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Only in Oakland

January 21st, 2007 · 4 Comments

If you are thinking about moving to Oakland, or more likely, you are just looking for the location of a restaurant or other business, Only in Oakland looks like a great resource!

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Tags: Neighborhoods · Oakland

Hot areas in Pittsburgh real estate

January 9th, 2007 · 7 Comments

Megan from Trulia dropped me an email today with a link to Truila’s new housing heat maps.  Here’s the link for the Pittsburgh heat map and the Allegheny County heat map. As you can see on their heat map, the North Shore, East End (Shadyside/Squirrel Hill/Highland Park) and South Side / Mt Washington are all popular […]

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Tags: Allegheny County · Neighborhoods · North Shore · Pittsburgh · Real Estate · Shadyside · South Side · Squirrel Hill

North Shore activity

December 28th, 2006 · 12 Comments

Just days after the announcement that the new Pittsburgh casino will be located on the North Shore, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court handed the North Shore another victory. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported today that the URA was vindicated in its efforts to seize an adult theater on the North Side by eminent domain nearly ten years ago; it […]

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Tags: casino · Federal North · Neighborhoods · North Shore · Pittsburgh · URA

Pittsburgh’s neighborhoods: They’re the real deal!

December 4th, 2006 · 6 Comments

    If you are looking for more information about Pittsburgh neighborhoods, you might try the website from Mainstreets Pittsburgh, a 2005 campaign to better promote opportunities in Pittsburgh’s neighborhoods.

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Tags: Neighborhoods · Pittsburgh · Why Pittsburgh

East Carson Street website

October 22nd, 2006 · 11 Comments

Interested in learning more about East Carson Street and the South Side of Pittsburgh?  Then try the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation’s Spotlight on Main Street, which tells the story of the historic buildings of East Carson Street.

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Tags: Neighborhoods · Pittsburgh · Real Estate · South Side

Downtown Pittsburgh Housing Developments

September 26th, 2006 · 8 Comments

According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 246 condos are under construction or in final development in the downtown area, and another 1300 condominiums and apartments are being planned.  If they’re right that the downtown housing demand among young professionals exceeds the supply, then their article title is right on the money: Downtown housing boom no illusion. […]

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Tags: Condos · Downtown · Fifth Forbes · Housing Market · Neighborhoods · Pittsburgh · Uncategorized

Pittsburgh News

September 8th, 2006 · 6 Comments

Pittsburgh leaders unveiled a 3 year, $3 million marketing campaign to showcase the region’s attractions.  Ads with the slogan “Pittsburgh.  Imagine what you can do here.” will run in both local and national media online and off, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.  Previously, each county handled its own marketing, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.  Now, […]

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Tags: Allegheny County · Bloomfield · Neighborhoods · North Shore · property taxes · South Side · transportation

Top 10 reasons Pittsburgh population still declining

June 21st, 2006 · 9 Comments

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette didn’t even bother asking someone why the population declined.  It says that there are too many old people, not enough international immigration, and not enough jobs.  The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review blames it on suburbanization.  Perhaps they should just come out and say that Allegheny County taxes are too high. But I think that’s only part of […]

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Tags: Neighborhoods

Friendship “shady” factor on the rise — in a good way

June 21st, 2006 · 9 Comments

Five Pittsburgh communities will share $900,000 from the Elm Street program, which I believe is funded by the Department of Community and Economic Development.  Friendship will share the money with East Liberty, Lawrenceville, East Allegheny, and the South Side Slopes.  A portion of the money in Friendship will go to more trees.  You can read about the other […]

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Tags: Neighborhoods

Living in Oakland the Pits?

June 19th, 2006 · 11 Comments

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette had an article on Sunday about the problems with housing in Oakland, home of the University of Pittsburgh.

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Tags: Neighborhoods