Posts Tagged "Oakland"


Updated on: 03/25/19As the cold of winter begins to leave Pittsburgh, there is one thing we always look forward to in order to ring in the start of spring – Phipps Conservatory's Spring Flower Show! Booking.com 2019's Spring Flower Show has the theme “Gardens of the Rainbow” and highlights the colors of the rainbow as well as other unique aspects of color theory- making this one of the most vibrant shows in recent...

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Updated on: 02/12/19Pie for Breakfast is a trendy diner in Oakland serving up creative diner fare and homemade pies. Booking.com The menu here goes beyond just the basic eggs and bacon staples and ventures deftly into steaks, kielbasa, quiches, biscuits and gravy, and a good selection of healthier vegetarian options as well. Pie for Breakfast Serves Higher End Diner Fare We visited on a crowded weekday around lunchtime and took a seat...

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Updated on: 03/14/19The Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show, aptly themed “Eye Candy” for 2019, brings these two beautiful plants (both favorites of ours) to the forefront of the Conservatory. Booking.com As always with our show features, we wanted to share a few of our favorite rooms from this show and hope you'll make it out to visit for yourselves! The Palm Court The Palm Court is always a favorite spot for us when visiting...

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Updated on: 03/14/19When 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: 03/14/19The 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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