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Squirrel Hill owes its easygoing prosperity to the fact that it wasn't revived – most of its liberal, middle-class denizens never abandoned it. A center for Pittsburgh's Jewish community, Squirrel Hill has proved both adaptable and constant. Malls can't seem to displace Murray and Forbes Avenue where you'll find scads of restaurants and institutions such as the Carnegie Library and Little's Shoes. Besides restaurants and specialty shops, neighborhood services remain: groceries, a drugstore, and a neighborhood movie house. Though a quintessential family neighborhood, Squirrel Hill offers its long-toiling grad students up-to-date conveniences and, in coffeehouses like the lauded 61C Café. The idyll continues on Squirrel Hill's leafy residential streets, as its solid brick houses merge with Schenley Park to the west and Frick to the east.
The 61A, 61B, 61C and 61D bus routes all provide services to Oakland and Downtown as well as some other fun destinations on their outer ends -- take the 61B to Regent Square, hop the 61C to Kennywood or ride the 61D to the Waterfront. The 64 bus route also heads to the Waterfront, as to Shadyside, Bloomfield and Lawrenceville.
Squirrel Hill Features
Five great neighborhoods for Pittsburgh twenty-somethings
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Pittsburgh is getting younger according to recent census data. We've rounded up some of the neighborhoods millenials are calling home.
A letter from the editor of Pop City
Erin Keane Scott
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Pop City's new editor, Erin Keane Scott introduces herself and talks about the state of Pop City.
Why I moved to Pittsburgh from Italy
Wednesday, October 02, 2013
She started with a fine Italian leather boutique in Shadyside and is now adding a second location in Ross Park Mall—and designing a new building in Squirrel Hill for retail establishments and more. Barbara Gambotto moved here from Rome and is finding Pittsburgh to be "the best city in the world" as she discovers more opportunities for her and her family.
Pop Video: The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Did you know Pittsburgh is the Vintage Grand Prix capital of the United States? And it's the only race of its kind that takes place in the city. See the race on Sunday but first meet the founder in this exceptional video and learn how he has raised more than $3 million for autism through this event.
Impressions of Pittsburgh: what the arts delegates had to say about our city
Cally Jamis Vennare
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Recently, 1000 or so arts delegates from around the country converged in Pittsburgh to meet and to experience our arts scene. When we kept hearing them gush (like the newly turned-on fountain) about our city, we asked some to go on record with their impressions. From the president of PBS to the Director of the Austin Ballet, here's what they had to say.
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Eat + Drink: Beard award nominees, the local mac & cheese scene and more
Eat + Drink: Independent Brewing Company, Quiet Storm's menu at Ava, Pittsburgh Beerfest
Eat + Drink: Mead in Carnegie, a new bar in Squirrel Hill and dark brews at East End
Eat + Drink: Fish, fireplaces, macarons by mail
ACTION Housing to redevelop long-vacant Squirrel Hill property
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Schenley Park to get two new water management systems
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Feministing author and blogger Courtney Martin speaks at a free forum at Ellis on Sept. 25th
Looking good Pittsburgh. PittsburghTODAY report highlights the state of the region
2012 was a good year for VC growth in Pittsburgh despite a nationwide decline
Going global? Safaba assists the transformation through machine translation
Sprout Fund supports 20 new biodiversity projects with $190,000; PLSG on the move
Pittsburgh aspires to be the most tech-savvy city in the country
Vivisimo names new President and CEO to growing team
Getting ready for the G-20 Summit--weigh in now!
Marcellus Shale: drillers move in, environmentalists rally for tax and habitat relief
Internships galore, find them and get 'em here
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A guide to Pittsburgh's indie movie theaters
Source: I heart pgh
Suburban-in-City apts. opening at Summerset at Frick Park
Source: Globe St.
Legendary Jerry's Records in Squirrel Hill is featured on the National Geographic Channel
Source: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
Jerry's Records in Squirrel Hill still "top dog" national destination for vinyl
Source: USA Today
CAPA student percussionist plays for first lady for second time
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Dozen Bake Shop: America's best cupcakes in your own backyard
Source: Forbes Traveler
Dunkin' Donuts: First national chain to go kosher in Pittsburgh
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
From grime to glam: Posh Pittsburgh neighborhoods
Picture-perfect: Pop City photographer profiled in Post-Gazette
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pittsburgh's got game: Silky's in Squirrel Hill a top U.S. sports bar
Source: Digital City
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