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

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Created Dec 5, 2009ReportNominate
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