The National Post chimes in on Pittsburgh's newfound wow-factor that struck this writer before he got out of his cab for his visit.
The turnaround for Pittsburgh started with the end of steel production in the city in the 1980’s. The landscape and rivers were cleaned up and now “eds and meds” are the main employers. The Strip District has been gentrified and warehouses have become ethnic eateries and shops. The downtown is compact and safe so I had no problem walking there from my convention hotel to join up with Burgh Bits and Bites for a two hour walking food tour of the Strip District.
Original source: National Post
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