Shop Late Night in Lawrenceville is Tonight!

Shop Late Night

Most of us don't shouldn't take off work early to go shopping - and there is nothing more frustrating than getting to your favorite store and realizing it closed while you were waiting for the bus.  Fear not!  While many shops in Lawrenceville stay open late every Thursday, shops and galleries will stay open until 9pm the second Thursday of every month as part of Shop Late Night in Lawrenceville (SLN).  This year this event is better than ever with more shops, an online map, and specials at … [Read more...]

Restaurant Review: BOhèm Bistro in Seven Fields

The charming, rustic decor at BOhèm.

You don't need a plane ticket to Europe to feel like you're there this summer--a quick drive to BOhèm Bohemian Bistro in Seven Fields can do just the trick. The rustic design and Euro-centric menu will leave diners feeling like they've left Pittsburgh for a bit. Let's start with the decor, which owner Markay Harlan proudly explains is both recycled and personal. BOhèm capitalizes on reusing elements to furnish the space situated next to Siba in a small strip mall. The restaurant is small, … [Read more...]

Five Things To Do This Week (and One Next Week)

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Akira Tuesday 7p ToonSeum, Cultural District Based on the groundbreaking cartoon series, this 1988 animated Japanese film is set in an obsessively detailed version of a post-apocalyptic Japan. More info: http://www.toonseum.org/   Obscure Game Night Wednesday 9p Hambone's, Lawrenceville Not much on the website, but it looks as if it's a night dedicated to weird and obscure board games. Sounds ridiculously fun. More info: … [Read more...]

Four Things To Do This Week

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Here's your first weekly preview of 2013!   Check Out The New Franktuary M-W: 11a–midnight Th–Sat: 11a–2a Sun: 12p–midnight 3810 Butler St, Lawrenceville The much anticipated upscale hotdog shop is finally opening in Lawrenceville. I, for one, am thrilled because I'm never able to be downtown during the day to enjoy their original location. Franktuary: http://franktuary.com/lawrenceville/ Check out our other coverage here: … [Read more...]

A Sneak Peek at “Franktuary: The Second Coming”

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We're happy to kick off the new year with a visit to a new Pittsburgh establishment.  Opening very soon - as in a few hours - is the newest outpost of Pittsburgh most local hot dog shop - Franktuary. 8 years ago Franktuary opened in the basement of a church downtown. This week - Franktuary opens their second location in Lawrenceville.  The owners have been referring to the opening of the Lawrenceville location as "The Second Coming" - you can see lots more tweets and photos of the build out on … [Read more...]