Fred Rogers was born in Latrobe, PA March 20th, 1928. He attended Latrobe High School and eventually eventually earned a B.A. in Music Composition from Rollins College (FL). Fred McFeely, his grandfather helped introduce him to a love of music (see what he did there?!). Fred Rogers married in 1952 and later had two sons.…

Heinz Hall As a Pittsburgh parent, I’m so grateful of all the opportunities to expose my child to culture through music, theater, art and more. So many amazing performances and shows offer kid friendly renditions that are family focused. Forget stuffy museums where you can’t touch anything, we love places with interactive elements, live music…

Understanding Autism Autism is a broad spectrum that can include a variety of disorders such as sensitivity to sounds, unusual speech, poor concentration, poor eye contact, uncontrollable body movement, sensitivity to touching, and/or a non-responsiveness to commands and orders. Every autistic person is unique. I’ve had the pleasure of working with a handful of autistic…

Named one of Pittsburgh Magazine’s “Best in the Burgh” and collectibles featured in Country Living Magazine, the Bicycle Shop Museum is like a small gem that sits in North Shores’ RJ Casey’s Industrial Parks (a short distance from the North Shore bike trail). It’s the largest collection of bikes and parts in the world! They…

We’re aspiring to be the Lewis and Clark of Pittsburgh exploration as we constantly search for and explore the less traveled paths to find new and interesting places. While we absolutely love our weekend trips to the museums and indoor play areas, it’s also fun to seek out the less frequented treasure trove experiences to…

It’s 5:00 a.m. and my son and I are out the door before the sun rises for our commute down 79, 279 and 51. This long drive is happenstance from our recent move from the South Hills to the North Hills. It’s early, traffic is minimal and I’m enjoying the TedxTalks on my playlist; I…

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