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Security added after incident at Foxtail on E. Carson Street

large fight at the Foxtail bar, 1601 East Carson Street, on Feb. 3 drew club management, police, and city officials to the February 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum to discuss the incident...

PWSA constructing orthophosphate facility to reduce lead levels in water

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) broke ground on a new facility in Highland Park that will help to reduce lead levels in our drinking water. The new orthophosphate facility is in the Sycamore Grove picnic area across the street from...

Bicyclists prefer to share the road with autonomous vehicles over humans

Shortly after Uber began testing Semi-Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) on Pittsburgh’s streets in September 2016, Bike Pittsburgh launched a survey to capture how Pittsburghers who bike and walk feel about sharing the road with this new technology. Two...

Cassandra Rush named to Dean's List

Cassandra Rush has been named to the Fall 2018 Dean’s List at Florida Institute of Technology. To be included on the Dean’s List, a student must complete 12 or more graded credits in a semester with a semester grade point average of at least...

City chooses consultant to roll out Language Access Plan

The City of Pittsburgh has teamed up with Bromberg & Associates and Federal Compliance Consulting to aid in the rollout of the city’s Language Access Plan. The city and consultants are moving forward with inclusively addressing the various...

Mount Neighbors Happy Hour Feb. 27

Neighbors on the Mount will host a Neighborhood Happy Hour on February 27 from 6-8 p.m. at Redbeard's Sports Bar & Grill, 201 Shiloh Street. There will be complimentary appetizers; a cash bar...

Project Prom gown giveaway March 9

The Department of Human Services (DHS) and its partner, the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), will hold the annual Project Prom giveaway of prom attire for eligible high school students. The gown giveaway kickoff begins on Saturday, March 9...

MWCDC's advocacy group will meet Feb. 27

The Mt. Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) Advocacy Committee will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 27 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Mt. Washington Healthy Active Living Center, 122 Virginia Avenue. Discussion at the meeting will include:...

Slopes Association public meeting will be a District 3 city council candidates's forum

The next meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association will take place on Tuesday, March 12, 6:30 p.m. at the St. Paul of the Cross Retreat Center, 148 Monastery Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. Join the SSSNA to meet candidates running in...

E. Carson St. Strategy task forces meet March 5

The next East Carson Street Strategy Meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 5 from 6–7:30 p.m. at the South Side Market House, 49 S. 12th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. Everyone is welcome to join business owners, residents, property owners,...

Carnegie Science Center presents Da Vinci The Exhibition until September

Carnegie Science Center will present Da Vinci The Exhibition at the PPG Science Pavillion™ through Monday, Sept. 2. Artist, scientist, engineer, researcher, and inventor – Da Vinci The Exhibition...

Free smoking cessation program is beginning at Trinity Lutheran

Trinity Lutheran Church is offering a Smoking Cessation Program at the church beginning on February 21. This is a free program through Giant Eagle Pharmacy and Trinity Lutheran at 601 Brownsville Road. The program will run approximately five weeks...

COMMON VIOLATIONS

This is just a short working list of codes & “titles” and is not comprehensive or to be used for anything other than personal reference. All code books are available for purchase through the Bureau of Building Inspection if more information is...

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Tim Mobley, 71 E. Amanda Avenue, 18th Ward, Code PM108.1.1. The following Housing...

Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearing of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 53/19 on...

Mt. Oliver Housing Court

The following Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 10:00 a.m. in Municipal District Judge Richard King's Courtroom: • Christopher Lacher, 315 Jacob Street,...

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