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Bronze Statue Honors Pittsburgh’s Friendliest Neighbor

The city of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania, USA) recently unveiled a 10-foot, $3 million bronze statue of its hometown hero, everybody’s friendly neighbor, Fred “Mister” Rogers. From 1968 to 2001, Fred Rogers was the host of the PBS program, “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” … Continue reading

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Coney Island’s Hot Dog Heritage

On the corner of Surf and Stillwell Avenues in Coney Island, New York, stands the original Nathan’s Famous hot dog restaurant. Ever since it was established in 1916, devouring hot dogs at this particular location has become something of an American … Continue reading

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