Food & Drink

Get Your Caffeine Fix at Nicholas Coffee

The week after spring-forward can be…rough. If you’re currently a zombie, we’re right there with you. Luckily, Nicholas Coffee has our backs! They’ve been caffeinating...

Food & Drink

Four Dog Friendly Places to Grab a Drink Indoors

Spring is just around the corner, and while Punxsutawney Phil predicted an early Spring, Winter doesn’t seem quite ready to leave the city yet.  If...

Arts & Culture

Pittsburgh Sports: Where to Get Jerseys, Gear, and Giveaways

You’re not a true Pittsburgher unless you own at least one article of sports-themed clothing. If you need to know where to buy a Pitt...

Arts & Culture

LUPEC Art Show: Local artists, women’s history, and drinks!

Women’s History Month is winding down—and if you’re searching to attend a unique and fun event look no further. The 8th annual LUPEC Art Show,...

Events

5 Things Not To Miss At The Wine Shine ‘N Spirits Pierogi Palooza

Drink some wine, devour pierogies and shop all in one day! You’ll get this amazing experience at the Wine Shine ‘n Spirits Pierogi Palooza, which...

Innovation

Raise Fitness Cuts Out The B.S.

I am by no means a gym aficionado, but when it comes to finding the perfect gym, I have gone high and low.  When I...

Events

Snag a Swag Bag at the Local Artist’s Seconds Sale

Shh! Don’t tell anyone. But on Sunday March 17 get to the Ace Hotel for the “Bag It Up!” artist’s seconds sale – an event...

Food & Drink

Exploring Lawrenceville on a Hella Tight Budget

Exploring around Pittsburgh can be one of the best ways to spend your day, but also an expensive adventure.  There is so much to do,...

Arts & Culture

These Two Women are Putting Pittsburgh on the Fashion Map

When you think about fashion capitals of the U.S., your mind is sure to go to New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and San Francisco. Two...

Food & Drink

Donut Miss Out On These 11 Amazing Donut Shops!

Is there anything better on a weekend morning than a hot cup of coffee and a freshly made donut? We think it’s a combo that’s…

Arts & Culture

The Best Museum Memberships in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is home to a wealth of cultural institutions, some of the best of which are its museums. Rather than rushing to see everything in...

Events

5 Things Not To Miss At The PGH Sports Trivia Night

Do you want to show off your Pittsburgh sports trivia knowledge and win awesome prizes?! All of this can happen at the Made in PGH...

Innovation

This Lingerie Company is Changing the Industry With Inclusive Sizes and Female-Led Design

Trusst Brand’s founder and Chief Creative Office, Sophia Berman, has always been passionate about two things. First, problem solving in unconventional ways. Second, supporting women....

Arts & Culture

From McKees Rocks to Shaping Pavement Blocks, John Geiger is Reshaping The Footwear Industry

The City of Steel is synonymous with a few high-profiled names; just walk down any street and you will see the everlasting effect.  Names like...

Arts & Culture

Jackie Evancho Brings Brave Heart Foundation to Pittsburgh

When anyone from Pittsburgh hears the name Jackie Evancho, so many images of a young girl on stage appear – bright eyed and angelic, and...

Food & Drink

Happy Hour: Downtown

In this series, we’re featuring happy hour specials in different neighborhoods around Pittsburgh. Last month, we hopped around South Side. Downtown is up next!

Food & Drink

Porked: A Pork-Lover’s Dream Come True

Bacon. Pulled pork. Ham. Pork chops. Sausage. Do we have your attention yet? We know, we probably had you at “bacon”, but there’s a new...

Arts & Culture

Contemporary Craft Brings Open Art Space To Steel City

When you think of major art cities like New York, or perhaps Paris, you think of open, sprawling venues to house some of the greatest...

Food & Drink

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with South Sides’ Piper’s Pub

It’s so hard to believe that we are nearly on the edge of Spring (especially with all of this winter weather madness we have endured...

Events

Bleed Black and Gold at the Third Annual Pittsburgh Tattoo Expo

As archaic as this sounds, especially coming from someone that is a creative, the ideology of tattoos had always given me second thoughts.  I wanted...

