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Tequila Tour: Ultra-Premiums & The Rapper Tequila Party

Achievement: #58. Verde Tequila Tour, Act III

In this third set of reviews from our epic battle with the wall of tequila at Verde Mexican Kitchen and Cantina, we cover the ultra-premium stuff and our decadent Rapper Tequila Party. Sidle up and join us for a round! Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Church Photography: The Oakland Edition

Achievement: #58. Photograph 10 Pittsburgh churches

Alright, I’m not going to lie, I was scrambling to get these last three churches. I couldn’t fail this Achievement two years in a row! (We did fail in 2009… I don’t think we have a single church picture!) So … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Churches: First Presbyterian Downtown

Achievement: #58. Photograph 10 Pittsburgh churches

Our second church is one of the beautiful downtown churches. There are at least two churches (maybe more, but I only know the two for certain) that are wedged in between tall office buildings and shops, and while that would … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Churches: Waverly Presbyterian In Regent Square

Achievement: #58. Photograph 10 Pittsburgh churches

Our seventh church is a more-modern design in Regent Square, and they have the best signs ever. As you can see, the sign this time is for ‘Blue Christmas,’ but Waverly Presbyterian also advertises fall festivals and periodic blessing of … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Churches: St. John’s Lutheran In Old Economy

Achievement: #58. Photograph 10 Pittsburgh churches

Church #6 is a very near and dear one to my family’s heart. In 2011, you will get a better idea of my family’s connection to Ambridge (this is where my mum’s side of the family lived, and we are … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Churches: Immaculate Heart Of Mary & St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church

Achievement: #58. Photograph 10 Pittsburgh churches

We passed churches #4 and #5 on our way between the Strip District and home on a day in December. The Immaculate Heart of Mary is a Roman Catholic church in the Polish Hill area of town. Here is another … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Churches: Immaculate Conception In Bloomfield

Achievement: #58. Photograph 10 Pittsburgh churches

Church #3 took us until November to get… I am really not understanding the difficulty rating on this Achievement! Immaculate Conception is a beautiful church in Bloomfield, situated between the shops and restaurants on Liberty Ave. We always loved passing … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Churches: Third Presbyterian In Shadyside

Achievement: #58. Photograph 10 Pittsburgh churches

This Achievement started in 2009, and while it seems like quite a simple one, it has proved to be very hard to pull off! Pittsburgh has beautiful architecture all over, but the old stone churches are truly some of the … Continue reading

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