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Sunday meter enforcement is delayed in South Side

The January 11 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with the December report of the Parking Enhancement District (PED), or the enforcement of South Side Flats parking meters from 6 p.m. to m...

 

What The Reporter means to me - What about you?

Recently, I was sitting in a coffee shop having a conversation about what was happening with The South Pittsburgh Reporter. They had noticed, as most of our readers, the number of pages has gone down and we occasionally take a week off. I explained...

 

Christmas lights on East Carson started with a man and a plan

The following is a reprint of a 2013 article by Roberta Smith on how holiday lights returned to E. Carson Street. In 1965, Wilbur Joseph, executive director of Brashear Association, hired a guy named Dick Wells to develop a program for teenagers at...

 

There won't be holiday pole decorations in South Side, this year

Some people are thinking the Grinch stole Christmas along East Carson Street in South Side with the lack of holiday decorations on the poles in the neighborhood's business district. In years past, sta...

 

Sunday enforcement of parking meters in South Side postponed

The November report of the Parking Enhancement District (PED), or the enforcement of South Side Flats parking meters from 6 p.m. to midnight, kicked off the Dec. 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Currently, the PED operates on Thursdays,...

 

Timothy Eggert will lead So. Side Chamber Board

The South Side Chamber of Commerce elected new officers to lead the organization at its November Board of Directors meeting. New officers are: President, Timothy Eggert, Dollar Bank South Side;...

 

Parking meters to be enforced on Sundays in South Side

The new year will see the addition of Sundays to the Parking Enhancement District (PED), or the enforcement of South Side Flats parking meters from 6 p.m. to midnight. The news was delivered by city Councilman Bruce Kraus at the Nov. 9 meeting of...

 

Chamber Holiday Mingle postponed due to concerns

The South Side Chamber of Commerce has postponed the Holiday Mingle Restaurant Crawl planned for Wednesday, Dec. 1. In the name of safety for everyone involved, the event was postposed in...

 

Save the date for the Holiday Mingle Restaurant Crawl

The South Side Chamber of Commerce is planning a Holiday Mingle Restaurant Crawl for Wednesday, Dec. 1, from 6-10 p.m. The event will feature five restaurants along East Carson Street, each with...

 

Vietnam Veterans Memorial gets a makeover before Veterans Day

Vietnam War veteran Glenn Connor raised new flags at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at S. 18th and East Carson streets for Veterans Day. South Side Chamber of Commerce volunteers washed the marble...

 

South Side Sidewalk Shop & Stroll on Saturday

The South Side Chamber of Commerce and the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh have partnered to present the South Side Sidewalk Shop & Stroll on Saturday, Oct. 9 in Pittsburgh's Historic...

 

Roberta F. Smith, longtime Reporter editor

Roberta A story I frequently tell is when I graduated from journalism school my mother said I could work for her until I found a real job. That was in January of 1979 and my mother, Roberta F. Smith,...

 

South Side Sidewalk Shop and Stroll

Save the date for the Saturday, October 9 "South Side Sidewalk Shop and Stroll" starting at 11 a.m. The South Side Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of...

 

PWSA explains rate hike for stormwater efforts

By Margaret L. Smykla Contributing Writer A presentation by the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) on a proposed stormwater fee, and on stormwater planning efforts, kicked off the Sept. 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Presenter...

 

Forum hears plans for E. Carson safety plan, extention of PED days

Throngs of post-pandemic revelers, and the ensuing unruly and sometimes criminal behavior, on weekends in the East Carson St. corridor was the focus of the combined July-August meeting of the South Side Planning Forum on July 27. The next day, in...

 

South Side Summer Golf Classic will benefit Chamber's recovery

The South Side Chamber of Commerce and the South Side Bar and Restaurant Association will partner together again to present their 2021 South Side Summer Golf Classic to be held on Monday, Aug. 2, at...

 

Carson Street in 'disarray' as patrons, litter return

A third member may be added to the two-person Clean Team for the summer months, reported city Councilman Bruce Kraus at the June 8 Zoom meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. "The street is in...

 

Parking revenue from South Side PED recovering

The May 11 Zoom meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with news of a 25 percent increase in Parking Enhancement District (PED) revenue in April compared to a month earlier. The PED is the enforcement of South Side Flats parking meters from...

 

Chamber gets donation from GetGo for fire rebuilding effort

On May 11 GetGo Café + Market hosted an event to benefit the South Side Chamber of Commerce at its South Side location at 3247 East Carson Street. At the event, GetGo made a $2,500 donation to the So...

 

Arrest made in February fire in S.S.

A joint investigation between the City's Fire Investigation Unit and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), has resulted in the arrest of Christian Ross, 25, of Pittsburgh, in...

 

GetGo Café + Market event will benefit the South Side Chamber of Commerce

GetGo Café + Market will host a fundraising event for the South Side Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday morning, May 11, at its South Side location at 3247 East Carson Street. As part of GetGo's...

 

Carson bars quiet after extending hours, requirements

Graffiti, the South Side Neighborhood Plan, and proposed state legislation to allow bars to remain open until 4 a.m. were among the discussion points at the April 13 Zoom meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. The meeting began with Zone 3...

 

SomeraRoad proposes new 251-unit building at SouthSide Works

A brief presentation on a proposed riverfront, high-end, seven-story, 251-unit residential apartment building kicked off the March 9 Zoom meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. The project...

 

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