Posts Tagged "PointBreeze"


Updated on: 10/12/18Looking back at Pittsburgh's history, you come across many world famous industrial and business magnates who had a large presence in the city: Carnegie, Frick, Heinz, Westinghouse, and Mellon are just a few you may have heard of. Booking.com As their fame was spread to the corners of the world, their wealth at home grew, and so did their local estates. In other cities these estates would likely have been handed...

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Updated on: 10/14/18Mellon Park stands on what was the estate of industrialist and banker Richard Mellon. Although Mellon's mansion is now gone, the park and the beautiful walled garden, previously attached to the home, remain. Booking.com Today the park is used as a beautiful public space with live music at the Bach, Beethoven, and Brunch series in the summer months, and is also home to a hidden memorial in the Walled Garden that...

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Updated on: 12/6/18Where do home furnishings go when they die? Well, in Pittsburgh if they have any remaining value and have the potential of being salvaged, it is highly likely that they'll end up in Construction Junction in Point Breeze North. Booking.com I ended up in Construction Junction the same way I visited Artifacts in the West End a few weeks prior. Angie and I were on the hunt for some home furnishings and were checking out...

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Updated on: 12/11/18A visit to Point Brugge Cafe in Point Breeze is like being transported to Europe.  Booking.com Settled in an unsuspecting neighborhood, you'll find yourself surrounded by quaint houses, a small selection of local businesses, and this corner restaurant that resides in the first floor of a house. After stepping through the doors you'll feel like you're in your favorite corner restaurant in Europe, about to order a...

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