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Why These 6 Days in 1969 Were So Important to Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Magazine is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, but we're not the only ones. We take a look at six notable events from 1969.

Women in Power: The Pros Changing Allegheny County

Allegheny County breaks the old boys’ club by placing women in key positions.

Tea, Cake and Death: A Safe Place to Discuss a Scary Subject

“Death Cafes” seek to reduce taboos around the act of dying.

This Brit Fell in Love with Pittsburgh's Dirt

During the Civil War, a British writer was enchanted by Pittsburgh’s dirt and soot.

From Pittsburgh to the Moon: Our Role in the Space Race

As the nation and private entrepreneurs focus again on space, 50 years after Apollo 11 touched down on the moon, Pittsburgh is once again in the celestial spotlight.

Pittsburgh Business Helps You Save Up To 80% on Tires

Premium used tires — like used cars — are an affordable and safe option when bought from a reputable retailer.

How Pittsburgh's Homeless Teens Escape the Mean Streets

For homeless Youth, living on the street can end up being worse than what they’re running from. Gaining their trust and guiding them to safety is a long and painful process, but local agencies are making progress.

Daytripping: Enjoy Comedy History 3 Hours from Pittsburgh

Take a daytrip to Jamestown, N.Y. to investigate the origins of American comedy.

Scenic Pittsburgh: What Makes the 'Burgh Beautiful?

Scenic Pittsburgh has picked up the mantle of a century-old fight atop Mount Washington as one of the many large and small beautification battles it fights.

The Famous People Who Visited WQED in its First 65 Years

The parade of prominent people started early and continues today.

Underdogs United: Trading Jerseys for Water

Underdogs United’s global jersey exchange connects star athletes with Kenyan kids.

How Well Do You Know Pittsburgh?

What do you know about the fountain of youth in North Park? The relics at St. Anthony’s? The history of Pittsburghese? We bring you all this and more in our guide to Pittsburgh lore full of insider info and fun facts. Plus, take our quizzes to test your expertise of all things Pittsburgh.

Three Unique Summer Camps for Kids in Pittsburgh

From getting healthy to learning about health care, these camps promise to provide intriguing adventures.

Before the Switchback: Historic Photos of the Mon Wharf

Riverlife is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2019. We take a look back at one of the the biggest transformations to the way we access and enjoy Pittsburgh’s waterfronts.

7 Scenic Day Trips with Spectacular Views

By car, train, bicycle or foot, head outside to take in these unforgettable vistas.

Foreign Investment: Pittsburgh's Business with Israel

Pittsburgh has a robust Jewish and Israeli community, with scores of programs, both social and academic, bridging the ocean. The relationship, however, is increasingly about business.

Giving the Little Ones Room to Learn

An expansion at the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf will allow the storied institution to better serve the needs of its youngest students.

Scrapbooks Share Pittsburgh's Subterranean Secrets

Beneath a longstanding Strip District church, visitors could once descend into catacombs.

Pat Toomey and President Trump: Not Always on Same Page

The Republican Senator from Pennsylvania discusses his differences with the President, avoiding another government shutdown and how to further combat the opioid crisis.

Hiking Through the Northern Suburbs with Rachel Carson

The Rachel Carson Trails Conservancy seeks to bring more people into the natural world via an increasingly interconnected network of suburban trails.
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Why These 6 Days in 1969 Were So Important to Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Magazine is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, but we're not the only ones. We take a look at six notable events from 1969.

Women in Power: The Pros Changing Allegheny County

Allegheny County breaks the old boys’ club by placing women in key positions.

Growing Together: Farmers and Chefs Elevate Pittsburgh Dining

These seven farmer/chef pairings are leading the charge toward more vital vegetable dishes.

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Pittsburgh's Top Dentists in 2019

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Restaurant Review: Spirits & Tales at the Oaklander Hotel

Executive chef Jessica Lewis’ strong voice is undermined by inconsistencies throughout the restaurant.

Our 50 Years: Why This Movie Landed on Our Cover

Hollywood could be found on the Mon, quite literally, in 1993 — leading to some fawning coverage of the mostly forgotten (but very, very Pittsburgh-centric) action flick “Striking Distance.”

Vote for Your Favorite for Our 2019 HOME Readers' Choice Awards

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City Guide 2019-2020: Hit the Street

More of Pittsburgh’s distinctive neighborhoods are walkable than ever. For the 2019-20 City Guide, our editors and staff take you on walking tours of 12 great stretches of the city. Shop, eat, drink, explore, exercise, watch and experience along with us.