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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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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ViaHero: Personalized Travel - Pittsburgh Small Business

ViaHero: Personalized Travel - Pittsburgh Small Business

The company works by pairing travelers with a local in the country that they are traveling to. The locals listens to their travel preferences, and curate a personalized trip, packed with insider tips, and off the beaten path locations. Ergo, you get a local giving you personalized recommendations before you even touch down in the country. 

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A Wool Shop in Portugal You Can't Miss

A Wool Shop in Portugal You Can't Miss

Portuguese wool was something I'd heard of before coming to the country, but not in the same way I'd heard about port, tiles, and little custard tartsWool wasn't at the top of my 'Things to Find While in Portugal' list. (Did you heard the part about custard tarts? I was busy.) That was until I discovered a tiny, beautiful wool shop in Porto. 

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Win A Week In 'Industrious' Co-Working Space (at PPG Place)

Win A Week In 'Industrious' Co-Working Space (at PPG Place)

I have been absolutely crushing my work. There is nothing more relaxing and motivating than just looking out of the window at the best view of Pittsburgh I've ever seen. Seriously. I just take a two minute break to stare at my lovely city, and I am ready to work again.  

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