Events

St. Patrick’s Day 2019 – Celebrate the Pittsburgh-Irish Way

In kegs you were interested… there are egg-cellent opportunities to get your Irish up during St. Patrick’s Day Parade weekend.  [Pittsburgh’s official parade day is…

Events

SHAPE Training Empower Hour Packs a Punch!

Looking for an inspiring one hour workout session? The SHAPE Training Empower Hour Boxing Bootcamp is your answer. Trust us, you’ve never had a power...

Innovation

Allegheny GoatScape: The Goat, The Baaad, and the Anything-But-Ugly

You’ve probably “herd” of them even though you don’t know their names (and let me tell you, they’ve got fun ones like Ozark, Kuma, Wimpy,...

Events

#ShopLocal and #EatLocal All-in-One at the Farm to Table Conference

This year two of our favorite events combine into one. The Farm to Table conference has joined forces with the Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show...

Events

Spring into March with These Events

Winter is almost over–Thank u, next. And on that sweet note we bring in the March events — from Pierogi Palooza and the Cocktail Classic...

Events

Demo Day to Design Day: Get Your Kitchen Reno Fix Here

There’s no shortage of what you can do with that helpful, yearly savings from the government also known as income tax – a down payment...

Events

5 Reasons to Get to the Pittsburgh Home and Garden Show

Why should you get to the Pittsburgh Home and Garden Show this year? Have you ever shamefully sat on your couch with dishes in the...

Food & Drink

Movie Buffs + Beer Nerds = Parkway Theater and Abjuration Brewing

Have you ever dreamt of watching that Oscar nominated film (you know, the one that didn’t make it to the big theater) in a movie...

Innovation

6 of the Best Networking Groups in Pittsburgh

Are you looking to make new connections in Pittsburgh? Here are six organizations that can help you grow your professional and social network. Each group…

Food & Drink

#LadyBoss: Casey Renee, Pastry Chef at Whitfield

Spending the day crafting beautiful macarons, cakes, truffles, cheesecakes, and cookies sounds like a dream come true, right? For Casey Renee, her passion for sweets...

Events

All Aboard the Wine Tasting Train!

All Aboard the Wine Tasting Train! No, this isn’t when you stand in a circle with your friends and pass around a bottle of cheap...

Delanie’s Coffee: The Heart of the South Side

Going on almost eight years in business, Delanie’s Coffee is a now a stronghold of Pittsburgh’s South Side neighborhood. This coffee shop and café welcomes...

Food & Drink

Takeout: A Love Note to Anyone Without a Reservation

So you’ve gotten your sweetie a local Valentine’s Day gift when you suddenly realize you forgot to make a reservation for dinner. At this point,...

Events

“Tubman” – A One-Woman Show With A Modern Take

Picture this: It’s 2019 and Harriet Tubman is growing up in Harlem. That’s exactly what you get with “Tubman,” a one-woman show about what life...

Food & Drink

A Night Out in The Strip on a Hella Tight Budget

Peace Love and Little Donuts 2018 Smallman St If you’ve been around this little donut shop, you most likely remember the delicious, sweet aroma that...

Events

What You Missed: Opening Weekend of The Great Gatsby Ballet

The world premiere of the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s new production of The Great Gatsby took place this weekend at The Benedum Center. Being able to...

Food & Drink

6 Reasons to Get to the 6th Annual Winter Beerfest

Pittsburgh is a craft beer lover’s dream city and for two days in February it’s a craft beer lover’s dream come true. The 6th annual…

Food & Drink

14 Local Shops for Valentine’s Day Gifts

It seems like there are two types of people in this world: those who celebrate Valentine’s Day, and those who don’t. We love any excuse…

Events

The Dapper Dan Awards: A Night of All-Stars

Get ready for the biggest sports banquet of the year! Seriously, the Dapper Dan Dinner and Sports Auction is always a party — with celebs...

