Saturday, March 16, 2013
Leap Into S. Patrick's Day with Family Fun at Fifth Avenue Place
This St. Patrick's Day, Fifth Avenue Place is your Downtown Destination! Following the St. Patrick's Day parade, bring the whole family to Fifth Avenue Place and show your Irish spirit with live music, "Lucky Charms" from the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, the cheery face painting leprechaun, or "Putt-for-Prize!" http://www.fifthavenueplacepa.com/fap2/calendar/index2013.shtml
The Pennsylvania Tourism Office reported to a state House Committee that efforts to market itself as a destination for tourists is falling behind neighboring states due to six years of funding cuts now a $10 million budget being outspent by New York 5-1 and Virginia 3-1. Reporting studies showing Pennsylvania losing 37 million visitors-spending $7.7 billion and over $400 million lost in state tax revenue due to underfunding tourism efforts. The report concluded that an investment in tourism generates more income for the Commonwealth.
KQV/TribLIVE.COM Listener Poll If Democrats decide to filibuster Judge Gorsuch nomination should Republicans deploy the nuclear option allowing his confirmation with a simple majority?