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The best way to taste the flavor is to try the food. Listen to real Pittsburghers talk about Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Beautiful Podcast is all about YOU… Pittsburgh. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/pittsburghbeautiful/support


A Little Town Called Hiller And A Big Deal for Pharma
Mar 24 • 37 min
I’d never heard of Hiller before. It’s just outside of Brownsville. A little town about an hour south of Pittsburgh. And the home of the world’s largest podcast network dedicated to the pharmaceutical industry. Todd Eury, founder of the Pharmacy Podcast…
Eric McKenna and His Project
Mar 15 • 39 min
One of the great things about Pittsburgh is that you can always find someone who thinks a lot like you do, but differently… if you know what I mean. So… my wife, Lauren, the Pittsburgh Property Diva, had a radio show for a little while on News Radio 1020…
Corona’s Are Good With Limes. And nothing else.
Mar 15 • 29 min
So… what to do, what to do? Let’s talk about sports. All the sports that are cancelled or postponed. So that’s what we did. At the Abbey on Butler Street in Lawrenceville. As usual. It’s a risky business being sports podcasters! —- This episode is…
Is it a sport? The Sports Porch
Mar 9 • 31 min
It seems the Abbey on Butler Street has become our favorite hangout. Good thing because there’s not much to talk about as the sports vortex continues, again. We discuss a little Steeler’s stuff… some hockey, of course, and another EXCITING segment of “Is…
Transformation of Dr. Christina Tarantola
Mar 7 • 35 min
Transformation. That’s what Dr. Christina Tarantola hopes to help her clients accomplish. Much like the transformation she experienced moving from New York City to Pittsburgh. I met Christina while looking for more interesting Pittsburgher stories to…
The Sports Porch - What is a Sport? What ain’t a Sport?
Mar 2 • 39 min
The vortex is in full swing. We’re down at the Abbey on Butler Street on Lawrenceville on a busy night. We talk a little Pens slide, some XFL, and finally settle on a debate about whether or not bowling, badminton and others are really sports. —- This…
Hail To The Chief - Scott Schubert, Pittsburgh’s Chief of Police
Feb 28 • 34 min
Ok… I just had to do that with the title to this post. On episode 5 of season 2 for the Pittsburgh Beautiful Podcast, I sit down with Pittsburgh’s Chief of Police, Scott Schubert. I met Scott and a gig at Emmanuel Fine Art Gallery in downtown Pittsburgh…
The Sports Porch
Feb 22 • 33 min
This is always the worst time of year to talk sports. It’s like a sports vortex until the NHL playoffs start and the NFL Draft kicks off and MLB’s Opening Day is upon us. But we try. Why? Because we have to. We’re guys… who still have dreams. —- This…
Christi Lukasiak - A Dance Mom’s Journey
Feb 21 • 48 min
Admittedly, I never watched a single episode of Dance Moms. Now… since I’m a guy in my late 40s… I’m pretty sure that’s not a suprise. However, I was a little nervous about admitting it to my guest, Christi Lukasiak, of Dance Mom fame… but in this day and…
A Star, Yes, You Are, Nancy
Feb 14 • 45 min
THANK YOU iHeartRadio. It’s an honor to be included in your podcast lineup! I first met Nancy Hahn, of iRead2Know radio on iHeart media, on LinkedIn. I am always looking for great stories to tell, and when I found her… let’s just say that her credits are…
The Real Pittsburgh Girl - Natalie Shugars
Feb 7 • 32 min
Her roots are in Latrobe (that’s LAY-trobe to all you non-yinzers out there). Natalie grew up singing, dancing and song writing. She had a dream. This dream has taken her around the country, from playing the “circuit” down south all the way to the West…
Uganda to Pittsburgh
Feb 1 • 39 min
Season 2 of the Pittsburgh Beautiful podcast kicks off with an incredible story. Meet Olivia, originally from Uganda. How did she make her way from this African nation to our city? Actually, is that the question we should be answering? Nope. The real…
BONUS Sports Porch Live from Shadyside
Jan 24 • 41 min
This week we are back at Coffee Tree Roasters on Walnut Street in Shadyside. Streaming live on Facebook, we dive into our buddy, Pat’s, gambling problem. Oh… and we talk about the Pens, the Steelers, and make early Super Bowl Predictions. —- This episode…
Guess Who’s Back and NFL Predictions
Jan 17 • 31 min
Back at the Abbey on Butler Street in Lawrenceville. Is Matt Canada from Canada… or Indiana? Live streaming the show on Facebook, we discuss this hugely controversial topic among other less-relevant things like… Crosby back in the lineup and the MLB sign…
BONUS - The Sports Porch - Playoffs?
