Neighborhood News

Brass, beat, and summer heat

By Carol Fryday, Bloomfield Development Corporation Though he’s best known for Pandemic, his long-running series of raucous dance parties, Bloomfield resident Pete Spynda, is now taking the festivities from the club scene to a number of outdoor, family-friendly venues. This DJ, concert promoter, and party-thrower, will be introducing an eclectic mix of world music to … Read more

Woolslair Elementary Moving Full STEAM Ahead

By Dave Breingan, Lawrenceville United A year ago, the future of Woolslair Elementary was uncertain. Pittsburgh Public Schools had recommended closing it, and although the school board rescinded the closure, parents and staff worried that this was only a temporary situation. Today, the outlook for the school is much brighter. Beginning in the 2015-2016 school … Read more

An alluring proposition

By Carol Fryday, Bloomfield Development Corporation It’s a cold, grey February day on Liberty Avenue, but you only have to step inside Allure, Ellen Levick’s warm and inviting boutique, to see the world in bold, bright technicolor. For over twenty-three years, this Pittsburgh artist has curated a multi-colored, multi-textured, and multi-cultural collection of women’s apparel … Read more

Allegheny Health Network Market Wrap Up

By The Employees of West Penn Hospital  As the first year of the Bloomfield Saturday Market concludes, we would like to take this opportunity to thank the Bloomfield Development Corporation for their vision and hard work in hosting this impressive 23-week community event.  At Allegheny Health Network, we share your vision to invest in the health and wellbeing … Read more

Bloomfield Saturday Market Ends on a High Note

The weather was gloomy but spirits ran high last Saturday at the last Bloomfield Saturday Market of 2014. 6 large rented heaters gave everyone in attendance a chance to warm up, particularly our volunteers and vendors who soldiered through 5 hours or more outside. We went out with a bang, our attendance hitting 755 and the children’s … Read more