Innovation

Healthcare AI startups based in Pittsburgh

The tech industry is taking off in Pittsburgh, with new companies constantly forming and others moving to the area. Artificial intelligence (AI) is an emerging…

Your Guide to the Borough of Aspinwall

Just north of the Allegheny River, the borough of Aspinwall is a quaint neighborhood that offers a lot in a small space. Featuring lovely homes,…

Innovation

The Boomerang Effect: Part 2

We’re back for Part 2 of The Boomerang Effect series with insights from six other Pittsburghers. As a refresher, The Boomerang Effect is when someone…

Events

Professional Squash Tournament Bounces into Pittsburgh (Feb 6-10)

Pittsburgh is a sports town. But did you know we are also an obscure sports town? From February 6-10 Pittsburgh holds court to high-powered squash...

Events

I Made It! Market Returns to The Block at Northway

If you thought the season of presents was over, it’s far from it.  Here comes the month of February, a month where gift-giving resumes (only...

Events

The Marquee Takes Over Squirrel Hill Theater

For most, change is often seen as a good thing.  A fresh, new and exciting perspective that has yet to be seen, hoping to change...

Innovation

Millennial Business Leaders Innovating the Pittsburgh Workspace

Pittsburgh has long been associated with innovation, starting from its origins during the industrial revolution and onward.  The city has remained a powerful player when...

Innovation

Up & Coming Pittsburghers to Watch in 2019

With an innovative city such as Pittsburgh, there is no reason that it goes without saying we have some pretty awesome residents (sorry-not-sorry for the…

Classic Pittsburgh: The Pittsburgh Toilet

Urine luck because our spin on a familiar story runs counterclockwise and is flush with potty language -that is, if you consider puns to be...

Events

Score the best Super Bowl Watch Parties

All of the crazy hype for Super Bowl 53 goes down this Sunday, when the New England Patriots (ughh, again?) battle the LA Rams (Do...

Events

Let’s Go Girls! To Galentine’s Day Moonlight Yoga

Love is in the air! Pittsburgh might still be freezing, but things are heating up with Galentine’s Day being right around the corner! Let’s be...

Events

Stay Toasty with our February Events

We are slowly getting through the frigid temps — is it Spring yet? Just think warm thoughts, and February Events! But seriously, there’s all kinds…

Food & Drink

Happy Hour: South Side

Happy hour in The Steel City can be a fun way to unwind after work or start your night out on the weekend. In this…

Food & Drink

Save Time AND Eat Healthier with Pittsburgh Fresh

According to a trusted source (ahem, our friends), we are all super busy and hardly have time to take a breath some days, let alone...

14 Hidden and Unique Pittsburgh Places to Take Visitors

When you’re hosting visitors, there are some classic places you’ll want to hit to offer the quintessential Pittsburgh experience. But there are a lot of…

Events

The 2019 South Side Soup Contest

The annual South Side Soup Contest will be held on February 16th, 2019 from 12-3PM. This ticketed event benefits the Brashear Association and the South...

Innovation

Iconic Image Workshops Innovates the Studio Portrait

When you hear “studio portrait”, where does you mind go?  Does it remind you of that Senior High Prom picture with that date you haven’t...

Arts & Culture

Get Your “Phil” of Groundhog Day 2019

If you’re like us then hearing the words “Groundhog Day” calls to mind visions of Bill Murray (as Phil Connors) in his endless loop experiencing...

Food & Drink

Be a Regular at B52 Cafe

When you think about vegan food, what do you think of? Probably salads, fruit, and a distinct lack of bacon. We’re betting you don’t immediately...

Food & Drink

HOME: A Winter Menu

Two words. Seasonal. Menu. We are talking fresh, in-season ingredients to create completely new menu items and modifying current ones. To Home, (tucked inside Smallman...

Events

NFL Play 60: Get in the Game

Tired of sitting inside during the endless winter? You can escape the winter blues at NFL Play 60, which takes place at the Heinz History...

Innovation

The Boomerang Effect: Part 1

Have you heard of The Boomerang Effect in Pittsburgh? The Boomerang Effect is when someone who is originally from Pittsburgh moves away for some time…

Arts & Culture

7 Reasons Why the Carnegie Library is Fantastic

Thinking about going to a library may bring up nostalgic memories of renting books as a kid or doing research papers in college. You may...

Food & Drink

A Cold Day Calls for a Warm Cocktail

Pittsburgh’s winter is beginning to set in at full force.  Blankets of snow sticking to the sidewalks, temperatures plummeting, cars sliding, oh how we’ve missed…

Arts & Culture

Pittsburgh Bands: 11 to Watch in 2019

Pittsburgh has always been a city steeped in music. We are an eclectic city where rock’n’ roll, punk, electronic, and hip hop scenes all thrive....

