South Side Open Community Meetings for East Carson Business District

The purpose of the meeting is to report on the East Carson Street study’s key findings and to set up voluntary community task forces to develop work plans for initiatives to be taken in our business district.  Again, everyone is invited, including business owners, residents, property owners, students, public officials, patrons, and anyone else who wants to attend to offer ideas and make a commitment to work together for the benefit of the South Side.

Shop small businesses in South Side

The Historic South Side Business District welcomes everyone to shop at small businesses in the South Side on November 24th, Small Business Saturday!  You will find vintage treasures, handmade clothing, chic fashion and sidewalk apparel boutiques, and even bridal gowns. Find these and many other special holiday gifts for your loved ones and friends. South Side has an abundance of restaurants, bars, retail and specialty shops, and attractions for people of all ages.

South Side Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting

The South Side Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 5:30 p.m. at The Urban Tap, 1209 East Carson Street. Members, businesses, colleagues, and friends are invited.

The annual meeting is one of the chamber's most significant gatherings of the year. Cham-ber members will vote for their 2018 Board of Directors, and the leadership will highlight the ac-complishments of the past year and announce planned initiatives. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres will be served. Cash bar.

RSVP at or Call 412-431-3360 with questions.

2018 TrailGuide is here!

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!

May 27th OpenStreetsPGH in South Side

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.

South Side Traveler’s Rest Opening 

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.

Anthony Yankus celebrates 100 years


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;