Art in the Alley: Resident Glenn Olcerst Unveils “First Historic District” Mural

Glenn Olcerst unveils mural entitled "First Historic District"

On a beautiful summer Sunday evening, neighbors and friends gathered at the corner of Resaca Place and Filson Alley for the unveiling of Glenn Olcerst’s “First Historic District.” The exterior mural is the latest in a series of efforts by the Allegheny City Central resident designed to encourage others to create art to share with the community.

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Expansion of Residential Permit Parking to be Explored

A public informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 15 to discuss the possible expansion of the Residential Parking Permit Program (RPPP) in Allegheny City Central. This community meeting is being held to discuss what the RPPP program entails and to gauge the interest of the residents in the implementation of the program for their streets. This meeting will not determine the final outcome, but rather provide further possible avenues of action. The program is completely resident-driven, so the residents themselves will decide whether or not to have Permit Parking on their street.

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Monterey Street Renovation Wins Top Prize

Renovation on Monterey

The transformation of an abandoned candy factory into a single-family home earned Allegheny City Central residents Dan Wintermantel and Leslie Vincen top honors in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s 2014 Renovation Inspiration Contest in the large residential category (more than $50,000).

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It’s Duck Season

Pittsburgh DUKW

Good things arrive with spring, including the return of the ducks. No, not that giant yellow visitor who was so visible on the three rivers last autumn. We’re talking Pittsburgh’s own resident “ducks,” the six amphibious vehicles that make up the fleet of Just Ducky Tours.

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