Events

Women’s March: Building Bridges Stronger Than Hate

The third annual Women’s March will hit the streets of downtown Pittsburgh on Saturday, January 19th. The march begins at Grant Street at 11:30am, ends...

Food & Drink

Fishing for a New Restaurant? Spin over to Wheelfish

The ability to explore new-to-you restaurants is a highlight of Pittsburgh Restaurant Week — so we headed out to Wheelfish, tucked away in the North...

Food & Drink

Willow – Restaurant Turned Event Venue

  IMPORTANT UPDATE! As of January 2019 Willow is no longer a day-to-day restaurant. Willow has transitioned to being an Event Venue and is only...

Arts & Culture

Pittsburgh Grammy Nominees Shine

The 2019 Award Season is well underway, with many big names taking home big awards for their work in film, television and soon to be,…

Events

Ice House in Market Square: Cool Down For Warmth

Chill out and walk through a house made entirely of ice! How often can you do that? Market Square will be the home to Dollar Energy Fund’s Cool...

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Pittsburgh Restaurant Week Spotlight: Coughlin’s Law

Gas Station turned Gastropub – Coughlin’s Law is one of Mount Washington’s hidden secrets. From appetizers to entrees to desserts to liquid desserts, Couglin’s Law...

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Dance Your Way to The Carlton Restaurant

Pittsburgh Restaurant Week is about one thing: Eating exceptionally good food in exceptionally good places. One such place is The Carlton in the heart of...

Events

7 Unique Yoga Classes You Must Try

We know it can be tough to hang out with friends if you’re trying to stick to your New Year’s resolutions. What do people even…

Events

RefocusED on the Future of Education

When it comes to education in Pittsburgh, public institutions and community organizations have a long history of weaving tech trends into their work. But a...

Arts & Culture

AI and Art at Carnegie Mellon

Artificial Intelligence has seeped into nearly every aspect of our lives in ways both subtle and overt. Our devices, online accounts, vehicles, and security systems...

Food & Drink

The Foundry – Industrial Farmhouse Restaurant

The North Shore’s Pittsburgh Restaurant Week offerings can be found at The Foundry Table and Tap. With a $20.19 Lunch menu and a $35.19 Dinner...

Food & Drink

Pub Grub & Craft Beer at Cinderlands Brewing Co

The main question you’ll be asking when you get to Cinderlands Brewing Co during Pittsburgh Restaurant Week is: ‘Wich one? That’s because Cinderlands is hosting...

Food & Drink

Get Your Asian-Fusion Cuisine Fix at Social House 7

In the mood for Japanese, Thai, or Korean? Then Social House 7, located on 7th Street downtown, is the location to hit-up during Pittsburgh’s 2019...

Events

Pittsburgh Marathon Race – Something for Everyone

It’s the start of a new year, and if you’re a runner in Pittsburgh that means it’s time to prepare for race weekend! Whether you’re...

Food & Drink

Get Stuffed at Stuff’d Pierogi Bar

Nothing says Pittsburgh like potatoes stuffed inside of a pan-seared or deep-fried dough dumpling (your preference really). Huge shout out to the Slavic-Americans for introducing...

Food & Drink

My Goodness… You Must Go Here

Cruising along the streets of Pittsburgh, folks will discover the  the masses of diverse  cuisine options tucked away in our beautiful city.  From Italian eateries,...

Arts & Culture

Elias Khouri Makes Waves in the PGH Music Scene

It’s not everyday that one can say that they have played at famous venues in and around the greater Pittsburgh area – from places such...

8 Tips to Stick to Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

If you love good food, it can be hard to stick to your New Year’s resolutions to lose weight, tone up, or just feel healthier….

Events

Pittsburgh Restaurant Week: Serving Up Delicious Deals!

What better way to start the new year then with eating more food! Pittsburgh Restaurant Week is back–and this year there are more restaurants than...

Events

Explore Local Art With Unblurred: First Fridays on Penn

There’s a buzz on Penn Avenue every first Friday of the month. The Unblurred: First Fridays on Penn series, sponsored by the Penn Avenue Arts...

