Neighborhood News

Mayor Peduto Invites You!

Make your voice heard! In June, the city will hold two Capital Budget Deliberative Forums that give residents the chance to learn more about what goes into the City’s Capital Budget, discuss needs and priorities in a small-group setting, and ask questions of an expert panel. Residents will also have the chance to let the City … Read more

Bike Share in Bloomfield Hits Bump in the Road

Pittsburgh’s Department of City Planning is in the process of installing 500 bikes at 50 bike share stations throughout the City. Each station will hold a dozen sturdy bikes, require only two parking spots, and provide residents and visitors with safe, low-cost transportation. Once installed, the stations will be maintained by Pittsburgh Bike Share, which operates the Pittsburgh’ Healthy … Read more

SNAP Dollars Go Further at the Bloomfield Saturday Market

The Bloomfield Saturday Market has partnered with Just Harvest’s Fresh Access program to give SNAP users a $2 match for every $5 dollars spent in food stamps. SNAP offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. The Fresh Access program is designed to enable SNAP shoppers to use their food benefits at participating farmer’s … Read more

Bread and Salt: “A loaf of bread, a jug of wine – and thou…”

– Quote from the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám Rick Easton first discovered the sublime pleasure of artisanal bread while traveling in Morocco and later learned that almost every European culture also understands what Omar Khayyám was on about when he wrote his famous poem.  If you’ve never quite grasped the meaning of The Rubáiyát, stop by Bread and Salt, Easton’s fine new bakery and … Read more

Tessaro’s: A Second Addition to a Bloomfield Tradition

By Carol Fryday, Bloomfield Development Corporation It’s a Friday night and the line at Tessaro’s is out the door. Inside expectant diners stand three deep at the bar waiting for a table while waitresses in black aprons skillfully navigate the crowd, serving those already seated at one of the booths along the wall. Despite the usual weekend … Read more