Category Archives: new year’s eve

A New Year’s Eve Re-Do In The Year Of The Rat

Achievement: #92. New Year's Eve Redemption

What do you do when your New Year’s Eve celebration was a trainwreck? Well, you have another one. While we’re all stuck at home, enjoy a golden oldie from way, way back in the time before — three months ago — as we do a little NYE Redemption during the Lunar New Year. Continue reading


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Kicking Off 2019 With Our First Night Adventure

Achievement: #92. First Night

So we’re posting a little out of chronological order, but here is an account of our lovely New Year’s Eve adventure at First Night Pittsburgh! 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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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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