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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...

 

PED revenue continues to be consistent, plans for Esser Plaza progress

The July 30 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with an update on the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED), or the enforcement of South Side Flats parking meters from 6 p.m. to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. The revenue from...

 

Third annual South Side Park Goat Fest is in the books as a success

The third annual South Side Park Goat Fest was held last Saturday, July 27, with more than 2,500 attendees. Sponsors REI, UPMC Mercy and Michael Baker International provided underwriting for the...

 

Zone 3 safety council reviews picnic, looks forward to National Night Out

Celebrating the success of the Picnic with the Police kicked off the July 15 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council at the Knoxville Library. The family-oriented Picnic with the Police was held on June 29 at the spray park, or “the Fort,...

 

Board elections, bylaw changes at the SSCC meeting

Board elections and bylaw changes topped the annual general meeting of the South Side Community Council (SSCC) on June 24 at the Brashear Center. The meeting also included a presentation by Allison...

 

UPMC looks to rezone South Side hospital properties

A presentation on a proposed rezoning application for the South Side UPMC hospital property and associated parcels kicked off the June 11 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Benjamin Kelley,...

 

City considering a cul-de-sac for Mathews at site of new Division 4

A second community meeting on the Dept. of Public Works' (DPW) 4th Division site redevelopment featured public safety officials addressing concerns about public safety access should a cul-de-sac be...

 

Mt. O. City Community Group will become a RCO with the city

Officer elections, crime statistics, urban farm update, and free personal wills were among the focus of the May 23 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group. The meeting began with the...

 

Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair group meets on May 23

The May 23 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group is slated for Thursday, May 23 at 7 p.m. at the Ormsby Avenue Café, 402 Ormsby Avenue. A full agenda includes updates from the...

 

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...

 
 By Ed Blank    Front Page    May 21, 2019

Veterans will hold Memorial Day services throughout So. Pittsburgh

Traditions matter. They reinforce our sense of well-being and self-worth. Whatever our personal traditions, they provide us with blueprints by which we celebrate life joyously and commemorate our...

 

Farming, food and infrastructure discussed at Slopes May meeting

Updates on the Hilltop Urban Farm, Just Harvest farmers’ markets, and infrastructure improvements highlighted the May 14 general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA). Ned Brockmeyer, the Hilltop Urban Farm’s youth far...

 

Kraus for District 3

In the upcoming District 3 City Council election three candidates are vying for the seat: the incumbent Bruce A. Kraus; his former chief of staff, Ken Wolfe; and, Chris Kumanchik. Over the course of the campaign for the District 3 seat several South...

 

Knoxville Community Council monthly meeting is on May 2

The Knoxville Community Council (KCC) will meet on Thursday, May 2 at St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. The agenda includes a variety of speakers providing information and...

 

Preliminary plans in the works for a new Division 4 facility

A meeting about the Dept. of Public Works’ (DPW) 4th Division site redevelopment drew about 50 residents, and public officials, to the Knoxville Library on April 22. “There are some initial plans we are going to share with you this evening,...

 

Construction update, new Brashear executive director at S.S. Planning Forum

A new executive director of the Brashear Association, and updates on the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED) and the East Carson St. streetscaping project, headlined the April 9 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum.  The meeting was...

 

South Side Spring Social successfully raises funds for area parks

South Side neighbors, more than 130 of them, celebrated spring and community on April 6 at La Palapa. Jesus Martinez, co-owner of La Palapa, was happy to extend hospitality and delicious food to...

 

Learn about Division 4's new building on April 22

South Pittsburgh residents will have an opportunity to hear plans for the new Public Works Division 4 facility off of Bausman Avenue in Knoxville on Monday, April 22, beginning at 6 p.m. in the large meeting room of the Knoxville Library, 400...

 

Candidates will be in Allentown on April 10

The April 10 Allentown Community Meeting will feature a Meet the Candidates’ Night beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. Candidates confirming their attendance include: City of Pittsburgh District 3...

 

Knoxville CC meeting

The monthly meeting of the Knoxville Community Council will take place on Thursday, April 4, beginning at 6 p.m. at St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. The agenda includes: Jamil Bey from Urbankind discussing Knoxville...

 

South Side Spring Social is this Saturday

Celebrate Spring in the neighborhood! For the sixth year in a row, South Side Neighbors are planning a Spring Social for all residents of the Flats and the Slopes. The party is on April 6 from 6-10 p.m. in La Palapa. 2224 East Carson Street. Tickets...

 

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