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Housekeeping Shows for Design and Organization Inspiration

Home is not a static place. People fill their homes with things that speak to them; they decorate and redecorate with the changing seasons, and once in a while things can get a little messy. Everyone has their own tastes, and organizational skills are always welcome. Tune into these shows for some inspiration regarding design […]

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Loungewear: Embrace the 2020 Trend at These Local Shops

As the weather outside becomes frightful, the fire sure is delightful. There’s nothing like lounging in the warmth of your home on a cold winter day. Take your comfort to the max by embracing 2020’s loungewear trend at these Shadyside shops. Apricot Lane Boutique, 5533 Walnut Street Image from @apricotlanepgh on Instagram The Shadyside location […]

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The Season of Giving: Local Donation & Volunteer Opportunities

The holiday season and giving go hand in hand. While this time of year is a joyous occasion for many, some people struggle for many reasons. Giving our time, energy, or money to just causes helps improve the lives of people all around us and promotes thriving communities. There are several volunteer opportunities right here […]

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Send Season’s Greetings & Thanks With These Shadyside Stationery Shops

Sending holiday greeting cards is a timeless tradition, and during the 2020 holiday season finding creative ways to stay connected is more important than ever. Elevate your correspondence this year by sending handwritten cards or unique gifts your friends and family will surely cherish. Everything you need to get started is available from local stationery […]

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Fabulous Fall & Winter Exhibits and Displays

Thanksgiving marks the time of year where both fall and winter festivities are in full swing. While some events are canceled this year due to COVID-19, some of our favorites are still happening. Don’t miss these highlights of the season Pittsburgh has to offer. Image from Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium on Instagram Zoo Lights […]

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Small Business Saturday 2020: A Socially Distanced Shadyside Event

Image from Think Shadyside The busiest shopping season of the year is approaching, and planning ahead is more important than ever. Before you purchase all the items you need online from big brand retailers, head into Shadyside and support the many fantastic local businesses that help enrich this beautiful neighborhood. If you’re shopping for great […]

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Featured Apartments for Rent Along Shadyside’s S. Highland Avenue

The tree-lined streets of Shadyside, along with the many parks throughout this charming neighborhood, make for a spectacular fall season. Journey with us for a walk along S. Highland Avenue where we’ll pass by wonderful eateries, historic sites, and some Franklin West apartments available to rent today. We’ll start our tour at Howe Springs on […]

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Hauntingly Fun Halloween Festivities During this Month

This Halloween season we’re seeing a lot more masks. Not the kinds we usually see at this time of year, but fall is coming in full force regardless. Luckily we have all sorts of events we can look forward to in the weeks to come.  We’re going over some favorites you can enjoy with friends […]

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Local Stores to Shop for the latest Fall Fashion

The thermometer is settling down. Shorts and tees are making their way into closets until the spring. It’s officially time for your favorite fall and cold-weather outfits. Be it jeans and leggings, flannels and cardigans, or even puffy parkas for those who don’t tolerate the chill so well: Shadyside has stores with your style in […]

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3 Sensational Museums to Visit Near Shadyside

We’re finding more and more workarounds for going about our lives as naturally as possible. Hand sanitizer is bountiful, wearing face masks is becoming second nature, and people have gotten the hang of social distancing. Some of the things we’ve missed for a while now are coming back, and among those things are museums.  If […]

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