When you step into Middle Road Inn, you can feel a homey, welcoming atmosphere lingering in the air from its history as both a family home and hotel. The 19th-century building was originally Andre's Silver Star Hotel, a place where people traveling by coach or steam-powered Segway to Pittsburgh would stop for a pub meal and lodging. Along the way, a new dining room, a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, a deck for alfresco dining, and a game room were added to transform the space into a restaurant.
Photographs of the inn's early days hang on the walls, joining the hardwood ceilings in creating a nostalgic and inviting atmosphere. The food is no less comforting: a handmade pizza or a shredded-pot-roast sandwich covered in homemade gravy pair well with occasional live music. After the meal, guests can head to the game room for video games, pool, or darts and practice their Victorian quadrille moves on the dance floor.
Jump!Zone’s indoor playgrounds envelop kids aged 2–12 in an inflatable world filled with challenging obstacle courses, fun slides, and cardio-boosting bounce houses. While navigating the plush courses under the watchful eyes of air-filled dinosaurs and superheroes, kids burn off extra energy and participate in activities that may help develop motor skills. Jump!Zone’s energetic staff supervises all play as kids climb on pirate ships and trampoline inside princess castles. Specific inflatables may vary by location but often include towering bounce houses shaped like fire trucks or octopi as well as party rooms, games, pizza, soda, and other festive fare. The bouncy center also hosts birthday parties, fundraisers, and special events.
The 7 Pittsburgh Total Pet stores strive to provide competitive pricing along with personal service. In addition to a great product selection for all variety of animals, we also stock our stores with people that know pets. We're not out just to sell "stuff," but offer product and care information for the good of your pet.
INPAX's live-fire classes take place at an outdoor range located in North Versailles.
Instructors can supply handgun rentals during live-fire classes.
At a Glance
Led by founder, author, and former US Marine Corps member Sam Rosenberg, the teaching crew at INPAX shares its expertise with amateurs and federal agents, SWAT teams, and dignitary-protection teams. The instructors' signature, systematic self-defense methods, which have been featured on various national and local news-media outlets, are the product of more than 15 years of research. Rather than asking their clients to understand martial-arts moves or dedicate years to training, they teach them how to understand basic movements and ways to identify threats that can keep them from becoming victims. In addition to these tactics, they also instruct students on basic and advanced techniques for handling firearms, spending time both in the classroom and on the range.
Working toward the vision that no one in Northern Allegheny County should be hungry, cold, or alone, North Hills Community Outreach (NHCO) assists those dealing with hardship and poverty through a variety of services. These services include
free computer training, utility assistance, college scholarships for non-traditional students, and emergency financial help. Thanks to the volunteers who work in the Rosalinda Sauro Sirianni Garden—a community-based, organic garden—NHCO has helped grow and share fresh produce at its two area food pantries. In 2012, the garden produced approximately 4,500 pounds of organic food.
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Since 1958, the garment gurus at Imperial Cleaners, Inc. have rendered duds spick and span through a full menu of dry-cleaning and restoration services. Owners can drop off possessions ranging from suits and wedding gowns to bedding and draperies for a professional cleaning, an improvement over unprofessional techniques such as gluing your wardrobe to your car and driving it through a car wash. The team also specializes in emergency restoration services, responding quickly to deal with the damage caused by fire, water, and smoke.