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January 3, 2020

Road Trip. To Pittsburgh. With Kiddo.

What shouldn't we miss? Details inside, of course. [more inside]
posted by cheese around Pittsburgh, PA at 8:36 AM - 24 answers

September 10, 2019

Where in Pittsburgh do college students hang out?

I'm taking the 18-year-old to Pittsburgh for a college open house this Sunday. We're arriving around lunchtime Saturday and staying in the South Side. I'm looking for recommendations on places to check out in the city where college students typically hang out and do fun stuff. Thanks in advance.
posted by shallowcenter around Pittsburgh, PA at 9:42 AM - 6 answers

July 29, 2019

What to do in Pittsburgh, early riser edition

I will be in Pittsburgh for a long weekend. I am an early riser and love exploring new cities before most people are up. Atlas Obscura suggests Homewood Cemetery early enough to see it in the fog, which is PERFECT for me. Anything else fun to do in the morning before my traveling partners are up? I usually just grab coffee and walk around but I would love to hear from locals if there are other good destinations to add to my list. Staying downtown, no car, happy to hop on transit or use bikeshare.
posted by look busy around Pittsburgh, PA at 4:12 PM - 10 answers has best

May 20, 2019

Family anniversary "experience" in/near Pittsburgh?

Pittsburgh folks to the rescue! My parents are celebrating a milestone anniversary this year. My brother and I offered to throw a party, but they said they just wanted something with the immediate family. Can you suggest something special we can do together so our memory is of more than just a nice dinner? [more inside]
posted by snowymorninblues around Pittsburgh, PA at 8:09 AM - 4 answers has best

March 26, 2019

What should I do in Pittsburgh this month?

I'm in Pittsburgh for a month, on an art residency! At least for now, I have a fair amount of spare time during the day on weekdays. What should I do with it? [more inside]
posted by moonmilk around Pittsburgh, PA at 6:25 AM - 15 answers

January 30, 2018

Help me have a great time in Pittsburgh!

I'm planning a weekend trip to Pittsburgh in the spring (I've never been). What shouldn't I miss? Bonus points for less-touristy, more-off-the-beaten-path stuff. Snowflakes inside. [more inside]
posted by escape from the potato planet around Pittsburgh, PA at 6:19 PM - 8 answers

January 25, 2018

Short Stay in Pittsburgh

I will be staying in Pittsburgh from this Saturday Morning to Sunday Evening, and I would like to see some nice things. [more inside]
posted by tedious around Pittsburgh, PA at 12:58 AM - 13 answers has best

October 9, 2017

BK don't read this......... Pittsburgh, hello

In need of Pittsburgh data! We're considering relocating from Brooklyn to a new city. What about Pittsburgh?! Please give us the Pittsburgh breakdown: public schools, quality of life, great neighborhoods, advantages, drawbacks, the works! [more inside]
posted by Viola around Pittsburgh, PA at 10:52 AM - 10 answers

June 15, 2017

Pittsburgh travel with young kids

We have two short visits to Pittsburgh planned in the next few weeks. Can you share suggestions for fun things to do? Some restrictions apply. [more inside]
posted by areaperson around Pittsburgh, PA at 12:44 PM - 8 answers

February 16, 2017

Who knows what about Pittsburgh?

Going for few days in early March and would love any and all suggestions on foods, drinks, and things to do.
posted by john m around Pittsburgh, PA at 11:07 AM - 23 answers

November 30, 2015

What should I be doing in Pittsburgh this weekend?

Yinzers of Metafilter, I'll be visiting your city this weekend and need your help to have an even better time than I usually do there. [more inside]
posted by ryanshepard around Pittsburgh, PA at 2:07 PM - 17 answers has best

April 15, 2015

Moving (back) to the Burgh

I'm looking into making a move (very quickly!) back to Pittsburgh. I'm a native, but haven't lived there for 10+ years. Snowflakes inside. [more inside]
posted by anotheraccount around Pittsburgh, PA at 5:21 AM - 8 answers

July 9, 2014

Pittsburgh: Bargains Along the Rail Lines?

My wife and I will be visiting the Warhol Museum and the Mattress Factory during a two-day trip to Pittsburgh, and we're trying to avoid the CBD markup on hotels, parking, and restaurants. [more inside]
posted by Rykey around Pittsburgh, PA at 7:12 AM - 13 answers

May 14, 2014

Looking for a Good Time in Pittsburgh/Millvale, PA

Going to be in Pittsburgh/Millvale for an evening and looking for recommendations. [more inside]
posted by melgy around Pittsburgh, PA at 3:24 PM - 13 answers has best

November 15, 2013

Pittsburgh: Riding the choo choo with Daddy

What's fun around a Pittsburgh Light Rail stop for a 2.5-year-old? I'm taking my toddler-daughter for a ride on the train tomorrow. Last week we went to Dormont Park. What should we do this week? I haven't spent much time in the South Hills. (I'm looking to go South, not North - we know the North Side in-and-out) Meal suggestions also welcome!
posted by chickencoop around Pittsburgh, PA at 2:59 PM - 3 answers

October 11, 2013

Walking around downtown Pittsburgh?

My partner and I are very excited about our trip to Pittsburgh next month! But I have a question about walkability. We'll be staying downtown on Penn Avenue and it looks like we can walk to a lot of places quite easily, but should we? We are big walkers and our city is very residential downtown, but it seems Pittsburgh's downtown gets pretty empty at that a concern re: safety or for any other reason? [more inside]
posted by Lescha around Pittsburgh, PA at 12:09 PM - 15 answers

August 8, 2013

Hello Pittsburgh — vacation questions

I am looking into a trip to Pittsburgh for a long weekend getaway in the Fall. Things we (two females/40ish) think would be fun:
  • The Mattress Factory
  • The Andy Warhol Museum
  • Fallingwater and maybe Kentuck Knob
    • Is there anything else not to miss?
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posted by Lescha around Pittsburgh, PA at 7:45 AM - 24 answers

August 1, 2013

Cash Rules Everything in Pittsburgh, but why?

My wife and I are heading to Pittsburgh this weekend and in checking the hours for one of the places we loved during our last visit there noticed they delivery via FedEx. Then I noticed something interesting. [more inside]
posted by playertobenamedlater around Pittsburgh, PA at 8:30 AM - 14 answers has best

December 21, 2012

Help us hike with our dog in Pennsylvania next week!

Help us hike with our dog in Pennsylvania! We'll be driving from NJ to Chicago in the last week of December, and would love to stop somewhere along the way for a few days of hiking. [more inside]
posted by walla around Pittsburgh, PA at 3:08 PM - 6 answers has best

October 24, 2012

Moving to the Steel City!

I'm moving to Pittsburgh, but I'll be working in Vandergrift. Can you help me with Pittsburgh neighborhoods and its environs? [more inside]
posted by Turkey Glue around Pittsburgh, PA at 2:01 PM - 12 answers