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Last updated: 11/18/17 One of our favorite Pittsburgh holiday traditions is the Phipps Conservatory Winter Flower Show and Light Garden. This annual event which runs from November 24 through January 7 has a new feature this year: timed entry tickets! Booking.com Beat the Crowds with Timed Entry Tickets at Phipps Conservatory If you’ve ever been to the Phipps winter show, you know how popular it is and how long the entrance lines...

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Last updated: 11/14/17Oyster bars seem to be having a moment in Pittsburgh, with the recent opening of Evangeline downtown, Muddy Waters in East Liberty, and Merchant Oyster Co. in Lawrenceville. Booking.com We have to say, before this phenomenon we hadn’t really been into oysters, but these restaurants are doing their part at convincing us that oysters are delicious and may end up becoming the next big thing in Pittsburgh. A...

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Last updated: 11/12/17 Whether you’re a Pittsburgh sports fanatic, a Pitt Panther, a lifelong Yinzer, or are new to the city but have fallen in love with it, there’s a Christmas ornament out there for you. Booking.com We’ve been looking for the best Pittsburgh Christmas ornaments, and we’re here to help you with your holiday shopping with a list of some of our favorites found on Etsy! Handpainted Pittsburgh...

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Last updated: 11/14/17Merchant Oyster Co. in Lawrenceville is the latest project by Chef Dennis Marron, formerly of The Commoner and also currently chef and owner at Or, The Whale in downtown Pittsburgh. It is themed as a northeast oyster and chowder house that also serves up seafood conservas and a small sandwich menu. Booking.com Two Bars to Choose From at Merchant Oyster Co The restaurant’s space is small with high ceilings...

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Last updated: 10/25/17Market Square isn’t generally a place I like to eat – most of the restaurants are overpriced, not very good, or more than likely, both. However, we recently checked out Winghart’s in Market Square which disproves my theory. The burgers are especially good, and the prices are reasonable given the location. Booking.com On our visit it was a warm Sunday afternoon, and we discovered the upstairs...

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