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Historic Carrie Furnaces Set To Host Two-Day Festival

Historic Carrie Furnaces Set To Host Two-Day Festival

Towering 92-feet over the muddy banks of the Monongahela River, sits a pre-World War II piece of iron-making technology that helped power the regions steel industry in the 1920s, 30s, and 40s. Built in 1907, and reaching its peak of production in the 1950s, Carrie Furnaces six and seven remain the only non-operative blast furnaces still standing

Thrival: Innovation & Music Festival Returns to Pittsburgh

  PITTSBURGH, PA – In less than a week, Thrival Innovation and Music Festival returns to the Steel City for five days of art exhibitions, keynote speakers, cutting-edge tech exhibits, musical performances, parties, and more. Conceptualized in 2013 by local-based group Thrill Mill, Inc., Thrival has expanded from 2,000 attendees its first year to roughly 10,000

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