East Liberty Happenings 

Pop City Life: East Liberty
Have you seen this awesome video from Pop City? It highlights East Liberty's entrepreneurial spirit and the small businesses that make this neighborhood what it is today. Click the video image to check it out!
 
"The energy is so positive; it has a feel of being one of the most diverse, progressive, forward-thinking little niches in the city. And I love that vibe, I love that energy."
-Jamie Wallace, owner of Abay
 
You can also click here and see what Keystone Edge TV had to say about the video!
 
In This Issue
Pop City Life: East Liberty
You're Invited!
PULSEations 2012
East Liberty in the News
Pittsburgh's Green House
Project O.N.E.
Zeke's Coffee
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You're Invited!
Ground Breaking Invite
Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, Walnut Capital and Massaro Properties invite you to a groundbreaking street party for the Walnut on Highland!

Join us Monday, April 16 at 12:00 p.m. for local food, music from Gene Stovall and the official groundbreaking for the Walnut on Highland.

Please come and be a part of the celebration! The Walnut on Highland, coming in June of 2013, will house 110 one-and-two bedroom apartments. Amenities for Walnut on Highland residents include a fitness center, a community room and a parking garage.

Read all about the project in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Pop City!
 
PULSEations 2012
Come Together

"Come Together" and see how the Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience (PULSE) has impacted the City of Pittsburgh over the past 17 years!

 

Join PULSE at PULSEations Friday, April 13 from 7:00-10:00 p.m. for hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and fun at Union Project (801 N. Negley Ave.)! Enjoy community, music and a silent auction. Auction items include: a weekend getaway in Chautauqua, an heirloom vegetable garden, artwork from PULSE alumni and more!

 

Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Purchase a group ticket package in advance (3 tickets) for $75. For more information or to purchase tickets, check here!


East Liberty in the News
Details magazine wrote a great feature on Rust Belt Revival in Pittsburgh, and mentioned East Liberty more than any other neighborhood in the City. The Beauty Shoppe and the Waffle Shop are among the locations highlighted. We were even profiled as the "neighborhood to know"!

Have you heard about the new Environment & Energy Community Outreach Center in Larimer? The EECO Center, run by Pittsburgh Community Services Inc., will use referrals, classes and demonstrations to help residents and small businesses conserve energy. Read more about it on the Pittsburgh Post Gazette!

Ninth grade civics students from the Barack Obama Academy of International Studies collaborated with Carlow University to advocate for funding for public schools. Watch KDKA's video now!

Looking for the best spots for wine in Pittsburgh? Pop City wrote a great guide featuring Paris 66!

There's no shortage of programs bringing talented young people to Pittsburgh. Listen to this Essential Public Radio piece on CORO and PULSE--two organizations who have partnered with East Liberty Development, Inc. in the past and present!

The Sprout Fund talks about East Liberty's eco gardens and green roof bus shelters!

Pittsburgh Green House
Ain't-a That Good News flier
Have you heard about the Pittsburgh Green House? It's a 110- year-old home that has been renovated to teach you (and anyone else who's curious) about saving water and energy! A project of ACTION-Housing, Inc., the Green House is open to any member of the public. 

The house is open to the public Wednesdays (4:00-7:00 p.m.), Thursdays (10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.), Fridays (9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00-4:00- p.m.) and Saturdays (11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.)

The Pittsburgh Green House also offers classes and events! Check the website for more information.
Project O.N.E.
Project O.N.E.
Project O.N.E. (Our Neighborhood Evolution) is planning a Neighborhood Development Construction Opportunity! They are looking for 40 men who are:
--Ready for physical labor
--Ambitious
--Community-minded
--Not a 4-year college graduate or student
--Not enrolled in any post-secondary academic program
--Drug-free and work-eligible
 
To learn more, please attend one of the following information sessions (all sessions take place at the Kingsley Association, 6435 Frankstown Avenue):
--Tuesday, April 10 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
--Wednesday, April 11 from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
--Wednesday, April 11 from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
 
For more information, contact Knowledge Build-Hudson, Project Manager for Project O.N.E.: projectonepgh@gmail.com or 412-229-7414. This project is supported by the Propel Schools Foundation.
 
Zeke's Coffee on Penn Avenue
If you're looking for a coffee fix, look no further than Zeke's! Zeke's Coffee is a Small Batch Coffee Roastery located on Penn Avenue in East Liberty. They offer a diverse selection of Natural, Fair Trade, Rainforest Alliance, Water Processed Decafs, Half and Halfs and Conventional coffees roasted on a daily basis. 
 
Can't make it to Zeke's? They are now offering a delivery service, Pounds To The People!

 

One 16oz pound of coffee delivered on a weekly basis: $14.00
Two 16oz pounds of coffee delivered on a bi-weekly basis: $26.00 ($2.00 savings)

 

Zekes Coffee will deliver freshly roasted pounds of coffee to your doorstep every Wednesday evening. If you have never had their coffee, no problem! They'll get you a sample to try. 
 
For more information, please contact Chris Rhodes at 412-670-6231 or zekespgh@gmail.com!