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Passport to Homewood

Passport to Homewood

The Homewood-Brushton Business Association (HBBA) just launched the Passport to Homewood.  It is a deal and discount book with 19 Homewood based businesses participating!!!  All coupons are good from now through January 31, 2020.  Passports are only $5 to purchase!  You can get them at D&C Sandwich Express or Galaxy in Homewood.

Bringing business back to a blighted neighborhood

Pittsburgh Post-GazetteNovember 4, 2019by Joyce Gannon After a Sunday morning shooting in 2013 left two people dead at an after-hours club in Homewood, the building was shuttered and its windows boarded up. Two years later, Bible Center Church — a congregation with a mission to bring change to the neighborhood through social innovation — bought the vacant […]

Homewood residents get first glimpse of ‘comprehensive community plan’ to tackle housing, development, transit and more

Public Source by Dave Shoemaker April 24, 2019 Homewood will be the second Pittsburgh neighborhood to have a comprehensive, city-approved development plan to address issues like affordable housing, mobility and community development. Unveiled Tuesday night, the draft of Homewood’s Comprehensive Community Plan includes 21 overarching goals for the neighborhood, from improving air quality to better managing vacant […]

Homewood Community Meeting _Community Plan

Change Is On The Horizon For Homewood

Pittsburgh April 23, 2019KDKA’s Rachele Mongiovi reports People living in Homewood are taking steps to enhance the footprint of their neighborhood. Video courtesy of KDKA: https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/video/4071667-change-is-on-the-horizon-for-the-neighborhood-of-homewood/

Uptick in Hill District health, food security followed grocery store’s opening, study says

  TribLive December 19, 2017 by Matthew Santoni   Hill District residents’ health and food security appear to have improved since the long-awaited opening of a full-service supermarket, especially compared to other neighborhoods with similar demographics, according to a RAND Corporation study. The study released Tuesday tracked residents’ reported health and economic status since the […]

NACA Home Buyers and Realtors workshop seeks to impact Black communities

  The New Pittsburgh Courier December 22, 2017 by Diane I. Daniels   With the belief that we must rebuild our communities, Pittsburgh Councilman Rev. Ricky Burgess earlier this month provided what he considers a tool to initiate the process. “Just because our communities may be poor doesn’t mean we need to live poorly. We need […]

Recent events in Pittsburgh have residents ‘Buying Black’

  December 8, 2017 Pittsburgh Courier by Diane I. Daniels Holidays the perfect time for Black business owners to display their products The past few weeks have been saturated with insightful activities and events. From business expos, Small Business Saturday events to an author’s event, they have provided an opportunity for those to “Buy Black.” […]