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SouthSide Works third new residential building breaks ground

  SouthSide Works third new residential building breaks ground Friday  Lauri Grotstein  January 28, 2015  City Design SouthSide Works’ third apartment building to be built in the past three years breaks ground on Friday. SouthSide Works City Apartments—a six-story, 264-unit building—is located on a 2.45 acre parcel at the corners of Sidney and 26th streets, adjacent to REI. [...]

Historic status sought for South Side’s Brew House

  Securing a historic property designation could help the former Duquesne Brewing Co. headquarters maintain itself as a viable artists’ residence in the South Side, officials said. “It’s a historic renovation of a really dynamic building with a creative reuse plan,” said Tim Kaulen, president of the nonprofit Brew House Association, which has operated the [...]


The 2014 Munchies!

By Dan Gigler and Bill Toland / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette As ever, your duly appointed Munches in 2014 visited restaurants new (Ormsby Ave. Cafe, established 2014) and old (Jim’s Famous Sauce, established 1927). As ever, we drove north (ShuBrew Handcrafted Ales & Food in Zelienople), south (The Blue Flame diner in Jefferson), east (Lupi & Leo in [...]


Station Square housing proposed

By Mark Belko / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Over the years, Station Square has been a popular spot for dining and entertainment in the city. Now it’s ready to embark on a venture that long has been considered a natural for the waterfront venue — housing. Owner Forest City Enterprises is proposing to redevelop the east side [...]


New-to-town chef and local veteran bartender team at new restaurant

Dan Gigler/Post-Gazette Carmella Salem, David Murphy and Mike Alberter celebrate Mr. Murphy’s Sunday night win on the Food Network program, “Cutthroat Kitchen.” Mr. Murphy is the executive chef at Carmella’s Pints & Plates on the South Side, which Ms. Salem and Mr. Alberter co-own. For a guy hoping to make an impression in a new [...]


The Pub Chip Shop’s English Fish & Chip Batter and Mushy Peas

  By Sandra Fischione Donovan Pittsburgh and London have one very important culinary preference in common: a great affinity for fish — the fish sandwich, in particular. The Pub Chip Shop on the South Side, which opened earlier this year adjacent to its sister establishment, Piper’s Pub, features fish and chips. “I opened a restaurant that [...]