|Friendship Preservation Group
Great people making a great neighborhood in Pittburgh
Tuesday, September 14, 2004 The 2004 Friendship House Tour will feature nine exquisite homes that have never before been seen on the tour as well as the Waldorf School. Tour participants will begin at the Waldorf School, 209 South Winebiddle Street, and make their way through beautiful Friendship either by foot or on trolley from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, September 19.
Tickets for the Friendship House Tour are $12 in advance and $15 the day of the event. Tickets can be purchased from the Friendship Development Associates Office (5530 Penn Avenue, tel: 412-441-6147) or at the following locations: Babyland and Kidsroom (5542 Penn Avenue) and Muse Kid Couture (804 South Aiken Avenue). Tickets can also be purchased the day of the event at the Tour Registration Site at Waldorf School (201 South Winebiddle Street). Tickets can be ordered by mail from Friendship Developmend Associates, Inc., 5530 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206.
The self-guided tour takes 2 to 3 hours to complete on foot and trolley tours will depart from Waldorf School. This year's sponsors include Whole Foods Market, Del Monte/Eatwell, Dollar Bank, Citizens Bank and National City Bank.
posted by Richard | 10:14 AM
Wednesday, June 30, 2004 Loss of Friendship Resident
STAGG VAUGHAN Ph.D.
On Saturday, June 26, 2004; beloved son of Rosemary and the late Harold Stagg; brother of Alice Phillips, Rosemary Sabatier, Malcolm and Stephen Stagg; also survived by nieces, nephews and many devoted friends. For many years Vaughan served as Clinical Director of UPMC's Mathilda H. Theiss Health and Child Development Center. Friends will be received at JOHN A. FREYVOGEL SONS, INC. 4900 Centre Ave. At Devonshire Street Wednesday 6:30 pm until a Memorial Service at 8 pm. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the Pittsburgh Foundation to benefit Persad Center and the Mathilda H. Theiss Center.
The family would appreciate if the Friendship residents who live close by would pay special attention to Vaughn’s home for the next few weeks. posted by Richard | 9:16 AM
Friday, March 12, 2004 The Spring 2004 Friendship Journal is available as a PDF at Spring04
The Flower Festival order form is available as a PDF at F4 posted by Richard | 3:55 PM
Monday, March 01, 2004 Signs of Spring
Yesterday I saw my first blossoms of the year in the Chandler's yard. It's all up hill till the Flower and Folk Fest. posted by smallstreams | 11:54 PM
Friday, January 23, 2004 Friendship Homeowners:
Have a great house you are dying to show off? Want to be the envy of people throughout the region for the cool things you have done with your home? Want to become more involved in your community and help raise money for community development efforts in your neighborhood? You deserve to be recognized for the hard work and loving care you have put into your home to make it your own.
Friendship Development Associates, Inc. (FDA) is looking for a new batch of houses to participate in the 2004 Friendship House Tour, which will be held September 19. If you would like to have your house featured on the tour or know of a great house that you would like to see on the tour this year, please contact Dana Smith either by phone 412-441-6147 or e-mail email@example.com by March 15. posted by smallstreams | 10:42 AM
Monday, November 10, 2003 Rank Stranger and Friendship Resident Makes Appearance
Dave Arndt will be playing with "Pittsburgh's Hardest Drivin' Tallest Bluegrass Band" on November 15th at Tommy's on the South Side. Hope to see you there.
posted by smallstreams | 9:23 AM
Monday, November 03, 2003 22nd annual Three Rivers Film Festival
Nov 7 - 23 at the Harris, Melwood, and Regent Square Theaters.
Over 40 films -- including narrative, documentary, short, animated, and kids programs -- plus live music, parties, and more. See 3RFF.com for all the details, or get a festival guide in the Nov 5 issue of City Paper. posted by Richard | 2:05 PM
Wednesday, October 01, 2003 I Need Some Comments
I have posted an unofficial FPG Site on my website. I know we need to make a link to the Friendship Journal, and I need to make the links work on the House Tour/photo gallery site. Also, currently, the FDA website is the e-mail newsletter. Other than that let me know what is needed/not needed.E-mail me or post your comments here. posted by smallstreams | 11:27 AM
Friday, September 26, 2003 2003 House Tour tickets are now on sale. For additional information, a list of ticket outlets or advertising rates, please contact Dana at (412) 441-6147.
$12.00 - in advance
$15.00 - tour day
$10.00 - groups of ten or more
posted by Richard | 1:15 PM
House Tour 2003
If you want to see the houses that are on this year's tour on Sunday, check this out. Thanks to Curt Chandler for the photographs. posted by smallstreams | 11:10 AM
Thursday, September 04, 2003 Peduto on Penn Avenue Improvement
Councilman Bill Peduto says there are no plans to put capital money into operating budget. Here are the details:
posted by smallstreams | 12:49 PM
Unblurred Presents . . .
Check out this Friday's "Unblurred" schedule here. posted by smallstreams | 7:16 AM
Wednesday, September 03, 2003 Penn Avenue Improvement Update
posted by smallstreams | 5:15 PM
Thursday, August 28, 2003 Details
You can come to the Friendship Happy Hour any time after 6 p.m. Hope to see you there. posted by smallstreams | 6:40 PM
Wednesday, August 27, 2003 Get Happy
Liz Perry and Mark Stroup will host a happy hour this Friday (8/29) at their house, 215 S. Fairmount, in the back yard (or front porch in the event of rain). As usual, bring something to eat or drink -- but not both! (Don't want too many leftovers.) Feel free to bring friends and new neighbors! Kids welcome.
posted by smallstreams | 8:57 AM
Wednesday, July 30, 2003 Tuesday is National Night Out and Friendship porches will be hopping!
In what has become an annual tradition, Friendship residents will be observing National Night Out by spending the evening of Tuesday, August 5, gathering on front porches throughout the neighborhood. If you wish to host a porch party, let me know, so we can to get the word out. In addition, there will be a special token of appreciation for the hosts, sponsored by the Friendship Preservation Group.
Check back here on Tuesday for a list of Nation Night Out events in Friendship! posted by Lewis | 2:33 PM