South Side Market House, 100 years strongMARKET HOUSE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATIONSouth Side tour includes bio-shelter, public garden

South Side Market House, 100 years strong

South Side Market House, 100 years strong Centennial observation includes the unveiling of 1893 time capsulte By Melissa McCart / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The South Side Market House celebrated its 100th anniversary Saturday with an indoor and outdoor block party in Bedford Square that included an auction, street food, German and Polish fare, bingo, a kids […]


PUBLIC INVITED TO MARKET HOUSE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION Citiparks will host a South Side Market House centennial celebration on Saturday, August 29, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the historic landmark located at 12th and Bingham Streets. The indoor/outdoor block party will feature live bands, ethnic foods, health fair, kids’ corner and much more throughout […]


Carmella Salem has a long history pulling pints in the South Side.

Carmella’s Plates and Pints This South Side spot offers comfortable surroundings, premium spirits and old-fashioned foods that are delicious in new and exciting ways. By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth Carmella Salem has a long history pulling pints in the South Side. But when it came to opening her own watering hole, she decided to […]


Green n’ at, PittServe join to clean, mulch trees in South Side

Community Council’s Green N At Committee and University of Pittsburgh PittServe volunteers spent the morning cleaning out tree pits on Sarah Street from South 23rd to South 26th streets. This collaborative effort was the result of PittServes volunteers taking a tour with the South Side Community Council and learning about the organization’s efforts to help […]

Slopes association receives $15K grant for South Side Park

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) has received a $15,000 grant from The Birmingham Foundation for continued development in South Side Park, located off Mission Street in the South Side Slopes. The grant will fund projects with a focus on connecting the South Side Slopes/Hilltop communities to South Side Park and promoting the park […]


Munch goes to Doce Taqueria

By Dan Gigler / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The wry, droll and pale comedian Jim Gaffigan does a bit where he likens activities on a vacation as nothing more than time spent between leisurely meals: “Really that’s all a vacation is — us eating in a place we’ve never been. ‘Why don’t we eat something and then […]

South Sider reflects on life, community

South Sider reflects on life, community July 14, 2015 | Vol. 76 No. 1 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan Contributing Writer South Side residents were considered “second-class citizens” when Virginia Carik moved into the neighborhood 47 years ago, she says. This was where the mill workers lived. “In other words, we weren’t professors,” Mrs. Carik says. […]


17th St. Spectacular Set to Take Over Southside

Come support the fight against Cystic Fibrosis and attend the 17th Street Spectacular. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania   July 15, 2015   Business News (PRLEAP.COM) July 15, 2015 – On Sunday, August 2nd 2015, the 17th Street Spectacular is set to take over Pittsburgh’s Southside once again to raise funds for a great cause. Recently named one […]

Stories from a Jane Street slaughterhouse

Shortly after noon on an unusually hot October day in 1949, a Hereford bull escaped from a slaughterhouse on Jane Street and embarked on a blocks-long rampage through the South Side. The beast plowed through six fences and five gardens before pausing at Minnie Spriesterbach’s  21rst Street home. The bull rudely announced its presence by […]