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Updated on: 04/16/19If you've spent some time walking around downtown Pittsburgh, odds are good you've seen the old Allegheny County Courthouse and Jail. This historical building is one of the most stunning in the city and even includes its own Bridge of Sighs walkway that connected the two buildings. Booking.com Today the jail has been decommissioned and converted into a Common Pleas court, yet many artifacts from the era exist and...

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Updated on: 04/16/19If there is any neighborhood in Pittsburgh that has changed the most in the last few years, it would be East Liberty. Booking.com The neighborhood is the poster child for gentrification and is now home to luxury lofts, numerous restaurants, and easy access to the growing tech hub in Bakery Square (in nearby Larimer). While we could spend a long time discussing the gentrification of neighborhoods like these (we...

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Updated on: 04/11/19PNC Park is home to the Pittsburgh Pirates and is also considered to be one of the most beautiful ballparks in the country. Booking.com While a great place to be during a game, the park is also home to a behind the scenes tour that goes to a number of interesting spots inside the stadium that you normally won't see in a regular game, including: Legacy Theater The Clubhouse (away days only*) Batting Cages, Tunnel,...

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Updated on: 04/11/19It is a rare event on Discover the Burgh for us to feature a national chain, but every so often we will make an exception if it is interesting and somewhat unique among what is available in the area. Booking.com When I was invited into Fogo de Chao in downtown to try out their menu of all-you-can-eat meat as part of a local media event, it was one such exception.  It is time for more churasscaria in...

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Updated on: 04/11/19The Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh is a downtown Pittsburgh hotel that offers budget-friendly rooms and great views.  Booking.com We booked a room in this one for an early 2019 stay and share our full thoughts in this review! The Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Has Basic Amenities At its core, the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh is more or less a basic hotel with a stellar location. The rooms are fairly simplistic and a bit...

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