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DateJul. 03, 2019
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Introducing Gaucho: A Wood-Fired Grill with Argentine Flavor

Introducing Gaucho: A Wood-Fired Grill with Argentine Flavor

As a resident at the Cork Factory apartments in downtown Pittsburgh, PA, your dinner options are just about endless. Whether you’re calling in an order for pick-up, or taking a stroll down to the Strip District for a summer dinner al fre...

DateJun. 24, 2019
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Grab an Ice-Cold Treat to Kick Off the Summer Season

Grab an Ice-Cold Treat to Kick Off the Summer Season

Whether you’re a fan of colorful shaved ice, light frozen yogurt, or good-old-fashioned ice cream, there are some excellent options right near our Strip District apartments in Pittsburgh. If you’re not yet familiar with the lay of the la...

DateJun. 07, 2019
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Get Your Body Moving with FluidMotion PGH

Get Your Body Moving with FluidMotion PGH

As the warm weather rolls around, many of us feel the need or desire to get our bodies moving. Exercise is an excellent addition to your weekly routine, and has so many benefits, both physical and mental, however we’ve all struggled at t...

DateMay. 23, 2019
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Mark your Calendars for PizzaFest in the Strip District

Mark your Calendars for PizzaFest in the Strip District

Calling all pizza lovers! Save the date for this year’s celebration of all things pizza. GoodTaste Pittsburgh will be hosting PizzaFest on June 23rd from 6-9 p.m. right in the heart of the Strip District at [The Pennsylvania Market](http...

DateMay. 06, 2019
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Dine Al Fresco on These Outdoor Patios in Pittsburgh

Dine Al Fresco on These Outdoor Patios in Pittsburgh

Now that it’s officially May, we think it’s safe to say that spring has arrived. Everyone has their favorite outdoor activities, but I think we can all agree that there’s something uniquely exciting about being able to dine outdoors afte...

DateApr. 23, 2019
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Spring Into the Season at This Year’s Maifest!

Spring Into the Season at This Year’s Maifest!

As a resident of the Pittsburgh area, you’re going to want to mark your calendars for Maifest. After their 150th anniversary last year, the German cultural group Teutonia Mannerchor plans to throw yet another epic weekend event in celebr...

DateApr. 05, 2019
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Celebrate the Arts at the Byham Theater

Celebrate the Arts at the Byham Theater

A quick scan of upcoming performances at the Byham Theater may have you envisioning a large, normal concert hall, or a run-of-the-mill movie theater, but here in Pittsburgh we like to keep things interesting. An integral part of the Pitt...

DateMar. 26, 2019
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Shining a Spotlight on Smallman Galley

Shining a Spotlight on Smallman Galley

Established in 2015, Smallman Galley was the creation of two former U.S. Navy lieutenants who were inspired by their time spent traveling the world and experiencing the cuisine of many different cultures. They opened their own innovative...

DateMar. 06, 2019
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Shop Mahla & Co. Antiques Here in the Strip District

Shop Mahla & Co. Antiques Here in the Strip District

Since their doors opened in 1995, shop owner and operator Elizabeth Mahla, along with her two daughters Susan Cosgrove and Elizabeth Winters, has brought rich culture, history, and art to the Strip District with an exquisite collection o...

DateFeb. 22, 2019
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Enjoy the Flavors of Italy at Enrico Biscotti Bakery and Cafe

Enjoy the Flavors of Italy at Enrico Biscotti Bakery and Cafe

A stroll around the Strip District will reveal a wide array of shops, cafes, and restaurants that make this neighborhood so charming. One of these establishments is the authentically Italian and delicious Enrico Biscotti Bakery and Café....

Neighborhood Spotlight: Wholey’s Market

Neighborhood Spotlight: Wholey’s Market

For members of the Pittsburgh community, there’s no place quite like Wholey’s. Just a quick walk from the Cork Factory, residents will find a seemingly endless supply of fresh meat and seafood; from your go-to favorites to rare and adven...

DateFeb. 08, 2019
Stop by Mon Aimee Chocolat for a Sweet Treat

Stop by Mon Aimee Chocolat for a Sweet Treat

Here at The Cork Factory, we’re lucky to be surrounded by neighborhood shops, restaurants, and cafes that bring so much life to the area. One of our favorites, conveniently located just steps from home, is Mon Aimee Chocolat, the impress...

Celebrate History Uncorked: Out of this World

Celebrate History Uncorked: Out of this World

Are you stuck in the winter blues? Fortunately for those of us living in Pittsburgh and surrounding areas, there's an anticipated event on the horizon that will shake things up. If you're not already familiar, the Heinz History Center's ...

Find a Perfect Cut at Strip District Meats

Find a Perfect Cut at Strip District Meats

Head butcher Raymond Turkas has been in the meat business for over 47 years. In that time, Mr. Turkas has expanded his business to sell all types of pork and beef and recently has incorporated more and more exotic cuts for the adventurou...

Get in the Holiday Spirit at PPG Plaza’s Ice Rink

Get in the Holiday Spirit at PPG Plaza’s Ice Rink

The PPG Plaza’s ice skating rink in downtown Pittsburgh is open for business. Beginning in late November and remaining open through early March, PPG Place invites you to join them on the rink, which was recently expanded in 2015 and is n...

Connect With Your Neighbors at OpenStreetsPGH

Connect With Your Neighbors at OpenStreetsPGH

Walk, run, bike, or skate down to OpenStreetsPGH on June 24th to experience the best that the city has to offer! With endless activities, sidewalk sales, and fitness classes, it has something for just about ...

Cruise in Luxurious Style with Pittsburgh Water Limo

Cruise in Luxurious Style with Pittsburgh Water Limo

Experience local waters like never before on a Pittsburgh River Cruise. With experiences ranging from wine and beer nights to evenings of magic and mystique, you’re guaranteed to find an adventure o...

DateNov. 26, 2018
Resident Spotlight: Luke Harris

Resident Spotlight: Luke Harris

Luke Harris has an eye for Pittsburgh. The native Steel City photographer specializes in urban landscapes, architecture, and structures consumed by nature. Harris finds beauty in the industrial aesthetic of his surroundings, capturing un...

Find Traditional Irish Fare at Mullaney’s Harp  and Fiddle

Find Traditional Irish Fare at Mullaney’s Harp and Fiddle

Over 25 years ago, three friends sat at a German bar in Pittsburgh and lamented the lack of a local Irish pub here in Pittsburgh. From that conversation, Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle was born, and remains a local favorite for comfort food, t...

Local Profile: Helene Stype Photography

Local Profile: Helene Stype Photography

As summer comes to a close and crisp fall days begin to roll into Pittsburgh, we have a chance to slow down, catch our breath, and remind ourselves about what’s really important to us. With wedding season beginning, followed by Thanksgiv...

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