When I visit Lawrenceville (which is not often enough), I’m always struck by its double life. By day, it’s a bustling lane of boutiques selling unique wares. By night, it’s my favorite place to meet up for dinner and drinks. Thanks to the industrious shop owners of Butler Street, the two worlds are becoming one.
Today, Thursday July 11th, stores are keeping their doors open late tonight in Lawrenceville for the inaugural “Shop Late Night in Lawrenceville”. This is the first time local store owners are holding the event, but it will continue now on the second Thursday of each… Read the rest
Visitors interested in shopping at this year’s Arts Festival won’t be disappointed. The Artist Market, which runs every day during the festival from 12-8pm, offers many unique items such as wearable fiber, precious jewelry, and other mediums like ceramics, drawings, mixed media, photography, and paintings. Creators of these pieces come from all parts of the country after applying and being selected to participate. Their art is available for purchase right at the event for you to take home.
Once you’ve finished walking around the market, you don’t have to stop shopping. Many other downtown shops will be open, some late… Read the rest
Pittsburgh is usually not known for being uber-fashionable, some may say that Pittsburgh is a good 10 years behind other cities in terms of our fashion sense. Others are confused by our pro-sports dress code. Only in Pittsburgh is a yellow hand towel considered an import accessory by everyone.
But there are some amazing businesses working to make Pittsburgh look better – this weekend both Tula Organic Salon and designer Kelly Lane are hosting open houses where you can check out their work spaces and save big on on their goods. I have had the honor of learning about both… Read the rest
Have you ever dreamed of celebrating Christmas Eve with the Steelers? If so, this year you might be able to make that dream a reality. Longstanding high-end Downtown retailer Larrimor‘s is giving away two tickets to the December 24th game against the St. Louis Rams!
To enter, all you have to do is visit Larrimor’s on Facebook, become a fan, and leave a comment on their wall answering the following question: In a dream world, what one person would you bring with you to the game and why? Larrimor’s will provide the tickets, but can’t guarantee your dream guest. Fans… Read the rest
This must be the year of great collaborations. I have been spending all morning finalizing some details for the Steelers Watching/Chevy Test Drive Party on Sunday – I will post all the details as soon as I get everything finalized.
But I am also happy to share this event on Monday – which is another great collaboration – 3 local vintage businesses, Daffodil Vintage, Red Pop Shop, Crazy Hot Clothes are teaming up to throw a fashion show. Each of these businesses operates online from their homes here in Pittsburgh so this is a rare chance to check out their… Read the rest