Saturday, September 28, 2013

That Time I Went to Pittsburgh and Saw a Giant Rubber Duck

Giant Rubber Duck, Pittsburgh, art installation, Point State Park
Have you heard of the Giant Rubber Duck? If not, don't worry -- I only found out about it a few days ago. But, in a nutshell, it's an art installation from Hong Kong that's now made its way stateside -- and it's taken up residence in Pittsburgh.

Giant Rubber Duck, Pittsburgh, art installation, Point State Park
My friend Cassie and me with the duck
I, along with pretty much everyone in the Pittsburgh area yesterday, simply had to see the duck on its first night in the city. So my friend Cassie and I ventured downtown to see what all the fuss was about. After much driving around and pomp and circumstance, lo and behold...

Giant Rubber Duck, Pittsburgh, art installation, Point State Park
THE GIANT RUBBER DUCK!!

Definitely a fun night for me and a great introduction into the kinds of things that happen in Pittsburgh during the weekend. (Which is especially great because ... drum roll please ... I am leaving NYC and moving to Pittsburgh in the next two months!)

What types of fun events like this happen in your city? Let me know about them in the comments!

3 comments:

  1. That's awesome! I wish we had things like that here but we don't. Too bad! xx

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  2. Fun events that happen in my town... hmmm.. giant rubber ducks? haha, sorry, had to!

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