Food & Drink

Hotel Hopping: Bars and Restaurants

Pittsburgh boasts several trendy boutique and high-end hotels these days, each of which has its own bar and restaurant—and in some cases, more than one....

Food & Drink

Grist House Craft Brewery Expands – Unique Location

The Grist House Craft Brewery is expanding! The popular Millvale brewery recently purchased a 55,000 square foot building in Collier Township. The unique thing about...

Arts & Culture

17 Classic Pittsburgh Places to Take Visitors

If you’re not from Pittsburgh originally, you probably have family or friends visit and want the true Pittsburgh experience. Even if you’ve been here a...

Events

January Events You Can’t Miss

Say goodbye to seasonal depression because there’s a lot to do in January. These upcoming events showcase Pittsburgh restaurant week, pancakes, booze, and a chance...

Events

The Hamilton Hysteria Descends Upon Pittsburgh

Before we begin, let me begin by clarifying – if you have been living under a rock since 2015, then you might not have heard...

Food & Drink

The Best of Highland Park’s Bryant Street

The neighborhood of Highland Park is one of Pittsburgh’s hidden gems. With historic homes, a reservoir, and great restaurants, it’s a centrally located area that...

Arts & Culture

Charming Christmas Town Just Outside of Pittsburgh

The start of every great holiday rom-com centers in on a quaint Christmas village. Picturesque shops with frosted window panes line narrow streets. The small...

Arts & Culture

Lose Yourself in Lawrenceville’s Wildcard

There are certain places where one can get lost in – maybe that place is a museum, such as the Carnegie Museum of Art, or...

Innovation

New Year – 9 Tips to Keep Your Fitness Goals Rocking

Setting fitness goals at the start of the new year is almost a cliche at this point. But the reality is that 80% of New...

Arts & Culture

Hartwood Acres Mansion: Our Own Downton Abbey

If you are like me, Downton Abbey was a magical and mythical masterpiece on PBS that you simply couldn’t look away from.  From the eccentricities...

Arts & Culture

Franklin and Mercer Co. Opens in Lawrenceville

If you are a major fashion lover and happen to live in Pittsburgh, you will have noticed the changing landscape when it comes to retailers...

Arts & Culture

Style412 Gives Fashion Industry A Pittsburgh Home

Growing up in Pittsburgh, it only felt as though those who worked in the so-called “Fashion Industry” were those working for the majors stores in...

Arts & Culture

Meet the People Behind Famous Pittsburgh Bridges

You’ve seen the bridges around the city. You’ve heard the names. But you may not know the story behind some of Pittsburgh’s most iconic bridges....

Events

Jingle Bell Rock: Home for the Holidays

One of the coolest events of the Christmas season happens at the Benedum for the “Home for the Holiday’s” show. The cool thing about it?...

Food & Drink

Endless Pastabilities with City Fresh Pasta

December…the time of year where our calendars are full and our free time is at a premium. If you’re on the hook to bring something...

Events

12 Places to Party in PGH This New Years Eve

Looking for a great way to spend New Year’s Eve? You’re in luck because Made in PGH has narrowed it down to the best parties…

Events

Steelers Game Day Tips: Heinz Field

Going to a Steelers game in Pittsburgh? Here are 12 tips to make your Heinz Field outing go as smoothly as Juju’s touchdown celebrations. We’ll...

Events

The Nutcracker Still Charms 2018 Audiences

There are certain things that happen during this time of year that are synonymous with the holiday season, whether it be stopping by Prantl’s or...

Food & Drink

Holiday Seasonal Brews Yule Love

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! We’re stuffing our stockings with cans, bottles, and growlers then placing those stockings in the fridge, finding…

Food & Drink

5 Ways To Stay Active While on Your Holiday Break

As Thanksgiving has come and gone, and Halloween has been over for at least a month, you are now beginning your descent into what is…

Events

Market Square Holiday Market – Perfect Gifts of All Kinds

New York has Rockefeller Center, London has Piccadilly Circus.  For Pittsburgh, we have Market Square, an accoutrement of shops and restaurants all within a small...

