UPDATE: See resolution of support from the BDC Board of Directors.
See presentation and meeting meeting notes.
On Thursday, November 10, Bloomfield Development Corporation, Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation, Lawrenceville Corporation and Lawrenceville United jointly facilitated a community meeting on the brewpub proposed for 4568 Penn Avenue. The owner, Matt Hough, presented his proposal for an 8,000 sq ft brewpub,
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Throughout the summer and into fall the Bloomfield Saturday Market has opened every Saturday morning, rain or shine since 2014. In past years, when the Bloomfield Saturday Market closed residents found had to wait months to buy local produce and catch up with their neighbors. That’s changing this year. Bloomfield Development Corporation is excited to announce the Bloomfield Winter Market!
Like the Saturday Market, the Winter Market will be at the West Penn Hospital parking lot along Liberty Ave.
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Thanks to everyone who came to the Community Meeting on Oct 20 despite the rain. We enjoyed presentations from Friends of Albright, and talked about the streetscape project surveys. See the meeting notes attached. Also, keep an eye out for the next forum in December that will be a potluck!
Oct 20 Meeting Notes
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On October 10, Mayor William Peduto and the City’s Departments of City Planning and Permits, Licenses, & Inspections unveiled “buildingeye”, a groundbreaking new website designed to make building permit, license, and code enforcement actions more accessible to Pittsburgh residents.
This tool allows residents to perform a range of functions, such as tracking items like building permits, building inspections, zoning applications, and business licenses. These items are searchable by address, neighborhood, zip code, or council district. » Read more about: City of Pittsburgh Launches New Building And Zoning Information Website »
In late August, Zone 5 Commander Jason Lando released a crime alert to warn residents about an increase in robberies and aggravated assaults in Homewood, Highland Park and Friendship. The closest incidents to Bloomfield were on South Winebiddle Street where there were two cases of armed robbery. Commander Lando said that there would be an increase in uniformed and plain clothed police to address the crime.
Around the time of Commander Lando’s alert,
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