TrailGuide is the official, authorized visitor's guide for the Great Allegheny Passage and C&O Canal Towpath, covering two scenic trails - one amazing journey from Washington DC to Pittsburgh. The book is major source for lodging, restaurants, tour companies, shuttles, mile by mile campground information on both trails, plus much more!
OpenStreetsPGH is a community event series happening on the last weekends of May, June, and July. Each event runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The May 27, 2018 OpenStreetsPGH event in the South Side is the Downtown-Uptown-South Side Route. While each of the three events expect to attract at least 30,000, last year South Side had over 34,000 participants.
OpenStreetsPGH is a community event series happening on the South Side on May 27th from 9 AM to 1 PM.
Everyone is welcome at OpenStreetsPGH, and we hope you'll join us or keep your business open! 87% of people who attend OpenStreetsPGH buy something and this year we are expecting 30,000 people this year.
After four years of extraordinary due diligence and an abundance of hard work to bring their property up to code with city and county officials, Paul Kletter and Mary Beth Karabinos announced that they officially will open and welcome guests to the South Side Traveler’s Rest on Sunday, April 1, at 67 S. 6th Street (corner of S. 6th and Bingham Streets) for unique lodging for travelers in Pittsburgh.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR. YANKUS!
Born in Pittsburgh in 1918, Anthony Aloysius Yankus will celebrate his 100th birthday on March 11th on the South Side. Mr. Yankus married Mary Smith of Pittsburgh, and they were blessed with nine children. Mr. and Mrs. Yankus raised their children in St. Casimir Parish, now Prince of Peace Parish and were further blessed with nine grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren;
This year we are celebrating the 25th anniversary of East Carson Street's designation as a City Historic District. Join us in the very special edition of the South Side Magazine for a unique and impacting advertising opportunity!
Early bird discounts of 10% are available until Friday, February 9th!
It’s baaack!!! This year’s South Side Soup Contest is on Saturday, February 17, from noon to 3 p.m. Soup Contest tickets will be available for purchase online only at www.southsidesoup.com at noon on Friday, February 2. Tickets usually sell out in a couple of minutes. Those buying tickets are encouraged to keep refreshing their browsers.
We held our 2017 Annual Meeting on October 11, 2017 at Southside Works City Apartments. Chamber members and guests listened as outgoing President Chuck Reese highlighted the year in review.
The membership elected twelve new board of directors to the 2017-2018 board:
Mark Bucklaw, President - Luttner Financial Group
Rebecca Kasavich, Vice President - Copies at Carson
W. Bryan Boak, Treasurer - Five Star Dentistry
Elizabeth Heidenreich, Secretary – Allegheny County DHS
Anna Marie Kijanka - New York Life
Anthony C. Mengine - Kontos Mengine Law Group
Chuck Reese - Dollar Bank South Side
Cyril Esser - Cindy Esser’s Floral Shop
David Jason - D&P Valet Services, LLC
Don Carlson - Carlson & Associates Real Estate
Gavin A. Robb - Tucker Arensberg Attorneys
George Siegel - Siegel and Company
Gregory W. Bevington - All Pittsburgh Real Estate, LLC
Hugh Brannan III - The Brashear Association
James McNeel - City Theatre
John DeMauro - The Urban Tap, Jimmy D’s
Jonathan Growall - Blue Dog Homes
Louis Kroeck IV - Anstandig, McDyer and Yurcon
Lynn Kurhan - UPMC Mercy Outpatient Center
Norm Caldwell – Southside Works City Apartments
Randall Recker - Ampd Group-Delanie’s Coffee
Richard A. Cupka - Cupka’s Cafe, Cupka’s Cafe 2, and Cup Ka Joe
Richard Ernsberger - Behrend & Ernsberger, P.C.
Scott Johnson - Three Rivers Vintage
Thomas Shannon Barry - Thomas Shannon Barry Attorneys
Vote in the Ultimate Pittsburgh Food Truck bracket!
South Side BBQ in Final Four!
The “CarnivoreMobile” is just that–a customed-designed, state-of-the-art food truck geared toward satiating the needs of the most demanding of carnivores.
This is rib-stickin’ food created with igniting your taste buds in mind. South Side BBQ is dead serious about spreading their meat all around Pittsburgh and its surrounds.
Let's get them into the FINAL TWO!
Vote now for our chamber member South Side BBQ and their CarnivoreMobile in the Ultimate Food Truck Bracket at TheIncline.com. Only one vote per email address so let your friends & neighbors know South Side food trucks rule the road in Pittsburgh!
VOTING CLOSES ON JUNE 12TH!
The city has extended parking meter enforcement until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays in our South Side bar and restaurant district. Enforcement of the $1.50 per hour fee between 6 PM and 12 PM begins this Friday April 14th.
There's no hourly limit on the meters during this time.
If you need posters or handouts for your customers to remind them of these changes, please check out the "Vault" for downloads. You can link to the Vault from the footer on each page of this site.
Happy Easter weekend!