The Pirates have been at home for a series against Cinncinnati. They lost.
When Anthrocon is in town, they win.
Businesses around the convention center have closed, not just big places like Alcoa, but little businesses like Fernando's Cafe. ' “Are you kidding?” he [Fernando DeCarvalho, owner] said, choosing the furries, to whom he sold 3,000 sandwiches on a Friday when they attended the convention at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. “All I need is three of those conventions and I can close for the rest of the year.” ' (http://pittsburgh.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/stories/2009/08/17/story2.html?b=1250481600^1935881)
Heh. Hehehehehehehh. We win.