Wednesday, January 20, 2016

All the Cool Kids are Coming to the Steel City

According to the Huffington Post, Pittsburgh is one of four cities gathering hip momentum and attracting enough "cool kids" to be the next Portland.  Not sure if that's good or not, but maybe it beats the alternative.

Here's a link to the story.

Pictured is Pittsburgh's hipster heaven neighborhood, Lawrenceville.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

It's Restaurant Week in Pittsburgh, and Whirl Magazine has 10 recommendations of places you might like to try.  Participating restaurants offer a price fixe dinner showing off some of their signature concoctions!  You can see Whirl's recommendations here.  Pictured above is East Liberty's Paris 66.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Exhibit A: Pittsburghers are Nuts

An annual event cooked up by some masochists occurs every Saturday after Thanksgiving here in Pittsburgh, the Dirty Dozen bike race/ hill climb.  It challenges cyclists to climb 13 of the steepest hills in the city, all in one day.  Having driven up and down many of these hills myself, I can attest that it's terrifying traversing them in a car, much less on a bicycle at the end of November!

Here's a piece by the Washington Post covering our little corner of craziness!