Stay cool. The dog days of summer are here, and it’s a great time to cool off. The City of Pittsburgh has unveiled its newest addition to its recreation facilities – Troy Hill Spray Park. The park replaces the former City-run swimming pool. Prior to the spray park transformation, the pool had fallen victim to the City’s [...]
One of Pittsburgh’s famously steep hills, measuring in at a 24% grade and 20 feet wide, Rialto Street is also called “Pig Hill” by locals as it was used to drive pigs up from the rail stations on Herr’s Island (renamed Washington’s Landing) to Spring Garden, which was Pittsburgh’s early meat packing neighborhood.