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South Side Neighborhood Street Party was a huge success, again


September 26, 2017

South Side's 22nd Street was closed to traffic on Saturday, Sept. 16th so 325 neighbors could enjoy live music, delicious food and each other.

The fifth annual South Side Neighborhood Street Party hosted by South Side Community Council and Ormsby Recreation Center welcomed children with face painting, balloon artistry, a bounce house and games. Lee Robinson & ISKA entertained with jazz and Strange Brew followed with blues and rock and roll.

Neighbors contributed desserts and 33 restaurants contributed a wide assortment of food. zTrip provided a shuttle service to and from the event for residents of the South Side Flats and Slopes. Tai Chi, yoga, kung fu and unicycle classes were offered by area businesses.

South Side Street Party sponsors include zTrip, John J. Gmiter Funeral Home, Representative Harry Readshaw, Peter Margittai Architects, Farmers National Bank, The Homyak Law Firm, P.C., State Senator Jay Costa, Barb and Phil Ehrman, Perlora, Paul Pieffer, Bruce Kraus, Frank Vitale, Roberta Weissburg Leathers, German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue, and Pittsburgh Buttoneer.

Also, Anna Marie Kijanka, New York Life Insurance Co., Linda and Bob Nelson, Jim Andrew, Ploucha Chiropractic Center, Misti McKeehen, Nick's Imports, Fred Sheehan, Dee's Café, Bar 1311, Duke's Tires, Vogt Hardware, Copies on Carson, Charlene and Joe Colia, Gene Ricciardi, Five Star Dentistry, Allegheny Millwork & Lumber, BoRics Hair Care, Jeff Neubauer and Kitty Vagley, South Side Community Council and Ormsby Recreation Center.


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