12:46 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

What to Do in the Dwindling Days of Summer

Fall may be just around the corner, but there's still plenty of summer fun to be had in Pittsburgh.
Credit Flickr user the justified sinner

School has started, Labor Day has come and gone, and for many, that means summer is over. 

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Essential Pittsburgh
3:46 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Recreational Opportunities Abound in Pittsburgh

One of the creative games developed by City of Play.
Credit Lindsay Dill / City of Play

San Francisco-based researchers, NerdWallet recently released a study that puts Pittsburgh in the top ten of best cities for recreational activity in the nation.

According to NerdWallet senior analyst Divya Raghavan, Pittsburgh’s high standing is due to a number of recreational opportunities.

Raghavan specifically notes Pittsburgh’s Parks and Recreation Department, which she says “values providing options for its residents.”

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