Tag: pittsburgh

Cathedral of Learning in LEGO bricks

11 June, 2012 (19:41) | LEGO© Creations

UPDATE:   Read more about the LEGO Ideas project here – http://sixf00t4.com/2014/04/lego-ideas-project-cathedral-of-learning-and-stephen-foster-memorial/   Contact me if you would like to obtain the instructions for this build!  Here’s a video of it being digitally blown up! Back when I did the first post of the Pittsburgh mini series, I hinted at doing a model of the Cathedral […]

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2012 EQT Pittsburgh 3 Rivers Regatta – June 30th – July 4th

27 April, 2012 (12:00) | Pittsburgh

The tri-state’s largest summertime event, EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta, will commemorate its 35th anniversary year with five days of world-class entertainment featuring more power, more pyro, and more fun for the entire family… ALL FREE! The nation’s largest inland regatta will run June 30 through July 4 complete with some first-time signature acts and […]

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Pittsburgh Pirates logo in LEGO mosaic

12 April, 2012 (12:00) | LEGO© Creations

I can’t take all the credit for the work involved in this one.  There are 9 32 x 32 stud plates (which makes this 30 inches by 30 inches!) that I divvied up to the 9 kids in my class this year.  I used software to break a standard image down to 96 x 96 […]

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Kallie in Cali – A lonely husband’s log – Day 2

21 December, 2011 (21:58) | Personal Update

Today didn’t go quite how I wanted it to go.  I lost structure and got distracted and demotivated a lot.  We’ll see if I can get better for tomorrow. 7:30 am – Wake up for an 8:00am workday start from home Noon – quick jaunt to the local post office to send off some last […]

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Pittsburgh in LEGO bricks – a “mini” series

3 November, 2011 (12:00) | LEGO© Creations

I once set out to create a model of Pittsburgh out of bricks.  It didn’t turn out well.  Scale is a hard thing to maintain when constricted to the shapes of LEGO bricks.  So, the mini-series was born.  As I’m inspired, or as requested, I’ll set out to recreate individual buildings and landmarks.  Here’s what […]

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best of the world pittsburgh

28 October, 2011 (14:50) | Pittsburgh

I’m sure you probably heard by now, but Pittsburgh was ranked on of the best places of the world by National Geographic.  I, too, am a little skeptic and possibly embarrassed.  Sonoma Valley, Ca was the only other US location selected.  I mean, Pittsburgh’s great n’@, but I don’t think it’s worthy of the 7 […]

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