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Pittsburgh/South Side

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added listing SpringHill Suites Pittsburgh Southside Works
===By public transit===
Pittsburgh's light rail system, "The T", runs from downtown into the South Side. Immediately after crossing the Monongahela River, the 42 and 47 trolley both lines stop at Station Square. Right after that they , then proceed into a transit-only tunnel under Mount Washington, and come out at the South Hills Junction station on the other side before the 42 and 47 lines they split apart, with the 42 traveling through Beechview and the 47 through Overbrook before heading into the suburbs south of Pittsburgh. A less-frequent light rail line, the 52, travels from downtown across the river and onto Arlington Avenue, going through the small neighborhood of Allentown before terminating at the South Hills Junction.
Alternatively, you can take any of the 51 bus routes to get from downtown down Carson Street right into the heart of the South Side neighborhood. The 51A and 51C will take you from downtown past Station Square down Carson Street. The 54C will get you from South Side to other popular destinations such as [[Pittsburgh/East End-South|Oakland]].
* <do name="Rush Hour Boat Charters" alt="" address="picks up at Station Square" directions="" phone="+1 412 885-7874" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></do>
* <do name="Segway in Paradise" alt="" address="Station Square" directions="inside the Freight House Shops" phone="+1 412 337-3941" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="$59 per person/tour">Offering guided segway tours of the Downtown area and segway accessories.</do>
*<do name="South Side Step Trek" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Every October in the South Side is a tour of the South Side Slopes. The event takes place on a Saturday. Participants are given a map and can walk guided trails of the South Side Slopes. Water stations are setup along the way. This is an excellent way to see the South Side Slopes.</do> <do name="Church Route" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Any time of the year visitors can walk the published Church Route for a visit up into the Slopes. </do>
*<do name="South Side Soup Contest" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">One Saturday in February is a yearly soup contest held in the South Side. For $15, participants can try nearly 30 different soups from various restaurants. The restaurants make the soup and serve samples in nearby stores. This event is a great way to try soups from many of the restaurants as well as see many of the stores that make up the South Side.</do>
* <eat name="Primanti Brothers" alt="" address="1832 E Carson St" directions="" phone="+1 412 381-2583" email="" fax="" url="" hours="11AM-2AM daily" price="">The popular Pittsburgh chain with the Primanti sandwich.</eat>
* <eat name="Le PommierDish Osteria" alt="" address="2104 E Carson St128 South 17th Street at Sarah" directions="" phone="+1 412 431-1901" email="" fax="390 2012" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Authentic Country French menuCozy upscale Italian restaurant. Voted as one of Pittsburgh's most romantic restaurants.</eat>
* <eat name="Zenith Tea Room" alt="" address="86 S 26th St" directions="a couple of blocks off E Carson St" phone="+1 412 481-4833" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Offers an all-vegetarian Sunday brunch, with salad, fruit, bread, pastries, and an amazing vegan dessert table. It's also an antiques store and art gallery.</eat>
There are so many bars and restaurants along '''Carson Street''' that if you attempted to have one drink in each—-people ''have'' attempted—-you would not make it nearly from one end to the other before requiring assistance. The street traffic on a weekend night can be formidable, but fun if you have the right constitution. A few major ones have been listed but walk the area and you're bound to find a spot that suits your fancy.
* <drink name="Casey's Draft House" alt="" address="1811 E Carson St" directions="" phone="+1 412 431-3595" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Casey's has a midget bartender on Monday's where he walks onto the bar and dumps shots into your mouth.</drink>
* <drink name="Fat Head's" alt="" address="1805 E Carson St" directions="" phone="+1 412 431-7433" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">A giant beer selection, truly focusing on local and regional beers, many of them on tap. Giant sandwiches and home cut fries and chips. They have an even larger section in their carry-out store on the 2nd floor.</drink>
* <drink name="Hofbräuhaus" alt="" address="2705 S Water St" directions="" phone="+1 412 224-2328" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Modeled after the original Hofbräuhaus in [[Munich]], with German style brats and booze. The accordion player (and sometimes other entertainers) keeps the mood festive and energetic, especially once visitors have had a few rounds of beer.</drink>
*<drink name="Carson City Saloon" alt="" address="1401 E Carson St" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Voted as one of the best sports bars in the city. If you are interested in cheering for a Pittsburgh team, this is the bar to go. If it is the playoffs, show up ahead of time or there may be a line at the door.</drink>
*<drink name="The Smiling Moose" alt="" address="1306 E Carson St" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">This bar is typically filled with rock&roll types.</drink>
*<drink name="Jack's Bar" alt="" address="1117 E Carson St" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="Open at 7am" price="" lat="" long="">Open at 7am daily, this is the oldest bar in the South Side. The drinks are extremely cheap. If you are looking for a beer and a shot, this is the bar to go.</drink>
* <sleep name="Holiday Inn Express - South Side" alt="" address="20 S 10th St" directions="" phone="" tollfree="+1 877 863-4780‎" url="" checkin="3PM4PM" checkout="noon11" price="" lat="" long="" tollfree="+1 877 863-4780‎"></sleep>
* <sleep name="Morning Glory Inn" alt="" address="2119 Sarah St" directions="" phone="+1 412 431-1707" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">A bed and breakfast in a historic building, although the service can be unfriendly.</sleep>
* <sleep name="Sheraton Station Square" alt="" address="300 W Station Square Dr" directions="" phone="+1 412 261-2000" url="" checkin="3PM" checkout="noon" price="" lat="" long=""></sleep>
*<sleep name=" SpringHill Suites Pittsburgh Southside Works" alt="" address="2950 South Water Street" directions="" phone="1-412-488-8003" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">Newer hotel on the South Side Works end of Carson street.</sleep>
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