Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Here's a look at what some local businesses are offering for Valentine's Day 2013.
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and we're here to help you plan the perfect day for your sweetie. This year, Forbes named Pittsburgh as one of the Top 10 Unexpectedly Romantic Cities. So, we've got the setting—let's focus on the gifts! Bella One Florist in Plum has beautiful Valentine's Day arrangements available, as does Oakmont Floral in Oakmont. Want more options? Check out our directory for local jewelry and floral stores. You're sure to find a gift at one of these shops! Take your sweetheart to any one of these local restaurants: Other locally-owned restaurants are: As always, Oakmont Bakery has some great Valentine's Day-themed cookies, cakes and dessert for those who have a sweet tooth. Check out the products here. Dunkin…
Friday, December 16, 2011
A gift guide from local vendors.
I recently attended a Ladies Night Out holiday shopping party at a home in Upper St. Clair and came across a bunch of great gift ideas! Scroll through the photos above and ideas below to find the perfect present for your loved one. Fingerless Gloves - $21.00 Fingerless gloves are a fast-growing trend that has been gaining popularity. Sweet Zoo Eclectic Boutique in Bridgeville sells unique, comfortable fingerless gloves made with rabbit fur. Colors include black, gray and white. Mrs. Claus Wine Stopper - $10.00 The perfect hostess gift for a holiday party! This wine stopper from Sweet Zoo Eclectic Boutique in Bridgeville features Mrs. Claus' legs coming from the top of the wine bottle. Personalized Wine Collar - $10.00 Another great hostess…
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Stay in the neighborhood and treat mom to a day to remember—and a great gift.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Erin Hill
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Years ago a man made of macaroni would send your mom into a tizzy of delight and pride. These days, though, you want to give her a little something more to show your appreciation. Many businesses in Plum and Oakmont have something special for any type of mom. Outdoorsy Mom As the writing of this article, the weather is looking good for Sunday. Make sure mom packs a sweater, and take her on a picnic. Riverview Park in Oakmont and Boyce Park and Larry Mills Park in Plum offer a great setting for a picnic lunch. You can pack your own or stop by Oakmont Bakery or the Oakmont Deli & Specialty Steaks, both in Oakmont, for some to-go sandwiches and sides. After lunch, make sure you take a walk on the hiking trails at Boyce or by the river at …