Want to Win Steelers Tickets?


Image by bethykae via Flickr Who wouldn't want to win two free tickets to a Steelers game? Luckily for us, Pittsburgh shopping institution Larrimor's is giving away two tickets to the December 12th Steelers vs. Bengals game.  All you have to do to enter is visit Larrimor's on Facebook, become a fan, and leave a comment on their wall saying which Steeler you think desperately needs a fashion makeover! So far the most popular responses are Big Ben, and up until yesterday, Jeff Reed (even though … [Read more...]

Shop Local Series: Bondstreet Shoes

I got to know to owner of Bondstreet Shoes when they first opened on Ellsworth Avenue in 2007. It was probably the first week that they had opened and I walked right in to check out the store and welcome owner Karsten Chorus to the neighborhood (I was working two doors down at the time). Karsten quickly became one of my favorite people to visit because of his appreciation of fashion and his great selection of European shoes. During one of those first visits I bought myfavorite pair of flat … [Read more...]

Redd Up Thread Up

The first frost warning of the season has been issued for this evening and I bet you've already pulled out a few sweaters from those storage containers to prepare. While you're lamenting the loss of those hot days and awful sunburns of summer 2010, you might come across some sweaters or jeans that just don't fit anymore or perhaps that cute wool skirt doesn't look as cute as it did last year. Be sure to save those items for the Redd Up Thread Up, a community clothing swap to benefit the Women's … [Read more...]

Talking T-shirts – A Sampling of PGH T-shirts for T-shirt Day


Image by Hryck. via Flickr In honor of t-shirt day here is a collection of t-shirt related sites and shops.  Don't forget about the Pittsburgh t-shirt day event - Monday, June 21 3-8pm - all of the details are available here. Be a fan of the Pittsburgh T-shirt on Facebook here - as we started talking about t-shirt day we realized there is alot of great Pittsburgh t-shirts and that we needed a place to collect all of that info.  Share your favorite PGH t-shirts and check out some of the … [Read more...]

Glass Flowers Never Die


Image by Old Shoe Woman via Flickr I know that many people wanted to attend for Valentine's Day and it sold out quickly.  The glass center is back with another love themed activity.  You and your sweetheart and make a a glass flower on Friday night. Make-It-Now Flower Work as a couple or family to make your own glass flower. A unique date option and this glass flower will last forever! This is one of PGC's Make-It-Now workshops. Make-It-Now workshops are an opportunity to try glass making "on … [Read more...]