A crowd favorite from last year’s Winter Classic over at Heinz Field is set to return to the city later this year, but this time it will be set up in a different location. The Winter Classic hosted in Pittsburgh last year drew thousands of people to the North Shore last winter, and the community rink built in the Stage AE parking lot was huge attraction.
People both for and against the demolition of the Civic Arena voiced their opinions during a public hearing.
Patrick Kersey drove in from Toronto, Ohio to see the Pirates play the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday at PNC Park, but it didn’t feel the same to him. “You could hear his voice anywhere in the park,’ said Kersey, referring to Kenny Geidel the ‘Lemonade!” vedor who passed away on Monday.