PITTSBURGH - Several major events are scheduled this weekend on the North Shore, and finding a place to park could be a challenge.
Among the events happening Saturday is the Pittsburgh Rib Fest, a Pirates game and the season opener for the Pitt Panthers.
The Panthers game begins at Noon at Heinz Field, the Pirates game starts at 4:05 at PNC Park and Rib Fest is going on all day near Heinz Field.
Pirates officials said they are not allowing drivers to use the North Shore lots unless they have a presold paring pass. Everyone else is being asked to park downtown and walk or take the T to the North Shore.
"We don't want to frighten anyone from coming to the Pirates game. We're in the middle of a pennant race here and we hope our fans can come and that they come and they're not aggravated," said team President Frank Coonelly.
Several weekend events to cause congestion on North Shore
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