Back-to-Back Donut Shops Just Outside of Pittsburgh

Back-to-Back Donut Shops Just Outside of Pittsburgh

There multiple Dunkin Donuts, but it doesn't stop there. There are quite a few Ma and Pa, crafted-with-love-from-our-family-recipe, type places. And what is even more bizarre is that they are all super busy. 

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The Ultimate Pittsburgh Holiday Gift Guide 2017

The Ultimate Pittsburgh Holiday Gift Guide 2017

As this is a "Pittsburgh Holiday Guide," every single item on this list was either made in Pittsburgh, or specifically relates to the city (or both!) I provided links for online ordering, but many of these items can be found in different shops across the city.

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City of Asylum at Alphabet City - Pittsburgh Small Business

City of Asylum at Alphabet City - Pittsburgh Small Business

Alphabet City, which opened on the 14th of January, 2017, is a bookshop, restaurant, and performance space.  The bookshop is curated by the City of Asylum, and features the largest collection of work produced by exiled writers in the world.  The restaurant is a New York style wine and cheese bar, but with affordable prices (I shouldn't need to say much more). 

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17 Local Pittsburgh Shops For Holiday Gifts - Christmas 2017

17 Local Pittsburgh Shops For Holiday Gifts - Christmas 2017

There are SO many marvelous shops and artists Pittsburgh. How could I ever fit them all into one post? Well, I can't.... but I'm going to try! Here is a list of shops that will help you find holiday gifts in Pittsburgh this year! 

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Mixtape (Bar and Lounge) - Pittsburgh Small Business

Mixtape (Bar and Lounge) - Pittsburgh Small Business

The real story behind this post:  Grant and I were tipsy, impassioned by our love of Mixtape, and started writing the follow list on my phone..... while still in the bar. It took us under 2 mins to come up with everyone below. 

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The Farmer's Daughter Flowers - Pittsburgh Small Business

The Farmer's Daughter Flowers - Pittsburgh Small Business

The shop is delightful! Even if you aren't buying anything (good luck with that!), just walking around will fill you with cheer! Spanning two rooms, The Farmer's Daughters is filled with tubs and tubs of fragrant flowers. They also have a ton unique trinkets and jewelry that you won't find elsewhere (see: enamel pins in the shape of a negroni). 

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