11 Awesome Things You Can Only Do in Pittsburgh

things you can only do in Pittsburgh - Heinz History Center Mario Lemieux statue

When it comes to Pittsburgh and cool things to do in and around the city, the list is practically endless. But when it comes to things you can only do in Pittsburgh, the list is even cooler. From modern art heroes to museums dedicated to sports heroes, here are 11 things you can only do in Pittsburgh! Disclosure: I was hosted on a media tour with Visit Pittsburgh to make this post possible. However, all of the opinions in this post are my own! Ahh, Pittsburgh. And I write that…

Kennywood Park Opening Day 2022 and Exciting Updates

Kennywood Park Opening Day 2022 behind the scenes

This past week, I took a hard hat tour to check out Kennywood Park opening Day 2022 updates compliments of the folks at the park to find out everything we need to know. I found out what’s new for this year, what’s coming back (hint: it’s a jumping good time!), and what’s changed for the better. Here’s the scoop. If you love Kennywood Park as much as I do, you’ll love checking out my hard hat tour and behind the scenes peek for Kennywood Park Opening Day 2022. Thanks for…

Pretty Woman Musical in Pittsburgh: Not What You May Expect

pretty woman musical pittsburgh stage

Pretty Woman Musical at The Benedum premiered this week and I was lucky enough to attend on opening night. As a massive fan of the 1990 movie of the same title, I went into the show thinking I knew what to expect – wrong. Here’s what’s different from the musical to the movie.  Warning: There are some spoilers in this post. If you don’t mind reading about them, keep on going! Disclosure: I was given media admission to see Pretty Woman to facilitate this post. All opinions are my own!…

11 Must-Do Carnegie Science Center Holiday Events for 2021

Carnegie Science Center Miniature Train Display

This year, Carnegie Science Center holiday events for 2021 range from classic movie screenings to adults-only fun nights. And while the nights are getting shorter and the days chillier, there’s no shortage of things to do. Here’s my top picks for the 2021 winter holidays at CSC! See the Latest Addition to the Miniature Railroad & VillageĀ®  Each year in October, the Miniature Railroad & VillageĀ® closes down for cleaning and renovation, only top open with a brand new addition. Always paying homage to a Pittsburgh attraction icon, last year…

Pompeii: The Exhibition at Carnegie Science Center: Kid-Friendly?

Pompeii: The Exhibition at Carnegie Science Center hanging and sitting lamps

Pompeii: The Exhibition at Carnegie Science Center is downright fascinating. Showcasing actual pieces from the city that was covered by volcanic ash, it’s not only historically wonderful, it’s history that highlights a bustling city and its people. But is it kid-friendly? Here’s the scoop.  Disclosure: We attended media day for Pompeii: The Exhibition to give you the scoop. All opinions are my own! I’m one of the lucky ones. My daughter has always been fascinated in world history. Of course, having passionate world history teachers didn’t hurt. So, when asked…