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South Oakland launches Junior Chess Club

It’s FREE! It’s FUN! For South Oakland students ages 8-16. Challenge your brain! Develop your mind! Make new friends! Compete with others! Develop problem-solving skills that apply off the chess-board, too! Where: Frazier Field House (Corner of Frazier and Dawson Streets) When: Every Thursday from 5-7 pm All-level players welcome, beginner to advanced. Led by […]

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Hotel, apartments headed for Pittsburgh Technology Center

On August 12th, OPDC convened a public meeting for residents to learn about the proposed Hotel Indigo to be built at South Oakland’s Pittsburgh Technology Center. According to developer Northpointe, the building will occupy the vacant parcel at the corner of Second Avenue and Bates Street and will be six stories high. The hotel will […]

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Public Meeting: Greenfield Avenue Bridge Reconstruction

Public Meeting: Greenfield Avenue Bridge Reconstruction The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works, Bureau of Transportation & Engineering will be holding a Public Meeting to review the final plans for the Greenfield Avenue Bridge project which will replace the existing structure along with minor roadway upgrades. The new bridge will be constructed on the […]

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Free daffodil program, fruit tree orchard come to Oakland this fall

Be part of beautifying Oakland with these fall activities. Be a part of planting and caring for South Oakland’s new fruit tree orchard: Tree Pittsburgh recently received a grant from the Alliance for Community Trees to plant a fruit tree orchard on a vacant lot in South Oakland.  Tree Pittsburgh is helping the Oakland Green […]

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