Pittsburgh’s debutante ball has the second-longest run of any such event in the country
34 Blvd. of the Allies was once home to two newspapers. As of this week, it is now empty.
Gawking at dozens of colorful explosions might not be the first way you think of celebrating a birthday or an anniversary. Of course, it’s almost certainly the first thing that springs to mind when you think of celebrating the anniversary of our nation’s birth. It also turns out that setting off fireworks is as old as Independence Day itself.
What’s it like to be a teenager in Pittsburgh? The answer has (and has not) changed with each generation.