Posts Tagged: pittsburgh

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 8. Pittsburgh

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Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: No, Pittsburgh is not like it’s depicted in Showtime’s 2000s series Queer… Read more »

The Gayborhood: Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh

A long, narrow neighborhood that curves alongside the Allegheny River north and east of downtown, Lawrenceville is a prime example of how numerous working-class neighborhoods in Rust Belt cities throughout the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic states have begun to blossom in recent years. Butler Street, lined with up-and-coming cafes, shops, bars, and restaurants bisects Lawrenceville. Lawrenceville… Read more »

The Advocate’s 15th Gayest City for 2014: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

From Apple Maps[/caption]Pittsburgh’s women’s colleges, Chatham University and Carlow University, give the city a two-point boost, but it’s got queer history too: Andy Warhol, Gertrude Stein, and Willa Cather all called this place home. The arts scene is flourishing, with the Warhol Museum (, the Mattress Factory contemporary art museum (, and a vigorous theater… Read more »

Discovering Gay and Lesbian Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is known as The Steel City – but it also has an emerging arts scene and DIY culture. It is an incredibly affordable place to live and has been hailed as the “new Portland” although some are angling for it to be the next Hollywood. It’s one of those in-between cities that is so… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Steve J Mole, Pittsburgh

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Steve lives in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Shadyside and knows the Greater Pittsburgh area very well. He grew up in Monroeville, and was a student at Gateway Senior High,… Read more »

PA: Pittsburgh Home Sales, Prices Up in November

Home sales in the Pittsburgh region increased 10.7 percent in November compared to the same month last year, according to a report issued Monday. Average home prices also rose. There were 1,803 homes sold in Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington and Westmoreland counties last month compared with 1,629 a year ago, according to RealStats, a South… Read more »

Western Pennsylvania Home Sales Dipped in September

Home sales in the Pittsburgh region fell slightly in September compared to a year ago, according to a report released Tuesday. There were 1,999 sales last month in the five-county region, down 2.2 percent from 2,045 in September 2010, said RealStats, a South Side-based real estate information company. The average sales price continued to increase,… Read more »