Holidays in the ‘Burgh

🗣 Locals to Know: Meet Seiko Sisco, chemist-turned-maker of adorable goods

Today’s Locals to Know makes some of the cutest baby goods you ever saw. Seiko Sisco is a chemistry Ph.D. who now runs Waku Waku Baby, a boutique baby goods business that purveys adorable slipper sets, bibs, burp cloths and much more. “Waku waku” means happy and excited in Japanese, and we’re happy and excited […]

/ October 19, 2022

The Incline’s 2021 holiday gift guide (Extended)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year … to shop local! We’ve wrapped our 2021 Incline gift guide (Vol. 1) into different categories to help you find the perfect present for your loved ones. Are they a nature lover? How about a nostalgic yinzer? Maybe they’re a cookie aficionado or have a knack for entertaining? Scroll for our favorite picks — and let the gift giving begin.

/ November 28, 2021

What are The Incline readers thankful for in 2021?

“I’m thankful for our mail carrier, Joe, who delivers the mail in our corner of Squirrel Hill no matter the weather. He helps us feel a little more connected to the greater world, especially on those days we feel alone.” — Boaz F.

/ November 22, 2021

Haunted tales, local lore, and much more to celebrate Halloween in Pittsburgh

“From pop culture to folklore, this is a city that is comfortable with its shadowy corners,” writes Sean Collier for Pittsburgh Magazine. A recent article saw Sean try to answer the question: “Why does Pittsburgh love to be scared?” And it’s a good question — it’s absolutely true, we do love a good thrill. The haunted houses, frightening festivities, and local lore prove as much.

/ October 29, 2021

Carve your Pittsburgh Pumpk-yinz

Did yinz get your carving pumpkins yet? It’s getting closer to Halloween, and we’re pulling these 11 Pittsburgh-themed jack-o’-lantern patterns out of the archives (plus one new design) to get you ready for the 31st. So get out your carving tools, scoop the guts and goop, and make your jack-o’-lantern glow.

/ October 21, 2021

Here’s the dill-icious round-up of all things Picklesburgh

Rise and brine, Pittsburgh! Today, we’re covering all things Picklesburgh. If you know anything about Pittsburgh, you know this is a big dill! Since I live in the Downtown area, I attended the jarring experience every day this weekend with my family and friends. I thought there was no better way to capture the festival […]

/ August 23, 2021

Peek behind-the-scenes with a Pittsburgh arborist this Arbor Day

Meet Ben Adams, an arborist who spends his days climbing, examining, and protecting our local trees. The Marshall-Shadeland resident gave us a peek behind the scenes of the job, plus some cool tree facts you can show off this Arbor Day.

/ April 29, 2021

23 gifts for every Pittsburgher on your list

Shop local with these Pittsburgh-made gift ideas for everyone on your list. Let the giving begin and support your favorite local makers and small businesses.

/ December 8, 2020

Give it up for Pittsburgh this Giving Tuesday

Volunteer opportunities at local shelters, food banks, and more in our guide to giving back on Giving Tuesday in Pittsburgh.

/ December 1, 2020

How to commemorate Juneteenth 2020 in Pittsburgh

Marchers during the 2018 Juneteenth parade in Downtown Pittsburgh. Courtesy of the Western Pennsylvania Juneteenth Celebration Facebook page Juneteenth 2020 is here and at a pivotal moment for African-American history — one marked by widespread protests and urgent conversations about racism, police brutality, and Black life in America. And while it’s a relatively new state […]

/ June 18, 2020