Looking back on 2018, we curated a list of our most popular online stories, new and notable Northside businesses, people to know in the neighborhood and stories that showcase the Northside community.

Compiled by Ashlee Green

Photo by Clifton Loosier

Top 10 Most Popular Online Stories:

  1. From the Archive: Wilson’s Bar-B-Q maintains legacy of flavor
  2. Badamo’s Pizza finds a new home on Federal Street
  3. Seth Rogen’s film crew sets up at Max’s in Northside
  4. Cycling apparel manufacturer, Aero Tech Designs finds a new home in Chateau
  5. VegFest returns to Pittsburgh in August
  6. New owner of Arnold’s Tea welcomes NS “communiTEA”
  7. Social media blitz helps keep Gus and Yia Yia’s in business
  8. Brugge on North set to open in Alphabet City
  9. Little Sisters find big purpose in housing low-income seniors
  10. Federal Galley Review: New food hall helps draw attention to Nova Place, Central Northside

New & Notable Northside Businesses:

Allegheny City Central: Badamo’s Pizza, Brugge on North, Mayfly Market & Deli, Pauline’s Caribbean Soul Cuisine

Allegheny West: Adda Coffee & Tea House, H Gallery, Refucilo Winery, My Sister’s Keeper

Brighton Heights: Robinson’s Bar & Grill

Historic Deutschtown: African Family Market, Annex PGH, Siempre Algo

Marshall-Shadeland: B.J. Events Center

Observatory Hill: East Gate North Fashions

Perry Hilltop: Perry’s Beauty Depot

Spring Garden: Fritzy’s Gourmet Deli

Spring Hill: Spring Hill Brewing, WBU Event Space

11 People to Know:

Dr. Rahmon Hart, Rivers Casino
Alan Perry, Perry Insurance Group
Rev. Dr. Brenda J. Gregg, Destiny of Faith Church
Doug Deckert, Baytree Community Garden
Brian Howe, START THE BEAT with Sikes
Muffy Mendoza, Pittsburgh Brown Mamas
Rev. Ken Turnbull, Allegheny Center Alliance Church
Jane Werner, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
Annie Perri Cole, Plant Lady Wannabe
Gina Grone, North Side/Shore Chamber of Commerce
Lance Chimka, Allegheny County Dept. of Economic Development

10 Stories Showcasing Northside Community:

Wagsburgh’s first annual Northside Pet Walk deemed a success
Banjo Night in the Northside a longstanding event for all ages
Manchester loses beloved barber, father figure
New mural captures the heart and spirit of Troy Hill community
“RP Day” includes first CX race in city park
Northside Sandwich Week Returns
Jazz Conspiracy brings swing to Northside
Observatory Hill hops debut in beer at Allegheny City Brewing
Pipitone Group spends annual “Volunteer Day” in Riverview Park
Third annual Puppet Slam ‘n Picnic tonight in Spring Hill

2018 Northside Real Estate Transfers