Pittsburgh is an exciting, mid-sized city with lots of entertainment options and attractions. The city is located in the mountains where the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers meet to form the Ohio river. The natural geography around the city provides plenty of outdoor activities for locals and tourists. Although the city's history is rooted in industry and steel mills, Pittsburgh has now been transformed into a city characterized by education and healthcare. Numerous colleges and universities are located across the city, providing Pittsburgh with a young and energetic population. The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is one of the nation's largest and most prestigious medical centers. Pittsburgh's natural beauty and highly-educated workforce combine to form one of the most livable cities in America.
Entertainment in Pittsburgh
To see what Pittsburgh has to offer in terms of entertainment, check out these sites:
Past Events at i3If you are worried that i3 is all work, rest assured. Take a look at some of the activities in which our i3 Scholars participated in during the 2011 Introductory Institute.
- Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game
- Visit to the Zoo/Aquarium
- Tour of the Cathedral of Learning
- Three Rivers Arts
- Kennywood Amusement Park
- Carnegie Museum of Art & Museum of Natural History