Yesterday, when I was writing about the Catahecassa Springs in Schenley Park I was looking for the date that the Schenley Park ice rink was constructed. While I still don’t know when the Schenley Park ice rink was built, I learned about a building that I had never heard of before, the Schenley Park Casino. Since it is a hockey night in Pittsburgh, it seems fitting that our next post on historic preservation is about the building that hosted the very first hockey game in the City of Pittsburgh.
In 1893 construction began on an elaborate recreation building that was… Read the rest
Photo Credit: Nate Guidry, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
We have just confirmed with our source, UPMC is in talks to buy the Steelers football franchise from the Rooney Family.
While this may seem like a surprising move, it reflects the changing nature of the City of Pittsburgh. The Steelers franchise was established in 1933, when Pittsburgh was a steel manufacturing hub. The city has transformed, and weathered the decline of industry with a new focus on “meds & eds.”
It makes sense that UPMC would want to acquire the team. Not only does it provide an expanded platform to market the UPMC… Read the rest
This showed up in my inbox from LinkedIn. Do you have what it takes to join the (office) team? If you love the Steelers and love email marketing, then this is the job for you. According to LinkedIn, the job was posted 19 days ago and as of today only 20 people have applied.
I could only find this job posted on LinkedIn here, if you are looking for other openings with the Steelers organization, check out the listings here.
Job description – Email Marketing Specialist, Pittsburgh Steelers
The email Marketing Specialist will join our email marketing team to improve… Read the rest
With the merger of Heinz and Kraft comes a little change to a Pittsburgh favorite. Starting in the fall, all Primanti Brother’s Sandwiches sold at Heinz Field will be topped with Kraft Mac & Cheese instead of the traditional french fries.
Say hello to the Pri-Mac-ti Brothers Sandwich… bread, meat, cheese coleslaw and mac & cheese make up the new sandwich that will be server at all Steelers home games this fall.
Kraft Mac & Cheese will replace french fries on the Primanti Brothers sandwiches at Heinz Field
via #Steelers: Primanti sandwiches sold @HeinzField will be topped w/Kraft Mac… Read the rest
If you are new to Pittsburgh, or are just a casual Pirates fan – you may be wondering why everyone is walking around in an extra layer of black and gold. It is a BIG day in Pittsburgh. The Pirates play a postseason game tonight at PNC Park.
Here are few of the ways that Pittsburgh is getting ready for the game tonight. We want to see how you are preparing for the Pirates postseason game – share your tweets and photos with the #PGHfanatics
The Independent Brewing Company Break Out The Television
I wanted to share the email that… Read the rest