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Annual South Side street party draws 300 neighbors for a day out

The South Side Community Council's seventh annual South Side Neighborhood Street Party was held this past Saturday under fair skies. After five months of planning, 2,000 flyers and hundreds of emails...

 

New South Side private high school has begun classes

A “first week of school” update on the new City of Bridges High School kicked off the Sept. 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. The brief presentation was by Randy Bartlett, Ph.D., head of the private high school located on the fourth...

 

Seventh annual South Side Street Party is coming Sept. 14

South Side Community Council is hosting the seventh annual South Side Neighborhood Street Party on Saturday, Sept. 14 on 13th Street alongside Armstrong Park. The party is dependent upon neighbors bri...

 

Historic designation, E. Carson task forces discussed at Forum

A nomination of a South Side structure for historic designation, and updates on the East Carson St. business district strategy and the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED), were the focus of the May 14 meeting of the South Side Planning...

 

Pittsburgh projects receive $2.25 M in state funding

A total of $2.25 million in state multimodal grant funds for five Allegheny County projects have been approved. The multimodal funds, approved by the board of the state’s Commonwealth Financing Agency (CFA) program, include: $1.177 million for...

 

East Carson Street work should begin this week for city

The March 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum was the last meeting chaired by Hugh Brannan. He is retiring from the Brashear Association after 36 years of service and as Planning Forum chair. City Councilman Bruce Kraus kicked off the...

 

District 3 candidate forum in South Side

Neighborhood organizations – South Side Chamber of Commerce, South Side Community Council and South Side Smart Streets – are hosting a City Council Candidates Forum: Kitchen Table Talk with your Candidates. All are welcome to attend. Since...

 

City Theatre breaks ground for their new production center

City Theatre on South Side held a ceremonial ground-breaking for a new back-of-house facility, The Philip Chosky Production Center, for set production on the former Walter Long Manufacturing Co. on...

 

Pop-up museum will highlight South Side's Carson Street history

In celebration of the 25th year of the historic designation of East Carson Street by the City of Pittsburgh, residents and friends of South Side came together at City Theatre’s Hamburg Studio on August 15 and heard storytellers share their...

 

South Side Voices tells Carson's stories

South Side Voices: Stories on Carson, a storytelling event, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of East Carson Street's City Historic Designation on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at City Theatre from 7 - 9...

 

UPMC Mercy, PED spending disscussed at Planning Forum

Updates on the UPMC Mercy South Side Outpatient Center, East Carson St. business district strategy, and the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED) were presented at the July 31 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. The first presentation...

 

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearing in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1300 Bingham Street, City Theatre...

 

Planning Forum recaps South Side area developments

The June 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with Chair Hugh Brannan thanking Barbara Rudiak for chairing the forum meetings the past few months. He said he heard she did a very good job. Mr. Brannan reminded everyone of what he...

 

DA to provide updates on South Side security cameras

Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala, Jr., scheduled an open South Side informational meeting to provide an update on the county’s security camera system installed along East Carson Street. The meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. on...

 

PWSA customers in South Side may have lead lines replaced

The May meeting of the South Side Planning Forum featured presentations on the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) and its lease service line replacement project, and a proposed City Theatre renovation project. In his overview of the PWSA, ex...

 

P.W.S.A. at S.S. Forum

The May meeting of the South Side Planning Forum is Tuesday, May 8 at 5:30 p.m. at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street, South Side. The forum will hear two presentations: Robert Weiner, Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority executive director,...

 

South Side Voices project will celebrate Carson Historic District

It is the buildings on East Carson St. that will be the 2018 focus of South Side Voices: Stories on Carson. To celebrate the 25-year anniversary of the East Carson St. City Historic District designation, South Side Community Council (SSCC) and the...

 

Pitt students Make a Difference in sprucing up South Side streets

As part of the annual Pitt Make a Difference Day community service day throughout Pittsburgh and beyond on October 21, about 160 hardworking Pitt students teamed up with the South Side Community...

 

Students pitch in and help clean up So. Side

Students from the Duquesne University New Student Orientation Progr am had the opportunity to participate in micro service projects in South Side on Saturday, Aug. 19. These project were aimed at intr...

 

Sister returns to City for Late Nite Catechism

She’s a hard habit to break: City Theatre presents the original Late Nite Catechism, the hit one-nun comedy that first took the South Side by storm more than 12 years ago. Featuring Kimberly Richards as the unflappable Sister, this Sunday...

 

South Side learns more about RFP for business district plan

An update on the status of a request for proposal (RFP) for an East Carson St. business district strategy was the lead presentation at the combined July-August meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. The project will be focused on the development o...

 

Planning Forum hears about condos proposed for So. Side

A proposal to convert the former St. Adalbert’s gymnasium into 15 for-sale condominiums was the sole presentation at the June 13 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum.   Developer Ivor Hill, of HHF 2.LLC, said the agreement with the...

 

Student written plays selected for City Theatre Playwright's contest

City Theatre Director of Education & Accessibility Kristen Link has announced the finalists in the annual EQT Young Playwrights Contest. The six finalists, all middle and high school students from Southwestern Pennsylvania, will receive a professiona...

 

Tracy Brigden leaving City Theatre at end of this season

Driven by a passion for new plays, City Theatre Artistic Director Tracy Brigden has been at the helm of the South Side performing arts organization for 16 seasons, producing notable works and world premieres by exceptional talents. Ms. Brigden has an...

 

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