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Bars to stay open until 4 a.m. if bill passes

Bars to stay open until 4 a.m. if bill passes

Casey Chafin | The Duquesne Duke A Pennsylvania lawmaker intends to propose legislation that would allow bars that purchase special liquor licenses to remain open until 4 a.m., two hours past the current mandated closing time. Rep. Jordan Harris (D-Philadelphia) plans to introduce the bill, which he thinks would make Pennsylvania’s cities more appealing to […]

City to crack down on South Side parties

City to crack down on South Side parties

By Julian Routh | News Editor Pittsburgh officials have called on a California-based hospitality company to help take back control of nightlife in areas including South Side. In a plan outlined by the Responsible Hospitality Institute called the Pittsburgh Sociable City Plan, the city intends to implement a number of changes to nightlife procedures in […]

Zappala shuts down South Side lounge

By Julian Routh | News Editor Following several meetings with the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office, the owners of Levelz Sports Lounge in South Side have reached an agreement to close the bar’s doors for a year. The consent agreement between Levelz owners Mark Heuer, Joseph Molinaro, Dino Pietrantoni and Drew Ziccardi and district attorney […]

South Side bar Levelz may be labeled nuisance

South Side bar Levelz may be labeled nuisance

By Julian Routh|Asst. News Editor Levelz, a sports lounge at 1825 E. Carson St., on the South Side, has been targeted by the Nuisance Bar Task Force in Pittsburgh in response to recent complaints about its safety. The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police has contacted the owners of Levelz after a number of fights, noise complaints […]