Category: Pittsburgh

5 Foods That Are So Totally Pittsburgh

5 Foods That Are So Totally Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is a foodie town in the most wonderful and bizarre ways. We’ve got our hipster coffee shops and breweries, endless happy hours, dive bars sports bars, high end restaurants with chef’s tasting menus, and a pretty famous sandwich shop. We even have an urban cider house. But the Pittsburgh food staples we’re looking at today…

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Race Report: Pittsburgh Half Marathon

Race Report: Pittsburgh Half Marathon

48 hours after finishing the Pittsburgh Half Marathon for the second time and I’m still exhausted. But damn was it fun. I’ve got to admit that I ran this race having trained less than I have for any other race I’ve ever completed but I also had more fun than I’ve ever had before. I…

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The Holiday Train Show at the Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

The Holiday Train Show at the Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

Last weekend, my husband and I drove out to the Pittsburgh suburb of Gibsonia to see the 4,000-square-foot Holiday Train Show at the Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum. We’d never been to a model railroad museum before, but we were both pleased with our first experience. We would go again for the summer show or…

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Spoon, Pittsburgh, PA

Spoon, Pittsburgh, PA

Last week was the winter Pittsburgh Restaurant Week. My husband and I love Restaurant Week because it encourages us to try restaurants we might not normally try. All the restaurants offer some kind of special so we can try expensive restaurants for a little less and we often discover wonderful places that we’d revisit for…

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Team Challenge Virtual Turkey Trot

Team Challenge Virtual Turkey Trot

Happy Thanksgiving!!  This morning, I ran a mile for the inaugural Team Challenge Virtual Turkey Trot for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). CCFA is one of my favorite charities because they support the health of much of my family, so many of my friends, and myself. Because of CCFA’s work, we can…

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Flat Running Buddy #2: Dad

Flat Running Buddy #2: Dad

As part of my fundraiser and half marathon training for Team Challenge for Crohn’s and Colitis, I’m creating Flat Running Buddies. What’s a Flat Running Buddy? It’s kind of like a Flat Stanley. You send me your picture, I go running with flat you, and then I post the story of our run here on…

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