2015 Squirrel Hill Treasure’s Award Dinner Announced

SHUC is pleased to announce the 2015 Squirrel Hill Treasures Honorees! The Fifth Annual Squirrel Hill Treasure Award Dinner will honor:
Bill Isler: Board member, Pittsburgh Public Schools
David Stock: Award winning composer
Mike Chen: Pittsburgh's Chinese Restaurant Association Founder
Taylor Allderdice High School: This year’s Place Treasure

Save the Date: Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 6 p.m. Location: Pittsburgh Golf Club

The Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition

Preserving and Improving the Quality of Life in Pittsburgh's 14th Ward

he Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition (SHUC) is a non-profit community organization dedicated to preserving, improving, and celebrating the quality of life in Pittsburgh’s 14th Ward. Since its establishment in 1973, SHUC has been an active and important link in the community. It has served as a sounding board for new ideas, as well as a

Explore Squirrel Hill

The most diverse neighborhood in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area

Squirrel Hill, five minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, combines tree lined residential streets, a bustling business district, internationally recognized educational institutions, and over two large public parks. Squirrel Hill is considered one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the Pittsburgh region. Five minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, Squirrel Hill combines tree-lined residential streets, bustling business districts, authentic eateries,

Fall Issue 2015Food Friends & Fun

Local World Refugee Day Celebration

Recognizing Pittsburgh’s Newest Neighbors

By Elizabeth Waickman As one of Pittsburgh’s four resettlement agencies, and the only one based in Squirrel Hill, Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS) is the first point of contact for more than 200 refugees out of several hundred arriving to Pittsburgh annually. But each year, approximately 43 million refugees around the world are forced

The Independent Brewing Company

Where Quality (and Beer!) Matter

By Michael Jehn  Like many of Pittsburgh’s neighborhoods in these times of rapid transformation, one thing that I’ve noticed about Squirrel Hill is how often things change, particularly along the commercial corridors of Forbes and Murray Avenues.  When one restaurant or storefront is replaced with another, which happens at a seemingly baffling pace, I often