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arrival in Pittsburgh

When arriving last night I was kind of taken with how pretty Pittsburgh is at night... the bridges across the river are suspension bridges, well lit, and the town uses color. Flying overhead, I spotted a flaming smokestack, which I realized meant that this is a city that makes stuff. Steel City, or refinery, or whatever, it doesn't really matter what that thing was connected to; other than razor blades, I can't really think of stuff that comes out of Boston.

Driving from the airport, I spotted some pretty neon buildings down by the water; I can't remember what they were anymore, but... Pittsburgh's answer to Storrow Drive is just so wide, and relaxing, and well-lit.

It was pretty. what can I say?

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cityofbeige
Sep. 25th, 2007 11:47 am (UTC)
They still make Tootsie Rolls at that one factory near Toscinini's. You can smell it every time you walk by.
melted_snowball
Sep. 25th, 2007 02:08 pm (UTC)
I just remember walking past the NECCo factory every morning. Not exactly fondly, mind you, but I remember it.

The town I live in now makes lots of food.
crs
Sep. 26th, 2007 04:18 am (UTC)
The Tootsie Roll factory occasionally also exuded sweetly odors back in the day. You just didn't need to go past it all that much. :)

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