Slopes January General Meeting

When: Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 6:30pm

Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6678005469?pwd=U1FVK0RBR2RGTnBhUUF1RU00QmMwQT09

Agenda: Click here

At this time, all meetings are being held virtually on Zoom. Zoom links will be published before each meeting.

All South Side Slopes residents are invited to attend. Join us to meet new people or reconnect with long-time neighbors, learn what is happening and planned for the community, and share your ideas, concerns and love for the Slopes.

In order to be a voting member of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association, you must attend at least 2 meetings and/or events per year.

Leave a comment

Slopes January General Meeting Agenda

Topic: SSSNA General Meeting
Time: Jan 11, 2022 06:30 PM Eastern Time

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6678005469?pwd=U1FVK0RBR2RGTnBhUUF1RU00QmMwQT09

Meeting ID: 667 800 5469
Passcode: 052167

Agenda Overview

  1. Friends of South Side Park
    1. Park Plans and Pump Track Design
    2. Q/A (5-10 min.)
  2. Rep. Jessica Benham; PA House of Representatives 36th District
    1. State Updates
    2. Q/A (5-10 min.)
  3. Councilman Bruce Kraus; City of Pittsburgh, 3rd District
    1. Neighborhood Homeless Encampments
    2. 18th St. Lighting Updates
    3. Salt Boxes: City’s Snow Response
    4. District Updates
    5. Q/A (5-10 min.)
  4. Thomas Scharff
    1. City of Pittsburgh, City Planner
    2. Q/A (5-10 in.)
  5. Jamie Piotrowski
    1. Pittsburgh Public School Board Member, District 7: Updates
    2. Q/A (5-10 min.)
  6. Committee Updates
    1. South Side Park
    2. StepTREK
    3. Beautification
    4. Outreach
    5. Zoning
    6. Governance
  7. Open Floor / Questions / Additional Announcements
  8. Adjourn
Posted in Meetings | Leave a comment

Save the Dates for 2022!

Every year, the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association holds six public meetings open to the community (two of which are parties!)

  • Tuesday, January 11 
  • Tuesday, March 8
  • Tuesday, May 10 – IN PERSON! At Bandi Schaum!
  • Tuesday, July 12 – Summer Picnic
  • Tuesday, October 11
  • Tuesday, December 13 – Holiday Party

All meetings start @ 6:30 p.m. At this time, all meetings are being held virtually on Zoom. Zoom links will be published before each meeting.

All South Side Slopes residents are invited to attend. Join us to meet new people or reconnect with long-time neighbors, learn what is happening and planned for the community, and share your ideas, concerns and love for the Slopes.

In order to be a voting member of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association, you must attend at least 2 meetings and/or events per year.

Posted in Meetings, Organizational | Leave a comment

Light the Night Winners

Thanks to our winners and all our neighbors who helped make the Slopes brighter this holiday season. Happy new year!

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Slopes 2021 Holiday Party at Zenith


Join the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) and your neighbors and friends for our annual holiday party on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021 at 6 p.m. We will be celebrating at The Zenith at 86 S. 26th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. Food will be provided by the SSSNA, with both meat and vegetarian options available. Please bring your own adult beverage to drink or share. Street parking is available.

Register here, so we have enough food! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/south-side-slopes-2021-holiday-party-tickets-204898345467

We look forward to celebrating with you, but recognize that it will be difficult to socially distance within Zenith. We ask that if you are able to be vaccinated, please do so before joining. Attendees are strongly encouraged to wear a mask when not eating or drinking.

Have extra this holiday season? We will be collecting toys for Brashear’s annual toy drive. Bring a new unwrapped gift or toy for children up to age 12 to the party.

Leave a comment

SSSNA Development Activities Meeting (DAM) for South Side Park

Who: South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association is hosting a Development Activities Meeting (DAM) on Wednesday, December 15th at 6:30pm to review one development project.

What:  LaQuatra Bonci Associates has completed the engineering and design of the ADA Trail proposed to run near the Bandi Schaum Community Garden

Why:  SSSNA is a Registered Community Organization (RCO) through the Department of City Planning to provide input and feedback on local development activities and planning procedures in partnership with community stake holders.

Where: Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6678005469?pwd=U1FVK0RBR2RGTnBhUUF1RU00QmMwQT09

Meeting ID: 667 800 5469
Passcode: 052167

Posted in Meetings, South Side Park | Leave a comment

Light the Night – Holiday Decorating Contest

In an effort to promote Slopes unity this holiday season and show off our neighborhood, The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association is sponsoring a Light the Night Holiday Decorating Contest. 
 
All Slopes neighbors are encouraged to decorate your house or apartment – focusing on the city-facing façade.  Imagine how fantastic the Slopes will look from town if everyone puts a string or two of lights on their home.
 
Categories will be awarded for the Most Beautiful and the Most Visible from the across the river. Please share your photos with us by emailing info@southsideslopes.org 
 
Judging will occur the week of December 20th and winners will receive a $100 gift card to a local South Side restaurant. 

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Buy a Slopes 2022 Calendar

The 2022 South Side Slopes calendar is filled with beautiful pictures from your neighbors. Calendars are available for pick-up now in time for the holiday season. You can pick up calendars you ordered online at Hilltop Coffee (2400 Arlington Ave).

Pick it up?
How Many Calendars?
Posted in Opportunities | 3 Comments

Vote for your favorite Slopes Photo!

Choose your favorite photo from three of the best submissions from our talented neighbors. Votes must be entered by Tuesday, November 2, 2021. The winning image will be featured on the cover of the upcoming 2022 South Side Slopes calendar. Printed calendars will be available for sale soon – just in time for the holiday gift season! 

Vote Here!

Posted in Opportunities | Leave a comment

Dirty Dozen Watching Party

Join the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association to cheer on the 38th Dirty Dozen. Bicyclists will ride up Eleanor Street on Saturday October 23, 2021. We will be cheering at 2410 Cobden Street from 2:00PM to 4:00PM with hot coffee and hot cocoa to drink and serve to the riders. If you’re not familiar, the Dirty Dozen is a bicycle race up Pittsburgh’s 13 toughest hills. Welsh Way is hill #11, and Eleanor Street is hill #12.

Leave a comment