Jan 10 • 46 min
Welcome to another BONUS episode of the The Sports Porch on Pittsburgh Beautiful. This week, we are at Coffee Tree Roasters in Shadyside. Marc is the “guy in the middle” and is pretty p*ssed off about what happened to Carson Wentz… but I digress. We talk…
The Porch Kicks off 2020
Jan 3 • 46 min
What better way to kick off a new decade than the Sports Porch from the Abbey on Butler Street in Lawrenceville? We grade the Steelers season, talk a little Pens Hockey and make our predictions for this first round of the NFL playoffs. The Sports Porch,…
The Duck Has Landed
Dec 24, 2019 • 44 min
The porch is mobile again at Starbucks in Murrysville this week. Dave, Marc and Chris discuss the Steelers dismal performance in New York… Mason and the Duck… what’s up with the running game and will the real #1 receiver PLEASE give us some game. A little…
J-E-T-S Jets, Jets JETS!
Dec 21, 2019 • 38 min
This week on the Sports Porch it’s a two-fer. Schwalbber and Moio had other obligations <cough>… Steve and I talk about the Jets, who won the duck hat, the Pens and more. Coming to you from Coffee Tree Roasters on Walnut Street in Shadyside. —- This…
BONUS SPORTS PORCH - The Bills Are Coming!
Dec 13, 2019 • 39 min
In this collaboration with the Sports Porch, the guys talk about the Steelers… of course. The Bills are in town this Sunday… what do they think will happen? The Pens are still treading water… which is good. And… a LIVE Facebook broadcast PRE-GAME show…
BONUS The Sports Porch - Cleveland is Done, Now What?
Dec 4, 2019 • 37 min
The Pittsburgh Beautiful Podcast collaborates with The Sports Porch again on the Browns game, is Duck “the guy”, predictions for the game in Arizona and a little Pens update. Stay real! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
Pittsburgh Beautiful (Trailer)
Dec 2, 2019 • 0 min
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Bonus The Brownies Come to Town
Nov 27, 2019 • 43 min
What else can we talk about when it comes to sports here in the ‘burgh?… Oh… yeah. Duck Hodges. The Cleveland Browns. Helmut Swing, the Sequel? What does Devlin Hodges have that Mason Rudolph doesn’t? What does Bennie Snell have that James Connor doesn’t?…
Bonus - Sports Porch - What’s next for the Steelers?
Nov 20, 2019 • 45 min
Well… I guess we should address the elephant in the room. Pitt beat North Carolina and they are 7-3! No… not really. The boys talk about “Helmut Swing” - as little as possible - and the loss to the Browns. Steve promises to do the Icky Shuffle if the…
Myles Garrett “Steels” our Thunder
Nov 15, 2019 • 43 min
We thought we’d have a little fun with this bonus episode of the Pittsburgh Beautiful Podcast - in collaboration with our spin-of, The Sports Porch, and do a pregame show. So we did. Then the game between the Browns and Steelers was on… and it was bad.…
Doors Open Pittsburgh
Oct 1, 2019 • 30 min
By far my personal favorite event in Pittsburgh is Doors Open Pittsburgh. I talk with Bonnie Baxter about how and why she brought this idea to Pittsburgh, the process of setting up this incredible event and plans for future events. If you’ve not taken…
Pittsburgh Fashion Week and The Downtown CDC
Sep 24, 2019 • 34 min
It’s indeed MY pleasure to sit down and have a talk with John Valentine, the director of the Downtown CDC, about upcoming Pittsburgh Fashion Week, their mission, and the progress that is being made to revitalize down town Pittsburgh. Just a few years ago,…
The Sports Porch - OMG & 2
Sep 20, 2019 • 44 min
O-2. Steve (now Willie) is horrified. Dave (The Alum) is worried. Schwalbber is optimistic and Chris is… well… Chris. Will Mason Rudolph step in and be great? Will Minkah Fitzpatrick do the same… or have the Steelers presented their “team of the future”…
Introducing The Sports Porch
Sep 13, 2019 • 41 min
This week I’m thrilled to announce the first Pittsburgh Beautiful spin-off podcast: The Sports Porch. Join Chris Klein, Dave Moio, Marc Schwalb and Steve DeFlitch every week, as we podcast from our porch, discussing all things Pittsburgh and sports…
PB Fantasy Football Spectacular
Sep 4, 2019 • 32 min
So what do you do Labor Day weekend after a great podcast with close friends about the Steeler’s season? Why… you record ANOTHER one about Fantasy Football. Please, don’t take our advice… just listen and make fun of our picks! Good luck! —- This episode…
BONUS - Predicting the Steelers Season
Sep 2, 2019 • 31 min
David Moio predicts the Steelers season, game by game. My guests on this episode include Steve DeFlitch… noted yinzer, Mt. Pleasant native and current Greenfield resident… and Marc Schwalb, sarcastic Philly native, Eagles fan, and now a resident of…
The Post Industrial Revolution
Aug 28, 2019 • 39 min
