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South Perry Blog blog archive

THURSDAY, AUG. 18, 2011

A brand new South Perry 

Well, almost. The Street Department is putting a new layer of asphalt on South Perry Street - they should be done by tomorrow, but Northbound Perry is closed roughly between 14th Avenue and Ninth Avenue. All businesses are open - and the blog is at...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 28, 2010

The blog is taking a few days off

The holidays have made the blog coverage a little hit and miss this past week, and now the blog is taking a few days off. It will be back in swing on Monday Jan. 3 - so keep the e-mails coming. Send them to piah@spokesman.com...

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 6, 2010

Fireworks shoot off of the roof of the Aria Hotel and Casino moments before its opening at CityCenter on The Strip in Las Vegas in December. The extra rooms added to the Las Vegas market will create more pricing pressure for struggling casinos. (File Associated Press)

Back from Las Vegas

So the blog has been getting around quite a bit lately. I just returned from three days at a journalism convention in Las Vegas. The convention was put on by the Society of Professional Journalists. Yes, I did have some fun, but more importantly I...

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 29, 2010

Thursday morning

I'll be at the Perry Street Cafe Thursday morning from around 7 a.m. and probably until 9:30 a.m. I have a couple of interviews lined up, but feel free to stop by. I'd love to hear some fall news, like who's planning a Halloween party?...

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 9, 2010

FRIDAY, AUG. 27, 2010

MONDAY, AUG. 9, 2010

WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 2010

WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2010

Blogging from The Shop  

Tomorrow morning, the South Perry Blog will be at The Shop from 7-10 a.m. Feel free to come in and say hello. The blog is hoping to pull off a review of last weekend's big party and a preview of the summer movies that start...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2010

Thursday morning blog alert

The South Perry Blog is sleeping in this Thursday morning - you wont be able to find me out in the hood with coffee and my trusted laptop. No worries, it's just this Thursday, I'll be out and about again next week.Don't forget to visit...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, 2010

In this photo provided by Xerces Society, a bumblebee goes to work on a California poppy.  (Associated Press)

Show me your yard

This Thursday morning, The South Perry Blog will be at The Shop from 7-10 a.m. Expect an update on how the fair and parade planning is going and a visit with Odyssey Youth Center. The Fair and Parade is on July 17 - just a...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2010

The sun is out... 

It's a beautiful sunny morning at the Perry Street Cafe - the blog will be here until 10 a.m. so come in and say hello. I still have a stack of free papers to give away; today's paper has the Hoopfest section in it.In other...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23, 2010

Thursday morning blog alert

Tomorrow morning, I'll be at the South Perry Cafe from 7-10 a.m. - as always I'll have a stack of free newspapers to give away, and plenty of time to chat about the neighborhood. Coming up is also an interview with South Perry neighborhood resource...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 2010

WEDNESDAY, MAY 26, 2010

Thursday morning at Vanessa Behan  

Today, I went blogging at South Perry Pizza at noon - lots of people there, and some really great pizza. Thursday morning I'll be at Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery, 1004 E. Eighth Avenue, from 7-10 a.m. That's the first time I take the blog to...

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Pia Hallenberg covers everything going on in the South Perry neighborhood, where she lives.