PITTSBURGH —– The Block Northway will hold their 3rd Annual Kid’s Safety Event on Friday, June 25th at the south corridor located between DSW and Land’s End from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

“We are happy to partner with so many wonderful organizations, said Frank Licata, President and Principal of LRC Realty. “We invite families and friends to join us at The Block for this FREE fun and informative event.”

There will be free demonstrations and safety equipment; Fire Trucks, EMS and Police Vehicles, and information provided by a variety of organizations.  Enjoy air brush painting, balloon art, Paint Monkey, and a chance to win amazing prizes. 

Participating organizations include the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office, Be Smart, Berkeley Hills VFC, Every Child, Inc., North Hills Community Cares, North Hills Community Outreach, Peebles VFC, Perrysville VFC, Pittsburgh Poison Center, Ross – West View/ EMS, Ross Township Police Department, Passavant Hospital Foundation, West Penn Burn Center, Crisis Center North, AHN Pediatrics, AHN Pediatric Orthopedic Institute, Highmark.

The Block Northway will also feature a weekly Farmers Market, produced in partnership with I Made It Market.  There will be a diverse collection of local vendors offering fresh, locally-grown produce, local meats, fine spirits, flowers, unique hand-made gifts, and much more.  Adults and kids alike will enjoy shopping this festive weekly happening. 

Each week guests visiting the marketplace can expect to find local vendors to include locally grown farm fresh goods, fresh meat and cheeses, canned goods fresh from the farm, local eggs, flowers, honey and other goodies.  Additional vendors are, The Olive Tap, Wigle Whiskey, Ocho Salsa, Baked True North,

The Block Northway is a destination center offering a strong mix of popular and branded retail concepts and includes fast casual food offerings and includes unique dining options.  The current tenant mix includes Nordstrom Rack, Saks OFF 5th, The Container Store, Marshall’s, J. Crew Factory, DSW Designer Shoes, ULTA, PetSmart, Aldi, and America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses, Piada Italian Street Food, Blume Nail Salon, 18/8 Fine Men’s Salon, Cycle Bar, Bassett Furniture, Wahlburgers, Le Creuset, Blaze Pizza, David’s Bridal, Dave & Buster’s, Carter’s, Torrid, Land’s End, Skechers and Philip Pelusi. Coming soon B.J. Wholesale.  For more information, please visit www.theblocknorthway.com or call (412) 364-1171.


LRC Realty is a diversified national real estate development, leasing and property management firm. Lawrence B. Levey and Frank A. Licata are the principals of LRC Realty and have been developing successful shopping centers and mixed-use properties for over 35 years.