Events

Light Up Night Preview – Don’t Miss Out!

The holidays have arrived, and what better way to get in the spirit then attending Pittsburgh Light Up Night!  Here’s the schedule of events! PPG...

Food & Drink

10 Restaurants For Your Comfort Food Fix

It’s beginning to look a lot like…comfort food weather. As soon as the temperature drops, we immediately begin craving warm, hearty foods like meatloaf and…

8 Things to Do This Black Friday That DON’T Involve the Mall

It may be the day after Thanksgiving, but chances are, you still have a fridge full of food and a home full of houseguests! So,...

Arts & Culture

9 Things to Add to your Holiday Bucket List

Host a Friendsgiving What could be better than spending quality time with your friends while eating a Thanksgiving feast?  Hosting a Friendsgiving is the best...

Events

Pennsylvania Market Grand Opening – This Weekend!

After a soft opening in October, Pennsylvania Market is finally celebrating their grand opening this weekend. Trust us, you won’t want to miss out on...

Events

Pittsburgh Vintage Mixer: What You Need to Know!

Feeling a sense of nostalgia? You can satisfy all of your vintage needs at the Pittsburgh Vintage Mixer, a two day event which showcases dozens...

Innovation

12 Pittsburgh Mapping Projects You Should Know About

If you keep tabs on Pittsburgh tech talk, you’ve probably heard a lot of buzz around open data and civic tech recently. Last month, Carnegie...

Arts & Culture

38 Cool Things on the North Shore

The North Shore is loved for its tailgates, concerts, and tasty grub so it can be easy to overlook some of its other cool cultural…

Food & Drink

Miracle on Liberty is Back!

Grab your best friends and your ugliest christmas sweaters because Pittsburgh’s favorite pop up bar is coming to town!  Miracle on Liberty opens their doors...

Innovation

Accessible Digitization at the REcollection Studio

Which format do you use to store your memories? Are they on a series of VHS tapes somewhere in your parents’ garage? Do you inexplicably...

Events

November Events You Can’t Miss

Tis the season for events! Check out the November calendar! The holiday’s are just around the corner, and it’s never too early to start celebrating....

Arts & Culture

5 Best Beauty Skincare Spots in Pittsburgh

It’s no surprise that as soon as the temperature drops, we all begin to focus our conversations around one thing – no, not Pumpkin Spice…

Events

Let’s Glow! It’s a Halloween Wonderland

Let’s Glow! Close out the Halloween season with lit up pumpkins! Do you want amazingly cool photos for your Instagram? How about an elaborate Fall...

Arts & Culture

PG&H Gives Local Interior Artisans A Platform In Downtown

For all of my history buffs reading this, the history of Pittsburgh should come as no shock to any, being that the city was built...

Arts & Culture

Looking for a Coworking Space? 5 Locals Talk About Their Pittsburgh Coworking Space and Why They Love Them

  Pittsburgh is home to many coworking spaces. It is a growing culture with no signs of stopping! These spaces provide entrepreneurs, freelancers, startups and...

Food & Drink

New Restaurant Alert: Bonfire

We love the anticipation of a new restaurant opening in Pittsburgh. After closing Avenue B, local chef Chris Bonfili created the new concept, Bonfire, located...

Events

Monster Pumpkins in PGH

Get ready because the Northshore will have some massive pumpkins on display, which will be used for a number of cool things such as expert...

Arts & Culture

Align and Elevate Your Spirit with These Local Goods and Sessions

With the hectic holiday season approaching, there is no better month to fine tune your energy and align your mind, body and spirit. Pittsburgh is...

Food & Drink

Get Fired Up About Spork Pit

Some people say summer is the season for BBQ, but we have to disagree. BBQ is best eaten when you’re hungry, no matter what season...

Innovation

Prototype PGH: Innovation and Incubation in a Feminist Makerspace

If you haven’t been to Prototype PGH on Melwood in North Oakland, you’re missing out on one of the city’s most incredible resources for makers....

Food & Drink

10 Fall Drinks (That Aren’t PSLs!)

You know it’s fall when the pumpkin spice lattes and pumpkin beers start flowing (check out 12 of our favorites here!) But what if you’re...

Events

Don’t Miss Out on Maggie’s Farm Rum Anniversary Party

Want some award winning rum at an amazing price? Pittsburgh’s own Maggie’s Farm Rum will celebrate it’s 5th anniversary with a huge bash under the...

