After spending Thanksgiving in Pittsburgh, I have a few more travel tips for ya. (Just in case you didn’t get your fill from this one or this one.) Where to Stay: Hotel Monaco: This trendy spot is in a fun location downtown. It’s filled with whacky art, and if you’re there when the weather is accommodating, there’s a great rooftop bar. We had brunch at The Commoner on the lower level. It’s a fun place to grab a drink or […]
Are y’all ready for my Pittsburgh Guide No.2? (here’s number one in case you missed it a zillion years ago) If you have a day to spend in the city, here are a few things to tickle your fancy (not to be confused with Fancy Ketchup–it’s Heinz only here folks!): Get a load of the Carnegie Museum of Art .(Don’t miss the Ai Weiwei exhibit. It’s only around until August 29th!) Grab a beer or a snack at the Grandview Saloon. It’s on […]
Well it’s fall y’all, or as I like to call it–the season for idiots to walk around dirty cities in a pair of white pants. I’m wearing some Pilcro flares and my new favorite top. I’d like to think it’s modeled after the ewoks’ hoodies. From Pittsburgh to Chicago, I’ll be the idiot breaking the no-white-after-labor-day-rule with an appropriately named beer in hand.
It feels like it has been way too long since my last post, so I thought I’d catch y’all up on the comings and goings of this sneakerhead. Nike, Nike, Nike everywhere! A group of friends and I recently took a limo to the premiere of Insurgent. If you guys are familiar with my other blog, Crafted in Carhartt, you know how much I love girl power. Veronica Roth, writer of the hit series, is a champion of female heroes– […]
The Holiday Season is always better with a visit to an art museum, especially when showing the ‘rents around Pittsburgh for the first time. The Carnegie Museum of Art has a great permanent collection and rotating exhibits. It’s no wonder since it’s been around since 1895. In fact, it was among the first of America’s modern art museums– created by Andrew Carnegie to be a tribute to the “Old Masters of tomorrow.”
Pittsburgh is surprisingly a fun city to see as a tourist. It’s hilly and bridge-y and filled with good art. The natives, also known as Yinzers, are down to earth, sports fanatics, and like french fries in their sandwiches. where to drink: Fathead’s Fatheads is the place to grab a great beer (or a few of them). They have 42 continually rotating taps and the food is tasty too. where to sightsee: Gateway Clipper Cruise The Allegheny and the Monongahela […]
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I spent Thanksgiving in Pittsburgh this year. It was chilly and snowy… and I even salted a driveway for the first time in my life. Everyone thought it was funny that I was so enthusiastic about it. I also went to a really great Penguins game on the 27th. (Geno and Sid loved my sneaker wedges as you can see.) What a great way to spend Thanksgiving Eve! Now onwards we march towards Christmas!
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I went to NTC in Lincoln Park to pick up a pair of the green Roshe Run Boots the other day. As you know from my other posts, I’m not afraid of color. So it isn’t that much of a jump to think I see colors a bit differently. To a lot of people, neutrals are considered to be white, black, nudes, and shades in between. To me, great neutrals consist of those typical shades and I tend to throw […]
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Visiting Pittsburgh is always an adventure. I finally made my way to Primanti Bros., where the french fries abound. In Pittsburgh, sandwiches come with the fries on the inside. Originally that was to make lunches easier for workers in the Strip District to eat on the go. It stuck around because it’s delicious. I also got to see the Rubber Duck floating in the Allegheny River. What a site to behold! Dutch artist, Florentijn Hofman, dreamed up this 40ft. attraction that travels around to different cities. Until next time, […]
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