Tag: Pittsburgh

Weekly Check In- Prantl’s Bakery

I was bored during my lunch break at work, and against my better judgement found myself taking Buzzfeed quizzes, one of which, was entitled, “You’re a True Pennsylvanian if You’ve Eaten 20/28 of These Foods.”  The quiz is obviously bullshit, because I scored a 15, and thus was told I’ve probably “visited Pennsylvania frequently” (try LIFELONG

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How to Complete a Tri-State (or larger) Bar Crawl

I generally don’t do much for Valentine’s Day, so don’t have a ton of Valentine’s Day memories, good or bad, like you would with Christmas, Thanksgiving, or Halloween.  To the chagrin of my mother, I’m perennially single, and so typically don’t really have the need to really even celebrate. I also have a healthy dose

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My Top Pennsylvania Craft Beer Itineraries

You could hardly go online anymore without seeing headlines for “Best US City for Beer” or “Best Beer State,” and new ale trails seem to be popping up everywhere. We’re definitely in the peak of this craft beer boom that you have to be blind not to realize is going on around us, and while

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A 2015 Recap

Every year I make myself a list of weekend resolutions, and every year I set unrealistic goals that set me up for failure. Last year, I tried to be more realistic, but still set myself two separate posts of over 10 resolutions (some, which came with sub-resolutions). You could see them here and here. Every

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Boating Pittsburgh

I spent last weekend out in Pittsburgh for my brother’s law school graduation, and while I’m super excited and proud for him (although, truth be told, a lawyer in the family probably would have been helpful during my undergrad years), part of me is bummed. When he’s done with the bar this July, he’ll be

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Paddle Boarding Pennsylvania

Are you guys ready for spring? I begrudgingly am. I only say begrudgingly because, while I am ready for it to be warmer and am pretty sick of driving to work in blizzards, this was a great winter for me in terms of cross country skiing, and snowshoeing a lot. I still may try to

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Curling Lessons

There’s few things I actually consider myself good at: writing, planning things, making playlists, chugging beer, making omelets, and reading books in record amounts of time, are some of the items on this short list. I also happen to be a very skilled foosball player (that’s literally never helped me with anything), and am historically

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Winter Fun in the Laurel Highlands

Ever since visiting Ohiopyle State Park on a whim this summer, I’ve been a fan of the Laurel Highlands and want to start visiting more often. I enjoy this part of PA that’s still fairly undeveloped, picturesque, yet still highly accessible and very organized for the visiting tourist (the trails are all well kept, everything

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Weekend Trip Idea: Punxsutawney for Groundhog’s Day

On February 2nd, basically all elementary age school students’, and pretty much no one else’s, eyes will be trained on Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania to see whether Punxsutawney Phil, arguably the world’s most famous groundhog will emerge from his burrow to see his shadow and forecast winter weather for 6 more weeks, or if clouds will prevail

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A Few Hours in Wheeling, West Virginia

So, it’s been a while. Hopefully, I’ll be writing another post soon establishing the reasons for my absence, the changes I’ll be making to this blog and some huge changes I’ll be making to my life, that adversely, will affect this blog to some degree. But for the moment, moving on to good old Wheeling, West Virginia.

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