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Real Estate Co-Powerment Series

The Real Estate Co-Powerment Series is a series of courses, offered by Omicelo Cares & Neighborhood Allies, that is into demystify the real estate development process. We hope you can join us for this awesome Real Estate series!!! It is only $50 with a letter from the BGC. Garfield (October 26 - December 16, no class during Thanksgiving week) from 6-8pm. More info below! Through class instruction, coaching and mentorship, our goal is to demonstrate how community members, organizations, and small business owners can participate and benefit from their own neighborhood revitalization. Please note that there are only 25 available [...]

By |2021-09-20T13:03:04-04:00September 20, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Module wants to build on Rosetta

Module Building Houses on Rosetta St? We want to know what you think about it! Tuesday July 27th at 6pm via Zoom email Nina@bloomfield-garfield.org to register for link Community discussion on the single-family housing development that Module Housing would like to build in the 5100 block of Rosetta St. With nine city-owned lots to be folded into this project. The U.R.A will be present and is interested in hearing depth of community support for this project.

By |2021-07-24T14:25:12-04:00July 24, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Garfield Getdown

Garfield Getdown Community Field Day! Activities for all ages with BOOM Concepts, Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation, Garfield Gators, and other Community Partners! NOON-6PM at 5101 Hillcrest st -Fort Pitt Field Garfield Getdown Schedule All Ages Sports Activities! • Noon-1pm Line dancing with Roland Ford • Noon-1pm Yoga with Peace of Time Wellness • 1pm-2pm Catch • 1pm-2pm Kickball • 2pm-3pm Dodge Ball • 3pm-4pm Basketball Main Event! 4pm-6pm Professional Wrestling Match with Ryse Wrestling Partner Activities Noon- 4pm: • Food with the Garfield Gators Cheerleaders – Gatorettes • Assemble- crafts for all ages • Garfield Land Trust- information & more • Professional [...]

By |2021-07-24T13:38:25-04:00July 24, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hiring: Greenzone Coordinator

The Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation is hiring a Garfield Greenzone & Service Project Coordinator. Hours: 30-35 hours per week Compensation: $20.00 per hour with benefits Goal The Garfield GreenZone and Service Project is intended to bring area residents into greater contact with their environment and natural spaces. Through various projects and programming, neighbors can enjoy new walking trails, plant gardens, participate in organized or informal recreation, and preserve green space throughout Garfield for future generations to use. The initiative also provides a pathway for non-violent offenders to avoid incarceration by diverting offenders into community service projects and enabling them to receive training [...]

By |2021-06-30T16:29:55-04:00June 30, 2021|Green Initiatives|0 Comments

Unblurred is Back IRL

Unblurred First Friday Art Crawl is Back in Person!!! Painted cars, performances, mixed media in windows, neon lights, giant paintings, fiber arts, photography and more! May brings the return of in real life Unblurred First Friday Art Crawl. Spring back into things with some outdoor and socially distance indoor art experiences. Irma Freeman Center for Imagination will have the Fiber Arts Guild from 6:30-9:30 and will be open for walk ins as will The International Children’s Art Gallery. Most Wanted Car Club will be on the Corner of Winebiddle with Art Cars. Spak & Taquitos will both be open for [...]

By |2021-05-05T21:59:17-04:00May 5, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spring into Free Fun Saturday May 1st

Spring into Fun: Saturday May 1, 2021 | Noon-4pm  Location: Pittsburgh Glass Center (parking lot) 5472 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 Join us for a fun filled day outside! Celebrate Arbor Day weekend with nature and art with the Penn Ave Arts & Commercial District! A variety of groups will have tables and activities for all ages to enjoy. Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation shines the sun on the Garfield Greenzone with tote bag giveaway for kids with maps and activities to get involved in the community. Use the bag to go on an adventure and gather giveaways from other participating groups. Reading [...]

By |2021-04-28T21:33:20-04:00April 28, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Development Activities Meeting: 5525 Columbo St

  Development Activities Meeting: Environmental Charter School’s field site at 5525 Columbo St Join us on Wednesday Feb 3rd at 6pm for this important Development Activities Meeting! This meeting will be hosted on Zoom. Email Nina@bloomfield-garfield.org for the zoom link. Projects discussed at this meeting will be:  Ethos Collaborative, the engineering consultant who is making improvements (site plans attached) to the Environmental Charter School’s field site at 5525 Columbo St, is presenting at this Development Activities Meeting (DAM) with the Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation and the Garfield community. The DAM is required because they’re going to go before the Zoning Board of [...]

By |2021-01-22T13:13:22-05:00January 22, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

News: Offensive Insignia on Subcontractor’s Truck

BGC Issues Statement on Hate Symbolism in Garfield On December 29, 2020, it was brought to the attention of the Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation (BGC) that a vehicle - belonging to the employee of a subcontractor who was working on our office building - displayed insignia that we consider offensive, inappropriate, and in total opposition to the values of our organization. The BGC's executive director immediately got in touch with the general contractor, informing him that this display of hate symbolism is absolutely unacceptable. The architect in charge of the project was also contacted and made aware that, if the vehicle’s owner [...]

By |2021-01-15T17:38:57-05:00January 15, 2021|Community, News|0 Comments

East End Holiday Free Market For Kids

FREE Holiday market set up for children to "shop" inside for free coats, free toys, and free “gift for family” section. Open to Children in Zone 5: Bloomfield, East Liberty, Friendship, Garfield, Highland Park, Homewood, Larimer, Lincoln/Lemington, Morningside, & Stanton Heights In order to make sure for social distancing we are asking for the community to register to participate in the market. REGISTER AT THE LINK OR AT THE CONTACT BELOW https://tinyurl.com/BGCHoliday2020 WHERE:  113 N. Pacific Ave Pittsburgh PA 15224 WHEN: Two Days of Free Market Hours: Friday Dec 4th (First Friday) 6pm-8pm Saturday Dec 5th 1pm-4pm To Donate Coats/Toys/Time, [...]

By |2020-11-15T20:49:29-05:00November 15, 2020|Uncategorized|2 Comments
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