Newsletter: The return of the fish fry, a new brewery & a camping compromise

We also have the details on a new caribbean spot in Sharpsburg and a great interview about Pittsburgh’s role in the history of the suffrage movement. 

by Lindsay Patross
July 10, 2020

This week we’ve got an early walkthrough of a brewery planting roots in Bloomfield and a Jamaican restaurant that is now open for takeout just over the river in Sharpsburg.

WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE: Pittsburgh plays an integral part
We chatted with Eliza Smith Brown of the Pittsburgh Suffrage Centennial Committee to get up to speed on Pittsburgh’s contribution toward a key part of U.S. History. She’s got a great story on how Pittsburgh suffragists used the 1915 World Series to their advantage

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TGIF: Fish Fry
Fry-yay! The Swissvale Fire Department is bringing back their fish fry. Pick up a fish sandwich or a fried grilled cheese today from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

TRACE BREWING: Bloomfield gets a brewery
Coming this September to the heart of Bloomfield is a brewery – coffee shop – beer garden hybrid with an all-star Pittsburgh team. We’ve got the scoop on Trace Brewing and their coffee partnership with Redhawk all located at the base of the Bloomfield Bridge.

GETAWAY: A camping compromise
Vacation all I ever wanted… looking for a getaway without having to go far? We’ve got the details on these tiny cabins in the woods, just an hour or so outside of Pittsburgh.

CARIBBEAN CUISINE: 2 Sisters 2 Sons
Now open for takeout in Sharpsburg is a family-run, authentic Jamaican restaurant. We tried the beef oxtail at 2 Sisters 2 Sons – which was incredible – and got to know the two sisters and their two sons.

 

Small Business Shoutout: Real Estate Agents to Follow on Instagram

If you are official house hunting or if you just like being a nebby neighbor, here are some Pittsburgh real estate agents to follow on Instagram.

📸 Crystal Alfonsi @crystalarealtor

📸 Deanna Mara @deannamarrapittsburgh

📸 Julie & Ted Block @blocksintheburgh

Know of a small business that needs a shoutout? Let us know here.

 

🏡 House of the week

Have four months of quarantine left you feeling like you need a little more space? How about a lot more space. This house even has its own greenhouse.

Pittsburgh born and raised, Lindsay has been writing about the people who love Pittsburgh since 2008.

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