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StepTrek 2018

StepTrek is Saturday October 6, 2018!  Buy Tickets! –

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Looking back: The origins of the SSSNA

Submitted by Beverly Bagosi Boggio, founding board member 1998-2008, past president and past StepTrek chair On Memorial Day weekend 1998, there was a fire in a home on Holt Street that destroyed three homes in the time that it took … Continue reading

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Save the Dates 2018

Here are the (actual) dates for the 2018 South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association General Meetings and Parties! Tuesday, January 9 at 7 p.m. – General Meeting at Henry Kaufmann House* Tuesday, March 13 at 7 p.m. – General Meeting at Henry … Continue reading

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2017 Board Elections

Welcome to Jamie Balser to the Board of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association. Jamie has been a vocal and active participant in the Friends of South Side Park and many many volunteer days for South Side Park and other … Continue reading

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Small Business Resource Fair

Interested in starting or growing a small business? Stop by the South Side Market House on Wednesday September 6 from 4:30pm to 7pm!

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StepTrek 2017

In its 17th year, the Pittsburgh StepTrek will begin Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at 11AM at South Side Park (Josephine & 21st Streets) on the South Side. The event has lasted this long due to the backing of individuals with a curiosity … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh City Steps Plan Kick-Off Meeting

Kick-off Meeting July 27, 2017 from 6-8pm William Pitt Ballroom 959 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Pittsburgh’s public stair network is comprised of more than 700 staircases which vary in size, age, construction material and condition. Join us at our … Continue reading

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South 21st Street Complete Green Street Project

Come and learn about the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy’s plans to transform South 21st Street with trees, grasses, bioswales and pedestrian improvements. They will present concept designs and seek feedback from you, your friends and neighbors to help inform the final … Continue reading

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Welcome New Board Members

Congratulations and welcome to the newest members of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association Board of Directors: Elizabeth Heidenreich Blake McLaren Donna Tarkett Thank you to our departing members: Sarah Alessio Shea, Laura Officer, and Pavel Yakovlev.   

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Oakley Street Mosaic Steps

Through a crowdfunding campaign conducted primarily through social media, we raised more than $6,500, allowing us to hire an artist to design and lead the project. Dozens of community members tiled the 77 step risers in 2016. Click here to … Continue reading

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