Recreation http://wesa.fm en It's Spring! Here Are Some Ideas For Getting Outdoors This Weekend http://wesa.fm/post/its-spring-here-are-some-ideas-getting-outdoors-weekend <p>With high temperatures in the 90s this week, it’s hard to believe Pittsburgh saw snow less than two months ago.</p><p>Thankfully, the Steel City has finally shrugged off winter just in time for a slew of outdoor events in and around downtown Pittsburgh.</p><p><strong>Venture Outdoors Festival</strong></p><p>Point State Park is the location for the 14<sup>th</sup> annual <a href="http://www.ventureoutdoors.org/vofest.aspx">Venture Outdoors Festival</a>, which takes place at Point State Park and runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday.</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 16:44:32 +0000 Liz Reid 29201 at http://wesa.fm It's Spring! Here Are Some Ideas For Getting Outdoors This Weekend What to Do in the Dwindling Days of Summer http://wesa.fm/post/what-do-dwindling-days-summer <p>School has started, Labor Day has come and gone, and for many, that means summer is over.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 16:46:01 +0000 Mark Nootbaar 16291 at http://wesa.fm What to Do in the Dwindling Days of Summer Recreational Opportunities Abound in Pittsburgh http://wesa.fm/post/recreational-opportunities-abound-pittsburgh <p class="p1">San Francisco-based researchers, <a href="http://www.nerdwallet.com/">NerdWallet</a> recently released a study that puts Pittsburgh in the top ten of best cities for recreational activity in the nation.</p><p class="p1">According to NerdWallet senior analyst Divya Raghavan, Pittsburgh’s high standing is due to a number of recreational opportunities.</p><p class="p1">Raghavan specifically notes Pittsburgh’s Parks and Recreation Department, which she says “values providing options for its residents.” Fri, 23 Aug 2013 19:46:33 +0000 Reid Carter 15365 at http://wesa.fm Recreational Opportunities Abound in Pittsburgh