Pittsburgh Valentines

I caught this item on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette site. Since it is my hometown, I can relate.

Their hearts are in Pittsburgh

Thursday, February 14, 2008
By Brian O’Neill, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Robin Rombach/Post-Gazette

Cameron Greenaway, 7, of Baldwin shows his “Pittsburgh Valentine” to Toni Staab of McKees Rocks during a luncheon with Mayor Luke Ravenstahl at the City-County Building.
Choosing a valentine is tough when the spectrum runs from heavy schmaltz through slapstick humor to straight-ahead sincerity.

It gets even tougher when you try to find one that suits more than 300,000 people.
Mayor Luke Ravenstahl asked for Pittsburgh Valentines, seeking “unique reasons to love” the city, and he got 160 answers. Eleven were chosen for the city web site.

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