Munch goes to Doce Taqueria17th St. Spectacular Set to Take Over SouthsidePBS renews two children’s TV series produced by South Side’s Fred Rogers Co.

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 […]

PBS renews two children’s TV series produced by South Side’s Fred Rogers Co.

By Rob Owen / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PBS has renewed two of the TV series produced by the South Side-based Fred Rogers Co. for an additional season each. “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” which is aimed at preschoolers, will return for a 20-episode third season in 2016 and live-action “Odd Squad,” geared toward children ages 5-8, will be […]


Shop Pittsburgh’s South Side this summer

The Vintage Valet, started by Marissa Zimmerman, is one of the fashion trucks to be featured this weekend at SouthSide Works Exposed. The three-day event will include 60-plus artisans. By Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Take in the sights, sounds and — of course! — styles at the annual SouthSide Works Exposed. The event will bring together […]


Comedian Jen Kirkman comes to Rex Theater

It has been exhilarating to watch the empowering recent success of women in comedy, from Amy Schumer, who unapologetically takes a sledgehammer to the patriarchy every week on her Comedy Central sketch show “Inside Amy Schumer,” to Tracee Ellis Ross, who consistently performs excellent work on the sneaky-good network sitcom “Blackish,” and of course Julia […]

1.5BR 1BA apartment, offstreet parking, deck

Wanted: mature, clean, respectful tenant(s) seeking a quality 1.5 bedroom apartment. Ideal for anyone looking to live in the heart of the South Side while being able to retreat to a comfortable and safe getaway and escape from the “loud house party” crowd; perfect for grad student(s) or professional(s) who know that their neighboring tenants […]