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Relive History, Salute Military Service at Pittsburgh Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall

Relive History, Salute Military Service at Pittsburgh Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall August 21, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
The Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), a group of veterans who served the Union during the Civil War, created the Pittsburgh Soldiers & Sailors organization during the 1890s. They raised funds for a memorial hall that recognized the sacrifice, valor and patriotism of the Civil War veterans of Allegheny...

August, September events include BikeFest, sustainable eating, Irish and Italian heritage days

August, September events include BikeFest, sustainable eating, Irish and Italian heritage days July 29, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do | Read More
As steamy summer days transform into the cooler days of fall, Pittsburgh’s streets remain sizzling hot with events and festivals that attract thousands from the city, from the suburbs and even long-distance travelers from nearby states. Here are just four of the many events that require attention....
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