Why Do You Live In Pittsburgh?

The local art scene, job prospects and affordability were some of the reasons why Pittsburgh has received national honors for being one of the “most livable” cities in the country. But what we want to know is why the folks who call our fair city home live here. What’s brought them here and, perhaps more importantly, what keeps them around year after year. Why live here is the question and Rick Sebak seeks out the answer from the people in this “most livable” city.

Why Do You Live In Pittsburgh? aired on Mar 28, 2013.


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Series: It's Pittsburgh

We look back on some of the best bits from IT'SPITTSBURGH's first season! Donuts in Elliott, breakfast at Square Cafe and Hot Metal Diner, a stupendous bike ride up Pittsburgh thirteen steepest hills, and lots more.

Original airdate: Nov 10, 2011


They are the Pittsburgh region's two largest and oldest county parks. Both opened on June 18, 1927, and both are full of good surprises. Which is better? Wanna fight?

Original airdate: Oct 13, 2011


It's a donut show! We check out good ones from Steuben Street in Pittsburgh's Elliott neighborhood to Baker Tom's on the big island of Hawaii. It's a celebration of bakeries and some of the best things we eat in the morning.

Original airdate: May 18, 2011


WQED-TV is 57 years old this year, and we celebrate this "Heinz Year" by looking at the Heinz legacy in Pittsburgh: Heinz factories, Heinz History Center, Heinz Hall and Heinz Field. It's ketchup!

Original airdate: Apr 20, 2011


It's a thank-you note to historian and author Brian Butko, a look back at many of his appearances in our WQEDprograms over the years!

Original airdate: Mar 23, 2011


Rick is looking for new friends and talks about 3 of his recent documentaries with PITTSBURGHin their titles: WHATMAKESPITTSBURGHPITTSBURGH?, UNDERGROUNDPITTSBURGH and INVENTED, ENGINEERED& PIONEEREDINPITTSBURGH. Get all 3 shows on DVDs for a $60 membership at WQED!

Original airdate: Mar 09, 2011


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