Garfield Green Zone Meeting

Green Zone Meeting photoThank you to everyone who attended last night’s “Garfield Green Zone” meeting. We greatly appreciate your input on the potential for green spaces in Garfield. As it is up to the community to decide how to proceed, we invite you and your neighbors to please give us more feedback on local ‘green’ initiatives. Let us know what you think of the proposals and feel free to contact the BGC with any questions or concerns. Thanks for showing up and voicing your opinions!

Green Zone meeting

We would like to welcome community input on the creation of ‘green spaces’ in Garfield, so we’ve decided to entice you with free pizza. Please join us this Wednesday, March 4th for a “Green Zone” meeting facilitated by the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. The meeting will begin at 6 PM at the BGC Activity Center (113 North Pacific Avenue). Bring your opinions and your appetites!

 

Update on Bottom Dollar

Due to your interest in keeping a grocery store in our neighborhood – and the leadership of our elected officials – ALDI’s executives have made a commitment to meet with Mayor Bill Peduto, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, and the BGC discuss the future of 5200 Penn Ave. in early February. Continue reading

Small Business Resource Fair

In conjunction with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, we will host a small business resource fair from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 22 at 113 N. Pacific Ave.

The fair will be open to the public, both businesses and residents alike, from anywhere in the city. A number of organizations will be in attendance to meet with established businesses as well as those interested in learning more about starting a business. Refreshments will be provided.