Whether it's a day of cooking and travel or lounging and football, Thanksgiving is upon us. We've rounded up some tips to make your day better, easier and more Pittsburgh, even if you're not celebrating here.
- Here are some Thanksgiving beer-food pairing recommendations. You're welcome.
- There's a decent chance that most branches of your family still live near Pittsburgh, meaning that you won't eat one, but four Thanksgiving dinners today. To help you, we rounded up some tips from local experts on how to pace yourself.
- #TBT to this guide on how to navigate politics between mouthfuls of turkey.
- P.S. Here's a round-up of restaurants that are open today from Patch Pittsburgh. No judgement.
If you're avoiding politics at Thanksgiving dinner, what can you talk about? Pittsburgh sports! Everyone can agree this year in Pittsburgh sports has been one for which we can all be very thankful. Well ... maybe not Pirates fans. And Pitt alums. But the Steelers have some awesome rookies, the best running back and wide receiver in the NFL and a franchise quarterback ... for at least the next few months. The Penguins have Sid and Geno and Cups, Cups, Cups. Here's DJ Gallo's list of what to be thankful for in Pittsburgh sports this year.
Thanksgiving morning is time for the annual Turkey Trot 5K, now in its 27th year. Last year's race raised $274,000 and 2,300 pounds of non-perishable food, and the YMCA hopes to raise even more this year. Check out the YMCA's website for several options, including the 5K, along with a one-mile walk and a five-mile run. Registration online in advance is encouraged, but you can register on the day-of, as well. (P.S. Save 10 percent off your race registration with discount code INCLINE10.)
Where: PNC Park at North Shore Drive and Mazeroski Way (North Shore)
When: November 23, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.
How much: $35 for Turkey Trot 5K