Moving to McKees Rocks, PA, a small town just minutes from downtown Pittsburgh.
Welcome to Mckees Rocks!
McKees Rocks occupies one square mile along the south bank of the Ohio River just a few miles from downtown Pittsburgh.
The Rocks (as it is commonly known) combines the charm of its history with a 21st-century energy. Founded in 1769 and incorporated in 1829, McKees Rocks has 6,000 diverse residents, from people who have lived here for generations to newcomers just moving in who see the opportunities the Rocks provides.
The Roxian, building in the picture above, a 700 seat music venue on Chartiers Ave, currently undergoing renovations. For more information about the Roxian, see the CDC website or the write-up in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.
The Parkway Theater/Lounge/Brewery is a unique entertainment spot.
They have a full-service bar and lounge area, a small 45 seat theater where you can catch iconic classics and a microbrew from Abjuration Brewery! Enjoy Taco Tuesdays or open mic night Thursdays, and live music and/or comedy on Fridays.
For a taste of New Orleans, try Rocks Landing, Thursday through Sunday, with homemade southern cooking and Live Jazz! 30 or older and no sneakers after 9 pm!
Besides the venerable Pittsburgh staple, Eat‘n Park, there are several places to eat around town.
1905 Eatery: located on Broadway
Pierogies Plus, located on Island Ave, a short walk from Subs and Suds, another local option for dining and cold beverages.
Broadway Brunch and more! (We’re working on a full business and eatery list - stay tuned... they're coming soon!)
Shopping and Grocery
Aldi's: Aldi’s is located in the Plaza on Chartier’s Ave across from the Eat’n Park.
Giant Eagle: There's a Giant Eagle market in Kennedy and in Crafton. The #20 bus which goes up Chartiers Ave goes to the Kennedy Plaza (where you can find the Giant Eagle).
Family Dollar: There are also two Family Dollar stores which sell some packaged items and a small market in town. One is in the Plaza and the other is across from the Post Office.
The McKees Mart: Located on Chartiers just North of Island Ave.
Five Generation Bakers: This bakery also sells some grocery items including some fresh fruits and vegetables along with their signature cinnamon bread and rolls.
Hardware - Small items can often be found at places like Family dollar, For building supplies, paint, etc there are two stores within a short drive:
TRUE VALUE HARDWARE: Located in the Kenmawr Shopping Center.
540 Pine Hollow Road
Mc Kees Rocks, PA 15136-1659
Busy Beaver: Located in the Crafton Ingram Shopping Center
88 West Stuben Street
Crafton, Pa 15205
Rite Aid: You'll find Rite Aid at the Plaza at 155 Chartiers Ave.
It's open from 8 am to 9 pm, Monday through Saturday, and 8 am to 7 pm on Sundays.
Customer Service 412-393-7100
Emergencies and Outages 412-393-7000
Customer Service: 1-888-460-4332
West View Water
Customer Service: 412-931-3500
Sewer is provided by the Borough and billed through Berkheimer Services.
Trash Pickup is Thursday. They pick up both regular trash and mixed recycle every week. You are responsible for providing your own trash cans. Please use a trash can with a lid for regular trash. If you just put out bags, raccoons tend to get into them and you may find your trash all over your yard. Please do not put trash out before 6 pm Wednesday night and please remember to take your cans in Thursday after pickup.
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