Street foods from around the globe enliven the menu at Pittsburgh’s Streets on CarsonSouth Side Slopes Introduces New Welcoming SignageSouth Side shop won't take Lightning dress code lying down

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, […]



Pittsburgh ranks number one in the nation for most bars per capita. According to a recent tally , the city has 12 bars per 10,000 residents. Pittsburgh’s South Side is the heart of it all. From night clubs to iconic dive bars, the variety of nightlife options is endless. Next time you are aimlessly wondering down […]


Munch goes to Streets on Carson

April 21, 2016 12:00 AM By Dan Gigler / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A warm breeze blows through the front door, along with the cacophony of whizzing motorcycles, wheezing Port Authority buses, whomping bass from pimped-out cars, wooing revelers and the wafts of passers-by’s cigarette and clandestine marijuana smoke. De La Soul is on the system, but it’s […]

Lava Lounge to end 20-year run

A hot spot cools: Lava Lounge to end 20-year run April 19, 2016 12:00 AM By Dan Gigler / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette It was the home to ramen-noodle wrestling and porno karaoke, spelling bees, Phat Man Dee and Frankie Capri. Hundreds of musical acts, burlesque, drag and carnival sideshows graced the Lava Lounge, with its Flintstones-on-acid […]