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City launches resident guides for newcomers

The City of Pittsburgh is celebrating the cultural diversity of the city during Immigrant Heritage month along with the launch of its first Resident Guide. The Residents Guide is an online resource that will offer Span...

 

Your chance to learn more about city CDBG spending

The City of Pittsburgh is hosting its two annual deliberative community forums for city residents to share their ideas for the 2019 Community Development Block Grants (CDBG). At these forums, neighbors have the chance to learn about the grant, add...

 

South Side Home Tour

The annual South Side Home Tour, benefiting the South Side Community Council, featured 10 unique homes throughout the South Side Flats and Slopes. Several views from the tour follow, provided by...

 

BigBurgh.com has summer food info

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety has announced that BigBurgh.com is partnering with Citiparks to feature the City of Pittsburgh Summer Food Service Program sites in its listings of free meal locations. Summer meals available...

 

PLI posts occupancy info online on city's website

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections (PLI) has launched a Certificate of Occupancy search engine on their http://pittsburghpa.gov/pli/occupancy/index.html. Certificates of Occupancy certify a building or...

 

History Center museums to celebrate Fourth of July with patriotic activities

The Senator John Heinz History Center museum system will honor the Fourth of July with special patriotic activities throughout its three locations. The Fort Pitt Museum in historic Point State Park will celebrate America’s birthday with Fourth at...

 

Cool Globes exhibit debuts in Pittsburgh

The City of Pittsburgh has announced the grand opening of Cool Globes in Pittsburgh. The nearly 30 large globe sculptures - described as “public art with a purpose”- will be on display in Market Square, PPG Plaza, and Gateway Center through...

 

Tech tours offer up-close look at inner working of USS Requin at Science Center

Take a deep dive into history at Carnegie Science Center on select Sundays this summer during USS Requin Tech Tours, a behind-the-scenes experience that takes visitors into areas of the Cold War-era submarine rarely seen by the general public....

 

Annual South Side Home Tour is this Saturday with Neighborhood Art Walk

The 27th annual South Side Home Tour will take place this Saturday, June 23 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Ten houses will showcase South Side’s diverse living spaces – single family homes, condos - with a view and without - on the Flats, Slopes and...

 

Dairy District summer events

The Carrick Dairy District will host several upcoming community activities this summer. A Neighborhood Flea Market will be held on Saturday, June 30 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Historic Dairy District...

 

MWCDC is recruiting new Board Members

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) is currently accepting nominations for its 2018 Board Elections. Those interested in serving on the Board of Directors may get more information on n the MWCDC web-site at https://mwcdc.or...

 

Grandview Planting Day is on June 23

Volunteers are welcome to help during Grandview Park Planting Day on Saturday, June 23. Those interested in helping should meet at the park at 9 a.m. and bring their own gardening gloves. Water and light snacks will be provided....

 

City launches grass-cutting program for seniors, veterans and the disabled

The City of Pittsburgh has launched City Cuts, a free grass cutting program for seniors 62 years or older, veterans, and those with a disability who reside in the City of Pittsburgh. Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith piloted the program in District...

 

Free child care approved for city employees and community events

Mayor William Peduto signed legislation approved last week by Pittsburgh City Council to provide free, on-site child care for city employees and those attending designated community events.  The legislation will cover the costs of child care at...

 

WIC will be distributing checks for Farmers' Market Nutrition Program

The Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) has started distributing Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) checks. Each eligible participant will receive $20 worth of FMNP checks for the summer for purchasing Pennsylvania-grown fresh fruits and...

 

ChamberChoice has insurance options and more for small businesses

Craig Pritts of JRG Associates presented on ChamberChoice programs at the June 14 South Side Chamber of Commerce luncheon at South Side Barbecue Company. In 1991, chambers of commerce in western Pennsylvania formed the Chambers of Commerce Service...

 

Hilltop dinner canceled

June’s Feed the Community dinners hosted by the Beltzhoover Civic Association have been canceled. The next regularly scheduled Feed the Community free dinner for all Hilltop residents will be on July 15 at St. Paul A.M.E. Church, 400 Orchard...

 

South Side library June activities

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh- South Side has a June full of activities planned for children, teens and adults. Children’s activities include: Storytime: Family Fun on Thursdays, June 21 and 28. Bring the whole family for books, songs and rhymes....

 

June activities at the Knoxville library

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Knoxville has weekly events for kids all summer. Storytime: Family Fun happens every Monday afternoon at 1 p.m. Bring the whole family for books, songs and rhymes. Through the joy of reading, children will expand...

 
 By Austin Vaught    News    June 12, 2018

Recovery homes to display inspection certificates

Addiction recovery homes in Carrick and across the region will begin to voluntarily display certificates indicating they’ve received inspection and the proper operating procedures are in place. While mandatory inspections for recovery homes in Penn...

 

A Taste of Allentown expands to include nine area venues

The second annual Taste of Allentown is right around the corner on June 15. Last year’s Taste of Allentown featured seven neighborhood restaurants and caterers, this year’s food tour has expanded to nine stops with a variety of foods. “Last...

 

NPOs can apply for PA Fresh Paint Days

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is accepting applications for their 2018 Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania, a program designed to provide community groups with paint and painting supplies enabling them to renew a community structure in need into something be...

 

Prepared Pittsburgh classes are open to all city residents

Prepared Pittsburgh, a series of resilience and preparedness resources open to all city residents has been announced by the City of Pittsburgh. Prepared Pittsburgh aims to help neighborhoods better face climate-related risks and ongoing stresses...

 

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