Links Worth a Look – June 14th

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More Bakery Suggestions

French BakeryImage by celeste343 via Flickr

Thanks to everyone who replied to last weeks post about favorite local bakeries! I loved reading everyone’s responses and it is great to know that there are still quite a few local bakeries beyond the newer cupcake shops in town. Here are a few more bakery suggestions that were emailed to me.

Gluuteny – A gluten free bakery in Sq. Hill. One friend of IheartPGH swears by their brownies and he is even a gluten eater.

Bartram House Bakery – I know this is a drive but this place looks amazing

Jean March Chatellier – French baker in Millvale – check out the penguin cakes.

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Red Velvet Cupcake at Vanilla Pastry Studio

Red Velvet Cupcake at Vanilla Pastry Studio, originally uploaded by IheartPGH.What can I say the bakery conversation yesterday was inspiring. So we decided to make a stop at Vanilla Pastery Studio. I had the red velvet cupcake, Friend of I Heart Pgh had the hazelnut and remarked “that was the best cupcke I have ever had.”

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Links Worth a Look – January 22nd

Here are some links/articles/blog posts that are worth a look:

  • Begginers Cross County Skiing – Saturday Jan. 25 – I think this should be a good weekend to get outdoors!
  • Welcome a new Bakery to Sq. Hill! – A new bakery is sweetening up Squirrel Hill’s bustling commercial district. Located in the heart of the thriving East End neighborhood at 2119 Murray Ave., Sweet Tammy’s opened its doors to lovers of homemade treats Dec. 1.
  • Pittsburgh leads campaign to bail out the troubled Hostess Twinkie – Pittsburgh-based Rose Stein Inc. has launched a national campaign to rescue the beloved Twinkie,
  • Pittsburgh's Tugboat Printshop gets inaugural treatment this week – Congratulations to Tugboat Printshop !!
    "The artists, Paul Roden and his wife Valerie Lueth, earned a coveted invitation to hang their work in the inaugural week exhibition, Manifest Hope: DC Gallery, a diverse gathering of the nation’s most talented visual artists who provided artistic inspiration to the Obama campaign, such as the now famous iconic blue and red image of Obama's face by Shepherd Ferry. "
  • I steel PGH t-shirt – Another great t-shirt in black and gold! Thanks for leaving a comment about this!

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Joy of Cookies Tour

The shops and galleries of Lawrenceville are hosting their annual cookie tour. This is a great place to start your Christmas shopping and to support local businesses. Each business will offer a sampling of different cookies and give away the recipe.

A new bakery, Artisan Harvest, will be celebrating their grand opening in Lawrenceville during the cookie tour.

Lawrenceville Joy of Cookies Tour

Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m
On Saturday there will be a trolley running along the tour route.
More information and map available here.