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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.

What Brought Walt Disney to Pittsburgh

A futuristic attraction at the Allegheny County Fair drew a curious Walt Disney to Pittsburgh — and had a lasting impact on modern transportation.

Love Thy Neighbor: Donating a Second Chance

Rachelle Jeffers and Allen ‘Bud’ Mitchell went to church together but they weren’t close. That changed when she found out he would die unless he found a liver donor. That’s how Jeffers became one of a growing number of living liver donors.

Navigating the Future of Public Transit in Pittsburgh

Six Pittsburghers share their struggles and hopes for the region’s public transit system.
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Vote for Your Favorite for Our 2019 HOME Readers' Choice Awards

From architects to builders, interior designers to landscape visionaries, everyone has favorite resources when it’s time to renovate or rebuild. Pittsburgh Magazine HOME Readers' Choice Awards highlight the go-to home professionals and best places to shop within the Pittsburgh area.

Top 10 Things to Do in Pittsburgh in July

Your 10 best bets for this month include Van Gogh in Bloom, Star Wars and the return of Hootie and the Blowfish.

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.

Restaurant Review: Masala House in Shadyside

You'll find excellent Indian cuisine in a Shadyside building with a long culinary history.

A Tale of Two Strands: Theaters With the Same Name

In two small towns nearby, old vaudeville stages — which share the same name — have reopened and revitalized their communities.

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.

Best of the 'Burgh 2019

Our editors and a few special guests share their favorites on select topics — everything from Kelly Brennan’s favorite bloggers, Hal B. Klein’s favorite non-food Pittsburgh and Dave DiCello’s favorite views for photography (that aren’t Mt. Washington).

2019 Best of the 'Burgh Readers' Poll Winners

Thousands of nominations, hundreds of thousands of votes, and the winners are ...

Top 10 Things to Do in Pittsburgh in June

Your 10 best bets for this month include WizardVue, rooftop yoga and Spamilton.

Best Restaurants in Pittsburgh in 2019

Our annual roundup of Pittsburgh's Best Restaurants covers a lot of ground. The list of 30 includes everything from fine dining at a resort hotel to a scrappy, farm-to-table breakfast and lunch counter in Bloomfield.