Posts Tagged "Oakland"


Updated on: 11/29/18When it comes to holiday festivities, one of the best places in Pittsburgh to visit is Phipps Conservatory.  Their winter flower show, which begins the Friday after Thanksgiving and runs until early-January, is a celebration of the holiday season with festive art pieces, an array of gorgeous winter flowers, and some of the most beautifully decorated Christmas trees in Pittsburgh. Booking.com For our visit to the...

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Updated on: 11/17/18The Carnegie Museums in Oakland have an annual dinner series known as FEAST which is a themed a dining experience in conjunction with a current exhibit. During the Carnegie International (running until March 2019), the museum is hosting three unique dinners in order to celebrate topics being presented during the flagship exhibition. Booking.com The first dinner was themed after the topic Beauty and hosted by Kate...

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Updated on: 11/14/18Chick'n Bubbly is a Korean fried chicken and bubble tea joint located in the heart of Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood. Booking.com While chicken and bubble tea are the two stars of the menu, this fast service restaurant also has a number of Japanese sides including menchi katsu and takoyaki to name a few. I visited this one after hearing rave reviews from friends and was not disappointed. Affordable Korean Fried...

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Updated on: 10/21/18Phipps Conservatory is known for being one of the largest botanical gardens in the region, and also for their seasonal flower shows that are truly events not to be missed. Booking.com For the fall 2018 flower show, Phipps went all out to celebrate their 125th anniversary. The theme for this show is 125 Years of Wonder, and brings a historical element (namely photos from different time periods) in addition to the...

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Updated on: 10/14/18Sometimes you just want to be alone in a museum. Other times, you want to party at a museum. Booking.com At the Carnegie Museums, this means heading to one of the periodic 21+ Nights where you and other like-minded adults can experience the museum with a beer and participate in themed activities- 100% kid free! We were invited to check out a recent 21+ Night, and in this one wanted to share what the experience is...

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