Pittsburgh

What is Pittsburgh known for?


series played

"On The Corner" during the 1970s, which consisted of 2 trumpets, 1 tenor sax, 1 baritone sax, and a 4 piece rhythm section. Eric played baritone sax in the band. Rich Mansfield, also known as Brother Rick and the musical director from the American Soundtrack series played tenor sax in the band. thumb 160px right Boston's own variation of the saying ''meet me under the clock'' with Filene's clock on Washington street (File:Filene's clock DownTCrossing2008.jpg) Surprisingly


original stone

(mostly setts); however, many such streets have been paved over with asphalt, which can crack and erode away due to heavy traffic, thus revealing the original stone pavement. Early life Thomas was born Oliva R. Duffy, ''Memories of Olive''. The E Pluribus Unum Project: Assumption College. Worcester, MA. though sometimes she claimed her birth name was Oliveretta Elaine


elaborate nature

in 1999 nearly persuaded the Russian Space Agency into permitting him to fly on the Space Station Mir . He had reportedly offered to pay $100 million for the privilege. He subsequently claimed it had all been a mistake. Numerous allegations of fraud noted for their elaborate nature have been made against Llewellyn in several jurisdictions (including USA, UK, Hong Kong, Singapore, Vietnam and Australia). He was described by the Pittsburgh police who


special history

;SteamtownSHS1293" Chapell, Gordon. ''Steam Over Scranton: The Locomotives of Steamtown.'' ''Special History Study, American Steam Locomotives: Canadian Pacific Railways No. 1293''National Park Service. 1991. Accessed July 13, 2010 and the Meadow River Lumber Company No. 1 Shay (Meadow River Lumber Company 1). Chapell, Gordon. ''Steam Over Scranton

: The Locomotives of Steamtown.'' ''Special History Study, American Steam Locomotives: Meadow River Lumber Company No. 1''National Park Service. 1991. Accessed July 13, 2010 History The airport was dedicated in 1948 as '''Johnstown Municipal Airport''',and at one time was served by both Allegheny Airlines and Mohawk (Mohawk Airlines).


numerous radio

Middle School . Retrieved February 28, 2008. and another elementary school in Sammamish, Washington. Rachel Carson Elementary. Retrieved 15 June 2011. After the war, numerous radio stations were born in the United States and set the standard for later radio programs. The first radio news program was broadcast on August 31, 1920 on the station 8MK (WWJ (AM)) in Detroit, Michigan; owned


top world

) Today '' name the city a top world destination. Since 2004, the area has added over 3,000 hotel rooms with higher occupancy than 11 comparable cities. Google, Uber (Uber (company)), Intel, Disney Research, IBM, Bosch (Robert Bosch GmbH), Apple (Apple Inc.), and Eaton (Eaton Corporation) are among 1,600 technology firms generating $10.8 billion in annual Pittsburgh payrolls, with the area serving as the long-time federal


original national

were set in Mingo Junction or nearby cities such as Pittsburgh, Steubenville, Ohio, and Weirton, West Virginia. Movie credentials also include 1983's "All the Right Moves" starring Tom Cruise and Craig T. Nelson. Interstate 70 (I-70), a major east-west Interstate highway, passes through the city. Closely paralleling I-70 is US 40, which roughly follows the route of the original National Road. From the southwest, another US highway, US 22


quot winning

native Pittsburgh players for NHL play. RMU hosted the city's first Frozen Four (2013 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament) college championship in 2013 with the four Consol Energy Center games televised by ESPN. Basketball Professional basketball in Pittsburgh dates to the 1910s with teams "Monticello" and "Loendi" winning five national titles (Black Fives#Colored Basketball World's Champions), the Pirates (Pittsburgh Pirates (NBL)) (1937-45


