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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 […]


Kate Colussy has found a way to travel through time—between the 1950s and early ’90s, anyway. Since 2011, the owner and founder of South Side’s Highway Robbery Vintage has given Pittsburgh guys and gals an affordable way to create truly one-of-a-kind styles. Tucked into the 14th block of East Carson Street’s booming business district, the cozy […]

25th Annual Historic South Side Home Tour

25th Annual Historic South Side Home Tour Sat. May 14, 2016 10:00am – 4:00pm EDT 32 days away Price: $14.00 12+ Celebrating 25 Years! Explore the unique residences and buildings that make up the historic South Side neighborhood on this self-guided walking tour. From distinctly repurposed lofts and brand new condominiums to beautifully restored homes, […]

South Side Church Crawl opens doors to many faiths

When people think of a “crawl” through the South Side, they probably think in terms of beer and the neighborhood’s many bars. But a crawl April 10 focuses on the area’s more spiritual side. At the 2016 Church Crawl, participants can visit nine South Side churches and learn about their history, architecture and beliefs. “The […]

Former Pittsburgh Steeler unveils newest art piece in South Side

PITTSBURGH — Former Pittsburgh Steeler and local artist Baron Batch unveiled his newest piece Wednesday in Pittsburgh’s South Side. Batch transformed four garages at the corner of 15th and Bingham streets with his trademark elephant paintings. He said it’s part of his efforts to beautify the city. “I want people to be able to just, […]

New South Side restaurant is inspired by international street food

By Dan Gigler / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The conventional wisdom in recent years for aspiring restaurateurs long on ambition but short on funds has been to start with a food truck, build a brand and a business, and then graduate to a full-service, bricks-and-mortar space. Matt and Lauren Christie took the opposite route — they wanted […]

From the truck to the table: Streets on Carson brings global street food to South Side

  Brian Conway When Yo Rita shut down in early 2014, the trendy taco joint left a hole in the South Side’s culinary scene. If you wanted a shot and a beer, or a late-night sandwich or gyro, you had choices. If you wanted good food, sourced locally and prepared fresh, absent a few standouts […]