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.
At its best, Pittsburgh is an elegant marriage of geography, human engineering and architecture.
The Fort Pitt Tunnel was once predicted to help the city “get rid of some traffic headaches.”
The newsroom itself was a dump with dingy, uneven pine floors and rattling windows.