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How to commemorate Juneteenth 2021 in Pittsburgh

Juneteenth is here, and it’s the first time the City of Pittsburgh, the state of Pennsylvania, and the entire U.S. are commemorating it as a holiday, together. With widespread protests in 2020 following the police murder of George Floyd, 2021 is continuing the critical conversations about racism, police brutality, and being Black in America.

/ June 17, 2021


13 ways to celebrate 143 Day in Pittsburgh

As a way to honor Fred Rogers’ legacy of kindness, Gov. Tom Wolf has proclaimed May 23 as “1-4-3 Day” and is asking Pennsylvanians to show gratitude to one another, today through Sunday. If yinz are looking for a little inspiration, we came up with a list of 13 ways you can celebrate #143DayInPA in the place that Mr. Rogers called home.

/ May 20, 2021


The procrastinator’s guide to Pittsburgh’s 2020 general election

(📸: Incline illustration) It’s time — time to bring this “messy” and “unprecedented” pandemic election home.  If you (understandably) have found yourself confused by the many twists and turns of this year’s mail-in voting push, or if you’ve (understandably) fallen behind on your voter prep this year, we’re here to help.  First things first. We’ve got […]

/ October 12, 2020


Pittsburgh – Extreme Fun

Biking – Pittsburgh Extreme Fun The Wheel Mill (a local thing!) The Jump Room 12,000 Square feet of jump lines, set up to mimic the feeling of riding some of Pennsylvania’s many world class trails. Designed in collaboration with professional BMX riders to ensure you get that true trail feeling. MTB Lessons BMX Lessons Mountain […]

/ June 14, 2020


Pittsburgh – Extreme Fun for Kids

  BIKING The Wheel Mill For Small Kids Learn to Ride Bikes – Lessons for Children Bike Camp for Kids For More Experienced Bikers MTB Lessons BMX Lessons Mountain Bike Classes For the adults – visit here! The Jump Room 12,000 Square feet of jump lines, set up to mimic the feeling of riding some […]

/ June 14, 2020


How to beat coronavirus cabin fever — Pittsburgh style

Stay. Home. Paul McCarthy / Flickr First published March 16, 2020 | Updated June 11, 2020 By now you’ve likely heard the term “social distancing.” And by now we hope you’re practicing it to limit the spread of COVID-19. Need convinced? Read this and this. Now that you’re on board, you may be wondering, “What […]

/ April 29, 2020


10 ways to use your stimulus check to support Pittsburgh — if you can spare it

Give back to the city that you love. (📸: Incline file photo) Stimulus checks are going out — you may have received yours already.  And what Pittsburghers do with that money really matters as local businesses struggle with the economic impacts of this pandemic.  According to economists, every dollar spent locally creates a ripple effect in […]

/ April 28, 2020


Get creative with these coloring sheets by a Pittsburgh artist

Make it colorful. 🎨: Erica Isaac Grab your colored pencils, markers, or crayons, and get ready to create. Pittsburgh-area artist and Incline reader Erica Isaac turned her artwork into coloring sheets to help us all relax while staying home during the pandemic. “For me,” she said, “making these doodles and mandalas is a form of […]

/ April 23, 2020


Pittsburgh ‘porchraits’: The family photo you can’t get out of

Family life on lockdown. (📸: Pati Livengood) The year is 2020 and the front porch is the new outer edge of American life.  Holed up in our homes during an historic pandemic, fresh air is now at a premium, open space — even just a sliver of it — newly prized.   Enter porch picnics, porch talks, porch […]

/ April 9, 2020


It’s o-fish-al: Meet the 2020 Ultimate Pittsburgh Fish Fry

St. Sava really tipped the scales. (🎨: The Incline illustration) They are the champions.  Thirty-one opponents and thousands of votes later, St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in McKeesport has won the 2020 Ultimate Pittsburgh Fish Fry Bracket, capping an unusual and abbreviated fish fry season with a resounding victory. More than 2,410 votes came in […]

/ April 3, 2020