Pittsburgh Culture

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Can you name the things in or from Pittsburgh?

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Colorful method of navigating the city, using purple through red
Game necessity promoted by Myron Cope
Tallest building in the city at 841 ft.
Park within the Golden Triangle
Greenhouse complex of indoor and outdoor gardens
First radio station in the United States/TV Channel 2
Second largest daily newspaper in the metropolitan area
We have more of these than Venice, Italy!
Thinly sliced meat made famous by Isaly’s
Largest daily newspaper in the metropolitan area
The only intact remnant of this wartime structure is “The Blockhouse”
Company most famous for its ketchup
Most of us have been on one of these for either prom or a trip to Oglebay
'The Place for Smiles'
Where our NFL team plays
Public transportation formally known as Pittsburgh Light Rail
TV show that airs B movies and organizes the annual Zombie Fest
Largest employer in the area
Venue for ballet, opera, musical, and other stage performances
Large park featuring hiking trails, an ice rink, and the annual Race for the Cure
Beer brewed in Lawrenceville, up until recently
Place where you can see Ancient Egypt and a T. rex in a Christmas hat
Classic rock radio station, 102.5 FM
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Gyro shop with 2 locations, Downtown and South Side
Permanent exhibition of a local contemporary artist’s works
Chocolate-coated ice cream squares made famous by Isaly’s
Oldest and steepest method to travel between Downtown and Mt. Washington
“Almost Famous” restaurant with 15 locations in the city/suburbs (and 2 in Florida)
Area where one would go to see the skyline
Navigate the area using the number/letter combination on this public vehicle (nickname)
Our NFL team; first to win 6 Super Bowls
Location of the IMAX and USS Requin
Our NHL team; 2008-2009 Stanley Cup Champions
Factories that Pittsburgh is still known for
TV PBS station or classical music radio station, 89.3 FM
Where our MLB team plays
Alternative radio station, 105.9 FM
Chain known for cinnamon ice cream and Frownies
Our MLB team; winner of 5 World Series (just not since 1979...)
Home of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO)
Whether it’s north, east, or west, it’s not called a highway
Recently retired venue for concerts, sports, and other major events
Glass building complex featuring a Christmas tree and ice rink during the winter
Arena for Pitt Panthers basketball and other major functions
Family amusement park

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Created Dec 5, 2009ReportNominate
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