Arts & Culture

Best Halloween Costume Categories 101

BOO! With Halloween right around corner, costume parties are on the rise and you need to find a relatively easy, but most importantly, creative Halloween...

Events

Five Things Not To Miss at the Soergel’s Fall Festival!

If you want beautiful country scenery (it seriously feels like you’re a world away from the city), a pumpkin patch, and apple orchards–you’ve come to...

Events

10 Best Local Parks to Get Your Fall Fantasy Going

Just like clockwork, something so special begins to happen every year right on the dot – immediately after Labor Day, there is always that one…

Arts & Culture

Ruhling Woven Brings A Modern Minimalist Space to Upper Lawrenceville

We have a boutique to add to The 13 Chicest Vintage Shops in Pittsburgh. Ruhling Woven officially opened its doors in Upper Lawrenceville on September...

Events

October Events You Can’t Miss

Giant pumpkins, Octoberfest, and a myspace themed party! Yes, those events and more make for a packed calendar leading up to Halloween!   Rock Steelers...

Food & Drink

12 Local Breweries to Fall For – Harvest Beers from Oktoberfests to Pumpkins

Light jacket weather in Pittsburgh can only mean one thing – Fall brews abound! Pumpkin patches sprout pumpkin beers and everyone is German with Oktoberfests….

Food & Drink

11 Awesome Outdoor Hangouts

Everyone knows that fall weather in Pittsburgh can be fickle. It might be beautiful for weeks or we could have snow tomorrow. So, you should...

Events

Discover Handmade and Vintage Goods at The Made + Found Fall Market

Jumpstart your holiday shopping or treat yourself Sunday, October 7th at the Made + Found Fall Market. This free (yes, we said free!) event will...

Arts & Culture

Brillobox – Long-term Strategy Is Short-term Cool

Short-Term Cool One night in August a few years back Dave Chappelle, Jeff Ross, Hannibal Buress, and Sarah Silverman were in Pittsburgh for Funny or...

Events

5 Things Not To Miss at the David Alan Fashion Show

This year’s David Alan Fashion Show will feature more celebs, more charities, and a breathe taking new location on Mt. Washington! One thing is for...

Tailgate Essentials

Being from Pittsburgh, we understand how important Steelers Sunday.  It’s finally that time of year, when fans gather together, outside Heinz Field rocking out to…

Food & Drink

9 Can’t-Miss Fall Desserts

Fall could very well be Pittsburgh’s favorite season. The Steelers are playing, the humidity finally drops, and there are more pumpkin treats than you could…

Arts & Culture

For Love of A Fur Baby – An Interview with Mr. Baby Suriel

It’s okay – you can admit it: You love your fur baby – and perhaps just a little too much. Don’t worry – we won’t...

Events

Erntedankfest: The Art of Making Crafts!

October 6-7 Saturday 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Sunday 12:00 noon- 5:00 p.m. Fall is in full swing with Erntedankfest: A Harvest Festival! The event celebrates…

Arts & Culture

Mac Miller: A Pittsburgh Legend’s Vigil at Blue Slide Park

On Friday, Pittsburgh lost a truly one-of-a-kind soul. Musician and Producer Mac Miller, known to many in our community as Malcolm, passed away at his…

Events

Four Must Attend Events Surrounding Pittsburgh Fashion Week 2018

  Next Monday kicks off a new chapter for Pittsburgh Fashion Week. With a fresh website, updated social media handles, new perspectives within the executive...

Arts & Culture

16 Tattoos That Illustrate Pittsburgh Pride in the Most Creative Ways

There’s a song by the early 2000’s piano-rock band Something Corporate that goes “I met a girl who kept tattoos for homes that she had…

Food & Drink

Best BYOB in the Burgh

Let’s be serious, every meal whether it’s brunch, lunch or dinner, is always going to taste better with your favorite boozy beverage. Pittsburgh BYOB scene...

Arts & Culture

10 Best Places to Stop and Shop in Lawrenceville

This may or may not come as a complete shock to you, but if you have been living under a rock for the past five…

Food & Drink

Chantal’s Cheese Crostini, Please!

Everyone knows the Pittsburgh food scene is booming. New (delicious) restaurants are popping up everywhere and some are getting national attention. But the food scene...

