For the past few weeks, the fountain at Point State Park has had some major competition from that big, yellow duck.
It took them months to plan three days of festivities for the EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta. After those events pulled hundreds of thousands of people Downtown, now they have to clean up after the fun is done.
Thousands of people will pack Downtown Pittsburgh throughout the day today. The main attraction is the fireworks show, but that’s not only thing going on.
The arts are already out and the food vendors are all that’s left to pack up after 10 days of the Arts Festival in Gateway Center and The Point.
The construction at Point State Park is nearly finished. To keep the restoration work from being undone by the various festivals held at the park each year, officials are introducing some new rules and fees.
Police are investigating after a body was pulled from the Allegheny River Friday morning.
Since 1974, the fountain at the confluence of Pittsburgh’s three rivers has been the iconic mark of Pittsburgh, but now the fountain is a hollow empty shell. However, he says construction on a new fountain is about to begin.