Category Archives: outside

In Which We Leap All Over Pittsburgh On Leap Day

Achievement: #5. Leap Day Leaping

A couple weeks before the big lockdown, we took to the streets to celebrate Leap Day. How does one celebrate Leap Day, you wonder? Well…we assumed it was by leaping. So that’s what we did, all over Pittsburgh. Continue reading

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In Which We Are The Old People At Kneiss’s Miniature Golf

Achievement: #25. 2 Mini-Golfs

I’m not a fan of golf generally. If you like it — hey, neat — but it’s always felt to me like a waste of time and space, with a huge economic (not to mention gendered and racial) barrier to … Continue reading

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A Stroll Through The Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

Achievement: #86. Visit the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

Feel like taking a stroll to enjoy some fall foliage? We suggest heading a little bit out of the city to the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden! It’s lovely, cheap, and for a little while longer, still warm enough. Continue reading

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Pittsburgh 2014 First Night

Achievement: #17. First Night

Nothing starts the New Year off quite like Pittsburgh’s annual First Night Celebration! Check out the stabby-good-time that was the start of 2014! Continue reading

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The Magical Views At Ragged Point

Achievement: #9. Big Sur

One of the most magical places on earth is Ragged Point in Big Sur. We were fortunate enough to visit it and enjoy the breathtaking scenery. Continue reading

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A Super Saturday Morning In Pittsburgh’s Strip District

Achievement: #56. Saturday Morning in the Strip District

Spending Saturday morning in Strip District is more than a fun time; it’s a Pittsburgh institution. Follow us as we take you on a brief tour of some of our favorite spots in the Strip! Continue reading

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Scaling Bishop Peak

Achievement: #39. Hike a Volcanic Plug

Take a trip with us back to the spring, when we hiked to the top of Bishop Peak, a 1500 foot tall volcanic plug in the Central Coast! Continue reading

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Riding The GAP: Rockwood To Cumberland

Achievement: #75. Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail

Day 3 of the GAP Trail is your reward for making it through the first two days. Enjoy the sights, the scenery, and the downhill coast into Cumberland! Continue reading

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One Waterslide, One Waterfall, & One Drenched Husband

Achievement: #20. Ohiopyle Waterslides

Ohiopyle is full of interesting water features, most of which will only break your heart when there’s rain in the forecast. Continue reading

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We Celebrate At First Night 2013!

Achievement: #27. Attend First Night 2013 | #96. Play the Vuvuzela in 5 Locations

On Friday, we brought you the deliciousness that was New Year’s Eve dinner at Sonoma Grille, so tonight, it’s time to share the details of the party in the streets of Downtown Pittsburgh that followed. Continue reading

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