Did you know? … Pittsburgh is nicknamed the City of Bridges

By |2018-06-12T14:20:06-04:00August 5th, 2016|Blog|

Did you know... Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is nicknamed the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges within the city limits. It is officially the city with the most bridges in the world- outranking Venice by only three. The downtown "Golden Triangle" area alone has 29 bridges crossing over three rivers. The three bright yellow sister bridges spanning the Allegheny River [...]

America’s Grand Dames: History & Hollywood at Pittsburgh’s William Penn Hotel

By |2016-07-17T15:29:32-04:00July 27th, 2016|Articles|

After hopping aboard a Visit Pittsburgh media tour several years ago, I learned of the William Penn Hotel's Hollywood connection–and have been fascinated with it ever since. The luxurious 1916 hotel has been the Grand Dame of Pittsburgh for 100 years. Having just celebrated its centennial, I decided to write a few articles over the next few months [...]

A Taste of Travel: Smallman Galley- A Restaurant Incubator | Pittsburgh

By |2018-06-12T14:20:06-04:00July 10th, 2016|Blog|

A Taste of Travel looks at the ways food connects us with a culture and each other. Sharing the recipes and restaurants we have encountered along the way...  Smallman Galley: Pittsburgh's Restaurant Incubator An unexpectedly delicious way to begin our Visit Pittsburgh food tour of the city was with a delicious lunch at Smallman Galley in the Strip District.  I [...]