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Back to the ‘Burgh

Pittsburgh, South Side Riverfront ParkThis post is basically a huge photo dump of all the non-food snapshots from our recent Pittsburgh trip, starting with a rather dreary, but oddly charming photo along the Three Rivers Heritage Trail. It’s hard to believe that it was taken on the first day of spring!

Three Rivers Heritage Trail, South Side Riverfront Park

The Monongahela river, cobblestones, train tracks, and large pieces of scrap metal.Pittsburgh, Three Rivers Heritage TrailSouth Side Flats, East Carson Street
A pink ombre car that’s missing its hubcaps, 10th Street Tattoo.Pittsburgh, South SideSouth Side, East Carson Street
I ditched John and went to Liz’s Bachelorette Party that evening. We started at Blue Lou’s, then moved on to a bar I don’t remember, then ended the night at Primanti Bros. P.S. They put crispy French fries in the sandwiches. A Pittsburgh classic!PittsburghFort Duquesne Bridge, Point State Park
The sun decided to come out to play! We walked from our hotel on the North Shore over the Fort Duquesne Bridge and through Point State Park on our way to dinner.Pittsburgh, Duquesne Bridge, Point State ParkIt’s too bad the fountain at Point Park State was not on. It was still a pretty walk, but we had to play a little game called “Dodge the Geese Poop”! Pittsburgh, Point State ParkDowntown Pittsburgh
Downtown PittsburghMexican War Streets
This is a neighborhood that I was not at all familiar with. I’ve visited the Mattress Factory, but that’s about it. It turns out there are lots of cute houses with a fun touch of color! Pittsburgh, Mexican War StreetsAnd then we stumbled across Randyland! So colorful and whimiscal. It looks like everything is made from recycled and trashed materials. Pittsburgh, Mexican War Streets, RandylandLawrenceville
We stopped by Lawrenceville as I’ve been told that it’s one of the up and coming neighborhoods. Spotted some cool graffiti as we were driving around. Pittsburgh, LawrencevilleWe stopped by Arsenal Park briefly, where John had some fun on the swings! Pittsburgh, LawrencevillePittsburgh Airport
Cute spherical plush Steelers spotted at the airport. Until next time Pittsburgh!Pittsburgh SteelersNYC Welcomes Us Home
This is the first time it’s still light out when we’ve flown in to NYC. As the plane was starting its decent to LaGuardia, we got a great view of Brooklyn and Manhattan, as well as a glimpse of our neighborhood in Jersey City. We even spotted our apartment from the plane, but it’s hard to see it from this photo. What a view! New York City

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  • Reply
    Mitzie Mee
    April 9, 2014 at 1:57 pm

    Beautiful view from the plane! I’m planning my next trip to New York right now. Hopefully this summer:)

    • Reply
      wazwu
      April 10, 2014 at 10:01 am

      That’s definitely the best time to visit! :)

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