Evolving with the economy in steel country

MSNBC: PITTSBURGH – They still call it ‘Steel City’ even though steel is no longer king. It was steel that put food on the table in the Falavolito household. John, the patriarch, is 81. Joined by son, Bill, and grandson, Dean, these days the conversation at the table surrounds one topic.

“Eat some raviolis and watch the Steelers win the Super Bowl,” says Dean.

They are the only NFL team named after the industry that built the city. The Steelers practice where a steel mill once stood. They represent the hopes and dreams of a tough town.

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