Saturday, December 1, 2012
A private Santa Claus visit with no distractions is planned at South Hills Village.
Children with special needs are invited to a special, private visit on Sunday with the South Hills Village Santa Claus. The Caring Santa event will take place 9 a.m.—before the mall opens to the public—to provide a subdued environment to visit the Santa Photo Experience. Along with an early opening, many other steps are taken to reduce sensory triggers, creating a more comforting environment for the children’s magical visit with Santa. This environment is likely to include (specific elements or aesthetics may vary): This will be the second year for the Caring Santa program at South Hills Village. “Last year, we saw families who received a Santa photo with their child for the very first time,” said Sheryl Young, CEO of AbilityPath.org. “We …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
From parking, to planning ahead, to protecting your new purchases—how to make the most of Black Friday.
'Tis the season to shop, shop, shop. Black Friday actually begins on Thanksgiving night at several of the big retailers. So how can you make sure you get the most out of this most intense of shopping seasons? Plan Ahead Know which stores or malls you're going to hit first? Plan ahead! All local malls will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. The Monroeville Mall in Monroeville will open on Black Friday from 4 a.m. to 10 p.m. Macy's, however, will be open at midnight and close at 10 p.m. All stores at the Pittsburgh Mills in Frazer Township will be opening between midnight and 6 a.m. on Black Friday. Ross Park Mall in the North Hills and South Hills Village in Bethel Park will open at midnight on Black Friday. Watch Purchases Be careful with …
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
A roundup of the region's top stories.
Here are the top stories of the week from Patch sites in your area: Basketball Phenom Wows Crowds VIDEO/PHOTOS: Baldwin H.S. Senior Prom Fashion Show Residents Organize Crime Watch Group New Stores, Restaurant Opening in South Hills Village Plans For a Bonefish Grill at South Hills Village Coming Soon: Where's Your Favorite ...?
Friday, February 17, 2012
Two new stores and one new restaurant are scheduled to open inside South Hills Village this spring.
Friday, February 17, 2012
Two new stores and one new restaurant will open in South Hills Village this spring, according to mall officials. They are: Francesca’s Collections will open on the lower level and specializes in fashion-forward women’s styles with clothing, jewelry, accessories and unique gifts for any age. Bare Escentuals sells mineral-based makeup that is beneficial to skin. It will also open on the lower level of the mall. Saga Hibachi Steakhouse and Sushi Bar offers customers a front-row seat to the knife-wielding skill and showmanship of its specially-trained chefs while they select from an extensive menu of contemporary Japanese cuisine. It will be located on the upper level, Macy’s end of the mall. Monroeville Mall in Monroeville also has a Saga …
Monday, December 26, 2011
Some malls have special hours to accommodate returns and sales.
To accommodate seasonal sales and the returns of items purchased, many Pittsburgh area shopping malls with have special hours of operation for the week following Christmas, while some malls will simply revert back to their normal schedules. See below for a list of area malls and their hours from Dec. 26 through Jan. 1. Also, see if those malls will keep their children's ride-along trains up after Christmas. All restaurant hours may vary.