That’s Fayette County you see in the lovely photo attached to this blogpost. Recently, our colleague Phil Cynar with the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (part of the Allegheny Conference, of which ImaginePittsburgh.com is a program) reached out to the PRA’s regional partners to help paint a picture of the places that help create “one extraordinary region”… Continue reading

Pittsburgh officially begins the winter holiday season on Friday, Nov. 16 with Light Up Night, the 52nd annual celebration that fills downtown’s Golden Triangle with music, lights, Santa, ice skating and – starting Nov. 24– a European-style Christmas market in Market Square. (Full schedule and links for more information below.) Things begin at noon as… Continue reading

Christmas may be over (though Epiphany comes this weekend, as does Eastern Orthodox Christmas for those on the Julian calendar) but the sustainable outings featured in ImaginePittsburghNow.com’s Five Golden Things series continue into January and beyond. The 2011 Winter Flower Show at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens continues through Sunday, Jan. 8, but of course… Continue reading

FIVE GOLDEN THINGS: Fourth of five posts on holiday outings that underscore the Pittsburgh region’s commitment to sustainability in many forms. Seasonal eye candy is plentiful in Pittsburgh. But for an experience that wows and is “greener” than even the reds and greens that traditionally dress this time of year, pay a visit to Phipps… Continue reading

FIVE GOLDEN THINGS: Third of five posts on holiday outings that underscore the Pittsburgh region’s commitment to sustainability in many forms. When Pittsburgh netted its most recent “America’s Most Livable City” rating, it was the region’s recreational opportunities that pushed it to the top of list of 379 metro areas. For some, recreation simply means… Continue reading

FIVE GOLDEN THINGS: Second of five posts on holiday outings that underscore the Pittsburgh region’s commitment to sustainability in many forms. Downtown Pittsburgh is not only decked and dazzling, it’s greener than ever. Known for holding its holiday traditions near and dear, Pittsburgh this year is literally casting a new light on a couple of… Continue reading