57, a Creative Commons Attribution (2.0) image from Thomas Hawk’s photostream

Surely, there are hundreds of reasons to want to live in Pittsburgh, but Yinzpiration chose to highlight a nice round number (for Pittsburgh) of 57. Yinzpiration is the brainchild of Kate Stoltzfus, a non-native, who, “[i]nspired by the positive energy of the Steel City,” is interviewing 100 Burghers. She’s nearly halfway there. (You can nominate who “yinzpires” you here.) In the meantime, she’s compiled some of her favorite Pittsburgh tweeps’ reasons for why we love to live in this city.

Some reasons are literary:

Some are boastful:

Some require you to actually be a Burgher to get:

But, many are simply heartfelt:

You can view all 57 here and you can tweet you own reason at #57ReasonsPGH.