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Friendship & Penn Ave Arts District


During Unblurred: First Fridays on Penn, an artistic flowering in the Avenue's old buildings draws visitors from around the city to innovative galleries, the impressive Pittsburgh Glass Center, small dance companies, ad hoc rock venues and appealing restaurants such as Salt of the Earth and Verde.

What's the best way is to get to there? Public transportation choices are plentiful. Baum Boulevard: 77 Penn Hills; Centre Avenue to Downtown: 71A Negley and 71C Point Breeze via Oakland, 82 Lincoln via the Hill District and 86 Liberty via Bloomfield and the Strip District; Friendship Avenue to Downtown and East End destinations: 87 Friendship; Penn Avenue: 88 to Strip District and Downtown as well as East Liberty, Target and Bakery Square; Routes 71C, 77, 82 and 86 also serve East Liberty shopping areas, while 71A provides service to Highland Park

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