Mt. Washington

Mt. Washington

Directly across the Monongahela River (locals call it “the Mon”) from downtown Pittsburgh is 367-foot-high Mount Washington, the best place to go for a “grand” view of Pittsburgh and the three rivers. Known as “Coal Hill” in Pittsburgh’s early days, Mount Washington was originally the site of many prosperous coal mines. Almost everyone who comes […]

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Downtown

Downtown

Pittsburgh is a unique city that is scenic, historic and amply endowed with art, entertainment and major league amenities. Downtown Pittsburgh is where everything comes together for the City. Surrounded by the three rivers, the downtown area is populated with trendy eateries, clubs, and shopping! Below are a list of businesses, bars, pubs, restaurants, ect. in […]

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Shadyside

Shadyside

In the heart of Pittsburgh’s East End. This residential Pittsburgh neighborhood, popular with students, faculty and staff from nearby Carnegie Mellon University as well as young professionals, offers city living with a village-like feel. This bustling urban area sits just 4 miles to the east of Downtown Pittsburgh and less than a mile from the […]

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Strip District

Strip District

Dripping with character, the Strip District is a place like no other. One visit and you can sense the energy and vitality of “The Strip”, as it’s called by locals. With its gritty atmosphere, The Strip is alive with energy. And one look around and it’s easy to envision what must have been like in […]

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Southside (East Carson Street)

Southside (East Carson Street)

The South Side neighborhood—and it is very much a neighborhood—draws a diverse mix of people. Young people. Professional people. Old timers. Empty nesters. Why? It’s urban and hip, funky and feisty, ethnic and historic. It’s worth knowing that East Carson Street, located on the South Side flats, is America’s longest business Victorian National Historic District. […]

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Oakland

Oakland

The Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh is a thriving commercial and residential area. Oakland is surrounded by the Pittsburgh neighborhoods of Shadyside, Squirrel Hill, Greenfield, Bloomfield, Hill District, and Bluff. Art museums, history centers, prestigious universities, grand architecture, quaint coffee shops, international cuisine, arcades, art cinemas, live entertainment, and two main thoroughfares all describe the hustle […]

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