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Insiders' Guide to Pittsburgh
     

Insiders' Guide to Pittsburgh

by Jenn Phillips, Loriann Hoff Oberlin, Evan M. Pattak, Margettai, Michele (Revised by)
 

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For more than twenty years, the Insiders' Guide® series has remained the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information.
Each guide is written by locals and true insiders and offers a personal, practical perspective that readers everywhere have come to know and love.
From the top of the USX Tower to the fountain at Point State Park,

Overview

For more than twenty years, the Insiders' Guide® series has remained the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information.
Each guide is written by locals and true insiders and offers a personal, practical perspective that readers everywhere have come to know and love.
From the top of the USX Tower to the fountain at Point State Park, Pittsburgh is a modern mecca of cultural, recreational, and educational offerings. Whether your idea of a good time is catching a dance performance at the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts or a showdown at Heinz Field, picking the freshest produce at a farmers' market or the latest fashion at a downtown boutique, let this authoritative guide show you how the Steel City shines.
Inside you'll find:
comprehensive listings of restaurants, lodgings, and recreational opportunities
the inside scoop on popular attractions such as the Carnegie Museum of Art, historic Fort Ligonier, and Kennywood Park
countless details on how to live and thrive in the area, from the best shopping to the lowdown on real estate
sections dedicated to children, retirement, and much more

Whether you're planning a vacation, already living in the area, or looking to relocate, Insiders' Guide to Pittsburgh will show you everything you need to know.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762735075
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/2005
Series:
Insiders' Guide Series
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Jenn Phillips is a writer, editor, and consultant who works internationally from her office in Pittsburgh. She regularly works in the areas of magazine writing and editing, branding and marketing, grant writing, and editing for books and journals, offering a particular specialty in medical and wellness topics. She has recently begun expanding her business, Writing Well Communications, to include corporate training in writing and editing. She holds a bachelor’s degree in professional and creative writing from Carnegie Mellon University. She’s now completing a master of fine arts degree in creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh, where she formerly taught as an adjunct faculty member. She loves Pittsburgh.


Loriann Hoff Oberlin was born and raised in Pittsburgh. She is the author of several other books, including Surviving Separation & Divorce: A Women’s Guide to Making It Through the First Year and The Angry Child, written with Timothy F. Murphy, Ph.D. Loriann has also written Writing for Money and Working at Home While the Kids Are There, Too. Loriann has been a guest on numerous talk shows and news programs, including the CNN Morning News, and she has spoken at writers’ conferences throughout the country.


Evan M. Pattak, a Pittsburgh native, is a writer, editor, publicist, and teacher, among other pursuits. His magazine writing has won Golden Quill and Women in Communications Matrix Awards and was anthologized in Our Roots Grow Deeper Than We Know, a collection featuring Pennsylvania writers. He began his career as a reporter for the Associated Press after graduating from the University of Pittsburgh. He is an officialscorer for Major League Baseball’s National League and serves as part-time host and handicapper for the Ladbroke Racing Network.


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