40+ Best Things To Do And See In Pittsburgh, From a Local

Heading to Pittsburgh Pennsylvania for a visit or weekend getaway? Here’s my local’s guide to visiting the Steel City, with the 40+ top attractions and best things to do and see. Rachel Carson Bridge with the Pittsburgh skyline I also give you a rundown of the best restaurants in Pittsburgh and tips for visiting. Pittsburgh … Read more

Holidays & Christmas In Pittsburgh: What To Do

Ho ho ho! Here’s my guide to the best holiday and Christmas attractions and events in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. Christmas is actually a good time to visit Pittsburgh. The weather isn’t as bitterly cold as other cities on the East Coast. And there are no shortage of places to find Christmas joy. Pittsburgh is brimming with … Read more

Review Of The Original Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit

Should you Gogh to Immersive Van Gogh? It depends on how seriously you take your art and how much you want to have fun. The Immersive Van Gogh show is a spectacle, a welcome balm for pandemic weary folk. It’s a chance to escape into Van Gogh paintings you might not be able to admire … Read more

Phipps Conservatory’s Winter Flower Show & Light Garden

The holiday season in Pittsburgh isn’t complete without a visit to the spectacular Phipps Conservatory’s Winter Flower Show. The botanical gardens deliver a sparkling display and potent dose of Christmas cheer. Each year there’s a different theme. This year’s theme was “Sparkle and Shine.” This guide tells you everything to see at Phipps’ winter show … Read more

Guide To Frick Pittsburgh

Looking for some things to do in Pittsburgh? If you’re an art lover or history buff, the Frick Pittsburgh should be on your Pittsburgh bucket list! The Frick Pittsburgh is five acre cluster of historic buildings and museums in Pittsburgh’s Point Breeze neighborhood. The Frick is a unique complex, skillfully combining art, history, and nature … Read more

Visitor’s Guide To The Fabulous Carnegie Museum of Art In Pittsburgh

Here’s my guide to visiting the fabulous Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. You may not think the “Steel City” of Pittsburgh is an art mecca. But for a small city, the beloved Carnegie Museum of ART (“CMOA”) packs a surprisingly art punch, with international flair. Founded by industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, this … Read more

Visitor’s Guide To Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh’s Botanical Garden Jewel

If you’re planning a trip to Pittsburgh, don’t miss the opportunity to include the exquisite Phipps Conservatory in your bucket list or itinerary. Nestled within the picturesque Schenley Park in the Oakland neighborhood, Phipps Conservatory is a serene oasis of botanical beauty. Renowned as one of Pittsburgh’s premier attractions, Phipps boasts an astonishing array of … Read more

Guide to the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh

“In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” — Andy Warhol, effectively predicting the rise of social media influencers Here’s my complete guide to visiting the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. I give you an overview of the museum and tell you what to see inside. The Warhol Museum is one of … Read more

Guide To Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Masterpiece

“No house should ever be on a hill or on anything. It should be of the hill. Belonging to it. Hill and house should live together each the happier for it.” — Frank Lloyd Wright Here’s my complete guide to visiting Fallingwater, a new Frank Lloyd Wright UNESCO site in Pennsylvania. Fallingwater is nestled in … Read more

Review of Come From Away: The Kindness of Strangers in a Sometimes Blackish World

“We started off with 7000 strangers, but we finished with 7000 family members.” — Mayor of Gander, Claude Elliott Welcome to the rock. I wasn’t sure I wanted to see Come From Away , the sleeper hit “9/12” musical set on the rock of Gander Canada. Gander? But, urged on by my friend Sara, I … Read more