PerLora Loft opens with affordable options for younger buyersTwelve on Carson brings superior barbecue to the South SideSilver Eye Center moving to Bloomfield-Garfield area

PerLora Loft opens with affordable options for younger buyers

Maya Henry For years, Perry and Lora Sigesmund eyed the vacant and historic building next to Perlora, their contemporary furniture store on E. Carson St. When the building went up for sale, after sitting idle at the foot of the Birmingham Bridge for 20 years, the Sigesmunds snapped it up. Today it’s the home of PerLora […]


Twelve on Carson brings superior barbecue to the South Side

A stripped-down menu concentrates on smoked meats and sides By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth  The Yinzer burger with American cheese, bacon, fries, cole slaw, fried egg, hot sauce and mayo Twelve on Carson 1222 E. Carson St., South Side. 412-742-4024 Hours: Daily 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Prices: Appetizers, wings and burgers $6-14, barbecue $12-25 Liquor: […]


Street foods from around the globe enliven the menu at Pittsburgh’s Streets on Carson

By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth From left: roast pork and broccoli rabe sandwich; pork spring roll; fresh-cut fries; and tapioca, with chorizo and roasted peppers Streets on Carson 1120 E. Carson St., South Side. 412-918-1006 Hours: Tue.-Thu. 11:30 a.m.-midnight; Fri. 11:30 a.m.-1 a.m.; Sat. 5 p.m.-1 a.m.; Sun. noon-10 p.m. Prices: $6-15 Liquor: Full […]


South Side Slopes Introduces New Welcoming Signage

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) is pleased to announce the completion of a unique entrance marker reflecting the uniqueness of the neighborhoods it announces. The signage has been erected on PJ McArdle Roadway on the corner of Windom Street. A grant from the now-defunct South Side Local Development Company (SSLDC) made the project […]


South Side shop won’t take Lightning dress code lying down

  A Pittsburgh design shop has responded to the Tampa Bay Lightning’s restrictions on Penguins gear at Amalie Arena with a vengeance — and a bit of style. This afternoon, Commonwealth Press, a South Side screen printing and design shop, released a blue and white T-shirt that reads: “This is not a PGH Penguins Tshirt.” […]


The Groove Cheesesteak Co. the Surprise Winner

The Groove Cheesesteak Co. the Surprise Winner of Best Cheesesteak in Pennsylvania Dalessandro’s Steaks & Hoagies snags runner up spot While many of our iconic sandwiches are surrounded by debate regarding their origin, there is less controversy surrounding the creation of the classic cheesesteak sandwich . In 1930 Pat Olivieri, a Philly hot dog vendor, […]


Offices, public green space, trail link planned for South Side terminal

By Mark Belko / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette At one time, trains and barges converged on a massive South Side cargo warehouse to deliver the goods and supplies that helped fuel an early 20th century Pittsburgh. Now a local developer is preparing a major overhaul of the historic old terminal with its thick floors, sturdy walls and […]


South Side Wins!!!

2016 UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon Social Media Challenge! WE HAVE A WINNER! Congrats ‪#‎GameOnSouthSide‬ fans, you’ve won your neighborhood a green makeover from Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy. Congratulations to all the neighborhoods who participated. Your Steel City Spirit is inspiring! Thanks for an awesome Half Marathon. We’ll see you next year! You rock, […]