Have Fun with Your Friends

Tired of the same old? Have fun with your friends by heading to Trundle Manor, racing dragon boats, partying bier-hall style and more.

Have Fun by Yourself

Fly solo with this list of one dozen fun things to do by yourself in Pittsburgh.

Talking Trash: Recycling in Pittsburgh

Are clunky computer monitors, old cellphones, expired prescription bottles and other “junk” cluttering up your home? Now you can give them a second life by barely lifting a finger.

Watson, Come Here. Pittsburgh Needs You.

In February, IBM’s supercomputer, nicknamed “Watson,” beat two humans in a three-day “Jeopardy” competition—and not just any humans: really smart people like Ken Jennings, the winningest contestant in the history of the show.

Pittsburgh's Literary Scene: Resilient Amid Tough Losses

Finales of the International Poetry Forum and the Gist Street Reading Series were hard hits, but Pittsburgh’s literary scene—made of indie publications, small press organizations and everything in between—continues to grow and receive recognition.

Inside a Chocolate Wonderland

Bob Sendall handcrafts Toffee Taboo at his North Side chocolate factory.

Have Fun with Your Family

Treat the wife and kids to an outing they'll never forget: From old-school video games to star parties to amusement parks and more.
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