Need something to do in Pittsburgh? Interested in scenic Pittsburgh views? Are you hungry and looking for great restaurants in Pittsburgh? All of these things and more are what make Pittsburgh a diverse and interesting city to visit. Pittsburgh Beautiful is a collection of everything that we, the Pittsburghers, love about our city. Check here regularly for updates on shopping in Pittsburgh, things to do in Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh events. If you’re looking for the best Pittsburgh neighborhoods, look no further!  We’ll even throw in a couple of cool Pittsburgh stories for yinz!

SURCH Pittsburgh Begins TODAY!

SURCH, the new timed photo contest app, begins at 12 noon today. As we posted yesterday, brothers Steve and Kevin Lowe created the app that has residents race to five different “vues” around the city to snap photos of them using the SURCH app. Our...

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SURCH Pittsburgh and Find $10,000… Wait… How?

Brothers Steve and Kevin Lowe are bringing their exciting photo contest to Pittsburgh this weekend. Their app SURCH is their first public launch after beta testing in smaller markets. They chose Pittsburgh for a three-day timed photo race. Through downloading the free...

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The Lorenz Café – Comfort Food with a View

Lorenz Café co-owners and sisters Monica Nickles and Marie Patchen fell into business ownership two years ago and haven’t looked back. These two Elliott business owners have had plenty of Lucy and Ethel-like adventures over the past 24+ months. Monica sat down with us...

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Things to do in Pittsburgh (11-17 through 11-19)

We’re entering the holiday kickoff weekend! Head out to Light Up Night to get into the spirit, or perhaps venture down to the Waterfront to enjoy their celebrations. We hope you have a magical, Pittsburgh Beautiful weekend!  Here’s this week’s list...

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Pittsburgh Suburbs: History of Forest Hills

A Brief History of Forest Hills   Forest Hills is a borough in Allegheny County and a suburb of Pittsburgh. Its population was around 6,500 as of the 2010 census. The borough was named after Forest Hills, Queens in New York City. The community is bordered by Braddock...

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Things to do in Pittsburgh (11-10 through 11-12)

We’re well into November now, Pittsburgh! We’ve got lots of fun things going on, including a tribute to Leonard Bernstein and AC/DC, a hike sponsored by L.L. Bean and more. Whatever you choose to get into this weekend, we hope you make it a Pittsburgh...

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9 Cozy Places to Visit in Pittsburgh

Now that the weather is getting cooler, we put together nine cozy and comfy places to visit in Pittsburgh. 1. Meat & Potatoes Enjoy some serious comfort food at this Penn Ave. gastropub. The pappardelle with bolognese sauce and garlic bread is perfect for a cold...

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History of the Boggs Mansion

The Boggs Mansion was built in 1888 by H.H. Richardson, who designed the Allegheny County Courthouse. The mansion was built for Russell Boggs in 1888 and cost $88,000 to make (which averages out to around $3 million now. The mansion is home to about eight guest rooms...

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9 Pittsburgh Attractions Perfect for Holiday Guests

The holidays are fast approaching and if you’re expecting company this season, you’ll want to take them some unforgettable places around Pittsburgh. These are just some of the many wonderful places to take out of towners that will leave them thinking...

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7 Places for Delicious Soup in Pittsburgh

We’re entering the best time of year for some delicious soup. Pair these with your favorite salad, sandwich or bread and you’ve got a great meal. Here are 7 places to get delicious soup in Pittsburgh.   Also, don’t forget to let us know your favorite...

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Black and Cold Creamery… and Cat Grooming

Justine Cosley is a hardworking Pittsburgh businesswoman, owning two businesses and helping to support her family. Cosley owns the Black and Cold Creamery in West Mifflin, serving up coffee, ice cream, shakes, paninis and more. She also owns her own cat grooming...

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History of the Frick Building

The Frick Building is one of the major landmarks of downtown Pittsburgh. The tower was built by and subsequently named for Henry Clay Frick. The building is registered on the National Register of Historic Places. Pittsburghers may recognize many additional buildings...

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