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SSSNA holiday party Dec. 12

South Side Slopes residents are welcome to come and celebrate with neighbors and friends on Dec. 12. The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) annual holiday party will take place on Thursday, Dec. 12, from 6:30-9 p.m. at Zenith, 86 S....

 

Banner updates, police substation discussed at forum

The Nov. 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum included updates on the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED), holiday banners, tree plantings, and more. City Councilman Bruce Kraus and c...

 

PLI, Judge Ricciardi discuss quality of life issues

Quality of life issues took main focus at the Arlington Civic Council November meeting with guest speakers District Judge Eugene Ricciardi, City of Pittsburgh Department of Permits, Licenses and Inspection’s (PLI) Government and Community Liaison S...

 

Cobden crew steps up their game for Dirty Dozen rest stop

Members of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association and the East Slopes Block Watch always look forward to the Dirty Dozen bicycle race. Every year, Denise and Bill Fillip host a rest stop at...

 

South Side PED income steady, banners to replace holiday lights

The October meeting of the South Side Planning Forum included updates on the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED), holiday banners, and tree plantings as part of the city's streetscape projec...

 

Parks, 18th Street project outlined

The October 8 meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) began with a vote to change the by-laws to comply with criteria for becoming a Registered Community Organization (RCO) with the City of Pittsburgh. The designation gives...

 

Benham announces for State District 36 seat

Jessica Benham, a co-founder of the Pittsburgh Center for Autistic Advocacy and community organizer, announced her candidacy for State Representative in District 36. Ms. Benham is a South Side Slopes resident. “I’m running for State Legislature...

 

City Steps, City Immigrants video to be screened at CLP - South Side

Steppin Stanzas, a grant-awarded poetry project celebrating Pittsburgh's public stairways, has produced a short video, "On the Way Up: City Steps, City Immigrants," which honors early immigrants who b...

 

Proposed 2019 South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association By-Laws Changes

The Board of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association is proposing the following by-law changes and policy addition for a vote before the membership at our Annual elections meeting on Tuesday...

 

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...

 

PWSA to begin stormwater project in South Side Slopes, Flats

Many of Pittsburgh's sewers were built in the turn of the 20th century and are still in pretty solid shape. The problem in this watershed is that the sewers are combined sanitary and stormwater...

 

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...

 

Hilltop Urban Farm holding free youth camps for So. Pittsburgh kids

Hilltop Urban Farm will offer four free summer camps at the one-acre Youth Farm in the summer of 2019 focusing on the teaching of nutrition and cooking, growing food, local food systems, agriculture as a career pathway and the ecology of western Penn...

 

Hilltop Urban Farm holding free youth camps for So. Pittsburgh kids

Hilltop Urban Farm will offer four free summer camps at the one-acre Youth Farm in the summer of 2019 focusing on the teaching of nutrition and cooking, growing food, local food systems, agriculture a...

 

PWSA lead service line replacement program reaches early milestone in goal of 3,700 lines

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) has completed more than 700 public and 600 private lead service line replacements so far in 2019 and is on track to replace over 3,700 more public lines between now and June 2020. The 2019 lead line...

 

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...

 

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 Watch celebrates two years working on code enforcement issues

The March 13 meeting of South Watch marked the two-year anniversary of the program where residents meet monthly with city and state officials, Zone 3 police and representatives from Duquesne Universit...

 

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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