South Side becomes a storm water labDreamOn Festival- April 11th-13 in Pittsburgh!South Side startup raises $8M

South Side becomes a storm water lab

By Brett Sholtis / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette With the clock ticking on the federal mandate for Pittsburgh to fix its nagging storm water problem, a handpicked group of experts has focused on the South Side for new ways of keeping sewage out of the rivers. More than 60 engineers, landscape architects, environmental scientists and planners volunteered [...]


South Side startup raises $8M

  Complexa scientific advisor Bruce Freeman (right) and his team of PhDs from the Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (from left) Francisco Schopfer, Nicholas Khoo, Sonia Salvatore, Marco Fazzari, Dario Vitturi and Stacy Wendell gather for a photo in their lab at the Thomas Starzl Biomedical Science Tower [...]


The 10th Annual South Side Spring Cleanup

The 10th Annual South Side Spring Cleanup is being held on Saturday, April 12th and will focus on the cleanup of the South Side Flats and Slopes.  The cleanup is organized by Duquesne University Spiritan Campus Ministry, in a partnership with the Pennsylvania Resources Council. This year’s cleanup will include a number of different projects [...]

St. Patrick’s Day Transportation

WHEN: Saturday, March 15, 2014 TIME: 7:30 AM Saturday – 4:00 AM Sunday INFO: The South Side Chamber of Commerce & the South Side Bar and Restaurant Association have teamed up to provide safe transportation services this St. Patricks Day! Saturday, March 15, 2014 South Side St. Patrick’s Parade Day ONLY Special Transportation Services 7:30AM-Saturday to 4:30AM-Sunday [...]


South Side Spring Social

  Sat, March 29, 6pm – 10pm Where:  Carmella’s Plate’s & Pints – 1908 E. Carson Street (map)   Welcome warm weather and contribute to improving our community in the company of our great neighbors. Live music will be provided by Pittsburgh rockers, The Satin Hearts! Tickets are: $15 for Residents and $10 for Seniors. [...]


The winners of the South Side Soup Contest:

  via FB: South Side Soup Contest 11 minutes ago And we have your winners! Best overall soup: The Smiling Moose! Best overall soup runner-up: The Pub Chip Shop! Best vegetarian soup: La Palapa Pgh! Most unique soup: Lin’s Asian Fusion! Best host location: S&S Candy Company! And a special thanks to UPMC Mercy South Side Outpatient Center, First National [...]


City to Implement Nighttime Transportation Solutions Along Carson Street

By LIZ REID City Council President Bruce Kraus has been working to find ways to mitigate the negative effects of a bustling nightlife economy on the South Side and other neighborhoods. Credit Flickr user michaelgoodin   According to City Council President Bruce Kraus, between 15,000 and 20,000 people stream out of South Side bars, venues and [...]

Munch goes to The Pub Chip Shop

February 20, 2014 12:00 AM By Bill Toland / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All this talk about Lyft and Uber casts Munch’s memory back to a misty, long-ago era when the nights often ended with a trip to Piper’s Pub, whose inscrutable bartenders locked the doors at unpredictable hours. To them, the standard South Side 2 a.m. [...]