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…

Living Treasures Animal Park Sloth Encounter: Your Questions Answered

Living Treasures Sloth Encounter: Petting Padawan

Sloth encounters are all the rage right now, and I couldn’t be happier. So, checking out the Living Treasures Animal Park Sloth Encounter in Laurel Highlands, PA, was a dream come true. From what you can expect to cost, here’s exactly what you need to know about Living Treasures sloth encounter including all the cute photos. Disclosure: We were graciously hosted by the folks at Living Treasures Animal Park. All opinions are my own! If you know this site (thank you!), you know that I’m a HUGE animal lover. And…

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…

Kennywood Steelers Country: 7 Things to Know Before It Opens

Kennywood Steelers Country: Entrance sign

Pittsburgh Steelers fans are going bananas over the fact that Kennywood Park will have an entire section dedicated to the team.  And, with every new detail that’s been announced, I’m more and more excited to check it out for myself. Until then, we do have several fun details to keep us entertained. Here’s the scoop on what we know about Kennywood Steelers Country to help you plan for opening day including details on The Steel Curtain. Update: Since this article was written, I received an update that several things have…

A Passport to Hoppiness with Butler County Beer Circuit

Butler County Beer Circuit Passport to Hoppiness

What happens when you have a designated driver and want to check out the Butler County Beer Circuit in Butler, PA? You hit as many as you can – in 24 hours, of course. Here’s my take on why you need to check out the BCBC including brew standouts and what sets each brew pub apart from the others.  When you head out on a beer circuit or brew trail, it’s always fun to let someone else choose the brews. So, keeping that in mind, I asked both the barkeeps…

Essential First Timer’s Guide to Seven Springs Ski Resort

Essential guide to Seven Springs Ski resort

Learning the ins and outs of a large ski resort, especially when it’s your first visit, can be overwhelming. But, if you do your research, it’s a breeze. From where to eat to when to hit the slopes, here’s my first timer’s guide to Seven Springs Ski Resort: what you need to know.  An Overview Lift Tickets Equipment Rentals Lodging Tubing Indoor Activities Dining Weather I’m super lucky in the fact that Seven Springs Mountain Resort is under two hours from my home. Not only is it accessible, it’s a…

Important Things to Know About Da Vinci the Exhibition at Carnegie Science Center Before You Visit

Da Vinci the Exhibition Carnegie Science Center: codex

Think of Leonardo Da Vinci and the first thing you probably think of is his ability to paint. But did you know he was also highly skilled at creating musical instruments, hydraulics, and light? Happily, Carnegie Science Center (CSC) is ready for our curiosity of the master with Da Vinci the Exhibition. Opening February 16, 2019 and offering over 60 of his inventions, here’s what you need to know before you visit.   Apart from Mona Lisa, the Da Vinci painting, Genevra de’ Benci caught my eye when I took my family…

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…

Best Winter Pittsburgh Day Trips

Best winter day trips from Pittsburgh: Ohiopyle State Park.

Visiting Pittsburgh this winter and looking for some fun, creative winter day trip options? From skiing to wine tasting, here are the best winter day trips from Pittsburgh all under a two-hour drive.  I’ve lived near Pittsburgh for most of my life, so I know how precarious the winters can be, especially when it comes to driving. I also know I can get stir crazy and have to get outdoors at least once during the winter. So, I wanted to create fun winter day trip options that have easy drives.…