Tag: South Side

South Side resident faces trash head on

| November 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
South Side resident faces trash head on

By Joel Anderson, Point Park News Service: Dressed in his Sunday best of khakis, a button-down shirt and a Habitat for Humanity hat, Adam Christian walks the streets of the South Side carrying a white bucket, red broom and dust-pan. Christian is doing his best to keep his neighborhood clean. “I’m looking for any kind […]

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Market strives to be first historic living building

| October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Market strives to be first historic living building

Andrew Goldstein, Point Park News service: Schwartz Living Market is not a spectacle people come from all over to see. It is not much different than any other building in South Side, at least not in a way anyone would notice just walking by. The building’s wooden floor is plain to see, but patrons might […]

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Graffiti Watch tackles neighborhood tagging

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Graffiti Watch tackles neighborhood tagging

By Tony Sonita, Point Park News Service: South Side resident Steve Root says keeping his neighborhood clean is not just a goal but a mindset. As a member of the South Side Community Council and head of the neighborhood’s Graffiti Watch, Root organizes regular events aimed at painting over graffiti in the area. “We’re trying […]

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South Side goes to the dogs

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
South Side goes to the dogs

By Zachary Weiss, Point Park News Service: Kim Collins was walking her dog, Moggy, when she noticed broken glass along a South Side sidewalk and immediately knew something was wrong. “My first thought was, ‘This is crazy,’ ” Collins said. “It was something I never would have put into perspective. Broken glass is not just […]

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Residents, businesses angle for parking

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
Residents, businesses angle for parking

By Andrew Goldstein, Point Park News Service: Parking in South Side has drawn the ire of residents and visitors of the neighborhood for years, and it could soon become a more widespread issue than ever. More residential permit parking areas are likely to appear in addition to zones that already exist in South Side to […]

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Technology sparks new interest in South Side library

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
Technology sparks new interest in South Side library

By Emily Balser, Point Park News Service: A middle school student uses an after-school class to create music and videos. A mother brings her child to explore using an iPad. Dozens use the free WiFi. Those are just a few of the things residents can be seen doing at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s South […]

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Artists brew up new home for collaboration

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Artists brew up new home for collaboration

By Joel Anderson, Point Park News Service: The once-abandoned Duquesne Brewing Company building in South Side hasn’t produced beer since 1972. But art has been on tap there since the 1990s. “The Brew House started (with) artists who were living and working in the building,” said Tim Kaulen, president of the Brew House Association, a […]

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Mom and Pop-Up Shop puts creativity on display

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Mom and Pop-Up Shop puts creativity on display

By Emily Bastaroli, Point Park News Service: Amid the bars, restaurants and tattoo parlors on Pittsburgh’s South Side, residents have taken over an empty storefront at 1711 Carson St. Colorful chandeliers hang from the ceiling. Shiny multi-colored glasses in blue and orange sit atop handmade wooden tables. Graphic T-shirts printed with unique Pittsburgh images are […]

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Black yoga: seeking higher meditation in heavy metal

| October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Black yoga: seeking higher meditation in heavy metal

By Gregg Harrington Point Park News Service Yoga is a calm and soothing way of combining exercise with meditation. But Kimee and Scott Massie see it differently. “I wanted to target that crowd that would never do yoga,” Kimee says. “I think they would benefit from it.” That crowd Massie speaks of is drawn into […]

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NAMI walk takes stand against mental illness

| October 10, 2012 | 2 Comments
NAMI walk takes stand against mental illness

By Sarah Smith Point Park News Service The National Alliance on Mental Illness will hold its sixth-annual walk in Sunday, Oct. 14, in Pittsburgh. Funds from the 5K walk on the South Side will benefit local providers and consumers and directly help individuals living with mental illness. According to John Lovelace, former chairman of the […]

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