Monthly Archives: February 2016

30 Neighbors, 30 Days

In partnership with Welcoming Pittsburgh, NEXTpittsburgh will feature some of the diverse people who make up the region’s population. Titled 30 Neighbors, 30 Days, the project provides a snapshot of the day-to-day lives of people such as a minister from Burma, an engineer from Mexico, and a community organizer from Bhutan as well as Latinos, black Americans, newcomers and those here for generations.  Day 25: Bill I remember when steel manufacturing was still doing well here. And I remember when there was a black middle class and when you had African-American owned businesses. I remember when communities like Homewood were doing well. But I…

52nd Street Market

The 52nd Street Market is a true Lawrenceville staple. Although the business is just over three years old, it is run by two long-time residents and offers a mix of products that has been driven by the neighborhood, including fresh produce, local brands, freshly brewed coffee, treats for all ages, a diverse sandwich menu, and many grocery essentials. From the start, the 52nd Street Market has sought to offer the community a place where they could not just do their shopping, but also sit down over coffee with friends. Market owners Dora and Deirdre quickly embraced the spirit behind Kiva’s…