The last decade has seen a great resurgence in not only Pittsburgh, but many urban areas in the country previously associated with the industrial revolution. Matt Stroud, my guest on this episode, returned to his roots here in the Steel City to co-found a…
BONUS SPORTS - Steelers Preseason and Goodbye Buccos
Aug 22, 2019 • 30 min
Well, well… Dave Moio has a couple things to say about the Steeler’s preseason, and doesn’t really want to talk about the Pirates any more. Go figure. Here’s a link to his most recent blog post on PittsburghBeautiful.com… tune in for some thoughts on the…
BONUS EPISODE : 007, James Bond and the Pittsburgh Soiree
Aug 22, 2019 • 18 min
This weekend, August 24th, marks the 8th annual James Bond Soiree in Pittsburgh benefitting the National Kidney Foundation. I talk briefly with Kent Schmor, the founder and executive director of this incredible event. Kent, a native of Canada, came to…
The Chairman Of Chat… Rob Pratte
Aug 19, 2019 • 35 min
Indeed it is a privilege to have Rob Pratte, a veteran of 40 years in Pittsburgh television, advertising and radio, on the Pittsburgh Beautiful Podcast. I met Rob a couple years ago when my wife began a radio show on KDKA Radio. Rob was the host, and we…
Wadria Taylor - From Jamaica to New York to Style Week Pittsburgh
Aug 14, 2019 • 44 min
This episode, meet Wadria Taylor, the founder of Style Week Pittsburgh. Wadria’s story is one that is thankfully becoming more and more familiar here in Pittsburgh. A young, intelligent and entrepreneurial woman, from Jamaica and then New York, decides to…
BONUS - A Tale of Two Franchises
Aug 13, 2019 • 23 min
As he wrote about in his latest column, Dave Moio of Moio’s Musings see’s the Pirates and the Steelers as 2 franchises moving in opposite directions. While the Steelers seem to be addressing issues, or at least attempting to address them, the Pirates are…
Phipps Conservatory and the Living Building Challenge
Aug 5, 2019 • 35 min
My guest this episode is Richard Piacentini, the CEO of Phipps Conservatory. Mr. Piacentini took the reigns in 1994, and has helped Phipps to lead the way in sustainable landscape and construction, starting with the Center for Sustainable Landscapes,…
Steelers Camp and Being a Browns Fan - Bonus Edition Part 2
Aug 3, 2019 • 34 min
Dave Moio, of Moio’s Musings on Pittsburgh Beautiful talks about Steelers training camp through the first week. Some stand-outs, some concerns, and what to wish for… also, can you be a Steelers fan and like the Browns. Seems like a rhetorical question,…
Did the Pirates Sink The Ship?
Aug 2, 2019 • 23 min
Well, the trade deadline came… and went. Seriously… did anyone really think the Pirates were going to make a real move? Sure… Dickerson is gone. They gave him away. That’s not a move. Yeah… they tried to move Vasquez… but didn’t. In today’s Moio’s…
Time to scrap the Buccos
Jul 29, 2019 • 16 min
The trade deadline is almost here. Moio has a few thoughts on starting over for the Pirates and a couple thoughts on Steelers Training camp. It’s early, folks. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
BONUS EPISODE Steelers Training Camp Preview
Jul 21, 2019 • 28 min
Wash your Bettis jersey, clean up that Terrible Towel, throw the flag in the car window and get ready for some football! On this special BONUS episode of the Pittsburgh Beautiful podcast, Dave and I talk about the state of the Steelers. What can we expect…
The State of Sports Nation (The Buccos, that is…)
Jul 18, 2019 • 29 min
A special BONUS episode of the Pittsburgh Beautiful podcast with Dave Moio, the writer of Moio’s Musings, and our sports columnist. Dave and I talk about the Bucco’s season so far, should they be buyers or sellers, who has been their biggest miss in the…
Steel This Podcast
Jul 15, 2019 • 25 min
This week my guest is John Dubosky, the publisher of Steel This Magazine, a local Pittsburgh-centric publication that doubles as a coupon clippers holy grail. You may see his mag a various coffee shops, cigar bars, boutiques and hot spots around the city.…
Miss Pittsburgh International 2020 and the Younger Generation
Jul 8, 2019 • 27 min
On this episode, Jasmine Schulte, Miss Pittsburgh International 2020, joins us to discuss her title, what she’s giving back to Pittsburgh, and what this most recent generation of Pittsburgh graduates love about our city. —- This episode is sponsored by ·…
New Yorkers Travel to Pittsburgh?
Jul 1, 2019 • 36 min
Would a New Yorker actually choose Pittsburgh as a destination for vacation? The answer is apparently… YES. Pittsburgh Beautiful interviews Scott Walters, of GoAwayOftenTravel.com, about why, as a travel agent, he recommends Pittsburgh to many of his…
Pittsburgh Beautiful Trailer
Jun 23, 2019 • 5 min
Pittsburgh! Welcome to the Pittsburgh Beautiful Podcast. We will talk about all things related to our beautiful city… and instead of the average interview, we’ll have guests that were born, bred, live, work, breathe and maybe even eat… all things…