great family

". Nearby is also a large shopping complex known as "the Waterfront". * The '''Pennsylvania Trolley Museum''' is about 45 minutes south of the city in the town of Washington (Washington (Pennsylvania)). Great family location that includes a ride on a working trolley and the (alleged) title star of the film ''A Streetcar Named Desire''. Laurel Highlands About 50 miles to the southeast of Pittsburgh are the Laurel Highlands, a hilly area with the highest elevations in Pennsylvania (with Mount Davis in Somerset County the highest point in the state at 3,213 feet (979 m)). The Laurel Highlands is a popular area for hiking, mountain biking, hunting, trout fishing, wildlife viewing, leaf peeping, and downhill skiing. * The lovely town of '''Ohiopyle''' is located 70 miles to the southeast. It is surrounded by the beautiful Ohiopyle State Park with acres of mountains and the Youghiogheny yaw-ki-GAAY-nee River. Whitewater rafting is popular here, but there are also many opportunities for hiking, biking, fishing, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, and more. * '''Frank Lloyd Wright''''s masterpieces, '''Fallingwater''' and '''Kentuck Knob''', are both located just a few miles from Ohiopyle. * The '''Flight 93 Memorial''', where the passengers & crew of Flight 93 gave their lives to thwart an attack on September 11, 2001, is about 50 miles to the east of the city, right off the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76 I-70) near Somerset (Somerset (Pennsylvania)). * '''St. Vincent College''', about 25 miles east in Latrobe, contains the summer camp of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the first Monastic brewery in the U.S. along with being one of the top catholic colleges in the area. * The '''Mystic Rock''' golf course is home of the PGA 84 Classic and is rated among the top courses in the world. It is about 1 1 2 hrs south of Pittsburgh in Farmington (Farmington (Pennsylvania)), near Uniontown (Uniontown (Pennsylvania)). * '''Caddy Shak Family Fun Park''' is about 50 miles south of Pittsburgh, near Donegal (Donegal (Pennsylvania)). There are many fun family activities, such as batting cages, go- carts, mini golf, driving ranges,and bumper boats with water cannons. This destination may be targeted for families with some younger children but it is easily enjoyable by all. * '''Idlewild and Soak Zone''' is located about 50 miles east of Pittsburgh, near historic Ligonier (Ligonier (Pennsylvania)). Idlewild is one of the oldest amusement parks in the country, having been founded in 1878, and has won numerous awards including Amusement Today's "Best Children's Park in the World" in 2010. The park features many family-friendly rides and attractions, along with a sizable water park and large section dedicated to fairy tales coming to life, known as "Story Book Forest". * '''Seven Springs''', an award-winning ski resort golf course, is about 40 miles east of Pittsburgh. Further out * '''Punxsutawney''' is home to Phil, the groundhog of Groundhog Day fame. About 60 miles northeast of Pittsburgh in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania. * The '''Pro Football Hall of Fame''' is in nearby Canton (Canton (Ohio)), Ohio about two hours west via the PA Ohio Turnpike then south on I-77. * '''Wheeling''', West Virginia is just over an hour west of Pittsburgh on I-70. It's home to many attractions including beautiful Victorian architecture, Oglebay Resort, and Wheeling Island Racetrack and Casino. * '''Franklin (Franklin (Venango County))''', together with Titusville (Titusville (Pennsylvania)) and Oil City, is known as the '''Oil Region''', where America's oil industry originated. Remnants of the former wealth of the region can be found in local architecture. * '''Erie''' is a couple of hours north of Pittsburgh on I-79. Boating on Lake Erie, walking along the harbor, and exploring Presque Isle State Park are great ways to get away from all the hustle and bustle of the city and relax * '''Cleveland''', with the Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame and other attractions, is a couple of hours to the northwest (though no Pittsburgher would ever advise you to visit willingly). * '''Morgantown''', with the University of West Virginia and their Mountaineer athletic teams as well as area's whitewater rafting and outdoor sport activities. Commons:Category:Pittsburgh WikiPedia:Pittsburgh Dmoz:Regional North_America United_States Pennsylvania Localities P Pittsburgh


classic matches

a long Wimbledon semi-final to his close friend and practice partner, Björn Borg 6–4, 3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 8–6. Classic Matches: Borg v Gerulaitis In 1977 Gerulaitis won the most significant title of his career at the Australian Open, when he defeated John Lloyd (John Lloyd (tennis player)) in the men's singles final in five sets. * Snowdon Aviary (London Zoo#Snowdon Aviary), London, UK

