South Side properties on the market

An investment group lead by South Side developer Gregory Coyle, who has been pursuing the redevelopment of the historically registered former South Vo-Tech High School as an apartment complex, has opted to put the majority of its properties in the neighborhood up for sale. The sale puts a total of eight smaller properties, mostly in the […]

South Side park to open next week after delays

Pittsburgh officials are planning a grand opening next week of a $12 million park linking the SouthSide Works with the Monongahela River. South Shore Riverfront Park, which totals about 3.2 acres and stretches about a half-mile between the Birmingham and Hot Metal bridges on the South Side, will open to the public on May 2. […]

Munch goes to BD’s Mongolian Grill

When in the course of Hunan events it becomes necessary to visit one of them crazy hibachi grills, with the high-flying Ginsu tradesmen tossing butterflied shrimp into their silly little chef hats, honestly, Munch would rather just gouge out Munch’s own eyes with chopsticks. Munch is sorry. It’s not fair to all the good and […]

Events in Southside Flats

Upcoming Events in Southside Flats VOLUNTEER for the GRAFFITI WATCH PAINT-OUT  SATURDAY 21 April ANY ONE INTERESTED a safer, cleaner, more beautiful community  join us in PREVENTING AND REMOVING GRAFFITI ON THE SOUTH SIDE.  This work is ongoing and we welcome new volunteers.   GRAFFITI WATCH = WE CARE + WE DO = SOUTH SIDE CARES […]

City sets ‘hospitality zone’ study at cost of $100,000

About 19 months after locking horns over the severity of problems in the South Side’s entertainment district, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and Councilman Bruce Kraus on Monday announced that they’ll work together on a study intended to better manage bars and nightclubs across the city. California-based Responsible Hospitality Institute will receive $100,000 for the nine-month study. […]

$100,000 study begins to address Pittsburgh nightclub complaints

A study launched today will provide a blueprint for managing nighttlife on the South Side and citywide, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and Councilman Bruce Kraus announced this morning. California-based Responsible Hospitality Institute will receive a $100,000 contract to perform the study, which will examine the “nighttime economy” Downtown, on the South Side and in Lawrenceville and […]