Thursday, March 13, 2014
A wine tasting to benefit Three Rivers Rowing Association's Juniors program, which trains Pittsburgh area youth in physical fitness and the life long sport of rowing.Pittsburgh Donnybrook
Monday, March 17, 2014
A novel event for Pittsburgh's Grand Hall -- a boxing match featuring 11 amasteur fighters from Ireland versus 11 Pittsburgh fighters.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 05, 2014
Columnist Brian O'Neill tells the story of how the Pittsburgh Donnybrook, a boxing event at Pittsburgh's Grand Hall (March 17, 2014 - St. Patrick's Day!) featuring 11 fighters from Ireland squaring off agains 11 Pittsburgh fighters, was cobbled together by a crew of Irish American Pittsburghers.
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You might say Downtown is Pittsburgh's oldest and newest neighborhood. That is, Pittsburgh celebrated its 250th birthday in 2008, and with that is a rapidly expanding downtown residency population. In fact, Downtown is now considered Pittsburgh's 89th neighborhood. Today, more than 3,000 residents call Downtown Pittsburgh home. And this number is sure to grow as newly constructed condos and renovated lofts and apartments become available.
Whether you're a resident or a visitor to Downtown, you'll want to put on your walking shoes! Only two miles in diameter, the neighborhood's compact size makes it easy to walk from hotels to shops, theaters and restaurants. You'll also find plenty of coffee shops, galleries, bike trails, parks and more. Check out the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation's free walking tours of the city!
Downtown's Cultural District has been bringing arts and entertainment to the city for nearly a century. Lovers of performing arts, history, visual arts and movies alike will find plenty to enjoy in this 14-block area.More on Downtown Pittsburgh ...
Downtown Pittsburgh Attractions & Points of Interest:
Fort Pitt Museum
Gateway Clipper River Cruises
Just Ducky Tours
Nine on Nine
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Pittsburgh Children's Museum
Pittsburgh Public Theater
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Point State Park