Events

Rib Fest 2018: The Ultimate Barbecue Experience

Rib Fest is the real deal! They don’t mess around. Get in line and grab some barbeque! Trust us. You won’t regret it. Fans did...

Food & Drink

An Intimate Interview with Ispirare Coffee

We absolutely love local creators and innovators.  When a company or brand is passionate about their work and what they produce, it shows.  This is...

Events

September Events You Can’t Miss

Fall is in the air, and we’re ready for some events! With the beginning of Fall approaching, the event season does anything but cool down....

Events

Top 10 Best Pittsburgh Music Venues

Pittsburgh is undeniably an excellent city for live music and Pittsburgh music venues offer everything needed to support our active and robust music community. Concerts...

Food & Drink

10 Pittsburgh Instagram Accounts to Follow if you Love Food

If you’re into drooling over pictures of the *amazing* food scene in Pittsburgh, then you’re in the right place. We’ve gathered a list of our...

Arts & Culture

The 10 Best Spots for a Beautiful Pittsburgh Skyline

It’s no secret, Pittsburgh is beautiful. With its increasingly iconic skyline and scenic infrastructure, the Pittsburgh skyline is a sight for sore eyes. One of...

Arts & Culture

MiP Makers Series: Local Pittsburgh Jewelry Designers

Pittsburgh is blessed with tons of local artists who dream of adorning us with their handcrafted jewelry. The pieces are unique and interesting, and each...

Food & Drink

5 Reasons The Polish Hill is the Best Thing You’ll Eat All Summer

Here at Made in PGH, we get pretty excited about great food, which is why we’re *losing our minds* over The Polish Hill.  This glorious...

Arts & Culture

Get Outdoors For Your Kickoff to Summer: A Girls Getaway Weekend to ‘Festival In The Woods’ 

Attention girl squads. Pack up your bags and venture to the countryside of Cabot, PA to Whispering Pines Farm this June! Coming into the sixth...

Arts & Culture

7 Reasons You’ll Want Tickets for the Fireworks & Food Trucks Festival at Seven Springs

On Saturday June 16th, Seven Springs Mountain Resort will be bringing us their first ever Fireworks & Food Trucks Festival, promising to be the short...

Food & Drink

Why We Can’t Get Enough Boyd & Blair Spirits

Bourbon may be synonymous with Kentucky, but Pittsburgh is on the trail to becoming synonymous with vodka & rum. The local craft beer and craft distillery...

Innovation

11 Reasons You’ll Want To Get into Cyber Security This Fall

One of the best things about our generation is how multi-talented we are; we’re makers, creators, and hustlers with side projects and passions we bring...

Arts & Culture

Stop Everything, The Cultural Trust is Throwing a Secret Dance Party

Be honest, you’ve always wanted to go to a secret-location party (same here). Mark your calendars, because the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is bringing us an...

Food & Drink

Lawrenceville Restaurant Hosts Monthly Oyster Eating Competition. Could You Hang?

The first round of the Shuck N’ Suck Oyster eating competition begins with four teams devouring as many oysters as they can in a rapid...

Arts & Culture

love, Pittsburgh Opens Second Shop Highlighting Local Makers

  The ladies behind Mount Washington’s love, Pittsburgh have decided to open a second location downtown, and we’re smitten. The new Liberty Avenue location features...

Food & Drink

The 10 Best Burgers in Pittsburgh

If you ask any local about the best Pittsburgh burgers, chances are they’ll send you to Tessaro’s in Bloomfield. The Pittsburgh burger scene has expanded...

Arts & Culture

The 13 Chicest Vintage Shops in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is full of so many amazing shops, including second-hand vintage spots and boutiques. From clothing, furniture, trinkets, and then some, there is something for...

Food & Drink

Why You Need to Get to the Seven Springs Wine Festival

So, you think you like wine… Fun fact:  William Penn planted Pennsylvania’s very first vineyard in Philly, all the way back in 1683. Since then,...

Innovation

Carnegie Mellon University is Unveiling EarthTime to the Public. Here’s Why It’s a Big Deal.

Earth Day is approaching, and it’s techier than ever. The innovative minds at the CREATE Lab at Carnegie Mellon University have developed EarthTime, an interactive digital...

