Phipps Conservatory

One of my favorite stops in Pittsburgh was at the #PhippsConservatory, a #publicgarden that was offered as a gift to the city from Henry W. Phipps, and opened in 1893. Encompassing the indoor gardens was a grande #glass structure that fit beautifully in the green space just outside the towering buildings that make up downtown,…

Carnegie Museums

The #CarnegieScienceCenter drew me in with #roboworld, the world’s largest permanent #robotics #exhibit. When we first entered the quirky world we were greeted by Andy, an interactive #animatronic robot that my son was able to control via touch screen. Beyond him was a #surreal view of humans and robots interacting in ways not usually seen…

Pittsburgh At Night

Please excuse my poor quality night pictures 🙂 If you squint, they look better. For our first night in #Pittsburgh we made a stop at #TheMeltingPot, indulging in a 4 course meal that had plenty of #leftovers to be boxed. It had been our first time to the chain eatery, and I like that it…

Pittsburgh, PA

I chose a trip to #Pittsburgh because there was so much to experience in a new setting…between the #museums, #restaurants, #history, urban parks, inclines, and scenic views, we made some pretty awesome #memories in the 4 days we were there. I like living in a suburban environment for my day to day life, but I…