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Pittsburgh’s Hill District – Now and Then

8 September, 2011 (10:48) | Pittsburgh

Here’s some interesting past and present pictures of the Hill District.  I can’t even imagine the Hill District being as lively as it used to be.  So many buildings and businesses and people.  It seems like it truly was connected to the hustle and bustle of downtown at one time. http://multimedia.post-gazette.com/ThenNow/Hill/Center/default.asp http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11226/1166781-53.stm

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Pittsburgh Regatta and sand scuplture

28 June, 2011 (15:05) | Pittsburgh

If you’re in Pittsburgh this weekend, make sure you check out the Three Rivers Regatta!  The Regatta is always a blast and this year there’s a huge sand sculpture!  of course there are fireworks.  There are always fireworks in Pittsburgh. http://www.flickr.com/photos/divinehammer42  

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Pittsburgh home values have risen over the past decade

20 June, 2011 (17:42) | Pittsburgh

a nice write up in the Wall Street Journal on how houses in the Pittsburgh area keep increasing in value even through the housing bubble pop.  It even goes into some specific houses and neighborhoods around the city.  It’s a great place and time to buy… *cough* *cough* http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303657404576363150295506130.html?mod=WSJ_RealEstate_LeftTopNews

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Houses for sale in the Hill District

2 June, 2011 (12:00) | Pittsburgh

Alright, now that we’re into the summer and for sale signs are posted, here’s a break down of all the houses that are for sale in the Hill District: 113 Erin Street – $143,900 : My neighbor’s house who passed away in February 2011 and now his son is selling it. If you’ve been to […]

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Time after Time – Hill District, then and now

20 April, 2011 (12:00) | Pittsburgh

Here’s a cool overlay of the Mellon Arena / Civic Arena site and what it used to look like.   http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11107/1138810-455.stm

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The Dark Knight Rises in Pittsburgh!

5 April, 2011 (13:38) | Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is confirmed as the filming location for the new batman movie!  I’m stoked.  This is one of the biggest movies to be filmed in Pittsburgh for a long time.  I’m also noticing that Anne Hathaway is slated to be in the movie…I wonder what that means for Kallie…people are going to be extra jumpy […]

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