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One of the best things about living in Pittsburgh is the history that each neighborhood not only maintains, but celebrates with gusto. A perfect example is the yearly Step Trek held in the South Side Slopes This iconic neighborhood brims with nostalgia of days gone by, with houses perched almost impossibly upon hillsides, some accessible only by one of those famous staircases.
10% of Pittsburgh's 712 sets of stairs can be found in the Slopes as a matter of fact, and this year, on October 5th, you can trek them all! Of course, if you have the cardiovascular stamina of a gnat like myself, you can choose one of the simpler routes.
Regardless of your choice, it is a great way to spend a brisk fall morning, and I happen to have a discount code to share! When you visit Showclix to purchase your tickets, enter the code "burghliving" to receive $2.00 off The event also benefits the Brashear Association Food Pantry, so be sure to bring a canned food item along to donate.
BONUS! I am also giving away two free Step Trek tickets! Visit the 'Burgh Living Facebook page and share your favorite piece of history about the South Side Slopes (comment on the post at the top of the page). A winner will be chosen from the responses. Of course, be sure to "like" the page while you are there.
For more information about the Step Trek, visit the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association website.