Like any hometown, growing up in Pittsburgh has its pros and cons. Of course some people (read, us) would argue that there is much more good than bad on that list. And in case you need a little reminder of just how good you had it, take a look see at these 14 items and try to tell us it wasn’t a blast growing up in the Burgh.
This chocolate is so good it practically sold itself.
The Fourth of July is awesome, but it’s always better in Pittsburgh. Especially high atop Mt. Washington.
All you can eat astronaut ice cream and the Omnimax.
This station went byebyebye, just the like the Backstreet Boys and every other boy band from back then.
Disney Icecapades, anyone?
And thinking Mr. Rogers actually lived in your neighborhood.
Three words: ride all day.
The Pittsburgh Zoo, the Aviary and the Carnegie Museums made the school year more bearable.
And when you learned that no one outside of Pittsburgh knew what Eat’n Park, or a Smiley Cookie, is.
“Lebanon Church Road, Pittsburgh. Minutes from the mall.”
How can something be so terrifying and amazing at the same time?
Watching the Steel City light up; skyline, tree and all!
The Good Ship Lollipop Cruise and Pirate Adventure.
Then realizing, much later, that it was just Pittsburghese.
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