Thursday, May 23, 2013
Giant Eagle and Shop 'n Save are participating until May 29.
Giant Eagle and Shop 'n Save customers are offering a gasoline promotion through Wednesday, May 29. Customers who spend $50 using a Giant Eagle Advantage Card at Pittsburgh-area Giant Eagle stores, including the Giant Eagle on Yost Boulevard and the Giant Eagle at S. Braddock Avenue, will receive double fuelperks! at GetGo fuel and convenience store locations. In a similar promotion, Shop 'n Save shoppers will receive 20 cents off per gallon of gas for every $50 they spend on groceries. The promotions come just in time for the Memorial Day holiday weekend, when millions are expected to travel the nation’s highways. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
If you've missed Vinnie Pies, you're in luck!
Vinnie Pie lovers, get those taste buds ready! According to the Post Gazette, owner Toni Zollner's attorney, Frank Rapp, said Vincent's Pizza in North Braddock could be reopening in the next few months. The Route 30 landmark—just over the Forest Hills border—was ordered to close last spring. The pizza shop was started by Vincent Chianese, Zollner's father, in 1950. One of the licensees,Chianese's business partner John Bellissimo (B&C Pizza Inc.), stopped paying the necessary royalties after Chianese died in March 2010. He owed $42,000. According to the Vincent's Pizza Park Facebook page, the Route 30 located is expected to reopen in June. The page's moderator said they are going "back to the basics" and indicated that the location has been…
Saturday, May 18, 2013
An anniversary event will be held on Sunday, May 19.
Head over to the Square Cafe this weekend to celebrate its 10th anniversary. On Sunday, May 19, the Regent Square restaurant will be hosting a day filled with music by DJ Selecta and entertainment for guests of all ages to enjoy. There will be a balloon twister, caricature artist, photo booth, and more. There will be a special pop up entertainment surprise between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. For more information, visit the Square Cafe on Facebook by clicking here or visit the event page. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Need a job? Check out these listings!
Here are some of the latest job openings in and near the Forest Hills-Regent Square area. To see more information on each job, click on the links below. Summer Nanny (Forest Hills) A family is seeking a part-time nanny for two children from June 3 to Aug. 14. Summer Nanny (Swissvale) Nanny needed for three children Monday through Friday from June 18 to Aug. 18. Dog Walker (Regent Square) Family is seeking a mid-day dog walker for its 15-week-old boxer mix puppy. Medical Secretary (Point Breeze) Outpatient dialysis facility in Point Breeze is seeking highly motivated and friendly individual for a part-time (30 hours per week) medical secretary position. Must have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and medical terminology. To look for more…
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The events are free to enjoy.
With Mother's Day right around the corner, it's high time for moms to be pampered. Check out these May 9 events at local malls. South Hills Village On May 9, South Hills Village will host a free event featuring relaxation and fun in honor of national "Mom's Nite Out," sponsored locally by Pittsburgh Magazine. The event will kick off at 5 p.m. in the mall's lower level north wing and will last until 8 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy refreshments, entertainment and fashion and beauty services and will find information on mom-friendly organizations and events, all focused on rewarding mothers. South Hills Village officials and their event partners will treat moms with makeovers from Sephora and the entire Macy's cosmetics …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Do you need a job? Some of these listings might be for you.
Here are some of the latest job openings in and near the Forest Hills-Regent Square area. To see more information on each job, click on the links below. Wilkinsburg police officer (Wilkinsburg) Qualified persons are invited to apply to the Borough of Wilkinsburg Civil Service Commission to take competitive examinations leading to eligibility for appointment as a Patrol Officer for the Wilkinsburg Police Department. An application form and details of the selection process may be obtained at the Wilkinsburg Borough Building, located at 605 Ross Ave. Financial Analyst (Forest Hills) The Financial Analyst at Community Life collects and studies data to determine costs of business activities, and prepare budgets and forecasts, and makes …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Load up on energy after running (or watching) the marathon on Sunday.
Local restaurants are rewarding Pittsburgh Marathon participants and spectators on race day with a city-wide program, "Munchies With The Marathon!" The restaurants listed below will be offering specials, events and promotions for runners and spectators. Enjoy your Cinco de Mayo treats! For deal details and a complete list of participating restaurants, click here. Regent Square area Alma Pan Latin, 7600 and 7606 Forbes Ave. East End Food Co-op, 7516 Meade St. East End Quiet Storm, 5430 Penn Ave. East Liberty Abay Ethiopian, 130 South Highland Ave. Verde, 5491 Penn Ave. Union Pig and Chicken, 220 North Highland Ave. Station Street, 6290 Broad St. Shadyside Girasole, 733 Copeland St. Steel Cactus, 5505 Walnut St. ______________________ "Like…
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Have a sweet tooth? You're in luck!
A new pastry studio is opening its doors in Regent Square on Friday. Vanilla Pastry Studio has relocated from East Liberty to a new space adjacent to Typhoon Lighting and across the street from Square Cafe. "Our move is coming along beautifully! We will be re-opening on Friday! The Sugar Fairies have been flying to get our new space all ready! The pink espresso machine will be installed today! We look forward to seeing all of our Fans in Regent Square!" the shop's Facebook page announced Wednesday. The Boutique Bakery specializes in cupcakes, lollys, custom cakes, wedding cakes and dessert tables. Patch was unable to reach the owner of Vanilla for comment. Stay tuned for more information about the shop. To visit the bakery's website, click…
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Here's a look at some local job listings.
Here are some of the latest job openings in and near the Forest Hills-Regent Square area. To see more information on each job, click on the links below. Assessment Specialist for Holy Family Institute (Swissvale) The Assessment Specialist provides service planning, counseling, parent education, case management, risk assessment, facilitating family communication and identifying mental health risk and services for both children and adults. Services are provided in the family’s home. GoGetter at GetGo (Regent Square) The GetGo on South Braddock Avenue is seeking a part-time employee. Responsibilities include manning the register and watching customers at the gas pumps. Addictions Counselor for Pyramid Healthcare Inc. (Wilkinsburg) Responsible…