Leaving Pittsburgh to Philadelphia 

Our Road Trip continues from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia.  The Road Crew piled onto the bus at 9:00 am and headed out to Philadelphia, with a stop halfway at a town called Breezewood, PA for a…

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Pittsburgh: Ducks vs Pens at Consol Energy Center

The last time I was in Pittsburgh, the Penguins were playing at the Igloo.  They now play at the state of the art Consol Energy Center, located in the downtown area of Pittsburgh.  From our…

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Pittsburgh: Carnegie Science Center

Monday was our game day and also a day to explore on our own, so we decided to go to the Carnegie Science Center. It was also supposed to rain so that was a good…

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Pittsburgh: Super Bowl Sunday at Buford’s

It’s Super Bowl Sunday and the Road Crew booked an area at Buford’s Kitchen, a restaurant located near our hotel in the Hill District, for us to watch the Big Game.  Buford’s used to be…

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Pittsburgh: the Monongahela Incline to Mt. Washington 

We walked out of Primati Brothers full and satisfied.  It was such a beautiful day we decided to continue our exploration after lunch to find the Mount Washington outlook point.  Locals told us to take…

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Pittsburgh: Lunch at Primanti Bros.

Following the Anaheim Ducks practice and meet and greet, a group of us decided to have lunch at the famous Primanti. We walked from the arena to the restaurant, which took about 20 minutes.  The…

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Morning practice with the Ducks 

The first official event for the Road Crew was watchng the Anaheim Ducks practice at the Consol Energy Center.   Majority of the group walked the 2 blocks from the hotel to the arena for this…

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Doubletree Pittsburgh 

The hotel for the Pittsburgh portion of the Road Crew trip was Doubletree at the city center.  It was at an excellent location located about two blocks from the Consol Energy Center. Upon checking in,…

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Pittsburgh: Sienna Mercato

A tradition we have when we go on the road is to have a pasta dinner on our first night.  I found Sienna Mercato on yelp, and said the place was about 0.4 miles from…

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Kicking off the Road crew 

Finally arrived at Pittsburgh! Our flight arrived early at 5:30 pm, but a few members had to get their luggage from baggage claim.  I didn’t realize that not everyone packed light, so I had to…

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