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The return of Sampsonia Way Magazine

Sampsonia Way is the in-house magazine for Northside nonprofit City of Asylum. It went on hiatus in the summer of 2018, but now, thanks to a group of students at the University of Pittsburgh,...

Roger Humphries brought New York vibe back to Pittsburgh

Roger Humphries is a drummer, teacher, recording artist, leader of the self-titled band RH Factor, and as of this February, the Northside’s Mardi Gras King. A native Northsider, he built his life around music. By...

Meet Northsider and school board candidate, Devon Taliaferro

The primary is Tuesday, May 21, and Northsider Devon Taliaferro is running for Pittsburgh School District Board of Directors in District 2.  By Sophia Mastroianni Trickle-down approaches can be controversial in political discourse. Restorative practices, which...

Brighton Heights resident returns from missionary service

Madison ("Maddie") Custer recently returned from an 18-month missionary service stint in Baltimore, Maryland. It was a lifelong goal for her. By Kendra Williamson Madison (“Maddie”) Custer, 21, a Brighton Heights native and graduate of the...

O’Ryan the O’Mazing talks career clowning and identity

O'Ryan Arrowroot makes a living as a clown. He talks with The Northside Chronicle about clowning as an ancient theater art, the parallels between "punk" living and character work, and the importance of being...

Northside Toastmasters Club strength is in members

Since 2015, the Northside Toastmasters Club has been a friendly, supportive atmosphere to meet neighbors, develop public speaking skills and ultimately "improve together." By Ashlee Green The Northside Toastmasters Club recently earned the status of “Select Distinguished...

Fatherhood support groups help men heal

The future of fatherhood is changing. Peter Jenkins, fatherhood specialist at Providence Connections Family Support Center in Marshall-Shadeland, is helping people adapt. By Ashlee Green It was late December of 2018, and the last day that...

Everyone’s family at Fritzy’s Gourmet Deli in Spring Garden

The Northside is going through a culinary renaissance. Fritzy's Gourmet Deli in Spring Garden adds to the mix with a sure-to-please, homestyle approach. Story and photos by Nick Eustis The Northside is undoubtedly going through a...
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The Northside Chronicle Channel: Chef Emily Larsen of Providence Family Support Center

In association with PCTV21, The Northside Chronicle Channel is a YouTube series highlighting local small businesses, nonprofits and personalities on the Northside. In this episode, Managing Editor Ashlee Green interviews Chef Emily Larsen, who runs the...

Jayne Miller the poster child for better Pittsburgh parks

Jayne Miller, president and CEO of Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, grew up on the southern end of the Adirondack Mountains. That's where her love of the outdoors began, and what makes her an advocate for...