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A Hot Dog For Every Occasion At Franktuary

Achievement: #61. Ten Lawrenceville Restaurants

We would eat — and have eaten — at Franktuary in Lawrenceville for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. If you like hot dogs, you’ll love this place — and if you don’t like hot dogs…better give Franktuary a shot anyway. They’re so good, you just might find yourself converted! Continue reading

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Rallying The Troops In Front Of Mario’s TV

Achievement: #97. Watch a Game on Mario’s TV

Well, right now (two hours before puck drop) might not be the best time to write this entry but… it might also be the very best time. You see, if you’ve dropped off the face of the earth in the … Continue reading

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The Stanley Cup Playoffs of Air Hockey: Rounds 2 & 3 At North Park

Achievement: #66. Have the Stanley Cup Playoffs of Air Hockey

Well, the ‘Guins may have lost the ‘real’ Stanley Cup Playoffs in the first round (even though you put up a good fight, boys!), but despite some initial setbacks, I am pleased to report that our Stanley Cup Playoffs of … Continue reading

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The Stanley Cup Playoffs of Air Hockey: Round 1 At FunFest

Achievement: #66. Have the Stanley Cup Playoffs of Air Hockey

As every good Yinzer knows, it’s a special time of year in Pittsburgh, and that special time is Playoff Hockey Time. Yes, we love our ‘Guins through thick and thin in the regular season, but there is a special electricity … Continue reading

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Party With The Penguins!

Achievement: #66. Go to a Pens game

I swear, I didn’t plan it to be that the hockey Achievement was #66. (I’m sure you know the significance of this to Pens fans – #66 is the great Mario Lemieux’s number.) Anyway, we love hockey. Freaking love it. … Continue reading

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The 2010 Primanti’s-For-All: Consol Energy Center

Achievement: #13. Go to all the Pittsburgh Primanti Brothers

We started the year with fifteen Primanti Brothers locations to hit. Throughout the course of 2010, the number of restaurants in the Pittsburgh area grew to 17. However, because these were added after the start date of our year-long challenge, … Continue reading

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