Thu. April 18 at Franklin & Mercer: taco truck, beer & ceramics

The Lawrenceville-based menswear shop is celebrating 'Third Thursday' on April 18 with PGH Taco Truck, complimentary Iron City Beer and Jowdy Ceramics.

by Aadam Soorma
April 17, 2019

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If you’re looking for a lowkey evening of funs on Thursday April 18, here’s a plug for the ole google calendar.

The team at Franklin & Mercer – a menswear shop in lower Lawrenceville –  is hosting their monthly installment of ‘Third Thursday’s Trucks.’ The clothing boutique, which is located at 3507 Butler St, picks a food truck to partner up with every third Thursday of the month.

PGH Taco Truck

This month, Franklin & Mercer will feature PGH Taco Truck AND offer up complimentary Iron City beer to attendees. PGH Taco Truck will be parked out front serving up the goods from 6pm to 9pm on Thursday night. Fun Fact: PGH Taco Truck has been voted “Pittsburgh’s Best 6 Years In A Row” alternating between Pittsburgh magazine and Pittsburgh City Paper.

Jowdy Studio

Also happening at this month’s ‘Third Thursday’ is a special trunk show by Jowdy Studio.

Andrew (AJ) Jowdy Collins runs an inspiring ceramics practice, with an emphasis on clay planters and lighting fixtures, out of his studio in Homewood. AJ will be showcasing his wares as part of a pop-up trunk show at the F&M event. He plans to continue selling his ceramics from F&M over the next month.

Be on the lookout for a spotlight piece featuring AJ and his ceramics practice; coming very soon to Very Local. Photo: Julie Kahlbaugh


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3507 Butler St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, USA
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Sat 12–7pm
Sun 12–4pm
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In 2012, Aadam moved to Pittsburgh. He's currently parked (sans chair) in Lawrenceville and plans to stay a while. On the weekends, you'll find him driving a small green bus (Porter Tours) as he leads tours at local breweries. Got a fun story idea? DMs are open: @asoorma.

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