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 News    May 14, 2019 

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...

 
 News    May 14, 2019 

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...

 

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...

 

The sixth South Side Spring Social is April 6

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...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 19, 2019

Hugh Brannan has influenced more than Brashear during his 36-year career

Sitting in Brashear's Museum Room, where much of South Side's history took place over the last 36 years and the Association's namesake is chronicled, it seemed appropriate Hugh Brannan was discussing...

 

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...

 

Design Downtown for Women workshop is March 26 at the Brashear Center in S.S.

The East Carson Street Task Forces will present a special workshop: Design Downtown for Women: Men Will Follow today, Tuesday, March 26 from 6-8 at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street. Civitas Consultants president David Feehan will join...

 

Zone 3 council elects new officers

Board elections highlighted the Feb. 18 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council held at the Knoxville Library. Liz Style, of the South Side Flats, was elected president. She has served as president since September following the resignation of...

 

Strategy for Carson taking shape with task force formation

South Side stakeholders came together last week to take the next steps to solve problems, real and perceived, associated with the neighborhood’s business district. Josette Fitzgibbons, neighborhood business district manager for the Urban...

 

Brashear helped 550+ families over the holidays

The Brashear Association, a South Pittsburgh community service agency, sustained a high level of service during its recent holiday assistance campaign. In each year for the past seven years, Brashear has consistently provided food assistance and...

 

Planning Forum updated on status of outpatient center

Updates on the East Carson St. business district strategy, UPMC Mercy South Side Outpatient Center, and the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED) were presented at the Jan. 8 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. On Jan. 24, from 6-8 p.m....

 

Bruce Kraus announces run for new term

City of Pittsburgh Council President Bruce Kraus has formally announced his intentions to run for another four-year term in District 3. The long-time South Side resident cited a desire to continue work to make South Pittsburgh communities “safe,...

 

Carson business district studied, now a plan will be formulated

Funding has not yet been sought for an East Carson Street business district plan as a plan has not yet been developed. That was one of many takeaways from the December 11 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Josette Fitzgibbons, neighborhood...

 

Crime stats are down for the last month in Carrick and Overbrook

The Carrick and Overbrook communities are enjoying a quiet start to the holiday season as police have observed lower crime rates dating back to October. The drop in crime was announced at last week’s meeting of the Carrick / Overbrook Block Watch...

 

Zone 3 council planning trainings, picnic in 2019

A brief meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council on Nov. 12 featured a reminder about the annual “Get Stuffed With Love” program that ensures no city residents go without a traditional turkey dinner on Thanksgiving. There are no income or age...

 

South Side updated on construction projects coming to community

The upcoming South Side infrastructure projects, and an update on the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED), were the focus of the Oct. 9 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Engineer Emily Gaspich, P.E., of the city’s Dept. of...

 

The faces tell the story in new South Side Mural: Tell Your Story

South Side used to be a place where a lot of artists came to, a place where they could thrive and create, says Steve Root of South Side Public Art. And he thinks it can be that place again. South...

 

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...

 

Pop-up museum highlights South Side 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...

 

Zone 3 council considers summer festival, asks about progress on abandonded cars

Abandoned vehicles, animal neglect, and a potential Zone 3 summer festival were among the topics at the Sept. 17 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council, held in the Knoxville Library on Brownsville Rd. At last month’s meeting, the question...

 

The South Pittsburgh SCENE With Brad Palmisiano

The sun shone on South Side's 22nd Street, Saturday, September 15th, encouraging 400 neighbors and friends to enjoy live music, delicious food and each other. The sixth annual South Side Neighborhood...

 

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