Lumaze Pittsburgh Tips to Know Before You Visit

Lumaze Pittsburgh Tips

Lumaze Pittsburgh is an indoor holiday light show and interactive space that just arrived this weekend. But, with it being so new, what do you need to know before you go? From parking to admission to the best time to go, here are Lumaze Pittsburgh tips to know before you visit.      Disclosure: I’m an official Lumaze Ambassador for the 2019 season, so I was given complimentary admission on opening night. But, no worries, all opinions and tips are my own.  Holiday light displays are always on my short…

Free Things to Do in Pittsburgh During the Holidays

Free things to do in Pittsburgh during the holidays: One of the fun holiday decorations in Downtown Pittsburgh - a giant Christmas ornament.

If you’re like I am, your holiday budget is already taking a wallop. So, why not look for things to do in Pittsburgh that are both fun and free? From holiday kickoffs to beautiful light displays, here are the best free things to do in Pittsburgh during the holidays.  Christmas in Pittsburgh is probably my favorite time of year to head into the city. Yes, it’s chilly. And, yes, it’s snowy. But I have a hard time imagining the holiday season without that magical combination. Here are my favorite fun,…

Mean Girls in Pittsburgh Review: So Fetch!

Mean Girls The Musical in Pittsburgh stage

The new age cult classic movie, “Mean Girls” is not only a major Broadway musical, it’s a massively popular one. I had the pleasure of attending opening night in Pittsburgh and found it to be so fetch! Wait, I know. I’m not going to make that happen. Anyway, here’s the scoop on why it was such a fun night.  Disclosure: I was graciously hosted by the folks at Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to give you the scoop on Mean Girls, The Musical in Pittsburgh. All opinions are my own! Since “Mean…

2019 Pittsburgh Whiskey Festival: A Photo Recap

2019 Pittsburgh Whiskey Festival: 1792 Bourbon

If you attended the 2019 Pittsburgh Whiskey Festival, you undoubtedly had a a great time, just like we did. If you didn’t, and are looking for a recap, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s the scoop on the festival fun including photos and video. Cheers! Disclosure: We were graciously hosted by the folks at Pittsburgh Magazine for the 2019 Pittsburgh Whiskey Festival. All opinions (and photos!) are our own! When you have a husband that loves whiskey and bourbon, there’s no way to not attend one of the biggest…

Best Adult Events At Pittsburgh Zoo

Pittsburgh Zoo Adult events - Gala

We love taking our teen daughter with us no matter what day or time of year for family-friendly fun, but there are times when it’s date night. When I’m not traveling, we try to have date night at least one night a week, and both of us really look forward to it.  It’s those nights that I adore looking for Pittsburgh events that are fun. And many of them involve crossing the Highland Park Bridge and heading to Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. Happily, they have plenty of adults-only parties…

The Lion King Musical in Pittsburgh: Know Before You Go

The Lion King Musical in Pittsburgh

The Lion King is the #1 musical in the world, truth. And, last night’s showing really drove that stat home for me. Its beauty, combined with talented actors, made me wish it didn’t go by so quickly. Here’s the scoop on The Lion King Musical in Pittsburgh and what you can expect when you go.    The Lion King has always been on my musical bucket list. In fact, it was my teen daughter’s priority show to catch. Last night, thanks to The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, her dream came true.…

Wahlburgers Pittsburgh Review: The Mall at Robinson

Wahlburgers Pittsburgh Robinson: Menu

Wahlburgers just opened its second restaurant in the Pittsburgh area and we couldn’t wait to test it out. From menu, to staff, to location, here’s a full review of Wahlburgers Pittsburgh: The Mall at Robinson. Disclosure: I was graciously hosted by the folks at Wahlburgers Pittsburgh. All opinions and photos are my own. I can’t believe I’m writing this, but I’ve never been to a Wahlburgers. And while I know all about the family behind it, (I was a huge NKOTB fan and Mark Wahlburg is one of my favorite…

Dear Evan Hansen in Pittsburgh Review: No Spoilers

Dear Evan Hansen in Pittsburgh Playbill

Pittsburgh once again is lucky to have an amazing cultural identity but still enjoy not being a large city.  Broadway Across America brought Dear Evan Hansen to Heinz Hall last night and it’s hard to imagine that the production wasn’t every bit as impactful as seeing the show on Broadway.  The cast gelled wonderfully and could blow anyone away with the talent.  No surprise that Ben Levi Ross, who plays the title character, has Pittsburgh connections as he studied at Carnegie Mellon School of Drama.  Dear Evan Hansen isn’t a…

The Ultimate One Day in Pittsburgh Itinerary for Every Touring Style

Ultimate One Day in Pittsburgh Itinerary: Mount Washington

Have only one day to spend in Pittsburgh? While you could literally go weeks without doing the same thing twice, there is a way to hit all of the best spots when visiting. From where to eat to what to see and do, here’s my ultimate one day in Pittsburgh itinerary. Have fun! Planning the perfect day in Pittsburgh, especially when you only have a single day in the city, can be tough. I mean, what museums do you hit and where do you go to eat? And what about…

The Best Bike Tours in Pittsburgh for Visitors and Locals

best bike tours in Pittsburgh for visitors and locals

If you’ve never visited Pittsburgh, PA, you may not know just how bikable the city is. Both pedestrians and cyclists have plenty of dedicated places to see the city and the views are stunning no matter what time of year. So, grab your best bike gear: here’s our list of the best bike tours in Pittsburgh for visitors and locals! When it comes to Pittsburgh, I can’t help but thinking of all of the large hills. It’s these hills and valleys that make the city unique – and make for…