Pittsburgh as well as its Pop Personality

Every metropolis has its unique quirks that laid it apart but for its size, Pittsburgh may laid the gilt measure of quirkiness.

Where else would you lot discovery natives every bit various every bit Andy Warhol, Fred Rogers (born inward the same year!), environmentalist Rachel Carson in addition to popular spaceman Buck Rogers? Don't forget jazz neat Billy Strayhorn, dancer Gene Kelly in addition to America's starting fourth dimension "pop" composer Stephen Foster.

Sports? You desire sports?

Black in addition to gilt are the city's colors cheers to the Pittsburgh Steelers, Penguins, Pirates in addition to Pitt Panthers. 
                                          Pirates' Park

Baseball: First World Series game was played hither inward 1903 betwixt the Pirates in addition to the Boston Red Sox.

Pro Hockey: First pro hockey game played at The Casino, the world's starting fourth dimension indoor skating rink (1894).

Auto Racing: Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix is the largest vintage race number inward the province in addition to the exclusively i staged on metropolis streets.

Inventions: The Ferris Wheel was invented here. So was Heinz Ketchup, the Clark Bar, Klondikes, calculator emoticons, Mr. Yuk, Lawrence Welk's bubble machine.  The Big Mac was born nearby.
First Pittsburgh nickelodeon theater
The starting fourth dimension radio in addition to world TV (WQED) stations aired here, starting fourth dimension Nickelodeon movie built (1905), NFL 's starting fourth dimension squad textile, the Terrible Towel; starting fourth dimension in addition to largest greenish convention center.
Benedum Center
The Arts: Pittsburgh has to a greater extent than cultural institutions per capita than whatever other metropolis inward America. Benedum Center is i of the busiest theatre spaces inward the basis amongst 300-plus performances a yr versus the typical 210.

Quirky Paving? Roslyn Place peradventure live on the exclusively street inward the U. S. to purpose woods every bit a paving material.

Household Names. In add-on to those already mentioned, American Eagle Outfitters, Alcoa, PPG, the United States of America Steel, Del Monte Foods, StarKist.

Non-household names. The metropolis has its ain dictionary:
grinnies = chipmunks
jimmies - H2O ice cream sprinkles
mucilage bands = safe bands
buggies= shopping carts
sweeper = vacuum cleaner
sew your room = build clean your room
yinz = you lot guys
dippy eggs = eggs sunnyside up
slipping = slippery
Kennywood's opened upward = Your wing is down

That's but a sample of what you lot tin forcefulness out see, listen in addition to create inward this popping hot city.

Pittsburgh as well as its Pop Personality