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Street lights initiative funded

Above: Street lights on East Ohio Street and other Northside business districts will be replaced. by William Park A city-wide initiative to convert high-pressure sodium streetlights in Pittsburgh’s 32 business districts to LED lights will benefit...

Residents form advisory board to help food bank

by Mark Powell The end of the year means high need and limited supplies for the Northside Common Ministries Food Bank on Brighton Road. But this year, a group of Northsiders is trying to combat the...

From Allegheny West to Troy Hill meet the Northside Brewers

With five in just a three-mile radius, local microbreweries are becoming staples in multiple Northside neighborhoods. By: Neil Strebig   Greg Kamerdze greets construction workers as he steps onto the naked, untreated wooden floors of his soon-to-be-completed...

Entrepreneurs utilize free workshops to improve business development

Photo by Ryan Haggerty Nicole White talks to the Feb. 22 group about the moment she knew she wanted to start her business. By Alyse Horn For the first time, Anne George felt like she had a...

Allegheny Commons preservationists hope that National Register will help preserve park through bridge demolition

by Kelsey Shea This week Allegheny Commons Park was added to the National Register of Historic Places, which preservationists hope will give them a stronger voice in the reconstruction of the West Park pedestrian bridge. The...

Parador Inn allows guests to escape to the tropics

Photo by Neil Strebig A view from the sun room at the Parador Inn along Western Avenue in Allegheny West. By Neil Strebig Green geckos camouflage themselves against the near wall. Vibrant red parrots fly across the...

Oasis tutors bridge generational gap for learning, fun

Oasis volunteer Sandra Chieffe helps a student at Allegheny Traditional Academy. (Photo courtesy Oasis) After seeing an ad calling for tutors to help Northside students learn how to read better, Sandra Chieffe decided to give...

Northside Partnership celebrates 20 years of collaboration

Mark Fatla of the Northside Leadership Conference (right) presents Allegheny General Hospital's Northside Partnership coordinator Deb Caplan (left) with a copy of his signature black fedora in thanks for Caplan's decade of service to...

COLUMN: It’s still a good time to buy real estate

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