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Pressing Reset At First Night 2017

Achievement: #15. First Night

On December 31st, we bid adieu to the trash fire that was 2016, and welcomed 2017 with eager arms at First Night in downtown Pittsburgh. Between the drinks, the dance parties, the laser bridges, and the fireworks show, it was a pretty auspicious start! Come have a look. Continue reading


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Kicking Off 2016 At Pittsburgh’s First Night

Achievement: #15. First Night

We fell a little off-track with the posting in 2015, but this year we’re kicking things off right with a post about Pittsburgh’s First Night celebrations. Come have a look! Continue reading

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Pittsburgh 2014 First Night

Achievement: #17. First Night

Nothing starts the New Year off quite like Pittsburgh’s annual First Night Celebration! Check out the stabby-good-time that was the start of 2014! Continue reading


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We Celebrate At First Night 2013!

Achievement: #27. Attend First Night 2013 | #96. Play the Vuvuzela in 5 Locations

On Friday, we brought you the deliciousness that was New Year’s Eve dinner at Sonoma Grille, so tonight, it’s time to share the details of the party in the streets of Downtown Pittsburgh that followed. Continue reading

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Treat Yourself Right At First Night With Sonoma Grille

Achievement: #27. Attend First Night 2013

Happy New Year, readers! We’ve got a list of 101 new Achievements for the Year of the Snake, some of which have made their way over here from the 2012 Achievements we didn’t quite get to, and some of which are all brand-new. To start the year off right, we attended Pittsburgh’s New Year celebration, First Night 2013. (Since we took so many pictures, I’ve divided First Night into two posts: today, our dinner, and tomorrow, I’ll post about the rest of the evening.) Continue reading

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First Night? More Like Best Night!

Achievement: #65. Pittsburgh First Night

Well, there’s nothing I like more than starting off a new year on the right track. And in this case, we started our year off by completing an Achievement the moment the clock turned to midnight (yes, I know, we … Continue reading


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