Heinz Museum – Pittsburgh

For this artsy Saturday, I thought I would give you a pretty unique view of the Heinz Museum in Pittsburgh PA.  The museum is in an old factory building. The picture here is looking down an open staircase. Of course, the museum includes the history of Heinz Catsup and such but there is also much […]

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I’m Dreaming Of Pittsburgh

  When I came across these pictures in my database I began dreaming of Pittsburgh and particularly the Heinz Museum. Don’t miss it if you are in the area.  Pittsburgh is different from any other major city I have visited. It has a raw edge to it that is a legacy of it steel industry heritage. […]

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Rust Belt

Rust Belt is a appropriate term used to describe the once thriving mill towns of the Midwest. As Wikipedia says: The Rust Belt is a term for the region straddling the upper Northeastern United States, the Great Lakes, and the Midwest States, referring to economic decline, population loss, and urban decay due to the shrinking […]

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Carnegie…

Pittsburgh, PA – Museums Pittsburgh was the steel capital of the world for many years and of course Dale Carnegie was its king. The Carnegie Museum of Art is an impressive place to visit. Much of the “toys” he collected are on display there. The above picture is of the wing dedicated to rocks.

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Pittsburgh Again…

Pittsburgh, PA – History Pittsburgh played an important part of America’s history. The early painting above show it has always been a gritty town that it remains today. Rust Belt Chic definitely describes the town.

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Not Just Ketchup….

Pittsburgh, PA – Heinz Museum Let’s revisit Pittsburgh and the Heinz Museum. It is one of my favorite museums because of its layout is so unique. I believe it re-purposes an old pickle factory. Above is just one of many interesting views of the multi-floor exhibits.

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57 Varieties…

Pittsburgh PA – H.J. Heinz Company Museum It is unclear just who invented ketchup but as usual an American perfected the process. As shown in picture taken of a mural at the museum H.J. Heinz was making it on a large scale.  Here is a little about it from Wikipedia: Tomato ketchup was sold locally […]

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A Rough and Gutsy Town…

Pittsburgh PA – A real steelworker town Pittsburgh Pennsylvania is a town with its own unique character.  The three rivers area when we visited there was not as clean or sophisticated as many other cities in the region but it had a raw edge that proved enticing.  The Primanti Brothers restaurant located near downtown in […]

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Junk Food Tolerance…

It seems as I am getting older my tolerance for junk food is rapidly decreasing. There is a show on cable TV entitled Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives where Guy Fieri goes around the country reviewing restaurants as indicated in the title. Many of them are famous for some pretty outrageous food. Some stack pancakes a […]

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