We drove by the Allegheny Cemetery entrance on Butler St in Lawrenceville. We drove back to catch the sign she’d seen.
When you turn 65 in Pittsburgh you can apply for a free PAT bus pass.
Monday morning I went downtown on the 71 B. I am going to familiarize myself with schedules and routes but having a smart phone is a big help
You can pick the stop where you’re waiting it tells you how many minutes until a bus arrives. My plan is to visit all of the 88 neighborhoods in the city of Pittsburgh.
Here’s Day One of my Free Bus Pass Photography Adventure.Me waiting at Highland and Bryant for the 71 B to go downtown.
Meet Kevin M. who accepted my medicare card until I get the pass.
His portrait will be wonderful in the People at Work show next July.
taken as I exited the bus, with his gracious permission.
The Port Authority where you fill out your application to get your bus pass.
I went to the City County Building where I was greeted by a sign and a bronze statue of Mayor Caligiuri
Mayor Caligiuri by Robert Berks 1990
Cathedral of Learning University of Pittsburgh
I rejoined the Carnegie Museum of Art in Oakland
Crabcake and Slaw lunch at the Union Grill
St. Paul Cathedral as I went to the next Bus Stop to get to Shadyside where they were setting up a Vintage Car Show on Walnut Street
Cars arriving in trailers I caught the next bus on Highland Avenue and guess who my driver was? Yep you guessed. Turns out Kevin went to the same high school as my sons but he was a class ahead of Mark.
Steve and I took a ride up to Shadyside later to see the vintage cars but it was raining
Bridge is the Weekly Photo Challenge.
I think I have enough bridge photographs to last all week. You’ve seen them before if you follow the blog.
In fact, I might get out and shoot some more bridges not part of my collection-yet.
Tenth Street Bridge Lit up for Tom Cruise Movie
West End Bridge
Hot Metal Bridge Bras for Breast Cancer Awareness
Rankin Bridge over the Monongahela River
Barge on the Monongahela River
Bicycles on Smithfield Bridge
Tenth Street Bridge from South Side
Roberto Clemente Bridge
Artist Bill Pfahl paints the 16th Street Bridge in 2011
Pittsburgh is the City of Bridges
We have 446 of them
What a perfect challenge for the week, thanks to Cheri Lucas Rowlands
Here are some pictures from my archives
You can see seven bridges in this aerial shot
Ft Pitt Bridge upon arriving into the city from the tunnel
40th Street Bridge State Seals
After the baseball game, the Zambelli family Fireworks were beautiful.
We crossed the Roberto Clemente Bridge
The Furries are in the Burgh
I got the thumbs up through the pizza shop window that it was okay to take the photo
The mayor has a Response Center set up and you can call 311 and complain or report a situation that needs attention.
I’ve called about excessive litter at the base of the Duquesne Incline, a hornet nest on a city tree , a streetlight was out and needed to be replaced and last week I called about stop sign on Larimer Avenue that was blocked by tree branches snd it couldn’t be seen.
This morning I was driving to Zeke’s get coffee grounds for my house guests and look who was working hard to rectify the very problem I reported!
Meet John (everyone calls him Johnny)
Thank you for responding, John!
Fineview is certainly named appropriately. It is a fine view from this vantage point.
A neighborhood I’d not visited before…went there with a fellow artist J. on Saturday night. Pittsburgh from the North Side of the city.
Seen on a walk in Lawrenceville
Meet Sculpture Artist Dominique Scaife.
Here she is with her award winning sculpture, Burgh, at Pittsburgh Society of Artists Da Burgh Show (Images of Pittsburgh) at Framehouse and Jask Gallery in Lawrenceville through June 30th.
The show’s juror was Linda Price-Sneddon
“Price-Sneddon is an artist-educator and graduate of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston Studio Program. Her multidisciplinary work explores the basic human interrelationship and identification with the landscape.” from Pittsburgh Press Releases
After dinner, Steve drove me by Row House Cinema on Butler Street. I tried to get a couple of panoramas so that’s why the passing cars looked chopped up.iPhone shots tonight.
The Lawrenceville Historical Society and Row House Cinema present
The Pittsburgh Kid (1941) shown on Friday JUNE 23, 2017 at 7 PM
4115 Butler Street
Also- Joe Louis vs. Billy Conn highlight reel will be shown
With round by round commentary from the panel
Gene Collier – Post-Gazette columnist
Tim Conn – Billy’s eldest son
Paul F. Kennedy – author of Billy Conn’s biography
a member was hanging a flyer at Ritter’s Diner and Aphrodite introduced us. Here she is holding the flyer announcing the event.
Tickets are $15 and may be purchased by clicking this link
After dinner, Steve drove me by Row House Cinema on Butler Street. I tried to get a couple of panoramas so that’s why the passing cars looked chopped up.
And then a V of honking geese flew overhead