jasp25
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Any New Year's Party In Pittsburgh?

Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:42 pm

Any thing going on in Pittsburgh on New Years?
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RE: Any New Year's Party In Pittsburgh?

Thu Dec 16, 2010 3:37 am

Quoting jasp25 (Thread starter):
Any thing going on in Pittsburgh on New Years?

I know for the past couple of years, they actually raised a ball during the countdown to the new year. It's supposed to represent brighter times ahead for the city. Although, I haven't been in the city of Pittsburgh for First Night since 2000 when I was at a friend's house in the Allentown neighborhood.

I think the Ball Raising takes place near the Cultural District near the Highmark Building if I'm not mistaken...
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RE: Any New Year's Party In Pittsburgh?

Thu Dec 16, 2010 4:03 am

ahh i see.. my flight gets in at 1157PM from SFO on the 31st! if we land 40 mins early, that would be awesome!
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RE: Any New Year's Party In Pittsburgh?

Thu Dec 16, 2010 4:06 am

Quoting jasp25 (Thread starter):


Any thing going on in Pittsburgh on New Years?

I'm throwing a party 80 miles south

Quoting steeler83 (Reply 1):
brighter times

Brighter times? I'm not sure if I can take that seriously.
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RE: Any New Year's Party In Pittsburgh?

Fri Dec 17, 2010 12:31 am

Quoting TZ757300 (Reply 3):
Brighter times? I'm not sure if I can take that seriously

Yeah, me neither, especially since the city, once again, did NOTHING to aggressively expand its local economy after weathering a recession...

I guess one sign of positive things is that the amount of jobs open is fairly high according to the Tribune Review (40-some thousand openings throughout the region). The article said if every one of those jobs was to be filled, the region's unemployment rate would plunge to 4.4% or somewhere around there...

Then again, I really didn't take that article very seriously...
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