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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...

 

PWSA prepares to replace lines in 600 more homes

Updates from city park rangers, PWSA, and the Zone 3 Public Safety Council were on the agenda for a “local services” themed August community forum hosted by the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) last week. MWCDC...

 

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,...

 

Goat Fest returns to South Side Park with music, food, crafts and... goats

South Side Park is the place to be on Saturday, July 27, from noon – 4 p.m., when Friends of South Side Park (FOSSP) host the Third Annual Goat Fest. Visitors will enjoy four hours of live musical...

 

Give your input on Esser Plaza

South Side Community Council (SSCC) is currently working on a plan to revitalize Esser Plaza on the corner of E. Carson and 12th streets to be a welcoming open space where the community can gather. The SSCC is asking for input on the revitalization...

 

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...

 

Zone 3 safety council plans for Picnic with the Police and NNO

Two upcoming events – Picnic with the Police and National Night Out (NNO) – were the focus of the June 17 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council held at the Knoxville Library. The family-orie...

 

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...

 

Nighttime economy, bylaws changes at S.S. Community Council meeting

South Side Community Council (SSCC) will hold its annual General Meeting on Monday, June 24 at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street, beginning at 6:30 p.m. In addition to voting on the election/reelection of board members, the council will be...

 

Bylaws changes at S.S. Community Council meeting

South Side Community Council (SSCC) will hold its annual General Meeting on Monday, June 24 at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street, beginning at 6:30 p.m. In addition to voting on the...

 

South Side Presbyterian celebration is on June 15

South Side Presbyterian Church will celebrate 169 years of service in South Side and 150th "birthday" of its historic building on Saturday, June 15 from noon – 3 p.m. with a Community Block Party...

 

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...

 

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...

 

'Community Connections' theme for Mt. Washington forum

Updates from local businesses, city officials, public safety groups, and politicians made for a full agenda at last Thursday's "Community Connections" themed Mount Washington Community Development...

 

City farmers markets opening for the season

The City of Pittsburgh is kicked off Farmers Market season with exciting new support and tools for all regional markets. Mayor William Peduto, the Pittsburgh Food Policy Council, Just Harvest and other community leaders marked the start of farmers...

 

South Side AA, Arlington CC will host a Community Day

South Side Athletic Association and the Arlington Civic Council will host a Community Day on Saturday, May 18, from noon - 7 p.m. at the Arlington Ballfield behind the Arlington Firehouse. Come and enjoy baseball and softball games, carnival games...

 

Stakeholders encouraged to join one of the E. Carson St. strategy task forces

The East Carson Street Strategy task forces will meet the first week in May to develop work plans for 2019. The three task forces, Promotions, Economic Vitality and Public Aesthetics, have already...

 

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...

 

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