Arts & Culture

You Never Knew You Could Live in this Historic Pittsburgh Building (But Here Are 11 Reasons Why You’ll Want to Move in Right Now)

The Pennsylvanian, which you might recognize as the glorious, beautiful venue that supported the epic Toast18 New Years Eve party, is way more than just...

Arts & Culture

6 Reasons Cultured Cocktails is the Spring Event We’ve Been Waiting For

Winter has lasted 8 months, and we deserve all the cocktails in the world. Luckily, the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust has stepped up to host the...

Food & Drink

Inside Kahuna Poke and Juice Bar in East Liberty

Recently we’ve been talking up all the amazing newness in East Liberty–Choolah, the super fresh, face-paced Indian restaurant, and Pizza Taglio, the perfect Roman BYOB...

Food & Drink

Every Coffee Shop (worth visiting) in Pittsburgh

Chain coffee shops are a dime a dozen; they’re crowded, generic, and owned by corporate executives. Thankfully in Pittsburgh, there’s a collection of small and...

Food & Drink

What You’re Missing Inside Piper’s Pub

Ok, we know that Piper’s Pub might not be the most photogenic restaurant. It is a *pub* in every sense – dimly lit and laid-back....

Innovation

6 Reasons to Check out the Home and Garden Show

Held March 2-11 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center,this year’s Home and Garden Show is *not* just for homeowners (or gardeners). There’s over 10 acres of...

Arts & Culture

7 Things You Missed at the Lunar Gala: Technology x Fashion

Think that Pittsburgh doesn’t have a fashion scene? Think again. Last month, Carnegie Mellon University held it’s annual student-run Lunar Gala Fashion Show. The coolest...

Arts & Culture

5 Tips for Preparing for the Pittsburgh Marathon

Running in the Pittsburgh Marathon is no joke. It’s a process!  If you are planning on participating in the Dick’s Sporting goods Pittsburgh Marathon this...

Innovation

Why You Should Nominate Your Company for a Top Workplaces Award

Pittsburgh has come a long way over the last few years. From startups changing the way we interact with language, to companies that are truly...

Food & Drink

12 Pittsburgh Spots to Grab Late-Night Grub

We all know Pittsburgh has an amazing food scene, but what about when you’re hungry after a night at the bars out or just want...

Arts & Culture

5 Reasons to Get Seats at the 82nd Annual Dapper Dan Dinner & Sports Auction (Hint: One of Them is Sidney Crosby)

There’s no doubt we’re a sports town. From the best teams to the proudest and most loyal fans, it’s clear why there’s a Steelers bar...

Arts & Culture

8 Non-Lame Valentine’s Day Ideas in Pittsburgh

Valentine’s Day is coming up, we get it (looking at you, jewelry and flower commercials). If you don’t have plans or you’re not into the...

Arts & Culture

Inside Senseless: Vintage Streetwear on Penn Ave

If you think Pittsburgh is lacking in the fashion and retail scene, think again. Independent shops are filling up storefronts in growing neighborhoods like Lawrenceville...

Innovation

7 Reasons to Check Out the Giant Ice House in Market Square

The giant ice house in Market Square is part of the Dollar Energy Fund’s Cool Down for Warmth event. Now in its fourth year, the frozen...

Food & Drink

Inside Choolaah Indian BBQ: 16 Pictures That Will Make You Drool

If you’re not super familiar with Pittsburgh’s Indian food scene, that will change now that Choolaah Indian BBQ is coming to East Liberty on January...

Innovation

Dealer Venom Breaks into Impossible Industry

A local company is squaring up to national monopoly, and we’re hyped. It’s a little known fact to consumers that Cox Automotive, a branch of...

Food & Drink

Inside Allegheny Coffee and Tea Exchange

There’s no doubt that Pittsburgh is hitting it’s stride when it comes to great coffee. Step outside your apartment and it’s easy to venture to...

Food & Drink

5 Reasons to Spend Sunday Funday at The Crosstown Cookout

Is it just us, or is summer flying by faster than Jalapeño Hannah in the home stretch of the Great Pierogi Race? We’ve only got...

Arts & Culture

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Food & Drink

What You’re Missing: Inside Bae Bae’s Kitchen

When you think of typical Pittsburgh food, you probably think of Primanti’s sandwiches, Potato Patch fries, and even Isaly’s chipped ham. You probably don’t think...