Pittsburgh

leader_title2 State House (Pennsylvania House of Representatives) leader_name2 title Representatives frame_style border:none; padding: 0; list_style text-align:left;display:none; 1 Jake Wheatley 2 Don Walko 3 Dominic Costa 4 Chelsa Wagner 5 Dan Frankel 6 Joseph Preston, Jr. 7 Dan Deasy 8 Paul Costa 9 Harry Readshaw leader_title3 State Senate (Pennsylvania State Senate) leader_name3 Jim Ferlo (D (Democratic Party (United States))) Jay Costa (D (Democratic Party (United States))) leader_title4 U.S. House (United States House of Representatives) leader_name4 Mike Doyle (Michael F. Doyle) (D (Democratic Party (United States))) established_title Settled established_date 1717 established_title1 Founded established_date1 November 27, 1758 established_title2 Municipal incorporation established_date2 April 16, 1771 (Township) April 22, 1794 (Borough) March 18, 1816 (City) founder George Washington, General John Forbes named_for "The Great Commoner": Prime Minister William Pitt (William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham) unit_pref Imperial area_total_sq_mi 58.3 area_land_sq_mi 55.5 area_water_sq_mi 2.8 area_water_percent 4.8 area_urban_sq_mi area_metro_sq_mi 5343 elevation_ft elevation_max_ft 1370 elevation_min_ft 710 population_as_of 2013 (United States Census Bureau) population_footnotes population_total 305,841 population_rank US: 62nd (List of United States cities by population) population_density_sq_mi 5540 population_urban 1,733,853 (US: 27th (List of United States urban areas)) population_metro 2,360,867 (US: 22nd (List of Metropolitan Statistical Areas)) population_blank1_title CSA (Combined statistical area) population_blank1 2,659,937 (US: 20th (List of Combined Statistical Areas)) population_blank2_title GMP (Gross metropolitan product) population_blank2 $131.3 billion (23rd (List of U.S. metropolitan areas by GDP)) population_demonym Pittsburgher or Yinzer timezone Eastern Standard Time (Eastern Time Zone) utc_offset −5 timezone_DST Eastern Daylight Time (Eastern Time Zone) utc_offset_DST −4 latd 40 latm 26 lats 30 latNS N longd 80 longm 00 longs 00 longEW W coordinates_display 8 postal_code_type ZIP Code postal_code area_code 412 (Area code 412), 724 (Area code 724), 878 (Area code 878) blank_name FIPS code (Federal Information Processing Standard) blank_info 42-61000 blank1_name GNIS feature ID (Geographic Names Information System) blank1_info 1213644 blank2_name Expressways blank2_info 22px link Interstate 279 (File:I-279.svg) 22px link Interstate 376 (File:I-376.svg) 22px link Interstate 579 (File:I-579.svg) 16px link Pennsylvania_Route_28#Pittsburgh_area (File:PA-28.svg) 16px link Pennsylvania_Route_65 (File:PA-65.svg) blank3_name Waterways blank3_info Ohio River, Monongahela River, Allegheny River, Chartiers Creek, Saw Mill Run, Becks Run Street's Run blank5_name Transit blank5_info Port Authority Transit (Port Authority of Allegheny County) blank6_name Rail blank6_info Penn Station (Union Station (Pittsburgh)) Capitol Limited (Capitol Limited (Amtrak train)), Pennsylvanian (Pennsylvanian (train)) website PittsburghPA.gov footnotes

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Aside from the steel industry, Pittsburgh also led innovations and industries in aluminum, glass, shipbuilding, petroleum, foods, appliances (home appliance), sports, transportation, computing, retail, automotive industry, and electronics. parks (Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy), research centers (RIDC), libraries (Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh), a vibrantly diverse cultural district (Cultural District, Pittsburgh) and the most bars (Bar (establishment)) per capita in the U.S.

These legacies have earned Pittsburgh the title of America's Most Livable City by ''Places Rated Almanac'', ''Forbes'', and ''The Economist'' while having ''National Geographic (National Geographic (magazine))'' and ''Today (Today (U.S. TV program))'' name the city a top world destination. Since 2004, the area has added over 3,000 hotel rooms with higher occupancy than 11 comparable cities.

Google, Uber (Uber (company)), Intel, Disney Research, IBM, Bosch (Robert Bosch GmbH), Apple (Apple Inc.), and Eaton (Eaton Corporation) are among 1,600 technology firms generating $10.8 billion in annual Pittsburgh payrolls, with the area serving as the long-time federal agency headquarters for cyber defense (CERT Coordination Center), software engineering (Software Engineering Institute), robotics (National Robotics Engineering Center), energy research (National Energy Technology Laboratory) and the nuclear navy (Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory).

The nation's fifth-largest bank (PNC Financial Services), eight Fortune 500 companies, and six of the top 300 US law firms make their global headquarters in the Pittsburgh area, while RAND (RAND Corporation), BNY Mellon (The Bank of New York Mellon), Nova (Nova Chemicals), Bayer (Bayer USA), FedEx (FedEx Ground), GSK (GlaxoSmithKline#Operations) and NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) have large regional bases that helped Pittsburgh become the sixth-best area for U.S. job growth.

A leader in environmental design (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) the city is home to 60 total and 10 of the world's first green buildings, even as billions have recently been invested in the area's Marcellus (Marcellus Formation#Economic impact) energy renaissance.

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