Food & Drink

7 Best Pittsburgh Coffee Shops – Stay Cozy This Winter

It seems like yesterday when we were all sitting along the North Shore, enjoying our ribs at the Rib Fest, or prancing along Point State…

Events

Phipps Holiday Magic: Let it Glow!

The Phipps Conservatory becomes a glowing winter wonderland with a breathtaking display that will light up your Christmas season. This year’s show features brighter lights,...

Food & Drink

Treat Yourself at Le Petit Chocolat & Cafe

The holidays are upon us, which means we’ll all be spending more time with friends and family. Or possibly looking for a place to escape...

Events

9 Offbeat New Year’s Eve Ideas

December is a great time to reflect on everything that happened in the year and look forward to a fresh start in January. While watching...

Made In PGH

Kiya Tomlin Brings Fashion & Flair to Pittsburgh

To anyone that doesn’t live in Pittsburgh, there is usually a scoff when it comes to us telling them that there is indeed a fashion...

Events

The Cutting Edge: A Fundraiser for Handmade Arcade

With less than a week away for Pittsburgh’s annual Handmade Arcade, excitement is brewing for customers to be able to shop over 200 vendors on...

December Events You Can’t Miss

Take a break from the holiday rush and treat yourself. The 12 events of December include amazing benefit concerts and awesome New Years Eve parties!...

Events

An Array of Vendors to Shine at Handmade Arcade

Not even two weeks away until the crafting extravaganza known as the Handmade Arcade will open its doors to visitors on Saturday, December 8th from...

Food & Drink

9 Unique Pittsburgh Foodie Gift Ideas

Everyone has that one person – or, let’s be honest, a few people – who are hard to shop for around the holidays. Maybe they…

Made In PGH

Your Holiday 2018 Gift Guide: Pittsburgh Edition

Alas, as Charlie Brown and the gang would say “Christmas Time Is Here…”; that’s right – we are now currently in the midst of the…

Innovation

Sparkbox Comes to the Steel City

Thanks to countless easy-to-use platforms, building and designing your own website is becoming increasingly accessible to the general public. There are plenty of ways to...

Events

Pittsburgh’s Handmade Arcade: By the Numbers

‘Tis the season to be jolly – that’s right everyone; we are currently within the holiday shopping extravaganza.  From now until the end of December,...

Arts & Culture

15 Reasons to Shop Small in Carnegie

5 miles southwest of Pittsburgh lies one of the coolest growing communities in the region. Combining small-town charm with steel-town grit, this walkable borough’s Main...

Food & Drink

Corner Mercantile – Downtown’s Best Kept Secret

If you’ve never heard of Corner Mercantile, you’re not alone. Even though they’ve been open for almost three years, they’re one of downtown Pittsburgh’s best...

Events

The Joy of Cookies: Lawrenceville Cookie Tour 2018!

The annual cookie tour is back! Yes, it’s as great as it sounds. The Joy of Cookies: Cookie Tour 2018 is all about eating cookies...

Arts & Culture

Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

By giving back, we can all have a more magical holiday season.

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 – NO Malls

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

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

5 Locals Talk About Pittsburgh’s Coworking Spaces

  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 – 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: 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

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 – Modern Minimalist Space

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 Pittsburgh Breweries – Fall Brews Abound

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

Made + Found Market – Handmade & Vintage Goods

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

You Love Your Fur Baby – Mr. Baby Suriel Interview

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

4 Must Attend Events – 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 Pittsburgh Pride Tattoos – Hometown Homage

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

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 to go Fireworks & Food – 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

Shuck N’ Suck Oyster Eating Competition

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

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

11 Reasons to Move in – The Pennsylvanian

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

Cultured Cocktails is the Spring Event

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 go: Dapper Dan Dinner & Sports Auction

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 PGH’s Dream Wedding Venue

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 Pittsburgh Tap Rooms Craft Beer Fans 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 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: Can’t Miss – Eat, Drink, & Explore

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 Pittsburgh for Creativity 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 Pittsburgh Innovations That Will Change Our Lives

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 Pittsburgh Facts You Might Not Know

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...

Events

The Pancakes & Booze Art Show – Breakfast and High Art

Let’s be real – there is nothing more fantastic than a weekend brunch.  You go out on a Friday night, get completely smashed with your...