2) The mayor's inaugural oration about his family, and in particular his wife? I root for reconciliation. I'd buy the champagne.
3) The mayor's inaugural oration about "Old Pittsburgh" and "New Pittsburgh?" No point in mentioning a New Pittsburgh until Old Pittsburgh settles its tab.
4) Did the Trib photographer consciously depict the "bridge" metaphor with Darlene Harris' arms reaching to span the figurative chasm between
5) Any chance Robert Daniel Lavelle will explain the reasoning underlying his first day trifecta -- shooting for Finance (and failing), refraining from casting a conciliatory vote for Harris after the conclusion was obvious, and revealing himself to be a scheming ingrate -- or will we be left to infer that he left his reasoning at home on his first day of schooling?
UPDATE: Luke's buying at the Priory, beginning at 7 p.m. See you there!
UPPERDATE: Interesting mood at Ravenstahl reception, blending unconvincing 'we won by stopping Peduto' with more convincing 'we won so we're still the mayor.' Kail-Smith and her posse showed (Dr. Dowd included); no sign of anyone who voted for Harris. Best story: Lukesters dodged a bullet -- apparently no one told the Priory this event would be open to public, but bad roads meant booze didn't run out.