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bucky_925
02-15-2007, 19:55
I am going to Wilmerding next month for work related training. Can anyone tell me something about the area (other than it's close to Pittsburgh)? What hotels should I stay at or stay away from. Good places to eat or get a drink. Anything at all would be helpful.
Thanks in advance.

Steve in PA
02-15-2007, 21:16
Ahhhh.......I thought you meant Wilma Deering!!

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n3hcp
02-16-2007, 17:25
Originally posted by Steve in PA
[B]Ahhhh.......I thought you meant Wilma Deering!!

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PennaOhio
03-09-2007, 17:09
You're going to Wilmerding? I'm sorry.

All it is is a over-the-hill dying/dead steel town. There really is nothing there besides a castle brought over by either Andrew Carnegie or Geo. Westinghouse. I seem to remember a REALLY good chicken restaurant right across the bridge. Which bridge? THE bridge...it is the only way in-and-out of that town in as much as I recall.

For most of your entertainment you'll probably go elsewhere. It sounds bleak, but I'm just being honest.

bucky_925
03-09-2007, 18:06
Thanks for the info...lol. It looks like I will be staying at the Radisson Hotel Pittsburgh 101 Mall Blvd. I hope it's not too far from the epic air brake training center.

PennaOhio
03-09-2007, 18:51
If that is near Monroeville Mall its probably 10 minutes from Wilmerding.

The mall area is pretty much strip mall, upon national chain restaurant. Its very commercial, not much else.

If you get the chance try going into Pittsburgh (20 minutes maybe) there is a lot more to do there.

pistolero6869
03-11-2007, 21:35
Bucky send me a note when you get ito pittsburgh I hook up we can hang out some night or wekend if you have it stay for the weekend Beeen there done that it s no fun George:) :)

bucky_925
03-30-2007, 19:05
I got your reply too late George. I would have loved the company and or a tour guide.
Penna, it was all you said it was and less :supergrin: . The Radison in Monroeville was very nice though.