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Allegheny Center, a history of change

Before Nova Place, Allegheny Center was both a destination and an eyesore for the Northside By Neil Strebig Bitter winds howl through a desolate concourse. The revolving door at Two Allegheny Center used to be crammed...

Spring Hill, mixing past and present for the future

With a history of community residents work to recapture neighborhood’s  past and give shape to its future. By: Victoria Stevans This article was the Winner of a General Feature, Nondaily Newspapers at the 2018 Press...

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Northside developer does it again with retro train station home

Photo by Justin Criado Northside developer James Hoy is gaining a reputation for having some of the most creative, unique house renovations around. His latest project on 604 Middle St. in Historic Deutschtown is...

Andy Warhol still full of surprises

Photo by Justin Criado. (From left to right) Chief archivist Matt Wrbican, assistant archivist Cindy Lisica, Time Capsule cataloguer Erin Byrne, and special guest Benjamin Liu opening Andy Warhol's Time Capsule 86 during an event...

Ghost hunting in Riverview Park with East Hills Paranormal

Photo by Alyse Horn Fred Broerman (front) and Brian Reed (back) search an area of the woods in Riverview Park for paranormal activity. By Alyse Horn The Northside Chronicle was contacted by East Hills Paranormal to...

New Northside record store jams on passion

Get Hip Recordings owner, Gregg Kostelich shares the story behind one of Pittsburgh’s oldest record labels and its newest record store By: Josh McCann   Gregg Kostelich sits in the backroom of his new record store, carefully...

From the Archive: Wilson’s Bar-B-Q maintains legacy of flavor

George Wilson Sr., long-time owner of Wilson's Bar-B-Q on the Northside, died on Sunday, Oct. 28 at the age of 90. In this 2016 profile of the popular establishment, The Northside Chronicle talked with Wilson...

Chateau, a fragmented history and a colorful future

Outside of Johnny Angel's Ginchy Stuff in Chateau. Photo credit: Neil Strebig A historical hemorrhage from Manchester has left Chateau with a unique blend of cultural novelties despite a dwindling population By: Nick Eustis At first glance,...

Steel City Boxing fights for community, for Northside

The Spring Hill gym will pit its best boxers against the rest of the Greater Pittsburgh area in September 29 event: 'Northside vs. The Outside III' By: Charles Davis A boxing gym is judged by the...