Pittsburgh Nightlife

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    Almost any place on Carson: Carson St. Rules!

    by Tierney09 Written Sep 7, 2006

    For the young and old, if you're looking for some fun nightlife, you have to go to Carson Street in the Southside. There are several bars, restaurants and clubs. . .something for everyone! It's popular in Pittsburgh to go to many places on Carson in one night! Parking can be difficult to find, so if the few meter-lots are full, drive around the back streets and park on the street! My favorite places: Town Tavern, Smokin' Joe's (big beer list), Mario's/Blue Lou's, Carson St. Saloon

    Dress Code: Go to the Town Tavern website for dress codes and other info (no guys under 21, etc.). Most other places have no strict code.

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    THE STRIP DISTRICT: PARTY PARTY PARTY

    by heeter Written Aug 18, 2005

    YOU MUST CHECK OUT THE STRIP DISTRICT. DURING THE DAY THERE ARE PRODUCE VENDORS LINING THE STREET. AT NIGHT THE CLUBS WAKE UP. MUST GO TO UNDERSTAND. THAN AFTER YOU DRINK AND STUMBLE THERE CROSS OVER TO THE SOUTH SIDE. WOOOOOO THERE ARE MANY BARS. TAKE THE SOUTH SIDE STRUT AND DRINK AT EVERY BAR IF YOU CAN MAKE IT THAT FAR.

    Dress Code: DRESS SEXY THESE ARE CLUBS

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    Tequila Willies

    by frankcanfly Written Aug 6, 2004

    On a Sunday Afternoon, this was just about the only place in town. Located on the river, this place has plenty of parking for your Harley.

    When we walked up, this girl was dancing on a small stage in the parking lot. It was a taste of what was to come.

    Dress Code: Don't dress very well, you'll stand out, and maybe get beaten up.

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    Benedum Center: Pittsburgh Opera

    by flora1 Written Aug 17, 2003

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    The Benedum Center is one of the main locations for the Pittsburgh Opera and other performing arts. It was created from the transformation of the old Stanley Theater as one of the first jewels in the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's crown which now contains over fourteen cultural facilities, public parks and plazas.

    Dress Code: Dress code here is the same as Heinz Hall...business casual to sequins. Denim rarely seen, and Opening Night is usually dressier.

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    Heinz Hall: Pittsburgh Symphony

    by flora1 Updated Aug 17, 2003

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    Pittsburgh Symphony

    Pittsburgh has always been equated with blue collar workers, but more and more, the 'Burgh is becoming a center for the arts. The world renowned Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performs at the glorious Heinz Hall, named for.....you guessed it......Heinz "57" ketchup and pickles!

    Dress Code: While some people think "anything goes", symphony-goers tend to range from business casual to sequins. Denim is rarely seen. Opening night is generally dressier.

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    Beehive: Drinks and a movie

    by Parklife Updated Jun 23, 2003

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    The Beehive is a coffeeshop with an arthouse movie theatre in the back. You can order your drinks, grab some food and head back into the theatre which has traditional seating as well as tables and chairs and a few couches to lounge on.

    (The Beehive also has a coffeshop in the Southside but it lacks a movie theatre. It does however have pinball machines and is decorated in quite the eclectic manner.)

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    The Strip: Get your groove on...

    by Parklife Written Jun 18, 2003

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    While the Southside may boast the largest conglomerate of bars, the Strip is best known for its collection of clubs where you can listen to live music or dance the night away. The industrial Metropol sits next to jazzier Rosebud and one cover typically is sufficient for either. If nostalgia is your game, Have a Nice Day Cafe plays hits from the 70s, 80s and 90s. There's a variety of other clubs and venues in the area and one only needs to walk around the area to get what you're looking for.

    There is a large paid parking area or you can try your luck on the streets.

    Dress Code: Most places are informal but some do have No Sneaker codes.

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    Southside: Drinking Destination

    by Parklife Updated Jun 18, 2003

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    The Southside neighborhood of Pittsburgh is the place to be if you want to do some bar hopping and don't want to be bogged down in any one place. Within the area's 12 blocks or so must be the largest collection of drinking holes in town. A Primanti Bros. restuarant on East Carson can provide you sustanence or you can pick up appetizers at most of the bars. From corner dive bars (walk a block away from the main drag East Carson street) to import specialist (Fat Head's) to party central (Margaritaville) to DJ (Lava Lounge), the Southside has a little something for everyone.

    Note that parking is difficult and mostly done on residential side streets. Go early, take a taxi or be patient. Be respectful of the area's long time residents, they have to put up with this 365 days a year.

    Dress Code: Depending on where you go, it could vary. But then again, this is Pittsburgh, leave your coat and tie at home.

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    Strip District - it's where you keep your pants on

    by Pounder73 Updated Apr 18, 2003

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    The strip district is one of the places that has transformed for the better, giving the city a jump that was needed. This area of town is filled with bars with live bands, clubs you can dance and restaurants that actually brings some decent flavor and style. Although not in the same league as SF, NY, Chicago or Miami, and maybe a couple leagues away, it is a decent start.

    Dress Code: anything from business casual to jean and t-shirt to the club-gear.

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    The strip...I know, ther is...

    by will2710 Updated Sep 8, 2002

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    The strip...I know, ther is more than one, but that's all we kept calling it during the week.
    Diverse clubs for everyone's taste, you'll find you're nitch.

    Dress Code: Somewhat dressy, besides, you want to look good to pick someone up, right?!

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  • Pittsburgh's 'Strip District'...

    by JenCat Written Sep 7, 2002

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    Pittsburgh's 'Strip District' contains the more popular night clubs. Pick up a free 'City Paper' or 'In Pittsburgh' to help you decide.
    Club district by night, farmer's market by day.

    Dress Code: Dress depends on which club you choose.

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    Crawford Grill in the Hill...

    by grabface Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Crawford Grill in the Hill District. Hill Street Blues was based on Pittsburgh's Hill District, so as you can imagine, it's not the best neighborhood. But the Grill has secure parking, so as long as you don't venture out of the area you should be fine.
    Strong jazz history - legends like Charlie Parker and others have played here. Great artwork, pictures, etc.

    Dress Code: Dress like you got class.

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    station squareIn Pittsburgh,...

    by ladyfisher Written Aug 24, 2002

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    station square
    In Pittsburgh, Station Square is synonymous with food. Within the site are many restaurants and cafes catering to different tastes and budgets. Whether you are on the run shopping and just want a quick bite to eat or are in the mood to sit down leisurely, the award winning restaurants at Station Square have got you covered.
    Originally the Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad yards, this historic site was adopted by the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation in 1976. Today it is a thriving shopping, dining, and entertainment complex

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    The Station: The Station

    by gravy. Written Sep 24, 2005

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    As seen from downtown
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    A short walk across the bridge to the South from downtown, this area has a wide range of bars and restaurants to meet all your primal needs.

    Dress Code: Varies, mostly casual

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    Station Square

    by frankcanfly Written Aug 6, 2004

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    An outdoor area with several 'chain' bars and restaurants. These people just began singing and kicking along to the musical fountain.

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