Tour Some of Shadyside’s Most Historic and Beloved Architecture

Who’s up for spending an afternoon walking through the historical and absolutely gorgeous town of Shadyside? This neighborhood is known for more than it’s tree-lined sidewalks and many unique, local shops. There’s plenty of history here too. As a matter of fact, Franklin West is a proud steward of the historic landmark, Highland Towers! More […]

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The Ace Hotel Upgrades a Local Fan-Favorite Event

A fan-favorite event at The Ace Hotel is getting one awesome upgrade. The popular culinary event, Sharing Knives, is now becoming Sharing Farms! For one day during June, July, August, and September, this dinner series will have a  farm-grown focus featuring, “…expanded chef collaborations and independent farmers and foragers that are the lifeblood of kitchens […]

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5 Ways to Stop the Sneezing Torture of Allergy Season

It’s starting to get warmer out and trees are beginning to turn green again. Unfortunately, this also means it’s peak allergy season. Let the days of non-stop sneezing, watery eyes, and itchy throat begin! We’ve all experienced that first sign of allergy season. You open your front door to a noticeable layer of pollen on […]

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Jam on Walnut is Pittsburgh’s Best Outdoor Concert!

Pittsburgh’s best outdoor concert, Jam on Walnut, is back with 6 events this summer! Start the afternoon browsing the many local shops and head over to Walnut Street for the biggest block party. Come out for live music from local Pittsburgh bands, food trucks like Rogue BBQ, and a good time in Pittsburgh. We can’t […]

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OpenStreetsPGH is Inviting You to the Biggest Outdoor Party of the Year!

Ready to explore the streets of Pittsburgh and join a global phenomenon? Open Streets Pittsburgh invites locals, visitors, and everyone in between to embrace the Burgh with outdoor activities and community engagement. What is Open Street Pittsburgh Cars be gone! For one day each month during summer, chosen streets will be closed to cars and […]

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How to Avoid Destruction with Your Apartment Plumbing

Let’s talk about your toilet. Yes, you read that right. We said toilet. More specifically, we’re covering what should and shouldn’t be going down the grand porcelain throne, a kitchen sink, or garbage disposal. Every now and again, one bad egg clogs the plumbing system causing the whole building to suffer. Good plumbing practices mean […]

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Enjoy Spring in Shadyside with these 6 Awesome Events

Heads up, there are a ton of awesome events happening this month in Shadyside. Spring is here and has started to warm us up around the Burgh. You’ll absolutely want to celebrate by seeing some gorgeous and unique flowers at Phipps Conservatory’s spring show or grab your bike for the Pale Ale Keg Ride. Plus, […]

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3 Easy Space Saving Solutions for Your Small Kitchen

Spring cleaning season is finally here. Yes, dusting and tidying up is all worth the work, but what if that’s not the problem? Are you on a mission to save space in your kitchen this spring? For renters, apartment kitchens tend to be more compact and saving-space takes some skill. We rounded up a few […]

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Local Events and Shops with Unique, Vintage Treasures

Are you a fan of vintage items? There’s something special about treasures from the past and some people just can’t get enough of it. Who can blame them? Some vintage markets have the most extraordinary items like retro T-shirts, unique decor, or even homemade items. Plus, these markets support local vendors so what better way […]

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The Leading Women Behind the Businesses in Pittsburgh

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we wanted to feature some of the female business owners in our backyard! Leathers Roberta Weissburg opened the doors to Leathers back in 1991 and has been selling gorgeous outerwear and accessories for men and women ever since. This shop is definitely one of a kind. In the beginning, Roberta […]

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