Food & Drink

The Best Pizza Spots in Pittsburgh

We love all food, but let’s be real: there’s a special place in our hearts for pizza. And with all the new restaurants being rounded...

Food & Drink

10 New Restaurants You Need to Try (2018 Edition)

New year, new reasons to put your diet off.  Make the most out of 2018 (and your life, for that matter) by eating your way...

Food & Drink

What You’re Missing Inside Aurochs Brewing

Pittsburgh has no shortage of amazing local brews. From the upper blocks of Butler Street, to the South Hills, taprooms and breweries are popping up...

Arts & Culture

4 Reasons Revel + Roost is the Pittsburgh Wedding Venue of Your Dreams

Wedding season might have just ended, but engagement season just began. If you’re planning a wedding (or any event, really), do yourself a favor check...

Events

14 Places to Party This New Year’s Eve in Pittsburgh

New Year’s Eve is right around the corner! Haven’t made plans yet? Don’t panic – there’s still time to figure out how you’re going to ring...

Food & Drink

7 Pittsburgh Restaurants You’re Not Visiting Enough

With so many eateries opening in Pittsburgh, it’s easy to get caught up in trying them all. But while everyone is waiting for reservations at...

Arts & Culture

10 Gifts Made in Pittsburgh You Should Give this Holiday Season

We’re all about shopping small here at Made in PGH, and we’ve spent the last month scouring the 412 for our favorite gifts.  From Mt....

Innovation

9 Pittsburgh Buildings Being Completely Reinvented

Pittsburgh has been reinventing itself since the collapse of the steel industry. Unlike other Rust Belt cities, abandoned factories and warehouses don’t define us. Instead,...

Food & Drink

13 Tap Rooms in (and around) PGH Every Craft Beer Fan Should Visit

If you’re a craft beer aficionado looking for a new spot to grab a cold brew, we have some good news for you. Pittsburgh is...

Arts & Culture

23 Places in Pittsburgh You’ve Never Been, But Need to Go

Do you ever feel like your weekends are just the “same place, different day”? Well, it’s time to change it up. And we have just...

Food & Drink

24 Hours in PGH: Eat, Drink, and Explore One of The Nation’s Hottest Travel Destinations

Pittsburgh is one of the hottest travel destinations right now. From Harper’s Bazaar and Travel + Leisure to Vogue, everyone wants you to visit the...

Food & Drink

10 (more) New and Coming Soon Restaurants in PGH

There’s no denying the fact that 2015 was a banner year for Pittsburgh’s food scene. Best of all, 2016 is shaping up to even better!...

Arts & Culture

14 Classes in PGH That Will Make You More Creative and Cultured

If you’re always binging on Netflix or hitting the same bar every weekend, it’s probably time for a change. Instead of staying in or heading...

Food & Drink

All The Best BYOB Spots in Pittsburgh

Exploring every eatery in the city is a worthwhile endeavor. One that’s getting more rewarding all the time, too. What with all the new (and...

Food & Drink

14 PGH Sandwich Spots (not Primanti’s) You Need to Try

Look, we get it. Primanti’s is as Pittsburgh as it gets. Eating there is a time-honored tradition that ranks highly on the “You might be a...

Arts & Culture

10 Historic Pittsburgh Places That Actually Still Exist

It’s common knowledge that the City of Steel has a storied and picturesque past. You can find evidence of it almost anywhere – just look...

Innovation

10 Innovations Coming Out Of Pittsburgh That Will Change Life As We Know It

Change is hard. But changing the game is nearly impossible. Yet somehow, it’s happening in Pittsburgh The city has gone from steel to startups, attracting...

Arts & Culture

14 Things Pittsburghers Love

It doesn’t matter if you’re a newcomer to the Steel City or if you’ve lived here for 30 years – there are some ‘musts’ you...

Innovation

10 Interesting Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Pittsburgh

When is comes to our hometown, we’re pretty well-versed in all things Pittsburgh. From steel to the Steelers, and waiting in line for Sunday brunch...

Arts & Culture

16 Ways to Have the Best Pittsburgh Trip Ever

Have you heard the news? Pittsburgh is the place to be. Admittedly, we’re bias about our love for Pittsburgh. So we understand your skepticism. But...