Local Honey, Now WITH Pollen

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Did anyone else see the article from Food Safety News making the rounds on Facebook about how most mass produced honey doesn't actually contain pollen? Well, if you found that as disturbing as I did, you might be looking for a few good local sources to buy your honey from now on.  Here are a few ideas, and there are loads of other farms and resources out there. Buy local honey from Steffes Wood Apiary (Aliquippa, PA) right now at Gallery on 43rd Street in Lawrenceville.  Why not stop down … [Read more...]

Shop Handmade at Bakery Square Dec. 2 & 3


Wow - we have been getting lots of visits from people checking out our posts on Small Businesses we love and Pittsburgh Cyber Monday Deals.  Be sure to take another look at the Cyber Monday Deals post - many of those shops are offering savings all week and all month long. You have another opportunity to pick up some gifts this Friday and Saturday.  The folks who put together I Made It Market have partnered with Bakery Square to bring you a huge market this weekend. Over 80 vendors will … [Read more...]

Four Short Films by Pittsburgh Filmmakers – Sat. Dec. 3


There is a lot happening in the Pittsburgh filmmaking scene.  We aren't just talking about the big films - yes Tom Cruise has been in town.  But there are lots of smaller projects happening here too. This Saturday, December 3 there will be a screening of four short films by Pittsburgh filmmakers the event is titled A Night of Altered Reality and will be held at the Hollywood Theater in Dormont.  I first learned about the film, Lightweight, from the Steeltown Film Factory competition and it is … [Read more...]

Cyber Monday Specials from Pittsburgh Businesses


Check out these special Cyber Monday promotions from some of these great local Pittsburgh businesses.  We have picked out a gift or two from each of these shops - but make sure to click through to see more great items available.  Some of the promotions end today and some run longer. View the story "Cyber Monday Specials from Pittsburgh Businesses" on Storify] … [Read more...]

Cookies and Cards Reception for the CHS Holiday Gift Card Drive


We are happy to support the Community Human Services (CHS) holiday gift card drive again this year.  This is a great and easy way to support CHS and help them get holiday gifts to some Pittsburghers who might not have much of a holiday.  Last years Cookies and Cards event was a blast - a nice chance to hang out with some old friends and to meet some new ones.  This year the event will be held at the Shiloh Grill in Mt. Washington. CHS has been working in Oakland and neighborhoods around … [Read more...]