Brew House will soon have 76 new apartment units

The Brew House redevelopment, Student Conservation Association (SCA), and Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh (RTP) were the focus of the April 8 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. The redevelopment presentation was by Larysa Gradeck,...

Slopes residents learn more about permit parking process

An informational presentation on residential permit parking headlined the April 8 meeting of the South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA). It was conducted by Pittsburgh City Planning’s neighborhood planner, Ashley Holloway. He said...

Carrick block watch updated crime trends

After being cancelled due to snowy weather for several months, the Carrick Overbrook Block Watch meeting resumed for the first time this year on April 7. The evening’s guest speaker was Kelly Henretty, an investigator with Pittsburgh’s Office...

Mayor visits Hilltop

Bill Peduto celebrated his first 100 days in office by staging a Mayor's Night Out at the Warrington Recreation Center offering city residents an opportunity to address the mayor with their concerns. ...

Blessing of Easter Baskets at Kollar Club in the Hollow

People around the world will observe the time-honored custom of blessing baskets of special foods on Holy Saturday or Easter Sunday morning. The specially prepared foods represent the meal that will break their 40-day Lenten fast. This Easter...

Good Friday, Easter services at South Side Presbyterian Church

On April 17, Maundy Thursday, the South Side Presbyterian Church welcomes all to a special Last Supper Remembrance gathering with a covered-dish dinner, prayers and the Lord’s Supper around the tables, beginning at 7 p.m. All believers are...

Chamber will pick up TVs for seniors

Over the weekend, the South Side Chamber of Commerce sponsored a South Side orphaned television round up, picking up 15 of the abandoned TVs in the neighborhood. Chamber volunteers went through the neighborhood collecting the televisions that have...

Easter season services in South Side

Prince of Peace Parish will hold the following services for the Easter season. Services will take place, where noted, at St. Adalbert Church, 160 S. 15th Street or at St. Peter Church, 28th and Sarah streets. Tenebrae Service, readings and music,...

St. John Vianney Holy Week services

Holy Week and Easter services will be held at St. John Vianney Church, on Allen Street in Allentown. All Masses and services are in the church, except where noted. On Tuesday, April 15 and Wednesday, April 16 There will be Mass in the chapel....

Holy Week services at Monastery

Holy Week and Easter services will be held at St. Paul of the Cross Monastery, 148 Monastery Avenue on the South Side Slopes. Passion (Palm) Sunday services include: Saturday, April 12, Vigil for Passion Sunday, 6 p.m.; and, Sunday, April 13:...

Carrick receives its first Love Your Block Grant

The Carrick Community Council has been awarded its first Love Your Block program grant. The Love Your Block program is administered by Mayor Peduto’s office and is open to all eligible nonprofit organizations that are interested in beautifying a...

Molchany meets with President Obama on jobs, pay equity

Rep. Erin Molchany, D-Allegheny, met privately with President Barack Obama at the White House last week to discuss pay equity, as well as issues and opportunities in South Pittsburgh. "I was deeply...

Rudiak passes bill to expand city budget data online

Following the passage of the Pittsburgh Open Data Ordinance last month, Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak is expanding the online city budget and spending data, in an easy-to-understand format. City Council unanimously passed Ms. Rudiak’s bill, which...

Soul Food Sunday on April 27

Soul Food Sunday Dinner and Bake Sale will take place on Sunday, April 27, from 1-5 p.m. at the Warrington Recreation Center, 329 East Warrington Avenue. Dinner with two side dishes is $8, each additional side dish is $2. The menu includes: Baked...

Kids programs continue at the Carrick Library

Programs for kids continue in April at the CLP-Carrick. Kids Create: Crafts for Spring takes place on Saturday, April 19 noon – 1 p.m. The program is recommended for children 10 and under. Register in advance by calling 412-882-3897. Storytime...

Real Estate transactions for issue of 4/15/14

16th Ward John Coll Jr. to Keilan Walls at 2707 Berg St. for $5,000. Lorraine Kazyak et al. to Jordan Hawk at 2412 Mission St. for $25,000. 17th Ward Sonata Land Co. No II to Campbell Development LLC at 2006 E. Carson St. for $395,000. Carol...

Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearing of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 97/14 on...

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, April 17, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Thomas U. Lee, 215 Chalfont Street, 18th Ward, Continued Codes 307.1, 302.4, 304.11, 304.7. •...