Newsletter: Shop local bookstores, artists and vintage sellers 

So many ways to shop Pittsburgh small businesses online. 

by Lindsay Patross
May 1, 2020

Another week of quarantine means another week of online shopping. From Mother’s Day gifts to books to vintage clothes – we’ve got the details on how to shop local businesses from home. The rest of the newsletter is about food. Vegan food, bread baking, and bagels.

FOODUZZI: Baking bread
On the podcast this week we talk to Alexa Peduzzi about the best places for vegan food and who to follow for the best bread photos. #BreadGoals

GIFT: The art of picking out a Mother’s Day gift
We’ve picked out a few items from Pittsburgh artists that we think your mom might like and all of them can be purchased online.

CLICK: Shop Pittsburgh vintage sellers online
Missing your regular trip to the vintage stores? Want to stroll down memory lane? You can browse and buy from these Pittsburgh vintage shops online.

A HINT OF PINE: Pick up this new beer from Voodoo Brewery at Giant Eagle
Meet Tranquil Breezes, a new West Coast pale ale from Voodoo Brewery that is now available at Giant Eagle. (By the way, Voodoo is one of the many local breweries that offers beer delivery in Pittsburgh.)

PIGEON HOLE: Bagels are back
Pigeon Bagels, located in Squirrel Hill, has reopened for online orders. Learn more about this neighborhood bagel shop with a loyal following in our video profile.

PAGES: Buy books from local bookstores
We’ve updated our guide to independent bookstores in Pittsburgh to include details on how to buy books from these local bookstores from home.

Small Business Shoutout – Local Food Businesses

🍯 Paul Family Farms: Located in central Pennsylvania, Paul Family Farms makes maple syrup and honey. They are currently offering $5 shipping and donating 10% of the profits to support local farmers markets.

🍷  Mary’s Vine: Located in a restored church in Rankin, Mary’s Vine is offering 20% off all bottles of wine to-go. Check out their wine list here.

🥩 Square Cafe: This Regent Square spot known for great breakfasts has put together a grilling kit that includes meat from local butcher Jubilee Hilltop Ranch. Order online or by phone and they offer delivery.

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

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

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