South Side updated on most recent attempts at expanding permit parkingLa Palapa Mexican Gourmet Kitchen puts its effort into what's on the plate  Munch goes to Bobby Hendrix

South Side updated on most recent attempts at expanding permit parking

via South Pittsburgh Reporter: A brief update on residential permit parking in the South Side was the sole presentation at the July 29 meeting of the South SidePlanning Forum. Ashley Holloway, City Planning’s neighborhood planner, said he spoke at the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association meeting of April 8. The petitions he received said “no” regarding a petition drive in [...]

La Palapa Mexican Gourmet Kitchen puts its effort into what’s on the plate

        Patrons at La Palapa Mexican Gourmet Kitchen in the South Side on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. By Julia Gongaware Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 9:00 p.m. Updated 8 hours ago Once just a tiny booth at Pittsburgh Public Market in the Strip, La Palapa Mexican Gourmet Kitchen expanded and opened a full-fledged storefront last [...]

Munch goes to Bobby Hendrix

The gargantuan “World’s Greatest Bloody Mary” garnished with a bacon-cheddar slider, fired prosciutto, Cajun fried chicken, celery sticks, bleu cheese stuffed olives and Old Bay seasoning at Bobby Hendrix on the South Side.   By Dan Gigler / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette It may have been the huge fish tank behind the bar. Possibly it was the purple walls [...]

It’s barbecue! It’s in a cone! It’s Bar-B-Cone!

              By Dan Gigler / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Earlier this year Pizza Cono opened in Squirrel Hill to great fanfare, bringing to Pittsburgh an idea that’s seldom seen in the United States: the pizza cone. Now a pair of South Side brothers and restaurateurs believe they’ve invented a conical concept that’s rarer still – barbecue in a [...]


Historic South Side Home Tour

  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, each is a reflection of the owner’s own style and tastes. These homes tell a story not just through their unique architectural features [...]

Top Pittsburgh Marathon neighborhoods gearing up for race day

PITTSBURGH —As Pittsburgh Marathon runners storm through Homewood on Sunday, they’ll hear the sound of thunder exploding off the drums of the Westinghouse Academy drumline. They will see a community of 150 energized volunteers passing out water, waiving banners and screaming loudly while wearing matching T-shirts that proclaim their neighborhood as being unique. VIDEO: Watch Sheldon [...]


Munch goes to Amazing Cafe

    May 1, 2014 12:00 AM Share with others:   By Moriah Balingit / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette   Munch generally doesn’t associate the South Side — where the establishments boast things like “breakfast bars” and kegs and eggs — with healthy breakfast. And for that matter, Munch also generally doesn’t associate yoga studios with food, since Munch [...]


Munch goes to El Toro Loco

The El Sinaloense platter of grilled steak topped with Chorizo and cheese, refried beans, rice and guacamole at El Toro Loco on the South Side. By Dan Gigler / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette From the Terminal Buildings to the Hot Metal Bridge and from the banks of the Mon to the top of Billy Buck Hill, tortilla shells have [...]


Great Lakes Brewing helps clean up South Side

Earth Day is perfect for sharing the news about a Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week event that is cleaning up a little slice of the Earth. The company behind it, Cleveland’s Great Lakes Brewing Co., is well-known for its environmental friendliness. This year, it’s ramped up its commitment with its first “Earth Day Tour,” whereby it’s giving back to cities that [...]