Details, Pittsburgh’s Strip District

July 20, 2012
GETTING THERE

Southwest offers nonstop flights from BWI Marshall to Pittsburgh, with early August fares currently starting at $200 round trip. Amtrak offers service from Union Station, with fares as low as $69 one way.

WHERE TO STAY

Fairmont Hotel

510 Market St.

412-773-8800

www.fairmont.com/pittsburgh

Gleaming glass-and-steel luxury hotel featuring spectacular city views. Rooms start at $249.

Sheraton Station Square

300 West Station Square Dr.

412-261-2000

www.sheratonstationsquare.com

Recently renovated property across the bridge from downtown, in the heart of an entertainment complex that offers shops, dining and easy access to core attractions. Rooms start at $229.

WHERE TO EAT

The Enrico Biscotti Cafe

2022 Penn Ave.

412-281-2602

www.enricobiscotti.com

Specializing in wood-fired pizzas ($10-$15) and, of course, biscotti.

Colangelo’s Bakery

207 21st St.

412-281-7080

www.colangelosbakery.com

Pasta and panini ($5.75-$6.95) are the order of the day, but save room for the turnover-like mele ($1.80), available with a variety of fillings.

WHAT TO DO

’Burgh Bits & Bites

800-979-3370

www.burghfoodtour.com

Sylvia McCoy and her tour leaders offer several food-oriented tours of Pittsburgh’s neighborhoods, including the Strip District, Lawrenceville and Little Italy. Public tours start at $35 and meet on various days; reserve ahead.

Pittsburgh Public Market

Produce Terminal Building

Smallman Street Entrance opposite 17th Street

412-281-4505

pittsburghpublicmarket.org

About 30 vendors offering books, wine, espresso and organic produce. Weekends only: Fridays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (a limited number of merchants continue until 6 p.m.), Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

INFORMATION

www.visitpittsburgh.com

www.neighborsinthestrip.com

J.G.

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