Nied’s Hotel – Lawrenceville – “If you have their Fish Sandwich and a side of fries and coleslaw –you will be ‘hooked’ for life.” – David R.
Master of the one-liner, Ken McCart was never shy with his opinion. Even when he was bedridden at his care center near my parents’ home in South Carolina, my dad would weigh in on politics […]
When I go back to Pittsburgh and drop in on Nieds Hotel in Lawrenceville or the Rochester Inn in the North Hills, I inevitably find old friends and, very often now, the children of old friends.
What was once a stalwart working-class neighborhood has transformed into one of Pittsburgh’s trendiest, and it has a bit of everything: food, culture, nightlife […]
Pittsburgh has *a lot* of bars — the most per capita of any city in America. […]
Pittsburgh is a city that celebrates its neighborhood bars. In some of those spots, second- and third-generation regulars are pulling up their stools to be served by someone who started pouring drinks decades ago.
Slim Forsythe, hitting that age of plentiful senior discounts, will celebrate his 62nd birthday Friday night at the Nied’s Hotel, 5438 Butler St., with the release of a new 7-inch single on the Get Hip Folk Series.
Anthony Bourdain came, he saw, he talked about Pittsburgh’s past and challenges of the future, and he left. […]
Kevin “Slim” Forsythe’s resume includes stints as an oil field roustabout, apartment building concierge and typewriter cleaner. He’s published four novels and has a law degree from the University of Pittsburgh.
There’s a lot of past in the present of Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville, and the two haven’t always commingled peacefully. With a burgeoning spate of new restaurants and shops bringing national attention to the Butler Street corridor […]