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The Worth guide to businesses, hotels, restaurants and experiences in Pittsburgh.

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Pittsburgh is a historic and dynamic city, full of interesting businesses, hotels, restaurants and attractions. Here, Worth is highlighting some of the places to check out on your next visit.

Business

PITTSBURGH REGIONAL ALLIANCE

Discuss business opportunities, corporate relocation, site selection and more with the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance. 11 Stanwix St., 17th floor, Patty Horvatich, vice president, business investment, phorvatich@pittsburghregion.org, 412.392.4555 ext. 4543, pittsburghregion.org

THE PITTSBURGH FOUNDATION

The Pittsburgh Foundation is the 14th-largest community foundation in the U.S. and helps donors and advisors maximize the impact of their giving through its Center for Philanthropy. 5 PPG Pl., Suite 250, 412.391.5122, pittsburghfoundation.org

THE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH INNOVATION INSTITUTE

The institute helps innovators get their inventions out into the world by offering services to protect intellectual property and commercialize their innovations. 130 Thackeray Ave., innovate@pitt.edu, 412.383.7670, innovation.pitt.edu

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Hotels

ACE HOTEL

The Ace Hotel Group launched this location of its hipster-cool brand in a century-old former YMCA in the East Liberty neighborhood. Close to Google and Carnegie Mellon, it’s a great example of the city’s preservationist culture. 120 S. Whitfield St., Kyle Southerlin, general manager, 412.361.3300, acehotel.com/pittsburgh

FAIRMONT PITTSBURGH

With a luxe, eco-friendly design, Fairmont Pittsburgh is set near the Cultural District and close to the city’s business hub. 510 Market St., Matthew Sterne, general manager, matthew.sterne@fairmont.com, 888.270.6647, fairmont.com/pittsburgh

HOTEL MONACO

A boutique brand from Kimpton, Hotel Monaco opened in 2015 to rave reviews for its sophisticated vibe and on-site restaurant, the Commoner. 620 William Penn Pl., Robert Mallinger, general manager, 412.471.1170, monaco-pittsburgh.com

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Restaurants

BUTCHER AND THE RYE

Butcher and the Rye features excellent meats, but its bar—a semifinalist for a James Beard Award in 2014 and 2015—is also a star. It lists more than 400 whiskies on the menu. 212 6th St., 412.391.2752, butcherandtherye.com

SUPERIOR MOTORS

Housed in what was once a car dealership, chef Kevin Sousa’s restaurant serves up seasonally focused, contemporary American food, such as seitan with chickpea and lemongrass and foie gras with black currant and ruby chocolate, in a minimalist setting. 1211 Braddock Ave., Braddock, 412.271.1022, superiormotors15104.com

TÄKŌ

Next door to Butcher and the Rye is Täkō, a new Latin- and Asian-inspired restaurant by local chef/restaurateurs Richard DeShantz and Tolga Sevdik, who teamed up to create highly technical street food and small plates. 214 6th St., 412.471.8256, takopgh.com

Experiences

ANDY WARHOL MUSEUM

This seven-story museum dedicated to the Pittsburgh native holds more than 900 paintings and thousands of Warhol’s other works in various media. 117 Sandusky St., information@warhol.org, 412.237.8300, warhol.org

BENEDUM CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

Formerly a movie palace, this venue hosts dance, opera and Broadway productions. This summer features “Once,” “Rock of Ages” and “Hello Dolly.” 237 7th St., 412.456.2600, theatercenterpittsburgh.com

THE BRICOLAGE PRODUCTION COMPANY

Set in the Cultural District and housed in what was once a Turkish bathhouse, this theater now hosts theatrical productions and readings. 937 Liberty Ave., info@bricolagepgh.org, 412.471.0999, bricolagepgh.org

THE MATTRESS FACTORY

Contemporary art is the focus, with performance art and large-scale installations. Yayoi Kusama and James Turrell are among the permanent exhibitors. 500 Sampsonia Way, info@mattress.org, 412.231.3169, mattress.org

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